Researcher/Research Manager

Patient-Centered Outcomes & Engagement Marlow, UK

You will love this role if you:

  • Enjoy and excel at patient-facing research
  • Want to get a taste of the Pharma healthcare sector
  • Would enjoy using a variety of different research skills including qualitative research, literature reviewing and quantitative research
  • Would enjoy collaborating and working with the other disciplines across OPEN Health.
  • Would enjoy communicating with a variety of stakeholders including pharmaceutical clients, OPEN Health colleagues, healthcare professionals, patients’ academics

You will be a success if you:

  • Have prior experience with all or some of the following: qualitative research, quantitative research (including psychometric testing), reports writing, literature reviewing.
  • Have strong project management skills and can multi-task well

As part of the OPEN Health Patient Engagement team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

  • They will lead/ support global project research requirements across a range of projects/clients
  • Be able to work with/ manage third-party suppliers to meet budgets and deadlines.
  • Experienced at designing research materials
  • Analysis & presentation generation & delivery
  • Day to day management to ensure we deliver the highest quality research projects
  • Leading global projects from set up through to presentation delivery
  • Developing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Proposal writing/ supporting proposal writing

What you’ll bring:

  • A degree or equivalent in research or a related health field.
  • Strong research skills and an understanding of the step by step processes of a research project
  • Knowledge of, and a keen interest in, market research
  • Prior experience working for a market research agency (working in Pharma) in similar role
  • Experience in both patient centric and purely commercial focused research
  • Experienced in Quantitative and Qualitative methodologies (comfortable undertaking face-to-face interviews with patients/carers involving sensitive subjects)
  • Good/ strong presenting skills
  • Ideally have Adhoc project experience
  • Well-developed project management, communication and analytical skills being able to provide actionable recommendations and able to engage with client/ brand teams
  • A genuine passion for patient centric research
  • Excellent project management skills and an ability to deliver on time
  • The ability to work independently on a single, complex project
  • Interest and basic understanding of science and medicine.
  • Interest in creatively and practically solving problems.
  • Proactivity and a solution orientated approach
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise; excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and report writing skills
  • Confident, articulate verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competent in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

What we offer:

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in the UK. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.
We have an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at our Christmas shutdown plus your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes

Reasons to join OPEN Health

People are at the heart of our business. Without our incredibly talented people we couldn’t offer our clients the world-class service they have come to expect. We know how important it is to support, develop, reward and encourage.

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About OPEN Health

OPEN Health brings together deep scientific knowledge, global understanding and broad specialist expertise to support our clients in improving health outcomes and patient wellbeing.

We are united as one flexible organization, harnessing the power of the collective to solve complex challenges. Our global team of experts — many with PhDs and PharmDs — work strategically alongside our client partners in Medical Affairs, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), Market Access and Commercial teams across a wide range of therapy areas.

OPEN Health: Established as many. United as one.

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