Principal Statistician Remote Position

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Statistics
  3. United Kingdom
City of London, England
Posting date: 26 Jun 2024

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Proclinical is seeking a Principal Statistician who can independently perform and lead statistical work within a project. The ideal candidate will be recognized as a methodology expert and will be able to lead and direct Biometrics work either in-house or in partnership with CROs to ensure delivery to quality and time.

- Lead the statistical thinking and contributions to the delivery of studies, development plans, regulatory strategy, health technology assessment and/or commercial activities.
- Direct project work, including statistical staff and/or CRO partners, to ensure delivery to standards, quality and time.
- Develop design options and provide high-quality decision support to enable the business to make informed decisions about a study or project.
- Quantify the benefit, risk, value and uncertainty of the emerging asset/product profile.
- Investigate and apply novel statistical approaches, for relevant statistical issues and/or regulatory guidance and/or value demonstration, including modelling and simulation.
- Mentor/coach and support the education and training of statistics staff.
- Contribute to/or lead the development of a process improvement and/or capability area within the department.
- Establish and improve standards and best practice, apply novel statistical approaches to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

Key Skills and Requirements:
- MSc/PhD in Statistics, Mathematics (containing a substantial statistical component), or recognized equivalent to stats MSc.
- Strong knowledge of programming in R and/or SAS.
- Knowledge of the technical and regulatory requirements related to the role.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships.
- Experience of independent research.
- Delivering innovative statistical solutions in an applied environment.
- Proficiency in SAS and R/Python languages (desirable).
- Knowledge of Bayesian statistics from theory to computation is a plus.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Faisal Zubair at

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

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.