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Senior Director, Pharmacoepidemiology & Safety

US or UK-based Opportunity

Genesis Research Group is an international healthcare consultancy providing value evidence strategy, generation, synthesis, and communication services to life sciences companies. Delivering these services empowered by technology innovations has enabled us to become a trusted partner with our clients across the development and commercialization life cycle.

By combining both traditional and novel analytical approaches with diverse real-world data – including genomic, medical record, claims and patient-reported information – we are able to inform our clients’ internal decision-making as well as submissions and presentations to regulators; health technology assessment authorities and payers; the medical community; and patient organizations.

The Senior Director, Pharmacoepidemiology and Safety will grow and lead a team of pharmacoepidemiologists and other research professionals through strategic thinking, scientific methodology, study implementation, and stakeholder management. The individual in this role will serve as a subject matter expert to internal teams and clients in the design and implementation of regulatory and safety studies that utilize real-world evidence.

Location: USA & UK based. Remote will be considered.

What You'll Do

  • Takes responsibility for managing existing and developing new client relationships with responsibility for project strategy, methodology design and approach, and ensuring the project delivers high levels of quality/added value to the client
  • Builds, leads and scales a team through scientific methodology, strategic thinking, study implementation/execution, stakeholder management
  • Oversees client deliverables to ensure scientific excellence and quality control (e.g., protocols, statistical analysis plans, data and statistical analyses, results generation, and results dissemination)
  • Contributes to proposal development and client capabilities presentations and meetings
  • Leads development of processes, templates, and training materials relevant to internal team management and solution/offering
  • Leads and develops the solution/offerings organizational strategy and manages internal staffing resources and budgeting
  • Leads or contributes to thought leadership in real world evidence and pharmacoepidemiology and safety through abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts
  • Collaborates cross-functionally within the organization as it relates to pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety
  • Cultivates a positive work environment and inspires development and training


  • 8+ years at a minimum, 10+ years preferred industry or consulting experience in Life Sciences Research, pharmacoepidemiology, and/or use of real-world evidence for regulatory decision-making
  • Masters or PhD degree within a relevant discipline (e.g., pharmacoepidemiology, safety or epidemiology focus on methods and study execution)
  • Demonstrated expert level experience developing pharmacoepidemiology study designs, protocols, SAPs, reports, abstracts, conference abstracts, presentations, & manuscripts
  • Demonstrated experience of leading teams to conduct development of study designs, protocols, SAPs, reports, abstracts, conference abstracts, presentations, & manuscripts
  • Demonstrated experience of leading teams to conduct epidemiology projects utilizing real world data (claims, electronic health records, and/or registry)
  • Outstanding healthcare/life sciences industry knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm to learn and motivation to take opportunities to develop oneself and others
  • Ability to effectively work in a matrix environment and flexibility to adapt to client project needs in a fast-paced entrepreneurial workplace


  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Company-matched 401(k) or pension plan from day one
  • Medical/Dental/Vision or PMI benefits from day one
  • Annual Leave/Flexible PTO plan plus company holidays including the last week of the year
Genesis Research Group is an equal opportunity employer.
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