Vice President of Data – Real world Evidence / Real World Data

April 24, 2024

About the job

Luminary Group, in collaboration with a leading life science company focused on Real-World Evidence (RWE) and Real-World Data (RWD), seeks a skilled Vice President of Data to spearhead data management and analytics initiatives. This role is pivotal in shaping data strategy and innovation within the RWE/RWD field, guiding our client’s data management and analytics efforts.


  • Develop and execute the data strategy and roadmap to ensure high-quality and compliant data management and analytics
  • Lead and oversee the day-to-day operations of the data management and analytics teams, ensuring the delivery of accurate and actionable insights
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define data requirements and standards, and establish data governance policies and processes
  • Manage and optimize data resources, including data acquisition, integration, storage, and security
  • Champion the use of advanced analytics and machine learning techniques to derive meaningful insights from real-world data
  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulatory changes related to data management and privacy
  • Provide data-driven recommendations and insights to support strategic decision making and improve business operations
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners
  • Represent the company in data-related discussions, partnerships, and client engagements
  • Report directly to the CEO and provide regular updates on data strategy and performance


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, data science, statistics, or a related field; advanced degree (MS, PhD) preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience in data management and analytics roles, with a focus on Real-World Evidence (RWE) and Real-World Data (RWD)
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and executing data strategies and roadmaps
  • In-depth knowledge of data management best practices, data governance, and regulatory considerations in the healthcare industry
  • Proven track record of driving innovation in data management and analytics to derive actionable insights
  • Strong leadership and people management skills, with the ability to mentor and develop data teams
  • Experience in managing data resources, including data acquisition, integration, storage, and security
  • Proficiency in data analytics tools and programming languages (e.g., SQL, R, Python) is required
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to leverage data to drive strategic decision making
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage competing priorities
  • Experience in the healthcare industry and familiarity with healthcare data standards 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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