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Principal Statistical Scientist

Not Specified, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 23 hours ago


*Principal Statistical Scientist - EMEA *
We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD - thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

Our Biostatistics & Programming department are passionate about being data and technically agile, and driving enhanced value for our clients and patients. Determined to improve patient health, we help PPD provide industry-leading statistical, programming and clinical pharmacology contributions through global delivery, consistent quality adherence and scientific insight.

We currently have an opportunity for an expert Lead Biostatistician to join our Statistical Science team within Biostats and Programming as a Principal Statisitcal Scientist. As a Prin Stat Scientist you will perform a statistical consulting role both internally and externally. Responsibilities include:

* Serves as the lead statistician on broad-based projects or complex, multiple protocol programs as required.
* Serves as the project manager for Biostatistics contracts -both stand alone and cross divisional.
* Serves as the scientific and therapeutic area thought leader for study design and statistical analysis issues.
* Provides scientific strategy consultation to clients for drug or device development planning.
* Provides statistical input into corporate initiatives.
* Maintains expertise in state-of-the-art data manipulations and statistical analyses.
* Represents the department to clients on complex study scientific and design considerations, directly contributing to complex study proposals and bids, representing the department at bid defenses.


*To be considered for the role, you should have the following Education, Skills and Experience:*

* Master's degree in statistics, biostatistics, or equivalent field with appropriate statistical coursework and at least 5 years of clinic al trial experience as a statistician;
* PH.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or equivalent field with appropriate statistical coursework and at least 3 years of clinical trial experience as a statistician;

* Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: *

* Demonstrated initiative and motivation.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others in a multi-disciplinary setting.
* Strong knowledge of SAS and clinical biostatistics.
* Demonstrated knowledge of the drug development process.
* Conversant knowledge of FDA and other Regulatory guidances and regulations.
* Demonstrated ability to manage change and uncertainty to optimize positive outcomes.
* Must be able to multi task and pay close attention to detail.
* Proven performance in leading complex projects.
* Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities.
* Strong theoretical background and applied statistical knowledge.
* Ability to mentor statisticians with regard to scientific principles, statistical methodology, and/or knowledge of a specific therapeutic area..
* Ability to communicate complex statistical concepts in a multi-disciplinary setting.
* Demonstrated knowledge in one or more therapeutic areas.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.


Job Details

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 19:00:00 EST
Not Specified, United Kingdom