OPEN Health is a family of expert practices working in partnership to drive positive change in medical communications and market access, globally. Our journey began with a vision to improve the lives of patients worldwide. This vision has become a reality with the integration of experts from Pharmerit and Peloton Advantage to create a new unique entity equipped to be a global leader in HEOR, market access, advertising, medical communications, and digital services. Together, we have grown to over 700 people in 15 locations across 6 countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, India and China.

What makes us unique is our deeply integrated practices that work collaboratively to bring the strategic and technical expertise needed to be a solid partner to our clients. Combined with our broad scope of therapeutic expertise, we produce results and solutions that are of the highest quality. OPEN Health prides itself on having a highly skilled, diverse and connected team working across the globe to deliver truly innovative and best-in-class solutions. This has resulted in long-term, flexible partnerships that span across multiple brands and therapy areas.



We take responsibility for our work, conduct and environment


We actively seek to collaborate and become part of the client team


We pride ourselves on high standards and expect them from each other


We challenge convention and constantly find innovative solutions

You will love this role if you:

  • Want to take a leadership role in an exciting new leadership team
  • Are passionate about working in partnership with the life sciences industry on research that accelerates access to treatments for patients
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic and client-focused consultancy environment
  • Want to work across a broad range of therapeutic areas

You will be a success if you:

  • Are a strong leader who is keen to develop and support your team
  • Have a proactive approach to driving efficiency of delivery and quality of analytical outputs
  • Have driven the strategic direction of  RWE consulting  business with a focus on data analytics and data science

As part of the OPEN Health team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

Major Responsibilities:

Business level

  • Serve as a key member of the global RWE CoE leadership team, partnering in setting direction for people and culture, business development and driving changes that enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Collaborate with other global CoE leadership to identify opportunities for data science input and innovation
  • Identify and assess new commercial business opportunities which impact the data science offerings
  • Lead and drive innovation and efficiency in our data science processes and offerings
  • Support the global strategic direction in identifying datasets of interest and collaborating with dataset holders

Team level

  • Develop and grow the team in data science skills by providing line management and mentoring support across the department on novel analytical methods, commercial study design, high quality SAP generation and efficient analysis techniques
  • Act as an internal and external thought leader in the data science area
  • Own the operational excellence of the data science team

Project & client level 

  • Act as a data science project lead for high profile projects
  • Guide strategic consulting to life science industry clients as an expert in data science across the product life cycle
  • Support RFP response and participate in bid proposal and defence as the internal SME on data science and analytics

What you’ll bring:

  • Minimum Requirement: Doctoral, or Master’s in Science, Health Services Research, Statistics, Epidemiology, Health Economics, Outcomes Research or closely related field
  • Minimum 5+ years post PhD or 3+ years post-Master’s degree in the pharmaceutical industry and/or academic experience in data science
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience working in health care consultancy, with demonstrated ability to communicate complex and strategic messages
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience of directly conducting health research
  • Experience CPRD / HES and other EU data sources
  • Experience in managing a team

Essential skills:

  • Be a thought leader in the Data Science space both internally & externally
  • Motivated and positive with a “can do” attitude
  • Creative and solution-focused
  • A strong leader to drive and develop the team
  • Strategic thinker with an ability to identify new and innovative solutions and make appropriate recommendations for development and improvement of processes

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