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Lead Quantitative Methodology Statistician | Pharma

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Clinical trials have recently come to the forefront of general awareness, however few understand the complexities of designing, executing, and analysing the results. In a rapidly evolving industry, traditional clinical trial processes are being ripped up, with new, better, faster, more efficient methodologies to get insight quicker with a lower cost is central to every trial sponsor in the sector. Knowledge and experience of using new quantitative methods within clinical trials is now of paramount importance, and key to bringing life changing new treatments to market in the future.

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Clinical trials have recently come to the forefront of general awareness, however few understand the complexities of designing, executing, and analysing the results. In a rapidly evolving industry, traditional clinical trial processes are being ripped up, with new, better, faster, more efficient methodologies to get insight quicker with a lower cost is central to every trial sponsor in the sector. Knowledge and experience of using new quantitative methods within clinical trials is now of paramount importance, and key to bringing life changing new treatments to market in the future.

An opportunity has arisen with a global European Pharmaceutical company for a talented Statistician to play a highly impactful role in advising and supporting other Study and Project Statisticians to utilise the latest approaches in the trials they are overseeing. This is a brand-new role working cross therapeutically, to offer Bayesian expertise, and support hands on analysis of data. In this role, you will use your experience working as a Statistician within the Pharmaceutical sector and knowledge of a range of statistical methodologies including predominantly Bayesian Methodologies, to impact how trials are designed, how they are analysed, acting as an internal consultant to peer Statisticians at all levels in the organisation.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to use your knowledge to advance life changing therapies. You will use your strong communication skills to grow your presence within the business, so to be recognised as a high-profile expert in the organisation. To do this, you naturally will have strong Statistics and various methodological experiences, in particular Bayesian methodology at your core, and also, you will be an ambitious Statistician who is passionate about having an impact in all you do.

Other core areas of focus include;

  • Contributing to the development and evolution of software tools to facilitate the use of Bayesian statistics
  • Responding to inquiries from internal or external partners
  • Keeping abreast of methodological and regulatory issues and advices on implementation of these in the respective teams
  • Influencing decision making processes and supports quantitative decision-making during drug development and/or life-cycle management
  • The development and implementation of innovative Bayesian statistical methodology for the respective field of responsibility, if appropriate in cooperation with academic experts
  • Direct contribution to the development of new drugs, the approval of new drugs by health and reimbursement authorities, and the life-cycle management of marketed drugs within your remit
  • Facilitate risk management decisions within the company through the development and implementation of innovative statistical methodology

Essential Experience
To be considered for this role, our client is looking for candidates that are able to demonstrate the following experience and track record;

  • PhD or MS in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics or related fields
  • Significant experience as statistician or equivalent including time spent in the Pharma, Biotech, or similar sector
  • Thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry including understanding of clinical drug development process and/or life-cycle management and associated documents and regulations
  • Experience in multiple fields relevant for his/her statistics sub-function – in particular in application of Bayesian Statistics
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Good knowledge of statistical programming languages (including R and/or SAS) and Bayesian software (including BUGS, JAGS and/or Stan)
  • Fluency in English

Our client is offering a generous package, competitive salary, and a genuine opportunity for someone to grow with the business. If you are passionate about technology and making a real difference, this is the right role for you. Contact David Jolley today on +44(0) 2393 877 358, or +44(0) 7738 586 627, or email djolley@compassltd.co.uk

Compass Associates Ltd trading as Compass Life Sciences, are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful recommendation.

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