Observational Research Manager – EMEA

  • Barrington James
  • Switzerland
  • 17/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Observational Research Manager – EMEA

My client is a well -established RWE and Observational Research consultancy who have over 20 years of consulting experience across the globe. They are currently seeking an Observational Research Manager to join their expanding Real World team and be a driving force in the management of global non-interventional studies across a wide range of therapy areas in order to meet clients’ needs.

You would be working as part of a collaborative and cohesive team supporting various research projects from study design through to reporting and publication.

This is a manager level role it would suit someone who already has some experience in conducting either primary or secondary data collection studies (principally for HEOR clients) and who is looking to develop and broaden their existing research skills in a commercial environment. The team is a relatively small team and is growing rapidly in response to client’s needs.


➢ Developing other team members

➢ Looking at areas for new business development / Proposal writing

➢ Analysis and reporting of results

➢ Implementation and management of the research process

o Key client contact throughout the lifespan of the study with support from project managers

➢ Study design

o Working with clients to understand their evidence needs and assist with identifying appropriate research

o Supporting the junior team to develop study protocols and data collection materials


  • Pharmaceutical industry knowledge and experience
  • Experience of conducting non-interventional/ observational studies. (Essential)
  • Educated to at least degree level in a relevant discipline. This may include science subjects, epidemiology, public health, medicine or health economics. (Essential)
  • Basic PowerPoint, Excel, and Word skills. (Essential)
  • A high level of interpersonal skills and a willingness to work collaboratively on projects as part of a wider team.
  • Highly motivated with a proactive approach to work.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry.
  • A high level of numeracy, analytical, and interpretive skills. Knowledge of statistical approaches would be a distinct advantage.
  • Attention to detail.

By clicking “apply” you will be sending your CV to Georgia Wright at Barrington James. Georgia is a specialist Market Access, HEOR and Market Research recruiter. Georgia will discuss the opportunity in detail with you, facilitate your application and will manage the process acting as a link between the company and yourself. Please call +44 1293776644 if you have any questions, alternatively you can reach Georgia on gwright@barringtonjames.com