Associate Director



The ideal candidate for this role will be a curious, self-learner and bring a proven track record of delivering value from routinely collected data from healthcare settings or observational studies to provide health analytics and insights in a range of contexts including Public Health, Pharmaceutical Research and Development and Commercial/ Payer and Patient Safety.

They will provide methods expertise, mentor junior data scientists and deliver a range of analyses of real world data to support the business and give expert scientific and technical guidance on study design, RW data selection and best practice in RW data utilization with emphasis on patient safety.

In addition, they will assist in advancing and shaping Alexion and AZ’s Real World Science data strategy through supporting due diligence on new data providers/vendors, informatics support for data acquisitions for Therapeutic Areas.

You will be responsible for:

  • Deliver/Implement advanced secondary analyses of data from EMR, claims and primary observational data required by Therapeutic Area (TA) RWE strategies
  • Comfortable working in a rapid analytics environment alongside stakeholders to ideate appropriate/impactful analysis along with implementation
  • Provide expert technical input, options and directions to strategic decisions made by AZ observational study teams on study design, data partner selection and best practices in RWE data utilization
  • Coordinate work among contract personnel and vendors
  • Maintain a strong insight into the capabilities of potential external partners in RWE, especially for US and emerging markets.
  • Promote best practice in Real World Data Science across multiple domains, and/or stakeholder groups.

You will need to have:

  • Doctoral degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, or related field with at least 3 years in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, or consulting environment; or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, or related field with at least 6 years industry experience in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, or consulting environment.
  • The duties of this role are generally conducted in an office environment. As is typical of an office-based role, employees must be able, with or without an accommodation to: use a computer; engage in communications via phone, video, and electronic messaging; engage in problem solving and non-linear thought, analysis, and dialogue; collaborate with others; maintain general availability during standard business hours.

Organization Alexion Pharmaceuticals,Inc.
Industry Management
Occupational Category Associate Director
Job Location Dublin,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 3 Years
Posted at 2023-05-26 3:38 am
Expires on 2023-07-10