Director, RWE Epidemiology

IQVIA Holdings Inc.

Lisbon, Portugal


We have an exciting opportunity for a Director to join our Epidemiology and Outcomes Research team, This is a great time to join our fast-growing Real World Analytics Solutions group. As healthcare stakeholders increasingly need evidence to support regulatory, reimbursement and prescribing decisions, the IQVIA RWAS team offers a comprehensive evidence approach to meet our customer’s unique needs.

We’re seeking an experienced Director, Epidemiology with proven line management experience of Epidemiologists, and who can also bring solid commercial acumen, and strong client-facing skills.

In this role you’ll be the project lead on both client facing and internal projects, and you’ll independently generate content and direction for business development proposals, and be involved with bid defence processes. You’ll identify client-related, budget-related and internal issues that may require escalation.

You’ll use your critical thinking skills to authors protocols, reports and other study documents, ensuring quality of output, and you’ll oversees timelines for deliverables associated with study reporting . You’ll also provide epidemiological and outcomes research input into statistical analysis plans and analysis output.

Management of team members will also be an important part of this role, as you will be responsible for planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development of team members; helping the department achieve its goals.

We’ll be looking to you to drive performance improvement, and ensure that ‘best practice’ standards are achieved at all times. 

Fundamentally you’ll need to have experience of the design, planning and conducting of observational studies, of comparative effectiveness, safety and cost.  You’ll need significant ( 12 + years) of relevant epidemiological experience, alongside a higher level degree in public health, epidemiology, outcomes research, health economics or a relevant scientific field.

You’ll also have:

Previous line management experience, with a record of managing and supporting the development of your direct reports.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong presentation skills.

The ability to quickly establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients in a global and matrixed environment.

An ability to work to multiple deadlines, and prioritise work as needed.

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.


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