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Head of COE RWD Analytics

Company: UCB
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Real World Evidence department, based in either Brussels, Belgium, Slough, UK, Monheim, Germany, Raleigh or Atlanta, US we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Head of Center of Excellence of Real World Data (RWD) Analytics.

The incumbent will provide people leadership and strategic direction for flawless execution of all internal RWD analysis, having the appropriate skills, tools and data sources available and following appropriate processes. This includes the responsibility for driving in a unique way the strategic execution, applying appropriate methods to transform the patient value stories into quantitative evidence.

You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Lead an analytic expert center for RWE generation for all stakeholders, e.g. regulators, payers, HTA bodies, ensuring sound methods and advanced analytics.
  • Ensure that globally data source needs for various stakeholders (regulators, payers, HCPs, patients etc.) are evaluated with deep RWE subject matter expertise and strategic thinking, provided in a timely manner, using synergies and a strategic RWD acquisition is followed.
  • Mentor and develop team members incl. subject matter expertise and strategic thinking but also develop know-how in the team for innovative approaches, incl. AI/ML, data visualization, result communication.

You will contribute by:

  • Making sure that resources for technical requests/analysis, internal consultations are available, and will mentor the team within the CoE (analytic, tools & sources, quality, processes and trainings). The role will also ensure appropriate input into protocol design and will oversee expertise in programming and analysis methodology for RWE studies.
  • Leading strategic partnerships with data owners and innovative tools in collaboration with Chief Data Officer.
  • Developing appropriate RWE training concepts, SOPs and processes.
  • Implementing and manages an efficient study concept/protocol review process (e.g., PRG).
  • Overseeing analysis with deep subject matter expertise, incl. epidemiological study designs and statistical methods.
  • Also being accountable globally for agile, stakeholder-adjusted, scientific review for all non-interventional studies.
  • Establishing external networks.

Interested? For this position you'll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • You hold a relevant MSc degree, ideally a PhD.
  • Pharma experience with a proven successful track record of analysis of Real World Data in partnership with Epidemiologists, Statisticians and Outcomes Researchers and RWE generation.
  • Advanced statistical programming skills in SAS, R to solve complex programming tasks in large databases.
  • Knowledge of Health Claims databases or Electronic Medical Records databases such as IBM Marketscan data or CPRD Data.
  • Ability to integrate new kinds of RWD sources and methods into RWE generation.
  • Knowledge of statistical and epidemiological methods.
  • Strategic, innovative thinking with the ability to translate into appropriate tactics.
  • Strong networker.
  • Excellent command of English, both written and verbal.
  • Good project management skills including experience in managing multiple tasks and delivering in time high quality.

Why you should apply

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you'll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees - just as we do for the patients we serve.

If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.

About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: "How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?" By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach - from discovery to development to delivery - is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: UCB, Smyrna , Head of COE RWD Analytics, Other , Smyrna, Georgia

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