Senior Statistician

£0.00 - £48000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. United Kingdom
London, England
Posting date: 27 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A specialist contract research organisation (CRO) are looking to hire multiple Senior Statisticians to work out of their UK offices. The organisation provides high quality analysis and consultancy of Phase I-IV clinical trials across a variety of therapeutic areas for the pharmaceutical industry. This position offers the exciting opportunity to work with a leading establishment and provider of real expertise in the biometrics field. You would be joining a team that is looking to invest in long term careers, focusing on quality of service, with up to date, relevant industry training.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform technical and consistency review of clinical trial documents including protocols, SAPs, CRFs, and CSRs.
  • Author simple and complex study SAP and TFL shells.
  • Author and review simple and complex dataset standards.
  • Perform data checks and data exploration (e.g. using frequencies, histograms).
  • Identify data and standards issues and resolve or escalate as appropriate.
  • Program, QC routine, and ad hoc datasets and TFLs (in SAS) following specifications, applying good programming practice.
  • Apply complex statistical techniques (e.g. mixed effects, non-linear modelling, Bayesian, and advanced survival), model checking, and interpretation.
  • Review literature and extract and collate relevant information and data from external papers as needed.
  • Identify and implement appropriate sample size method using software or simulations.
  • Support study team in providing study design options.
  • Review project management related documents.
  • Maintain study master file documents and any other documents that are required to be audit ready.
  • Communicate rationale and mechanics of study designs & analysis methods.
  • Lead internal and client study team meetings effectively.
  • Present study updates internally and at client meetings.
  • Share scientific, technical, and practical knowledge within the team and with colleagues.
  • Perform work in full compliance with applicable internal and client policies, procedures, processes, and training.
  • Build effective collaborative working relationships with internal and client team members.
  • Seek opportunities to develop innovative ideas, sharing when appropriate.
  • Line manage or mentor more junior team members.
  • Contribute to the development of internal training materials.
  • Contribute to internal process improvement initiatives.

Skills and Requirements:

  • MSc or PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics (or equivalent).
  • At least 3 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Understanding of clinical drug development process, relevant disease areas, endpoints, and different study designs.
  • Awareness of industry and project standards & ICH guidelines.
  • Proficiency in data handling using SAS or other statistical software (e.g. R).
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical Staffing 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.