EMEA Real World Evidence (RWE) Methods Lead

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    J&J Family of Companies
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    negotiable / month
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    23 hours ago
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The EMEA RWE Methods Lead will be accountable for working
collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders for developing robust
RWE solutions supporting the brand teams in the Janssen EMEA region. This will
involve being externally focused for understanding RWE trends and innovative methodologies
of observational research while delivering internally by working
cross-functionally and providing scientific expertise for shaping robust RWE
solutions across therapeutic areas. The successful candidate will be part of
the RWE team within the Health Economics Market Access and Reimbursement
(HEMAR) EMEA group, working closely with the EMEA RWE managers as, well as with
the Operating Counties RWE managers (within the EMEA region). This role will be
pivotal for building a regional center of excellence in setting up scientific
standards for RWE research.


RWE strategies

+ Co-creating the EMEA RWE Strategies by working
in close collaboration with the EMEA RWE managers and providing
epidemiology and data science expertise with the goal to filling our key
brands’ evidence gaps with robust RWE solutions

+ Working closely with the EMEA RWD Partnership
Lead to understand use of various external data sources as well as with
the EMEA RWE Analytics team for translating the study designs into robust
analyses plan

+ Lead the Method Review Board (MRB) as the lead
scientific methodologist who coordinates the scientific input for all
regional and countries RWE research


+ Seek external insights on RWE trends and
initiatives in epidemiology methodology and use of innovative methods for RWE
solutions including enabling outcome-based agreements

+ Engage with our external stakeholders (as need
it) to help design robust RWE research that increases the understanding of
specific diseases and support brand’s RWE strategy

training and communication plans

+ In collaboration with internal stakeholders,
support the EMEA RWE community for adequate interpretation of RWE insights
and disseminate publications internally and externally

+ Accountable for setting up high standards to
be implemented in the EMEA region and as needed by the countries for RWE
methods and trainings

+ Lead, design and deliver on the RWE training
strategy for supporting the EMEA region and the countries


Knowledge & Skills

+ Technical expertise and

+ Masters/PhD in Pharmacoepidemiology or data

+ Several years of experience in successfully
delivering RWE strategies (databases, prospective observational studies,
drug safety or other) from ideation to disseminating the results to
regulator/payer dossiers and publications; robust publication record in
peer reviewed scientific and/or clinical journals or leader in the RWE

+ Good understanding of pharma industry trends
and best practices, specifically related to epidemiology methods and
market access environment

+ Expected behavioural traits:

+ External focus and demonstrated leadership in
the epidemiology field

+ Ability to think out-of-the-box and propose
scientific and robust solutions for evidence gaps

+ Ability to develop and maintain strong
collaborative relationships with internal and external partners and

+ Excellent communicator with a strong business

Fluency in written and
spoken English – fluency in additional EMEA languages would be beneficial


+ The role is EMEA based (central Europe) and
will involve travel (to be determined in the post-COVID new normal) across
the EMEA region

+ It is anticipated that the role holder will be
based in his/her current country of residence as long as easy access to
travel/ transportation and local hosting is available at a Janssen office.

Primary Location


Other Locations

, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Spain, France, United Kingdom


Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)

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