Neuchatel, Switzerland


Life Sciences



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Senior Scientist Real World Evidence (RWE) – Neuchatel, Switzerland Be a part of a revolutionary change. At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free and beyond nicotine future. This opening is for talent pipelining. If you recognize yourself in the description below and you are curious to better understand our vision, do not hesitate to apply. We will contact you if you are meeting the criteria. Your ‘day to day’ The Senior Scientist RWE will apply practices and theory to design, conduct and report studies at Philip Morris International to assess risk profile of alternative products to cigarettes. You will work closely with other functions to answer important questions and apply industry standards to tobacco products by efficiently translating strategic needs to innovative RWE solutions. More specifically, you'll • Ensure that regulatory guidance and internal SOP/WKIs pertaining to statistical principles and research methodology are followed on the RWE studies. • Be accountable for the study design, data analysis and the quality of the results of the studies by performing the final QC. • Provide input in all study documents (e.g. Protocols, Statistical Analysis Plan, Reports, publications, presentations) and in communication with authorities and management. • Lead Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) performing RWE research/data analysis for PMI and ensure progress against agreed timelines. • Apply RWE data analytic principles, techniques and practices to assess new Smoke-Free products. Guide and follow-up the selection of appropriate methodology for the design and data analysis. Be responsible to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of statistics, data science and regulations pertaining to applying these for the studies. Act as a technical leader in data science. • Interact and collaborate with the Study Team, drive them to best support the objectives of RWE as a whole. • Participate in the writing, review and update of SOPs and WKIs. Who we’re looking for • BSc in statistics or epidemiology and PhD in biostatistics or epidemiology, data science. • Substantial experience in study design, conduct, and analysis of RWE studies in pharmaceutical, consumer goods, financial or clinical research environment. • Sound experience with statistical programming language (SAS, R) and large electronic health databases. • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and leadership skills; ability to work independently and in a team. • Fluent in English, both written and spoken. What we offer Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: a smoke-free future. #LIJobs