Senior Biostatistician

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. United Kingdom
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Posting date: 27 Feb 2020
This vacancy has now expired

An opportunity has arisen for Senior Biostatistician to join a dynamic and small company based in Belfast. This is a permanent, office-based opportunity which will allow you to grow internally up the career ladder. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside a bright team whilst making valuable contributions to the pharmaceutical industry.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support study and/or compound level activities advising on study design and statistical issues across phases and therapeutic areas
  • Writer and authorise SAS programs for datasets, TFLs and macros, applying good programming practice
  • Must have knowledge of complex statistical techniques (e.g. mixed effects, non-linear modelling, Bayesian, advanced survival), model checking and interpretation
  • Identify and implement appropriate sample size method using software or simulations
  • Highlight data and standards issues and resolve or escalate as appropriate
  • Awareness of emerging standards and associated impact to ongoing and future planned trials
  • Maintain study master file documents and any other documents that are required to be audit ready People Management
  • Line management of statisticians, programmers and other technical staff. Accountable for overall performance of direct reports
  • Direct employee career development and ensure line reports receive appropriate training to perform their day-to-day jobs
  • Provide statistical technical leadership and coaching Project Management
  • Manage key client projects/portfolios.

Skills and Requirements

  • Must have an advanced degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related field
  • Must have experience with pharmaceutical clinical trials
  • Ability to organize multiple and manage projects
  • Awareness of industry and project standards & ICH guidelines
  • Proficiency in data handling using SAS or other statistical software (e.g. R)
  • Self-management skills with a focus on results for timely and accurate completion of competing deliverables
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

To Apply

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jack O'Neill at 0203 846 0646 or upload your CV on our website -

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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.