Chief Operating Officer (COO) – Real-World Evidence / Real-World Data

April 24, 2024

About the job

Luminary Group is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) with expertise in Real-World Evidence (RWE) and Real-World Data (RWD) to lead the strategic and operational initiatives of our client. As the COO, you will play a critical role in driving growth, operational excellence, and customer satisfaction within the RWE/RWD space.


  • Develop and execute the company’s strategic plans and initiatives to drive growth and profitability within the RWE/RWD domain
  • Lead and oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, ensuring operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and implement business strategies, goals, and objectives
  • Manage and optimize resources including budget, staffing, and technology infrastructure to support the company’s growth and operational needs
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, key stakeholders, and industry partners
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes, ensuring compliance and driving innovation
  • Implement and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure operational performance and identify areas for improvement
  • Lead and develop a high-performing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence
  • Represent the company in industry events, conferences, and client engagements
  • Report directly to the CEO and provide regular updates on the company’s operational and strategic performance


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, healthcare, or a related field; advanced degree (MBA, MPH, or equivalent) preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience in the healthcare industry, with a focus on Real-World Evidence (RWE) and Real-World Data (RWD)
  • Demonstrated experience in operational management, including budgeting, resource allocation, and performance optimization
  • In-depth knowledge of RWE/RWD methodologies, data sources, and regulatory considerations
  • Proven track record of driving growth and achieving operational excellence
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage competing priorities
  • Experience in a consulting or advisory role within the healthcare industry is a plus
  • Willingness to travel as needed to meet with clients and attend industry events

Apply/Contact Us: 

Send your CV or reach out via email to Klajdi@luminarygroup.co.uk or Ted@luminarygroup.co.uk. Lead the way in shaping the future of healthcare with us! 


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