Principal Consultant, Real World Evidence (selected EU locations)

29 Apr 2021
29 May 2021
Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Description

The role can be office or home based in the selected EU locations.

The Principal Consultant, Real-world Evidence EU/UK is an experienced professional with proven study design, consulting, thought leadership and business development skills within the field of Real-world Evidence. This individual must have significant experience in the application of their expert knowledge to the design and successful delivery of real-world data studies which incorporate EMR, healthcare claims, patient registries, and other sources of secondary data for a variety of client-specific goals. The Principal Consultant, RWE EU/UK will support the overall growth of the team and business in the region, providing leadership and management in collaboration with the broader RWE and Access team.

Key Accountabilities:

Project Delivery
  • Ensure development of project plan detailing responsibilities, budgets, and timelines for any given RWE project
  • Guide clients on RWE data sets and how best to select the right data sources given the study question at hand
  • Lead analytical team including statistical programmers and epidemiologists to conduct variable creation, data manipulation and statistical analyses
  • As a project director, oversee the development of study protocol, analysis plans, and study reports as well as data analysis
  • Communicate with clients on a regular basis (project updates, results, discussion, present capabilities, discuss new potential projects)

  • Business Development and Thought Leadership
  • Active participation in the proposal development process through delivery of scientific data considerations (epi, stats, informatics, etc) for proposals and presentations at bid defenses
  • Development of industry network and identification of potential new business opportunities through networking and actively working with global sales team
  • Active participation in leading industry and academic forums and regular Thought Leadership contributions (e.g. presentations, articles, posters, etc.)
  • Provide analytical advice to peers and clients
  • Develop and manage client relationships
  • Develop and manage relationships with external data source organization as well as manage data access contracting and applications

  • Mentorship & Training
  • Provide guidance, training, and mentorship to all parts of the business involved in delivery of Real-world Evidence projects and services
  • Proactive mentoring of RWE team, including team supporting traditional site-based RWE studies
  • Qualifications

    Ideal candidate will possess:
  • Demonstrated expertise in RWE in the EU/UK, including support of proposal development and team building
  • Possess extensive knowledge of European secondary real-world data (RWD) sources such as claims, EMR, clinical databases, and other specialized data collection initiatives, ideally with existing relationships with these data holders.
  • Experience with end-to-end RWE project delivery focused on secondary data (RWD)
  • Recent Pharmaceutical / CRO/Consultancy experience
  • Master's degree or PhD in the area of outcomes research, epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, health services research, or a related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Highly effective communicator, both written and verbal, at all levels with customers, internally and with the industry at large
  • Comfortable operating in a demanding, fast-paced environment and capable of reacting swiftly to changing business demands
  • Driven to deliver quality results on time and in a highly ethical and professional manner
  • Consistent track record of successfully cultivating and managing client relationships
  • Strong client and project management skills on project director level
  • A high degree of written accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, especially in the relaying of technical information and project concepts
  • Fluent English, additional language would be an asset
  • Flexible, determined, and self-motivated
  • Why Work at Parexel

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