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Principle Statistician

Central London   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


Principle Statistician

An opportunity has arisen for a Statistician Director to join a multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company.

The Principal Statistician has sufficient experience working as a statistician in the pharmaceutical industry to independently perform and lead statistical work within a project, an indication within a more complex project or be recognised as a methodology expert. This individual is able to lead and direct Biometrics work either in house or partnering with CROs to ensure delivery to quality and time.

Location: Remote

Pay rate: 80 per hour LTD company

Duration: 12 months

Role Summary:

Leading the delivery and oversight on a multiple studies/indication within a project, potentially as a Global Project Statistician for a standard drug project

Contributing to statistical methodological advances

Lead the statistical thinking and contributions to the delivery of studies, development plans, regulatory strategy, health technology assessment and/or commercial activities

Direct project work, including statistical staff and/or CRO partners, to ensure delivery to quality and time

Develop design options and provide high quality decision support to enable the business to make informed decisions about a study or project

Quantify the benefit, risk, value and uncertainty of the emerging asset/product profile

Investigate and apply novel statistical approaches, for relevant statistical issues and/or regulatory guidance and/or value demonstration, including modelling and simulation

Mentor/coach and support the education and training of statistics staff

Ability to consult across project teams within area of expertise

Application of expert skills to investigate, apply novel statistical approaches, for relevant statistical issues and/or regulatory guidance and/or value demonstration, including modelling and simulation

Produce pragmatic solutions, often within a tight time scale where the emphasis will be to deliver first, then refine and develop solutions thereafter

Contribute to/or lead the development of a process improvement and/or capability area within the department

Establish and improve standards and best practice, apply novel statistical approaches to increase effectiveness and efficiency

Interact with external scientists and represent the companies Biometrics externally via publications and presentations on novel statistical approaches and best practice

Mentor/coach and support the education and training of statistics staff in the technical arena

Experience/ Qualifications Required:

MSc/PhD in Statistics, Mathematics (containing a substantial statistical component), or recognised equivalent to stats MSc

Strong knowledge of programming in R and/or SAS

Strong experience with strategic input / project support; study design, oversite of studies, overseeing study statisticians

Previous Oncology experience is essential early stage would be advantageous

Knowledge of the technical and regulatory requirements related to the role

Experience of independent research

Delivering innovative statistical solutions in an applied environment

Please apply by sending your CVs to luke.sandilands@cpl.com

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Contact: Luke Sandilands
  • Reference: JO-2110-477890
  • Posted: 8th October 2021
  • Expires: 5th November 2021

Cpl Life Sciences

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