Highly Competitive
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Posting date: 10 Oct 2018
This vacancy has now expired

One of the largest CROs in the world is looking to hire a Biostatistician to join their offices in Cambridge on a contract basis.

Job Role:

  • Act as lead statistician on projects of moderate to large size and complexity
  • Support lead statistician on very large, complex studies.
  • May have staff management and/or project management responsibilities.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Conducting team meetings, maintaining project timelines, assessing resources needed, providing resources, and preparing the budget.
  • Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures are being followed and that appropriate project documentation is ongoing
  • Coordinate with programmers and data management personnel as to database maintenance, updating and documentation.
  • Provide guidance for database structures for analysis
  • Create or provide specifications for analysis databases based on Data Management database
  • Provide sample size calculations and review protocols for completeness, appropriateness of clinical design, and sound statistical analysis
  • Provide randomization schemes and appropriate documentation
  • Develop statistical analysis plan, including table and listing specifications, and guide others on the team in its implementation
  • Program/validate statistical tables with an emphasis on efficacy endpoints.
  • Provide proper documentation and oversee the work of others who assist in programming/validating
  • Prepare and review reports.
  • Contribute to the statistical methods section and verify for completeness and consistency for reports.
  • Interact with the sponsor on all aspects of the project
  • Understand project budget as it relates to project workscope and communicate proactively with management concerning potential changes in workscope

Job Role:

  • MS/MA degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field
  • Minimum two years experience required
  • Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Strong SAS programming skills and understanding of database structures
  • Ability to promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Strong knowledge of statistical principles and strong statistical skills
  • Proven performance of required tasks, as evidenced in outstanding performance in current tasks and/or documented record of accomplishments
  • Evidence of strong management skills, as shown through management of multiple projects and/or staff members
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
  • Positive attitude and the ability to work well with other

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