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Real World Evidence Scientist Salary: Negotiable

Ref: SB-RWE-SCI-280120

Location: London, UK

Type: Permanent

A highly innovative and creative, industry leading, independent global healthcare consultancy

RBW consulting are proud to be partnered with a highly successful, innovative and dynamic client based in the heart of London, a highly innovative and creative, industry leading, independent global healthcare consultancy are currently seeking a Real World Evidence Scientist. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this highly diverse group made up of accomplished professionals supported by a highly enthusiastic and rapidly developing team who promote a culture of creativity, independent thinking and teamwork who strive for scientific excellence.


As the Real World Evidence Scientist, you will be an essential member of the team within this group and you will have ownership and oversight of complex RWE & observational research projects. You will be responsible for direct oversight of deliverables and projects ensuring that they are completed to agreed timelines and budgets with a focus on delivering nothing less than excellence in your work.


We are looking for a professional with expertise in designing and executing evidence generation projects to support evidence requirements for Market Access. You will drive the Real World Evidence service offering and capabilities within our clients business and play a key role in the acquisition, planning and management of research projects across a wide range of methodological and therapeutic areas, including oncology, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease & more.


You will be a driven, dynamic and ambitious professional who is passionate about projects involving the development of high-quality evidence for use within U.K & EU5 health technology assessment.


You will be rewarded with endless opportunities for professional growth and development reflected in our clients’ commitment to individual responsibility and professional development. They have a fantastic open working environment that encourages peer-learning and knowledge sharing to further enhance the skills and expertise of team members whilst working on some of the most high profile projects across the RWE sector working in partnership with some of the top global companies.


To top it off, a highly competitive salary and package is on offer with this fantastic client who also place importance on providing a working environment with a good work life balance, flexibility in working hours and location (for home based working where required and within reason).


Key responsibilities:

Technical & Leadership

  • Lead the development of research questions, study protocols and statistical analysis plans for real world evidence generation needs.
  • Lead and coordinate the management and analysis of real-world data sets to derive clinically and economically meaningful outputs.
  • Lead the development, delivery and statistical analysis of observational data from large electronic health record datasets (e.g. CPRD, THIN, HES, etc.)
  • Develop and produce scientifically robust evidence through planning and executing Network-Meta Analysis / Mixed Treatment comparisons / Systematic Reviews.
  • Independently manage assigned projects developing project outlines, scheduling interim deliverables and meeting final delivery dates 
  • Develop and prepare abstracts, manuscripts and/or presentations for conferences, internal and external projects and Deliver publications for peer-reviewed journals.
  • Work with the senior leadership team to develop conceptual frameworks and novel approaches to generate evidence to overcome current challenges in health technology assessment and market access
  • Manage and mentor junior staff in developing their methodological expertise


Essential requirements:

  • MPH, MSc or PhD (or an equivalent degree) in Epidemiology, Health Economics, Statistics or a related discipline
  • 3+ years of post-graduate work experience designing and executing evidence generation activities to support HEOR, market access or other aspects of drug development
  • Statistical programming experience in SAS, Stata, or R
  • Experience working with large electronic health record datasets (e.g. CPRD, THIN, HES, etc.)
  • Knowledge of basic principles of HEOR and market access in key world markets
  • Knowledge of health technology assessment processes (e.g. NICE, NCPE)
  • Familiarity with economic modelling methodology
  • Experience in planning and executing indirect treatment comparisons
  • Experience planning and carrying out systematic reviews
  • Medical writing experience
  • Good track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and abstracts in scientific conferences.


Other Required Experience / Skills:

  • Ability to effectively manage and juggle between multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to meet short deadlines with high quality results
  • Project budgeting skills 
  • Effective team management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex technical issues to non-experts.
  • Excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written.


Salary: Negotiable

Stefan Beck

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