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Real World Evidence Data Scientist

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 by Novartis

Dublin, Dublin Ireland
Health Care
13 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Title: Real World Evidence (RWE) Data Scientist, Novartis, Dublin, Ireland Why Novartis 927 million. The number of lives we touched in 2017. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks. And where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges. We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine. Job purpose: Responsible for the scientific and methodological aspects of all observational database analytics with minimal supervision. Key Responsibilities : • Support the development of protocols, statistical analysis plans and analysis specifications for observational database analyses aligned with RWE generation objectives across the organization. • Conduct feasibility assessments using analytic tools • Conduct observational data analyses (data management and statistical programming), as well as oversee data management and statistical programming activities for the ODA Programmers. • Produce analysis datasets, listings, tables, and figures for research projects, according to specifications, while maintaining documentation and complying with pre-defined project / study standards. • Develop project timelines together with the ODA Programmer. • Produce analytic deliverables, including full study reports for observational database analyses and evidence synthesis projects. • Ensure quality standards with the ODA Programmers. • Contribute to the development of department-level standards, tools and templates. • Support and contribute to standardization techniques in order to increase efficiency in deliverables. About the Novartis Global Service Centre in Dublin: The Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC), Dublin, was set up in 2013 and is located in a state-of-the-art facility on the Merrion Road in Ballsbridge. The center, one of five around the world, delivers a broad variety of services to the Novartis divisions and organizations worldwide. Services offered by the Dublin team include scientific and commercial services, IT, HR Operations and Procurement. There are currently several hundred associates employed at the site with 32 nationalities speaking 28 languages. Novartis is a world-leading healthcare company that provides innovative solutions to address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Novartis Group companies employ approximately 120,000 full-time-equivalent associates and its products are available in more than 180 countries around the world. Benefits of Working for Novartis: Competitive salary; Annual bonus Pension scheme; Share scheme Health insurance; 25 days annual leave Flexible working arrangements Subsidized dining facilities Employee recognition scheme 'I came for the job, I stay for the culture' #LI-NOV = Novartis Minimum requirements Requirements: • Bachelor degree in a relevant scientific discipline, plus a post-Graduate degree (Masters or Doctorate) in a relevant medical data analytic field such as health economics, epidemiology, biostatistics • English-Fluent • Preferred: \u22651 years conducting health economic and outcomes research for pharmaceutical products in the pharma industry, contract research organization, or academic institute; or experience in a closely related discipline within the pharma industry (e.g., clinical research, statistics, epidemiology, pricing) • Prior work experience with data from electronic medical records, registry databases, external insurance claims databases for health outcomes research. Additional experience in epidemiology, market research, or clinical research is a plus. • Understanding of organizational processes, including experience working cross-functionally with key internal stakeholders. • Past work reflects a track record of operational excellence in field of analytics (strong programming skills in SAS, and other data management and statistical applications; programming knowledge in either R, STATA, or WinBUGs is a plus.) • Expert in applied statistics. Extensive experience in the application of statistical methods Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

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