Position Overview

Putnam PHMR is seeking to hire a Senior Consultant, Real-World Evidence [RWE] & Data Analytics.

This role offers the opportunity to join a global team of more than 40 epidemiologists, statisticians and economists. Our team work together to design and execute strategically and scientifically robust analyses utilising a variety of local and global real-world data sources. As a consultant in our RWE and data analytics team you will play a key role in designing and executing our real-world analyses. You will have the opportunity to further develop your scientific and communication skills in a high-pace, client-oriented environment.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead or contribute to the design of RWE studies, propose methodological solutions to address a research question
  • Lead or contribute to the preparation of study documents, including protocol, statistical analysis plan and report
  • Lead the management and analysis of real-world datasets to derive clinically and economically meaningful outputs
  • Lead the development of publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts)
  • Lead the preparation and delivery of presentations to clients
  • Lead the management of assigned projects, including the management of project teams, clients, schedules and budgets
  • Line management/mentoring of junior staff
  • Contribute to internal training programs and operational improvements
  • Lead or contribute to the development of novel methodological approaches in RWE


Desired Skills and Experience

  • MPH, MSc or PhD (or an equivalent degree) in epidemiology, economics, statistics, mathematics or a related discipline 
  • 6+ years minimum related work experience
  • Extensive statistical programming experience in SAS, Stata, or R
  • In-depth understanding and first-hand experience of claims and electronic medical record data
  • In-depth understanding of epidemiological concepts and methods
  • In-depth understanding of methodological guidelines for RWE generation
  • Some knowledge of HEOR methods
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Team-oriented mind-set
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in English
  • Ability to meet short deadlines with high quality results


What we offer you!

  • Competitive compensation packages 
  • Exceptional professional growth and promotion opportunities
  • Working in a team-based environment on a global scale
  • Leadership & Development programs at each key milestone
  • Hybrid working model
  • Global presence - offices and openings in many countries. Please select your office preference at time of application 
    • France, UK, Ireland, or Poland.
  • Great benefits [paid time off, pension benefits, health and wellness, and more]


Company Description

Putnam, an Inizio Advisory Company, is a premier strategic consulting partner for pharmaceutical and life science companies serving a range of biopharmaceutical, diagnostics, medtech, and private equity/venture capital clients. For more than 30 years, we have provided high-impact strategic advice and analytical services, helping our clients solve their most complex challenges across the patient journey and franchise lifecycle to bring preventions and treatments to those that need them. We offer an unparalleled depth and breadth of advisory service expertise combined with scientific and technical capabilities across strategic and therapeutic areas. We listen to client needs, help shape hypotheses, analyze data, and advise on the strategy of life-changing therapies, empowering better decisions to create long-term value for patients.

Our Putnam PHMR team is part of our Value, Pricing and Access (VPA) practice area function, where our team members bring a breadth of knowledge across scientific and technical capabilities. We are a team of highly qualified HTA experts, health economists, and research scientists, helping clients to demonstrate and communicate value essential for pricing and market access success.

We pride ourselves on a team-based approach that is client focused and impact oriented. We serve many of the industry leaders, including the top 20 global biopharmaceutical companies. Most of our studies combine sophisticated quantitative analytics with significant qualitative fact-finding and synthesis to inform strategic decision-making. Our diverse casework spans portfolio prioritization, development pathway and resource optimization, market assessment, product pricing and launch strategies, market segment growth strategies, sales and marketing strategies, franchise development and patent expiration strategies. Our team members are our greatest asset and significantly contribute to the growth and success of our firm. Consistently ranked as one of the Top Consulting Firms by Vault, Putnam offers a unique opportunity to play a central role in supporting leading life science companies.

We have a true global presence with 550+ talented team members sitting across 3 continents. Our primary office locations are Boston, New York, San Francisco, London, Newcastle, Japan, Tunisia, Delhi, Krakow, and Paris. But for the right role and candidate, remote work is an option.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are tenets of our core values. We strive to create a culture and environment that fosters belonging and authenticity across all levels and values individuals for their skills, experience, diverse backgrounds, and unique perspectives. Collectively, DEI serves as a foundational element of who we are and how we work with our clients and with each other. Our core values:

  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Ingenuity
  • Grit
  • Diversity

We are proudly part of Inizio Advisory, a trusted advisor for pharmaceutical and life science companies that turns science into strategy, supporting execution at every stage of the product and patient journey from early commercialization to launch and beyond. Offering market research and insights; strategy, people and transformation consulting; and commercial benchmarking delivered through sector specific connected solutions and intelligence, Inizio Advisory helps create long-term value for clients and their patients.




Don't meet every job requirement? That's okay! Our company is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you're excited about this role, but your experience doesn't perfectly fit every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right person for this role or others.

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