A Real-World Investigator is a high-level, strategic and scientific role that involves developing, coordinating, and executing cutting-edge, effective, and efficient real world evidence strategy for drug and enablement projects at a global level.
The role holder leads development of consensus among diverse scientific, technical, and business experts (often at the global level) to ensure scientific quality and timely, cost-effective project delivery while adhering to ethical requirements and responding to business needs
Action Areas , Deliverables and Outcomes
Design, execution, analysis, interpretation, and internal and external communication of specific epidemiological/outcomes research studies.
Deliver strategic input, epidemiological/outcomes research support, and leadership to project teams and the Real World Evidence Team during all stages of pharmaceutical development to maximize the market potential of Sanofi products, manage risks, and optimize epidemiological processes and methods.
Deliver specialized research to enhance the effectiveness of real world evidence contributions to world-wide submissions and the drug research process including discovery, development and commercialization across a broad range of products
Effectively negotiate with and strategically influence senior leadership (e.g., Department or Therapy Area leaders) as well as a wide range of project teams
Provide innovative thinking regarding the design of clinical and epidemiological/outcomes research programs and commercialization
Set standards for utilization of real world evidence, provide methodological leadership and input to real world evidence strategies
Identify and validate external data sources
Develop relationships with international opinion leaders and collaborative groups to enhance the standing of the Real World Evidence Team and Real World Evidence Investigators
Provide strategic guidance to the Real World Evidence Team and to the company in a specific epidemiological/outcomes research area of expertise, and typically, in a specific therapy area
Knowledge, Skills & Competencies / Language
Knowledge of RWE and its application to support pharmaceutical development, regulatory approval and patient access at an international level
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with knowledge of regulatory, payer, and HTA requirements from a global perspective and product development processes at all life-cycle stages
Understand product development processes at all stages of the life cycle to influence the appropriate use of RWE activities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, negotiation, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
Doctoral / Master degree in epidemiology, public health, or outcome research is preferred
>7 years’ experience in RWE set up/ epidemiology role
Any other requirements of the job
Able to influence others across the business in order gain commitment to strategy
Proven teamwork and collaboration skills
Well-developed cultural sensitivity
Effectively represents the company externally to key stakeholders
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