Principal, Real World Evidence | Japan

20003364 Requisition #


The position is responsible for Real World Late Stage Research Projects and will provide research direction to drive Real World Late Stage business development, study design, project execution, and thought leadership. This position will report directly to Vice President, Real World Evidence.


Essential Functions:

    Design and Execute Real World Late Stage Research Projects.
o Design and execute research regarding safety/effectiveness/value questions that can be evaluated using retrospective and/or prospective observational research, meta-analyses, modeling and other research methodologies. Collaborate in responding to proposals and representing Syneos Health at bid defences. Provide input into study designs to meet client needs; support protocol development; collaborate with Late Stage operations to identify PIs
and study sites; ensure timely and successful execution, analysis, and reporting of trial; identify publication strategy and ensure its successful execution.
o Provide completed late stage research for our clients; run all trials according to GCPs, ICH and regulatory guidelines. Analysis of data will lead to publications and thence to improved marketing materials.


Thought Leadership & Professional Societies
o Have direct interaction with key life science companies, professional societies (e.g. ISPOR, ISPE, DIA), public health authorities (e.g. PCORI, CMS) and key opinion leaders (academic and community) to support company positions, provide education and guidance on company services and related life science issues, and identify opinions, perception and trends.
o Provide external thoughts leadership casting company in favorable light scientifically via scientific presentations, white papers, peer-reviewed publications, webinars, and other vehicles.
o General personal and professional meetings, provision of podium, lectures, and other appropriate interactions. Seek opportunities to be engaged within societies and agencies.
o Establish a good relationship with agencies and thought leaders so as to enhance our corporate professional image, improve understanding and use of our services, and improve relevant decision-making

Real World Late Stage Research Direction
o Provide expert real word late stage research direction and opinions which will contribute to development of overall strategy, and contribute to successful execution of that strategy. Stay informed about real world late stage trends, market trends and regulatory changes which will contribute to the yearly real world late stage initiatives. Offer leadership in the design and launch of new real world late stage services and offerings.
o Real World Late Stage Business Development; Contribute to developing new business through client engagement, proposal development and final study report templates to support business development and execution of Real World Late Stage business.
o Contribute to development of sales and marketing materials (slide presentations, monographs, publications, etc.) to support the Real World Late Stage value proposition to our clients.
o Materials/templates will be housed within the Real World Late Stage portal and will be the primary documents to support new business opportunities.

- Advanced degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in epidemiology, economics, public health or other health related fields or acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.

- Minimum of seven (7) – ten (10) years of related industry experience.

- Proven understanding of retrospective and prospective research methods, phase IIIB/IV study designs, HEOR and related methodology.

- Strong personal communication and staff management skills and experience preferred.

- Candidate must demonstrate global & regional (as appropriate) Real World Late Stage experience.

- Proven publication track record in the area of Real World Late Stage research.

- Other experience includes extensive experience with personal computers; knowledge of statistical software.

- Fluent in written English. Regional language fluency is required (Japanese).

- Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal skills, both written and spoken, with an ability to inform, influence, convince, and persuade

- Ability to travel as necessary (approximately 10-20%)

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