Biostatistician

  • IQVIA
  • London, UK
  • 05/06/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Biostatistics

Job Description

Biostatistician - Consultant level

Join the Centre of Excellence for Retrospective Studies to help us deliver high‑quality scientific research to our clients in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

Our goal is to contribute to the body of scientific evidence that allows medical practitioners to treat patients in the most effective way, and health systems to include as many patients as possible. We use data, collected for clinical (and other) purposes to answer research questions such as "which treatment works best in the real world, beyond the clinical trial setting?" Our fast paced and supportive environment attracts individuals who care deeply about the quality, timeliness and subsequent impact of their work; who thrive when exposed to the scale and variety of scientific challenges we face.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of study protocols, statistical analysis plans (SAPs), programming specification and output documents
  • Clean and prepare small to large-sized real-world healthcare databases
  • Conduct statistical analysis on real-world databases as specified in the SAP
  • Write-up and present results of statistical analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of abstracts, manuscripts and/or presentations to conferences
  • Contribute to business development activities including proposal development
  • Contribute to improving operational efficiencies of workflows, including writing of internal guidance documents (e.g., SOPs and quality management documents)

Requirements

  • MSc, PhD or equivalent in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology or in a related discipline
  • Strong statistical programming skills in a statistical package (SAS, R and/or Stata)
  • Proven experience working with large, individual-level data sets
  • Excellent time management skills, contributing to multiple projects with competing timelines
  • Experience designing and executing prospective or retrospective database studies
  • Commitment to working collaboratively and effectively with people of other disciplines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)

Preferred Qualities

  • Exposure to the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries
  • Ideally, prior experience working in a consultancy, CRO or other service sector in the healthcare industry
  • Interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals and/or abstracts in scientific conferences

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At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.