Senior Biostatistics Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. Switzerland
Bern, Switzerland
Posting date: 27 Mar 2020

An exciting biopharmaceutical company is looking for a Senior Biostatistics Manager to join their Research team in Switzerland. If you are ready to lead a global team of Biostatisticians then this might be the role for you.

Job Responsibilities

  • Global management of biostatisticians in pre-clinical research and development, and provision of statistical overview together with the team.
  • Oversee and provide support in statistical methodology for experimental design (e.g. DoE); data analysis; interpretation of results, report generation and other documentation as required
  • Support interactions with regulatory agencies
  • Conduct statistical training for research and development staff to raise awareness of statistical aspects and regulatory requirements in R&D and to raise basic competence in use of standard platforms (eg Prism, R, and Electronic Lab Notebook)
  • Manage the non-clinical statistics function in Development
  • Support the research Data Management function towards its goal to increase data integrity and data standards across Research.
  • Actively engage with external collaborators both commercial and academic to ensure that R&D is current with methods and areas relevant to its business - e.g. methods for handling big data. Manage contractors and/or CROs as needed.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Statistics or Applied Mathematics/Statistics
  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role
  • Experience in pre-clinical statistical setting involving development, validation and analysis of biological assays/biomarkers, experimental design and analysis, and general statistical consulting preferable.
  • Solid understanding of statistical principles and methods applicable to the pre-clinical research setting, e.g. experimental design and analysis, random sampling, validation and optimisation.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written in English) bridging scientific and business needs
  • Ability to build partnerships and collaborative environment
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Strategic thinker with excellent problem solving and decision-making skills

To Apply:

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