US Regional Head, Scientific Data Strategy Director

Parexel International Corporation

USA - Any Region - Home Based

The US Regional Head, Scientific Data Strategy is a Senior Director or Director level job responsible for identifying and implementing innovative access to real-world scientific data (RWD) within their region of both broad and deep patient clinical domains. This includes determining the best methods for partnering with health systems, data vendors, national/regional patient registries, disease-specific registries and other novel sources of real-world scientific data. This is an advanced role that requires leadership competencies, accountability, relationship management skills and business acumen. Individuals must ensure that the application of RWD from the region for a given solution is fit-for-purpose and is used in a manner compliant with the data use agreement and applicable law.

Key Accountabilities:

Scientific and Real-World Data Asset Access Responsible for the execution of a global RWD acquisition strategy within the region Recognize gaps in Parexel's scientific and real-world data coverage. Identify, assess, and recommend options to expand access to RWD and scientific data to fill gaps in Parexel's coverage within the region Perform return-on-investment assessments that inform decision-making on whether to strategically partner with select data providers Operate governance frameworks for regional RWD partners and suppliers Responsible for specifications being up-to-date in the data catalog (e.g., new functionality), as well as training and use across business partners Ensure that data access and use is fully operational Evolve regional data acquisition with business partner strategy and needs Monitor KPIs used to ensure impactful use of data. Remediate to deliver return-on-investment as required. Vendor / provider management Monitor partner capabilities and services, making recommendations on ways in which the partnership can be strengthened (e.g., improve direct access, feasibility turnaround) Work with Procurement/LRM to establish/manage qualification, due diligence and contracting Follow up on how projects are going and what can be improved in terms of the PXL-partner relationship Suppliers at minimum to include EMR / EHR; claims; pharmacy; lab, specialty data such as biomarker, genetic, and imaging; registries; clinical outcomes assessments, investigators or expert networks and similar sources of patient data beyond randomized clinical trial data. Infrastructure & Platform Design Partners with technology teams to ensure region-specific requirements for system architecture are met Contribute to descriptive content that can be used in capability presentations, proposals, protocols/SAPs, study reports, etc. Identifies and surfaces regional observations and trends that can inform further growth Relationship Management Develop and maintain working relationships with SDO core solutions teams and functional teams, Parexel business partners, clients and vendors, providers; at minimum, Legal and Risk Management, Procurement, Data Privacy, Project team personnel Compliance Ensure compliance with operating standards, policies, regulations, SOPs, privacy and data security standards Represent ParexelRepresent Parexel in professional societies and at client interactions Present on behalf of Parexel at key events and meetings #SDOSolutionsQualificationsSkills:

Director and Senior Director Level Effective translation of strategy into executable plans Leadership in an evolving environment – change management Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent customer focus (internal and external) Excellent interpersonal skills Experienced in establishing meaningful external partnerships & collaborations with health systems, vendor companies, and individual contributors within the region Well organized Curious Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities Ability to work with a decentralized team Analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to identify where regulated requirements apply Technical skills preparing and processing RWD for application and analysis Supplier relationship management, including contracting Senior Director Level Leadership decision-making commensurate with position seniority Creates formal networks with key decision-makers to advance goals of the business Ability to interpret the spirit of a regulated requirement to a solution where published requirements or precedent does not exist Ability to drive new contracting structures, risk sharing and other vehicles to advance Parexel’s use of RWD Knowledge and Experience:

Director and Senior Director Level 10+ years of experience with the ability to demonstrate the following: In depth understanding of the clinical research process and business, medicines and medical device development, healthcare market and related sectors Broad cross-functional experience in the healthcare, scientific and real-world data environment Experience with major patient data models (e.g. CDISC, OMOP, LOINC, FHIR, MEDra, SnoMED etc.) Demonstrated ability to apply scientific or real-world data solutions to address clinical or commercial questions and needs Experienced in budgets and cost evaluation of RWD based solutions Understanding of project management principles Senior Director Level Reputation as an emerging leader in field with sustained performance and accomplishment Experience in strategic RWD planning, execution, and policy development Education: Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in biomedical informatics, public health, data science, life sciences or related field required Advanced degree (or equivalent experience) in biomedical informatics, public health, data science, life sciences or related field desired Employment is contingent on disclosure of your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if relevant, proof of vaccination.EEO DisclaimerParexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


2022-07-14 00:05:19

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