Principal Biostatistician

Recruiter
Warman O`Brien
Location
Slough
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Principal Biostatistician

Our client is looking for a Principal Biostatistician (office based, with the possibility to be home based 3 days per week) to join their experienced and expanding team. They are a leading, global pharmaceutical with an exciting pipeline across a number of therapeutic areas including immunology and neurology.

The role is a Lead Biostatistician role responsible for one or more individual clinical studies within a clinical program or across multiple clinical programs. You will be required to provide statistical input to clinical studies, including input into the study design through statistical analysis and reporting.

Location:

Office based with the option of being home-based 3 days per week.

They offer:


Competitive salary
Flexible working options
Very competitive benefits package
Excellent career development opportunities


Role Responsibilities:


Acts as the lead biostatistician for one or more clinical studies within a clinical program or across multiple clinical programs.
Works very closely with the other biostatisticians and the program-level biostatistician and the lead biostatistician at the assigned CRO or other vendor.
Participates in the protocol summary development. Gives input into the study design, efficacy and safety parameters and the planned statistical analyses .
Authors the Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) or reviews and approves the SAP if prepared by an external partner biostatistician.
Coordinates with other internal or external biostatisticians and statistical programmers to prepare the statistical analyses. Communicates and coordinates all statistical activities with external partner biostatisticians.
Reviews the clinical study report and provides input on interpretation of results by attending the Results Interpretation Meeting (RIM).


Person Specification:


Excellent understanding of SAS computing package.
Able to manage multiple tasks and projects.
Advanced statistical analysis skills.
Good clinical studies design and analysis experience.
Demonstrated experience in leading and participating in collaborative work teams at local and global levels, preferably including CROs.

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