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Director, RWE Lead Research Scientist
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Walmart Health
- Job Function Clinic
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD1587649
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What you'll do...
RWE Lead Scientist – Head of Research Science, Walmart Healthcare Research Institute
This role is to design, build and lead the research science team within the Walmart Healthcare Research Institute (WHRI). We’re looking for an experienced professionals who are practical and can execute, but with a healthy disregard for the impossible. To be in our team you must be mission-focused, passionate about bringing clinical research as a care option to communities, and understand the potential of leveraging the Walmart infrastructure to transform healthcare research.
The ideal candidate has
- experience with cutting-edge RWE according to most updated regulatory guidelines
- a vision for how to leverage Walmart data across clinical development
- demonstrated industry thought leadership
- an understanding of conventional and advanced analytics as they apply to drug development
- experience leading heterogeneous teams
- skillfully navigate large enterprise environment and manage stakeholders
Provides independent contribution and mentorship in the design, execution, analysis, interpretation, and internal and external communication of specific RWE studies.
Delivers highly experienced strategic input, epidemiological/outcomes research support, and leadership to support evidence generation across all stages of pharmaceutical development to maximize market potential, manage risks, and optimize epidemiological processes and methods.
Provides innovative thinking for the design of clinical and epidemiological/outcomes research programs and commercialization opportunities.
Sets standards for the utilization of real-world evidence. Provides methodological leadership and input to real-world evidence strategies.
Works closely with internal and external teams to identify and validate data sources and build appropriate analytic strategies.
Uses epidemiological/outcomes expertise to provide strategic guidance to the Walmart Healthcare Research Team and to Walmart in.
Delivers business value by translating complex data into meaningful insights. Works with strategic partners and customers across the pharmaceutical industry (for example, pharmaceutical companies, service providers, academic institutions).
Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.
Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.
Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.
Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.
Live our Values: Culture Champion - Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart's commitment to communities, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
Live our Values: Servant Leadership - Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.
Embrace Change: Curiosity & Courage - Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.
Embrace Change: Digital Transformation & Change - Drives continuous improvements, supervises the adoption of new technology, and supports digital disruption in line with Walmart's business model.
Deliver for the Customer: Customer Focus - Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans and initiatives.
Deliver for the Customer: Strategic Thinking - Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and implementing strategies.
Focus on our Associates: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Supports strategies and drives initiatives that attract and retain diverse and inclusive talent; builds high-performing teams; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs.
Focus on our Associates: Collaboration & Influence - Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.
Focus on our Associates: Talent Management - Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, builds the talent pipeline, fosters an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others' contributions and accomplishments.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Master’s degree in epidemiology, public health, outcome research, or related area.
Prior work experience in clinical and commercial drug development processes.
Prior work experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in closely related academic epidemiological/outcomes research.
Prior work experience in secondary data.
Prior work experience in epidemiological/outcomes research (for example, design, execution, and publication of original research relevant to drug discovery and development (e.g., drug safety) or commercialization in peer-reviewed journal).
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.Doctoral degree in relevant or related area., Emerging recognition by the external scientific communities as an expert in the application of epidemiology/outcomes research to areas relevant to drug development and commercialization., Prior work experience conducting primary data collection studies., Prior work experience in client-facing role.
Primary Location...2001 SE 10th St, Bentonville, AR 72716-3724, United States of America
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