Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Posting date: 12 Aug 2019

A leading global contract research organisation is seeking to recruit a Statistician. The company provides comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory, and lifecycle management services, working with partners across pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic, and government organizations. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company that has offices in 48 countries and more than 20,000 professionals worldwide, with a commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide sample size calculations and review protocols for completeness, appropriateness of clinical design, and sound statistical analysis. Also contribute to writing appropriate protocol sections.
  • Provide randomization schemes and appropriate documentation.
  • Provide specifications for analysis database, oversee its development, and assure completeness for use in all programming.
  • Coordinate with programmers and data management personnel as to database maintenance, updating, and documentation.
  • Write / review analysis plans and guide others on the team in its implementation. Define appropriate methods and procedures for statistical analysis.
  • Develop or supervise creation of table and listing specifications. Ensure that proper validation for statistical tables and listings is being implemented.
  • Perform statistical analysis for key efficacy endpoints.
  • Prepare reports, manuscripts, and other documents.
  • Contribute statistical methods section for Integrated Clinical and Statistical Report, Integrated Summaries of Safety, Integrated Summaries of Efficacy, and other documents.
  • Interact with the sponsor on all aspects of the project and present to sponsor and regulatory agencies as needed.
  • Understand project budget as it relates to project workscope
  • Lead a project team. This involves conducting team meetings, maintaining project timelines, assessing resource needs, providing resources, and budget preparation. Ensure that SOPs are being followed and that appropriate project documentation is ongoing.

Skills and Requirements:

  • MS/MA degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field.
  • Min 4-5 years of working experience in Biostatistics, ideally gained in a CRO.
  • Strong leadership experience ideally gained in large scale statistical projects.
  • Experience communicating and presenting to clients on a regular basis.
  • Strong SAS programming skills and understanding of database structures.
  • Strong knowledge of statistical principles and strong statistical skills.
  • Proven performance of required tasks, as evidenced in outstanding performance in current tasks and/or documented record of accomplishments.
  • Evidence of strong management skills, as shown through management of multiple projects and/or staff members.
  • 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 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.