HTA statistician

Up to Swiss Franc114 per hour
  1. Contract
  2. Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 09 Jan 2019

ProClinical is seeking a HTA Statistician to join global healthcare company based in Basel on a contract basis. With over 80,000 employees, this is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading organisations in the world.

The Global Access (GA) department at this global healthcare leader is seeking an HTA Statistician to provide expert statistical and programming support as well as methodological advice to facilitate the generation of evidence used for market access and reimbursement submissions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform statistical analyses on clinical trial and real-world data, including analysis of efficacy, safety, quality of life and utility endpoints
  • Provide input into clinical development and access evidence plans
  • Provide input into design of experiments including clinical trials and patient registries with a particular focus on the analysis of payer-relevant endpoints
  • Provide expert statistical advice on statistical methodologies as well as the interpretation of statistical findings.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across the group global organization as well as country-level affiliates to support and ensure appropriate generation, synthesis and interpretation of payer relevant evidence.

Skills and Requirements:

  • The successful candidate would be expected to have expertise in at least one statistical programming language as well as previous experience in several of the methodological areas
  • In-depth knowledge of survival analysis techniques: parametric and non-parametric extrapolations for time to event endpoints
  • Statistical evidence synthesis such as Indirect Treatment Comparisons (ITC), Network Meta Analyses (NMA) and Matching-Adjusted Indirect Comparisons (MAIC)
  • Surrogate endpoint validation
  • Treatment Switching
  • Analysis of longitudinal data (e.g. MMRM, Mixed Effects Models)
  • Multistate Modelling
  • Analysis of safety data to detect interaction effects in population subgroups
  • Programming in SAS and/or R.
  • Knowledge of other software such as Stata, WinBUGS and/or JAGS as well as prior experience working with Unix environment and GitHub would be a plus.
  • Drug development, clinical development plans, design of experiments for clinical trials and registries, access evidence plan,
  • Experience with measuring and analysing Patient Reported Outcomes and Health Related Quality of Life
  • Familiarity with Health Economic models, Systematic Literature Reviews (SLRs) and NMAs
  • Knowledge of requirements of HTA systems for key countries
  • Experience with writing statistical analysis plans
  • Experience with presenting statistical analyses including assumptions, strengths/limitations and providing interpretation of statistical findings and conclusions to non-statistical audiences
  • Ability to understand future trends in HTA and associated business implications
  • Organizational and project management skills (including vendor management)
  • Communication and presentation skills (e.g. able to communicate both positive and negative results, assertiveness)
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Ability to explain statistical concepts to people who do not have a background in statistics and communicate findings for a broad type of audience
  • Strong networking and partnering skills
  • Team player: ability to work in multi-cultur

To Apply:
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