RWD Analytics Director

Updated: June 20, 2024
Location: United States-North America - US Home-Based
Job ID: 24003520

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Director, Data Analytics Real World Evidence (RWE) 

Syneos Health® is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization built to accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercial insights into outcomes to address modern market realities.  

Our Clinical Development model brings the customer and the patient to the center of everything that we do. We are continuously looking for ways to simplify and streamline our work to not only make Syneos Health easier to work with, but to make us easier to work for.

Whether you join us in a Functional Service Provider partnership or a Full-Service environment, you’ll collaborate with passionate problem solvers, innovating as a team to help our customers achieve their goals. We are agile and driven to accelerate the delivery of therapies, because we are passionate to change lives.

Discover what our 29,000 employees, across 110 countries already know: 

Why Syneos Health

  • We are passionate about developing our people, through career development and progression; supportive and engaged line management; technical and therapeutic area training; peer recognition and total rewards program.
  • We are committed to our Total Self culture – where you can authentically be yourself. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we are dedicated to taking care of our people. 
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

Job responsibilities

  • Serves as a scientific resource for RWLP management, Company senior management, and other Functions within Company providing expertise in multiple scientific areas.
  • Conducts analyses for a wide variety of data resources utilizing appropriate statistical software (e.g. SAS, R, Python)
  • Contributes to the development of study protocols and analysis plans for global, regional and/or national healthcare, electronic medical record and claims database studies
  • Provides expert guidance on database resource selection and feasibility assessment
  • Maintains familiarity with real world evidence research trends, state of the art analysis methodologies, and related regulatory guidelines 
  • Responsible for delivery of project outputs that are within budget and timelines, meet quality standards and satisfies customer expectations 
  • Provides strategic input from a scientific perspective as a member of the RWLP team; builds organizational capacity, improvement of scientific and operational processes and methodologies for analytic methods, and RWLP Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) development and maintenance
  • Works collaboratively across the organization to help develop business opportunities in the area of post marketing safety commitments and/or risk management; develops and recommends techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices.
  • Contributes to the development of materials for congress presentations and manuscripts
  • Works hand-in-hand with RWLP management, business development, and operations personnel to develop and win global business opportunities; helps to lead the development and delivery of project proposals, bid defenses, and represents capabilities presentations.
  • Provides training and mentoring for junior level colleagues
  • Works collaboratively across the organization to promote RWE


What we’re looking for

  • Requires graduate degree in Epidemiology, Economics, Statistics, or Public Health
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of and experience with a variety of secondary data resources
  • Requires extensive knowledge of statistical programming language (e.g., SAS, R, Python)
  • Excellent communication, presentation, both written and spoken
  • Strong personal communication and team-oriented skills
  • Above average attention to detail, accuracy and organization
  • Demonstrated leadership and technical skills
  • Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines
  • Candidate must demonstrate regional Real World Research experience.

Get to know Syneos Health
Over the past 5 years, we have worked with 94% of all Novel FDA Approved Drugs, 95% of EMA Authorized Products and over 200 Studies across 73,000 Sites and 675,000+ Trial patients.

No matter what your role is, you’ll take the initiative and challenge the status quo with us in a highly competitive and ever-changing environment. Learn more about Syneos Health.

Additional Information:
Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive.  The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities.  Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description.  The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above.   Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract.  Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms.  Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.  The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

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