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Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst

Reference:SCAREU-646508 Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:3-4 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst
Our client, a global pharma organisation are currently recruiting for a Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst to join a new team within the organisation on a permanent basis. As Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst you will provide analytical expertise to support the Office of Risk Management and Pharmacoepidemiology.


  • Provide analytical expertise in support of pharmacoepidemiology studies, including risk management plans, studies that address regulatory safety questions or evaluate potential safety signals, and active surveillance studies
  • Collaborate with Epidemiologists and Statisticians in study conceptualization and design, providing resource structure expertise to ensure feasibility of epidemiology and statistical specifications
  • Develop, execute, and validate logic to analytical results supporting pharmacoepidemiology studies
  • Provide technical support in the utilization of key statistical measures within analyses
  • Participate in team discussions regarding study output
  • Identify opportunities to improve process efficiency and /or use of standards with analytical methods
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable licenses and company guidelines regarding access and distribution of data, testing and validation practices, and documentation
  • Provide technical support for evaluation, development, implementation and training of analytical tools or technologies that support risk management, safety and surveillance activities
  • Network with appropriate colleagues (i.e., IT, Stats, etc.) to identify and implement consistent solutions.
  • Assess updates to tools and technologies for evaluation of potential process enhancements
  • Collaborate/consult with internal and external business partners to accomplish pharmacoepidemiology activities
  • Actively share expertise and knowledge regarding processes, tools and technology for pharmacoepidemiology
  • Track timelines and resource needs for Research Analyst responsibilities of individual or team projects
  • Communicate updates including work status, schedule/conflicts, resource needs, risks and contingencies to management
  • Ensure the appropriate level of quality (i.e. compliance to corporate/local procedures, peer and technical reviews, etc.) are applied to all programming and validation deliverables
  • As appropriate, engage with industry and other external forums and partnerships to: stay informed of impactful industry and technological developments, influence and share best practices, enhance understanding of new and existing analytic methods

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a health-related, statistical or information related field (e.g., epidemiology, statistics, information science, etc.)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic skills including 3+ years’ experience with statistical software packages.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly communicating and understanding technical information with diverse groups and individuals.
  • Experience utilizing databases containing healthcare information
  • Familiarity with Corporate Computer System Quality and other applicable policies and procedures
  • Competent in the analysis of data for clinical and epidemiological studies
  • High-level knowledge of global regulations for adverse event reporting and patient safety
  • Working knowledge of therapy and medical disease coding
  • Understanding of medical studies and medical research
  • Experience with data mining