At AstraZeneca we win through science, it’s at the heart of our every success. That science is only possible when we all work together – we’ll always make sure you’re clear about how your role is connected to our wider mission to really show what science can do.
At AstraZeneca we’re relentlessly curious about science, and pursue our work with passion. We believe that when we follow the science we can make game-changing discoveries that can transform the lives of patients around the world.
The Real World Evidence Centre of Excellence is a new group being growing within AstraZeneca. AstraZeneca has a pedigree of experience in Real World Evidence, having developed a coherent strategy to develop and internalize rich data assets the group is now amplifying those investments through a Real World Evidence Data Science capability. Data Scientists that are successful in this role will become part of a growing RWE CoE within the Global Medical Affairs organisation, working on challenging problems Data Science can solve for accelerating evidence generation through to insights that could enable AstraZeneca to develop innovative medicines.
He/she will be assist the due diligence on new data providers/vendors to advance AZ’s Real World Evidence (RWE) data maturity, help shape the right analytics strategy for a range of Therapeutic Areas and provide informatics support for data acquisitions.
The ideal candidate for this role will bring a proven track record of delivering value through the leverage of routinely collected data from healthcare settings to provide health analytics and insights in both Public Health, Pharmaceutical Research and Development and Commercial context.
The role provides coaching, task management and support to Programmers/Statistics/Information Scientists, promoting best practice across multiple domains, and/or stakeholder groups.
Provide scientific guidance on the application of Real World Evidence and observational research data to support pharmaceutical development problems
Support Pharmacovigilance teams and Epidemiologists extract value from large observational research data
Support technical teams provide access to analytical tools and develop visual analytics to enable self-serving applications for end customers
Provide clear technical input, options, and direction to strategic decisions on RWE platform and capability build
Provide strategic decisions on AZ Medical Evidence and Observational Research external collaborations in the US and other markets
Provide technical input, options and directions to strategic decisions made by AZ observational study teams on study design, data partner selection and best practices in RWE data utilization
Assist in building a capability that becomes a source of sustained competitive advantage for AZ/MedImmune in identifying, acquiring, integrating and mining diverse RWE data from multiple geographic and healthcare system sources to support evidence generation and real-world studies
Assist in the delivery of analytics and the build of analytics pieces as part of an RWE strategy
Evaluate and assess strengths and weaknesses of external RWE data sources via interrogation, and potential partners for advancing the data strategy for a given therapeutic area
Maintain a strong insight into the capabilities of potential external partners in RWE, especially for US and emerging markets.
Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Key Relationships to reach solutions
Internal (To AZ or teams)
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