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Assistant Director- Real World Evidence Retrospective Analysis

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Texas, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing


In collaboration with project engagement leads, the candidate will provide clinical and statistical programming expertise to health economics and outcomes research studies to support pharmaceutical, biotech, and device technologies. The candidate will serve as the content developer for the implementation and reporting of burden of illness, comparative effectiveness, health resource utilization and cost studies and other database analyses within real-world evidence (RWE).

This is a remote opportunity for candidates located in the United States.

Part-time work arrangements may be considered on a case-by-case basis.


  • Serve as the analytics lead for RWE and outcomes research studies - from study initiation to final reporting - in collaboration with the project engagement lead.

  • Lead all tasks associated with data validation, data management and statistical analysis for RWE studies within the retrospective data analysis team

  • Ensure the accuracy of study results and participate in quality check processes to maintain the highest quality output consistent with Cencora’s mission and vision.

  • Contribute to the development of template programs and establishment of SAS, SQL, R and Stata programming standards, to ensure consistency and efficiency across the department.

  • Assist the client manager in development of content for study protocols, study reports, slide decks, abstracts, posters, publications, and other presentation of scientific findings.

  • Provide RWE analytics expertise to the prospective studies team and other Cencora service lines

  • Aid in the development and mentorship of junior staff. Ability to take a team management role is a plus.

What your background should look like


Master or post-graduate degree (eg, PhD, DrPH, PharmD) in Health Economics, Biostatistics, Health Services Research, Epidemiology, Pharmacy Administration, or other relevant discipline, and a minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience in data analysis (preferably in an academic, consulting or healthcare industry setting)


  • Practical experience in database management and statistical analysis using SAS-BASE and SAS-STAT; Intermediate-level SAS proficiency is mandatory. Experience with Snowflake, SQL, Stata or R is a plus.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with the analysis of healthcare claims databases and/or electronic medical records.

  • Broad technical knowledge of outcomes research and health economics

  • Excellent writing and verbal skills with the ability to communicate complex material during presentations and discussions in a straightforward manner

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong work ethic

  • Function as a team player

  • Structured and well organized

  • Ability to work well in a dynamic, successful consulting firm, which maintains high quality standards and demands excellence

  • Database management and analytical and statistical skills

  • Economic modeling skills

  • Medical writing skills

  • Experience developing outcomes research/health economics study protocols

  • Strong clinical skills preferred

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

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