Real-World Evidence Strategy Lead, United Kingdom - L

United Kingdom
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Job Title: Real-World Evidence Strategy Lead

Location: Berkshire, United Kingdom

Schedule: Freelance OR Permanent, 1 FTE

TalentSource Life Sciences is currently searching for an experienced Real-World Evidence Strategy Lead to join one of our biotechnology partner companies in the UK. This is open to both permanent and freelance candidates, and will be office based position along the M4 corridor in Berkshire.

The successful candidate will be working on studies dedicated to one client .

TalentSource is the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions. Through us, you will have the opportunity to be integrated into a sponsor-led team, whilst having the continuous support from your TalentSource Line Manager who will work closely with you to support your professional development and growth.

The Real-World Evidence Strategy Lead will design and execute global real-world evidence projects using real-world data to inform strategic internal decision-making thereby empowering differentiating R&D activities; support external decision-making by key stakeholder groups such as policy makers, payers and prescribers; and contribute to the wider epidemiological and medical understanding of specific diseases.

Job specific tasks and responsibilities:
  • Provide input to the strategy and tactical planning
  • Lead real-world evidence study execution, including study design, analysis specification and protocol development
  • Liaise with Methodologists concerning study design and Specialists concerning choice of data source
  • Conduct and collaborate on literature reviews, analytical projects and report creation
  • Provide Analysts with clarifications concerning protocol implementation
  • Drive interpretation of analysis in collaboration with other team members and communicate analysis interpretation internally and externally
  • Provide input to real-world evidence publication plans, and manage internal and external communication including scientific publications on specific projects

Education, Qualifications & Experience:
  • MSc in Epidemiology or relevant scientific discipline. PhD would be preferred
  • Strong proven experience successfully delivering global and local real world evidence projects, including studies using large healthcare databases, prospective observational studies, epidemiology support of drug safety, etc., from conceptualization to publication within the pharmaceutical industry, or with a recognised expert consultancy, or with an academic centre of excellence
  • Able to demonstrate publication record in relevant peer-reviewed scientific and/or clinical journals

Skills & Knowledge:
  • Extensive understanding and training in the areas of epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, outcomes research, health economics, biostatistics, data science or related fields
  • Good background knowledge of industry trends and best practices, specifically related to epidemiology/outcomes research
  • Firm knowledge of applicable regulations in pharmacovigilance and clinical development, combined with ability to solve scientific and technical questions/problems related to the epidemiology and pharmacovigilance environment
  • Expertise in the EU and US healthcare environment, to leverage changes in healthcare systems to help plan and drive development of innovative patient access solutions
  • Excellent oral and written English
  • Proven ability to write and edit scientific communications (abstracts, poster presentations, podium presentations, manuscripts, etc)
  • Ability to deliver presentations to senior management and industry audiences with a relaxed and proficient presentation style
  • Interest in patient populations, impeccable ethics and standards
  • Possess an open mind and collaborative attitude to build strong relationships with multidisciplinary cross-functional, cross-cultural project teams and key partners
  • Able to proactively reach out to external/internal stakeholders to synthesize thinking, build advocacy and empower implementation of the solutions in support of the Sponsor's portfolio performance and patient outcomes
  • Driven and innovative
  • Demonstrates visionary, strategic and tactical capabilities

Who will you be working for?


CROMSOURCE is a family owned international, full-service Contract Research Organisation who, since 1994, has been supporting our clients with outstanding clinical research and staffing solutions services. The successful growth of CROMSOURCE has been achieved by putting high quality and client focus at the heart of everything we do.

Our Company Ethos

Our employees are the most valuable company asset. We value our resources and ensure they work in a friendly, family environment so they are able to develop their skills and talents. Human Resources is the fulcrum around which all CROMSOURCE activities are built and close management and training is the core instrument to develop and maintain highly-qualified personnel. The continuous training keeps the resources qualified in terms of competence and expertise and gives to all personnel the clear tools needed to manage both internal and client processes with the same methodology. The success of these core values are evidenced by our below industry average turnover rates.

About TalentSource Life Sciences

TalentSource is the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions. Through us, you will have the opportunity to be integrated into a sponsor-led team, whilst having the continuous support from your Line Manager, who will work closely with you to mentor and support your professional development and growth. For our client-facing positions, you must be confident, be able to drive the role and work autonomously.

The Application Process

Once you have submitted your CV, you will receive an acknowledgement that we received it. If you have the requirements we need, you will be invited for phone interview as the first step. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot reply to everyone individually if you are not successful.

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CROMSOURCE is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment in relation to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran or military status or any other legally protected status. CROMSOURCE is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Keywords: Real World Evidence, RWE, Scientist, Patient Outcomes, Health Outcomes, Outcomes Research, Pharmacoepidemiology, Epidemiology, Strategy Lead, Contract Research Organisation, Outsourced, Biopharmaceutical, Biopharma, Freelance, Contract, Permanent, Full Time

Skills: Scientist, CRO, Epidemiology, Real World Evidence Location: United Kingdom Share:

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CROMSOURCE is an ISO-certified international provider of fully outsourced services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, specialised in clinical development and flexible resourcing solutions. CROMSOURCE was founded in 1997 and its successful growth has been built on stability, integrity, and high levels of customer satisfaction. We have grown steadily through offices across all regions of Europe and North America and delivering a comprehensive breadth of services.

Acting through PharmaceuticalMedical Device and Flexible Resourcing Solutions teams, and with a comprehensive portfolio of services, we offer a flexible approach to ensure CROMSOURCE optimally supports the unique needs of each client. This could mean providing regulatory consultancy to a small company at the early stages of a medical device development programme, through to provision of full services to a pharmaceutical company performing an international mega-trial to support registration of their product. Whatever the size and scope of the project, each receives the same level of attention to detail and commitment to delivery of a high quality service within budget and to timelines agreed.

We are experts providing experts and we live by our motto – Advise Agree Deliver. This means we leverage our experience and expertise at the early stages of discussions with our clients to freely advise them on the optimal project plan. We then reach agreement with each client on the scope of service, timelines and budget. CROMSOURCE then commit to deliver those services on time and within budget – according to our End-to-End Guarantee and this commitment to guaranteed delivery is unique in the clinical research environment.

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