Senior Principal Real World Evidence (RWE) Research Analyst

Oct 12, 2021
United Kingdom

Job Description

60+. That’s how many people are on our team globally that contribute to reimagining medicine at Novartis!

The Senior Principal Real-World Evidence (RWE) Research Analyst is responsible for the scientific and methodological aspects of real work evidence projects as well as providing technical support for other members of the team.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide analytic leadership and innovation regarding real world evidence projects, secondary data analyses, evidence synthesis, and associated methodology.
• Guide team members on study design and analysis activities and stakeholder interactions.
• Supervise quality reviews documentation in accordance with current processes.
• Engage with external academic and commercial analytics ecosystem and the published literature to; stay abreast of latest technical developments in the real-world evidence, epidemiological and data science fields.
• Conduct real world evidence studies and analyses involving new creative approaches and oversee data management and statistical programming activities. Provide guidance on performing in-depth research and quantitative and qualitative analysis independently.
• Support talent identification and advancement as well as hiring of new talent and team expansion strategies.
• Support project management by coordinating project activities and timelines as well as issue management.
• Track communications with stakeholders as well as project-related decisions taken.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Postgraduate qualification (Masters or PhD) in a relevant field such as epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, bioinformatics, economics or similar.
• A minimum of 11+ years of experience conducting research in the pharma industry, contract research organisation, or academic institute; or experience in a closely related discipline within the pharma industry.
• Extensive experience with real world evidence projects. Full life cycle experience of Non-interventional Studies (NIS) of varying design.
• Technical proficiency in analytical and visualisation tools and statistical programming languages such as SAS, R, R/shiny, Python, Tableau, Spotfire, SPSS, STATA.
• Deep knowledge of data sources and standards, such as MarketScan, CPRD, JMDC, Optum, PharMetrics, OMOP.
• Extensive experience in the application of statistical methods to the analysis of observational data.
• Expert level knowledge in at least one area of: epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, machine learning. Expert in applied statistics.
• Experience leading teams of Analysts, Data Scientists, Dashboard developers, Programmers.
• Excellent writing skills, ideally with published papers in academic journals.

Desirable requirements:
• Publications or presentations in recognised RWE/biomedical journals/conferences highly desired.
• Prior experience working in pharma/biotech/CRO/RWE organisations.

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous, and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

For the Eighth consecutive year, Novartis been certified a ‘Top Employer’ in the UK (2014-2021)!

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