Principal Consultant Health Economics, Biostatistician

£0.00 - £100000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. United Kingdom
Posting date: 30 Jul 2019

A leading multinational contract research organisation is advertising a vacancy for a Principal Consultant Health Economics, Biostatistician. Based in London, this vacancy offers an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious CRO that pioneers drug development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently contribute to the preparation of statistical analysis plans, reviewing/writing programs to execute analyses, and assisting with the interpretation and dissemination of findings.
  • To be able to direct complex projects as a senior team member and contribute technically on strategy driven analytics projects.
  • To act as an advisor to the client independent from the project delivery team.
  • To manage existing business accounts and identify new business opportunities for the company with existing and new clients.
  • To direct project teams in the design, development and delivery of client solutions across multiple projects.
  • To provide high level input to the development of client deliverables including the provision of support to the delivery team in the development of strategic recommendations tailored to individual projects.
  • To provide a high level of relationship management and liaison with existing clients and play a key ambassadorial role.
  • To provide advice and support to existing clients both within and outside of projects.
  • To proactively mentor and develop members of the team to help achieve best in class status.
  • To ensure that the project team is adequately supported, resourced and monitored.
  • To ensure the optimal levels of client management are maintained at all levels and that the training and support to achieve best practice consultancy standards are achieved.
  • To ensure quality standards are adhered to on all projects and new methodologies and techniques are adequately assessed and implemented.
  • To implement management performance standards at the Principal Consultant level.
  • To ensure the operational utilization targets agreed at proposal stage are delivered.
  • To work with Senior Management colleagues to identify further service opportunities.

Skills and Requirements:

  • An MSc/PhD in statistics, biostatistics with in-depth knowledge of multivariable models and survival analyses.
  • At least 5 years' experience working as a statistician in biopharma or healthcare consulting
  • In depth experience of statistical methods for analyzing of clinical trial and health-related data as well as retrospective data bases.
  • In-depth knowledge of SAS is essential. Although the role is for a statistician rather than a programmer, the post-holder will need to do statistical analyses in addition to work closely with SAS programmers.
  • Functional experience with statistical software/tools such as R, Python, and Stata.
  • Experience of observational data and/or registries is essential.
  • Knowledge of data management methods to deal with high volumes of data is essential.
  • Knowledge of Bayesian statistics and clinical trial data design/analysis would be an advantage.
  • Experience in Project managing.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

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