Statistics Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics
  3. United Kingdom
London, England
Posting date: 12 Mar 2021

A well-established CRO is in search of a Statistics Manager in London. This role serves three key roles within the business: a technical role, a supervisory role and a business role, within these roles you will be expected to carry out line management and/or project management functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide consultancy support for existing and / or new clients.
  • Perform technical review and provide input into clinical trial documents including protocols, CRFs, CSRs.
  • Author and review study SAP, TFL shells and dataset specifications.
  • Support study and/or compound level activities advising on study design and statistical issues across phases and therapeutic areas.
  • Author, validate and document SAS programs for datasets, TFLs and macros, applying good programming practice.
  • Line management of statisticians, programmers and other technical staff. Accountable for overall performance of direct reports.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of staff to achieve "excellence". Direct employee career development and ensure line reports receive appropriate training to perform their day-to-day jobs.
  • Interview and effectively on-board and integrate new staff members.
  • Responsible for project related governance.
  • Proactive management of resource, scope change and risks.
  • Input into internal process improvement initiative and promote process improvement across the business.
  • Provide technical input into proposals and budgets and support bid defence meetings, where applicable.
  • Provide technical content for marketing materials.
  • Develop and provide internal technical training where appropriate.
  • Represent discipline and support junior members of staff at external events.
  • Present on technical subject internally, externally and at client meetings.

Skills and Requirements

  • MSc or PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics (or equivalent).
  • At least 10 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal/teamwork skills for effective interactions.
  • Self-management skills with a focus on results for timely and accurate completion of competing deliverables.
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and attention to detail.
  • Leadership experience (people and/or projects).
  • Ability to make informed and appropriate decisions.

To Apply

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