Senior Biostatisician

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. United Kingdom
Slough, England
Posting date: 21 May 2020
This vacancy has now expired

A leading biotechnological company is currently hiring a Senior Biostatistician to join their team in Slough. This is an exciting opportunity to bring expertise and skills to an established and in-demand company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Acts as the lead biostatistician for one or more clinical studies within a clinical program or across multiple clinical programs.
  • Gives input into the study design, efficacy and safety parameters and the planned statistical analyses.
  • Participates in protocol development if this is not delegated to an external partner biostatistician. Reviews and approves the protocol prepared by the external partner biostatistician.
  • Supports or oversees external partner biostatistical support for all statistical operational aspects of the clinical trial, covering trial set up, trial delivery and the readout of results.
  • Communicates and coordinates all statistical activities with external partner biostatisticians. Ensuring the implementation of global, program and SSI standards by all biostatisticians contributing to the project.
  • Provides input on interpretation of results by attending and presenting at the Results Interpretation Meeting (RIM). Reviews and inputs into the clinical study report.
  • Assists the Project Lead Statistician with the statistical deliverables for regulatory submissions and the lifecycle of a development compound.

Skills and Requirements

  • PhD with 5+ years of experience
  • Master's degree with 7+ years of experience
  • 5-7 years of biostatistics experience within the Biotechnology and/or Pharmaceutical Industry (including clinical research organizations) or relevant academic role with proven successful track record in pharmaceutical development.
  • Able to serve as a principal statistical expert in SSI and across functions.
  • Good knowledge of SAS and/or R programming.
  • Excellent knowledge in visualization and simulation techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

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