QuintilesIMS Global Analytics Lead, Analytics Center of Excellence, R&D Solutions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Global Analytics Lead, Analytics Center of Excellence, R&D Solutions

The QuintilesIMS Analytics Center Of Excellence (ACOE) for R&D Solutions is a growing high-profile team that aims to be a global leader in the application of big data within the drug development industry. This global team works closely with business leaders in the broader R&D Solutions team to leverage QuintilesIMS’ global data sets and methodologies to enhance the full drug development process, from design through execution.

Joining the ACOE team provides the opportunity to work with large and complex data – including prescription and Real-World Data – and methodologies in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

We are seeking highly motivated people to join this team, who want to advance the application of data, analytics, and insights to solve R&D challenges.

The role

Leading a global analytics team of data scientists, methodologists, statistical programmers, and data analysts (on-shore and offshore) to develop innovative methodologies and deliver custom global analytic studies and solutions to support the R&D Solutions business needs and objectives.

The Global Analytics Lead will be building and directing a global team of analytics experts, across the US, Europe, and Asia, as well as off-shore centers. Specific accountabilities include:

  • Collaborates extensively with R&D Solutions business owners, subject matter experts, and go to market teams to build analytics team capabilities that will develop and deliver analytics leveraging QuintilesIMS data assets to support R&D Solutions needs, including supporting the sales process, trial design and execution, and new capability development

  • Successfully builds, manages, and cultivates a diverse analytics team with varied analytic skillsets, healthcare system knowledge, and related expertise

  • Partners with the Solutions Management team to drive project execution, streamlining process and building efficiencies

  • Directs innovative analytical methodology research and develops consistent global methods for executing R&D Solutions analytics

  • Supports Offerings development team to build out new capabilities leveraging data and analytic methodologists to address R&D business objectives

  • Offers mentorship and coaching in a quickly growing team to ensure knowledge sharing and to elevate ACOE capabilities in the delivery of differentiating solutions for QuintilesIMS project teams

  • Optimizes operational processes within Analytics team to gain efficiencies

  • Execute and advance training program for analytic team hires.



You should hold a Masters degree in Statistics, Economics/Econometrics, MBA or in a related field with substantial relevant quantitative analysis experience analyzing big data. We are looking for strong leadership skills and people management experience, a person who excels in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

In addition;

  • Hands-on data analysis experience is essential

  • Demonstrated critical thinking, consultative skills, problem solving, project planning, and attention to detail

  • Excellent communications skills.

If you want to make an impact in the global research market, where we are working to make a real difference in patient health, we ask you to apply now and join our team .

QuintilesIMS is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success. We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.

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