Observational Research Manager

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Observational Research Manager - Bollington

Competitive Salary and Benefits

Our Client is a global consultancy in healthcare and have conduced real world studies for over 20 years. A bespoke team conducts primary data collection studies (chart reviews, cross sectional surveys - physicians, patients, caregivers, longitudinal studies), secondary data studies (analysis of existing datasets such as EMR and claims data) and provide client consultancy on the design of real world studies.

Typical studies focus on generating real world evidence in terms of treatment patterns, patient and caregiver reported outcomes (PROs) and unmet needs, healthcare resource use (HCRU) and comparative effectiveness. The real world evidence generated from their research is used to inform clinical development decisions, strategic marketing and assist in demonstrating product value for clients from the pharmaceutical industry.

The role

Our Client is now looking for an Observational Research Manager to manage and conduct non-interventional studies across a range of therapy areas to meet clients' needs. You will work collaboratively with an enthusiastic and cohesive team, supporting various research projects from study design through to reporting and publication.

This is a manager level role and would suit someone who already has some experience in conducting either primary or secondary data collection studies (principally for HEOR clients) and who is looking to develop and broaden their existing research skills in a commercial environment.

Your initial responsibilities will include:

Study design, this includes:

- Working with clients to understand their evidence needs and assist with identifying appropriate research solutions
- Identifying existing validated questionnaires and drafting new measures for data collection purposes
- Drafting study protocols for EC/IRB review

Implementation and management of the research process

- Key client contact throughout the lifespan of the study
- Project management through all stages in conjunction with other team members - external agencies/ partners, physicians and hospitals, internal teams such as programming, operations, the data analytics and the health economics team

Analysis and reporting of results

- Conducting analysis in conjunction with other team members (project exec, project director, statistical and health economic teams)
- Supporting completion of the final research report and the presentation of the study data
- Authorship of publications - activities including abstracts, posters and manuscripts

New Business Development / Proposal writing

- Responsible for writing sections of a proposal
- Developing on-going relationships with client companies

Developing other team members

- Through on the job coaching and line management of junior team members

Requirements (essential - please don't apply unless you have the necessary experience)

- Experience of conducting non-interventional/ observational studies. (Essential)
- Educated to at least degree level in a relevant discipline. This may include science subjects, epidemiology, public health, medicine or health economics. (Essential)
- Basic PowerPoint, Excel, and Word skills. (Essential)
- A high level of interpersonal skills and a willingness to work collaboratively on projects as part of a wider team.
- Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry. (Essential)
- A high level of numeracy, analy

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Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Muriel

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