Research Consultant - RWE

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: DE

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

A Research Consultant (RC) in our Berlin office will be responsible for conducting real-world evidence (RWE) studies, for example retrospective database studies, targeted & systematic literature reviews including subsequent analyses such as NMA or endpoint validation, and strategic projects with our clients from the pharmaceutical industry. The role is associated with day-to-day tasks in project conduct/management as well as client communication.


Personal Skill & Competencies

  • Designing and performing statistical analyses (using e.g. Stata, SPSS, R) for example descriptive analysis, regression analysis and propensity score matching, to answer complex RWE research questions.
  • Developing project deliverables in German/English to (near) completion (documents, reports, protocols, tables, literature reviews, etc.) pending the final decision by our senior staff.
  • Good understanding of data management tasks for e.g. patient selection, variable creation, analytical dataset creation.
  • Developing abstracts and manuscripts as author/co-author.
  • Advanced experience with MS-Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook), which are appropriately adjusted to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex content effectively in English, incl. experience in presenting ideas, analyses and/or results in a formal presentation setting.
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, prioritization and decision-making skills necessary to evaluate, plan and accomplish multiple work goals in a timely fashion.
  • Proactive and positive approach to tasks and projects, as well as resilience when encountering process, project, budget or client changes that are inherent to the consulting environment.



  • Master’s degree in Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Health Economics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Demographics, or Business Administration, or similar required.
  • 2-3 years work experience in consulting environment as well as experience in in project management is appreciated.
  • Demonstrated experience in quantitative methods (in health economics), health service research, epidemiology or statistics with focus on data analysis using observational data.
  • Knowledge on the general health organization in Germany / Europe is appreciated.
  • Knowledge of scientific research methods and practical research implementation.
  • Experience in MS Excel, and statistics programs (e.g. Stata, SPSS, R).
  • Fluent in German desired.