Research Assistant

Value, Informatics & EvidenceMarlow, Buckinghamshire

Company Summary
Our team of high caliber experts develops and implements projects that drive an improvement in patient care and are of mutual benefit to our Life-science Industry clients and our NHS partners.
Due to a period of continued success and growth, we are seeking a Research Assistant to join our Patient Centred Outcomes Group.

You will love this role if you:

  • Want to be part of an exciting, new team where you can really develop and define the role
  • Are passionate about gaining experience working in pharmaceutical industry and working on research that brings benefits to 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 keen self-starter who enjoys working independently but can also work effectively as part of a team
  • Have a proactive approach to drive and support your colleagues
  • Can demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a good understanding of both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies


Key responsibilities
Working with our Patient Centred Outcomes Team, you will:

  • Work closely with the Patient Centred Outcomes consultants to ensure the goals of the projects are met
  • Support the design and development of qualitative and quantitative outcome research studies
  • Develop search criteria and perform literature reviews
  • Assist in the conduct of both qualitative and quantitative research including:
    • Direct patient/healthcare professional interviews and focus groups
    • Patient preference studies
    • Patient surveys
    • Selection or development and validation of patient reported outcome instruments
  • Support the analysis of quantitative and qualitative research data
  • Contribute to the drafting of project reports and other deliverables of research

Additional Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the continuing achievements and targets of Open VIE through the successful delivery of project

documentation to agreed standards and timelines

  • Maintain thorough working records of all project activities
  • Attend regular internal team meetings to facilitate a collaborative approach to all projects
  • Maintain quality and accuracy in all activities, following Open VIE Standard Operating Procedures

Required experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate qualification in Psychology, Sociology or related discipline
  • Experience of conducting health research and project management
  • Experience of qualitative and/or quantitative research or related technical skills
  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and drug development process will be an advantage as will previous experience in a health care consultancy environment


Essential skills:

  • Previous experience in conducting research and collecting data
  • Excellent computer skills and communication skills Used to working independently and have excellent organisation skills
  • Positive, solution focused

Location

The Georgian market town of Marlow sits on the River Thames, among meadows and woodlands. The town centre features boutique shops, cafes and bistros and Michelin-starred restaurants all within a few minutes’ walk of the OPEN Health offices.



About Value, Informatics & Evidence

OPEN VIE comprises the disciplines of market access & reimbursement, evidence generation, gathering & evaluation, and population-based health data.

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If you're interested in this position, please click the link below to apply. If you have any questions, please email us at talentteam@openhealthgroup.com, or call the Talent Team on 01628 481112.

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