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Real World Evidence Consultant

pH AssociatesLondon

Company Summary – pH Associates

Established more than 18 years ago, pH Associates (an OPEN Health company) are recognised as a leading consultancy in Real World Evidence (RWE).  Our team of high calibre experts implement RWE projects that drive improvement in healthcare delivery by working in strategic partnership with the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare providers and academia.

You will love this role if you:

  • Want to establish yourself and be part of a growing and dynamic team with a strong heritage of being best in class in the real world evidence arena
  • You have commercial acumen and can recognise the opportunity for RWE studies
  • You are client focussed and are passionate about delivery of high quality real world research to really make a difference.
  • You thrive in a fast paced, dynamic and client focused consultancy environment.
  • You enjoy working across a broad range of therapeutic areas.
  • Are an independent, confident, self-starter
  • Have strong problem solving skills with solutions focus
  • Have excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Have the ability to lead a cross functional team
  • Are persuasive, positive, proactive and assertive
  • Are a good team worker
  • Have excellent time management and project management skills

You will be a success if you:

Overview of role:

To account manage a number of pH real world evidence clients to ensure high quality delivery of key projects in line with client timelines and budget expectations in addition to identify and securing opportunities for real world data projects with new and existing clients. To be the primary client contact and to co-ordinate the cross functional internal team from project inception to completion, in a fast moving dynamic environment.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Understand current the healthcare environment and the commercial objectives of our clients to identify and secure opportunities for real world data projects.
  • Take brief from clients ensuring a clear understanding of objectives, timelines and budgets and develop proposals in response to these.
  • Set up and manage commercial contracts with clients including identifying out of scope costs and management of the overall project budget
  • Work with the scientific consultant team to engage with key opinion leaders in the area to develop study frameworks that achieve client objectives.
  • Oversee the development of a robust study protocol and gain approval for this from the client.
  • Maintain a client facing role throughout the delivery of a project and be accountable for ensuring that client objectives are met through to the final deliverable.
  • Use a thorough understanding both the current healthcare research environment and the commercial objectives of our clients to proactively drive real world evidence projects
  • Maintain a commercial focus at all times, anticipating and troubleshooting barriers to project delivery, acting on them quickly to keep projects on track
  • Co-ordinate the internal cross functional pH team to deliver high quality projects, on time and on budget, in line with company SOPs.
  • Ensure smooth handover of projects at protocol approval stage to the project management team for operational delivery and a smooth hand over between the project management and data handling and writing team at the end of data collection.
  • Support growth of the business through excellence in delivery and  strong client relationships  

Additional responsibilities:

  • Attend regular business development meetings and take an active role in the exploration of new opportunities for pH.
  • Contribute to the continuing achievements and annual targets of pH.
  • Identify areas for process improvements
  • Maintain thorough working records of all project activities, complying with company SOPs and GDPR requirements.


Personal specification:


  • Experience of working in healthcare research in Pharma industry or Research organization and specifically experience in observation or non-interventional studies
  • Knowledge of structure and function of the NHS and UK healthcare environment
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry with a commercial focus; relating to product development, approval, marketing and continued lifecycle management
  • Good basic clinical knowledge and experience across a range of specialties
  • Proven track record of project management from conception through to delivery 
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Graduate or relevant healthcare qualification
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Car owner with full driving license
  • IT literate – working knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint essential



Holborn is a buzzing, intellectual pocket of Central London forming part of the London Borough of Camden and the City of Westminster. Right at the centre of the capital, it is a key commercial area situated only a short walk away from the West End and Covent Garden, which provides everything from blockbuster musicals to beautifully staged ballets. Many restaurants populate the area, aided by the surrounding luxury hotels, and the green spaces offered by the likes of Lincoln’s Inn fields also makes up for the distance from London’s major parks.

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About pH Associates

pH Associates is a strategic real world data (RWD) consultancy that works collaboratively with industry, the NHS and academia to create projects that drive improvement in healthcare delivery.

Our expert team can help identify your RWD needs and pinpoint the ideal datasets and analyses for your project, driving continual improvement of clinical practice.

What we offer

pH Associates aims to attract the best people and retain our team of high calibre individuals. We believe in supporting every individual to develop their career through training, mentoring and regular appraisals, and offer opportunities to be involved in initiatives to drive and develop the company as we grow.

In addition, we offer a good range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance and company pension and private health schemes.


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