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RWE & Statistical Leader (VP Level)

Chicago, IL 60607

Posted: 05/23/2024 Category: Pharmaceutical Job Number: 330721-1_1 Salary: $300,000

Job Description

Smith Hanley Associates

Real World Evidence (RWE) & Statistical Leader- VP Level
- US
Nihar Parikh- [email protected]

In this role you will provide strategic technical guidance and leadership to support evidence generation initiatives across various functions in Real World Evidence and Data Analytics. You will establish best practices for analytics related to real world data projects, mentor statisticians, and provide technical strategy to advance the drug portfolio.

Lead the development of the RWE analytics strategy based on business value, portfolio needs, and technical capabilities.
Mentor and support a team of highly technical project statisticians.
Utilize innovative approaches in evidence generation, with expertise in real-world applications including observational studies, machine learning, modeling, patient outcomes, meta-analysis, etc.
Lead the design of prospective observational studies and economic modeling for HTA research.
Provide statistical leadership and influence key stakeholders to adopt real-world solutions.

MS/PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics required.
15+ years of pharmaceutical experience in RWE, HEOR, and statistical analysis.
Strong statistical methodology and technical capability strategy.
Proficiency in statistical programming languages (SAS/R) and real-world data analysis.
Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
Demonstrated problem-solving, strategic thinking, and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

Meet Your Recruiter

Nihar Parikh
Executive Recruiter

Nihar specializes in the clinical domain and works across biostatistics, clinical trials/research, data management, health economics/RWE, medical affairs, statistical programming, and other R&D areas within pharma and biotech. He has more than ten years of recruiting experience and attributes his success to the ability to build good relationships, listen attentively, be proactive, continuously self-improve, and show empathy. Nihar plans to carry Smith Hanley’s stellar reputation in the pharma business for many years to come. Outside of work, Nihar likes to spend his time following Chicago sports, travel, podcasts, yoga, golf, and investing. 

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