Research Principal Evidence Synthesis

Date: Oct 5, 2022

Location: GB

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

Research Prinicipal - Evidence Synthesis

The Cytel team is looking for scientific and strategic systematic reviewer with broad expertise and/or unique knowledge in evidence synthesis, and an ability to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways. Typically manages multiple projects within a client or within a specialized area across several clients. Acts as the client’s primary point of contact for engagements, developing mutually beneficial partnerships and taking ownership of the needs of the client.


About CYTEL:

With over 90+ health economic and outcome research experts located in various countries, the Cytel team offers expertise in evidence synthesis, trial analyses, health economic modeling, comparative effectiveness analyses, medical writing and value communication.



· With limited supervision, plans and conducts projects, generally involving the larger and more complex evidence synthesis projects.

o Oversees the design and execution of high quality, fit for purpose literature reviews

· Internal leadership including contributing to the continuous improvement of processes and ways of working and leading on technical and methodological advancements in the field of specialism.

· Responsible for business development and/or project execution leading to a client portfolio under direct management. In particular, should be able to:

o Through senior leadership, build and maintain successful long-term relationships with clients. Maintain an existing network of client relationships.

o Routinely identify opportunities for follow on work.

o Manage project to ensure specified deliverables are developed on budget and undergo appropriate review and sign-off.

· Line management: responsible for the management of sub-team members, including:

o Onboarding, mentoring, and training junior staff to build the skills of the team to contribute to client projects

o Ensuring junior colleagues meet contribution goals and supporting them in career development goals

· Keep abreast with regulatory, reimbursement, and other industry requirements and guidelines, including via active participation in scientific conferences and symposia.

· Identify and communicate recruitment needs. Lead or participate in hiring and training consultants as requested.

· Ensure company and business unit policies, standards, and procedures are met.



Education: Master’s degree in Mathematics, Biostatistics, Engineering, Data Science, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Epidemiology, Health Economics or other relevant scientific field

Experience: 6-7 years of experience in the clinical trials or health research or consulting environment. Extensive experience and interest in evidence synthesis.


· Extensive experience in systematic reviewing. Experience with meta-analyses, indirect treatment comparisons (ITC), or ITC feasibility assessments is a pre.

· Interest in review and evidence synthesis methods and their applications within the context of regulatory and reimbursement requirements

· Comfortable presenting and interfacing with clients including senior executives. Strong technical writing, oral communication and presentation skills, and excellent use of the English language.

· Curious, collaborative, entrepreneurial, and self-motivated, the ability to work effectively in a demanding, challenging, rapidly changing environment.

· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to gain respect of and influence the management team, board members, the customer and prospect communities, and personnel at all levels.

· Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, and the ability to execute in complex situations at the tactical level.