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Principal Statistician – Pharmaceuticals

Reading
70,000
Permanent
Data & Bioinformatics

Compass Life Sciences are delighted to have partnered with a major global Pharmaceutical company to support their search for a Senior Statistician, to join their rapidly growing Ophthalmology, Anti-Infectives and Woman’s Health business area. They are looking to grow the UK presence and identify a leader to oversee the UK group.

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Principal Statistician – Pharmaceuticals
Reading
£80-90,000 Dependant on level and Experience
Plus, bonus, car allowance and great benefits

Compass Life Sciences are delighted to have partnered with a major global Pharmaceutical company to support their search for a Senior Statistician, to join their rapidly growing Ophthalmology, Anti-Infectives and Woman's Health business area. They are looking to grow the UK presence and identify a leader to oversee the UK group.

The Role
Our client is looking for a highly experienced Project Statistician who can bring best in class statistical methodologies and a pragmatic leadership approach to the team. In this role you will take the statistical lead for, depending on experience, an indication, a compound, or Therapeutic Area, whilst leading a virtual cross-functional team. You will drive the development and evolution of project, therapeutic area, and global standards while providing expert statistical and methodological consultation on special statistical methodology, or on complex statistical, scientific and regulatory issues.

As the Principal Statistician, you will represent the function with respect to statistical aspects of clinical development programmes and products to internal and external stakeholders. These include regulatory agencies, collaborators/business partners, KOLs etc. and keep abreast or regulatory and methodological issues while anticipating new needs in your associated area to enable the continued development of innovative solutions.

You will need to influence decision making processes during drug development and/or life-cycle management by using appropriate statistical methodologies (such as simulations, meta-analyses, or modelling approaches). In addition to this, you will drive the development and implementation of innovative statistical methodology, whilst coordinating work with academic output on themes related to the field of study.

Requirements:

  • MSc or PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Maths or similar field
  • Ideally you will have experience equivalent to at least 10 years' experience working in the sector, specifically with significant time spent in the pharma, biotech, or a similar industry.
  • Experience leading teams of statisticians and/or representatives from other functions
  • High level of expertise in multiple fields relevant for the statistics function
  • Proven track record demonstrating excellent interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with internal and external visibility.
  • Excellent knowledge of SAS and R

In Return

  • In exchange for this exciting opportunity our client is offering a competitive salary along with:
  • Car allowance- circa £8000
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Health care
  • Pension
  • Share scheme
  • Life insurance

If this is the job for you and you would like to be considered for this opportunity then get in touch, contact David Jolley directly on +44 (0)2393 877 358 or +44 (0)7738 58 66 27. Alternatively email an updated CV to [email protected].

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