Senior Statisician

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. Italy
Milan (province), Italy
Posting date: 27 Mar 2020

A leading Contract Research Organisation is currently recruiting a Senior Statistician to join their team across Europe. This is an exciting opportunity to bring expertise and skills to an established and in-demand company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading all biostatistics activities related to clinical trials as responsible project statistician
  • Communication line for project teams, clients and vendors on statistical questions
  • Development and review of statistical sections of protocols, including sample size calculations
  • Development and documentation of analysis database structures (i.e. SAS analysis data set structures)
  • Participation in bid defense meetings and kick-off meetings
  • Communication line for vendors and customers on statistical questions
  • Development of SAS program requirements and specifications
  • SAS programming and program validation
  • Performing statistical analysis and reporting results
  • Conduct of project-specific training of statisticians and SAS programmers
  • Coaching and training of statisticians (non-project-related)
  • Preparation of the answers to the internal/external audits findings/recommendations, and follow-up on and resolution of audit findings
  • Participation in the development of guidelines, procedures and other Quality Systems Documents (QSDs) pertinent to activities of the Biostatistics department

Skills and Requirement:

  • MSc in Statistics or equivalent
  • Strong industry experience in clinical research, biostatistics and SAS programming
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of the statistical principles, concepts, methods, and standards used in clinical research
  • Strong knowledge of relevant regulations and guidelines (e.g. FDA, EMA, ICH)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of SAS software
  • Knowledge of CDISC SDTM IG 3.1.3 or later and nQuery Advisor software is a plus

To Apply:

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