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Principal Statistician

£55,000 - £75,000 , Permanent

Posted: 21 hours ago


Principal Statistician

Have you got experience in the application of statistics in the pharmaceutical, healthcare or life science sectors? Do you want to be at the forefront of statistical innovations, leading the way on clinical trial design and analysis? Are you looking for an opportunity that offers you a flexible work solution and one that will take your career to the next level of responsibility? Would you like to join a dynamic, growing firm where you can really make an impact, not just on the company but to accelerate drug development and ultimately benefit patients?

We are looking for a passionate and motivated statistician to work within our services team to deliver high quality, innovative, analytical services within a clinical setting as our platform moves into the next phase.

On offer is a generous and competitive salary (dependant on experience) with extensive benefits including great holiday entitlement (37 days), pension scheme and private health insurance. The fantastic opportunity offers professional development both through formal training and through exposure to a variety of challenges. This role can be worked fully remotely with regular meetings conducted over video.

Key responsibilities of the Principal Statistician:

Creates, reviews, and provides guidance on statistical documents such as study protocol, Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) and Statistical Analysis Reports (SARs) and supports colleagues in these activities.
Performs analyses independently, often responsible for the delivery of projects to clients, including oversight of team.
Advises others by recommending the most appropriate techniques/study design for projects.
Some experience in and understanding regulatory processes for clinical development.
Creates internal and external resources such as documentation, research papers, conference posters to share knowledge and experience.
Responsible for the delivery of smaller projects to clients, including oversight of technical deliverables from the team.
Delivers results to an agreed timeline with optimal quality.
Builds and maintains relationships with different stakeholder groups, communicating effectively both spoken and in writing.
Essential skillset for the Principal Statistician

Degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, pharmacology or with a strong statistical component
Typically would have a minimum of 5 years' relevant experience in the application of statistics on clinical trials (pharma, CRO, academic)
Ability to communicate clearly in both written and spoken English
Experience in SAS statistical software package
Experience in study design and protocol contribution
Proven track record in influencing clinical trial development through the application of statistical thinking (pharma, CRO, academic)
Desirable skillset:

Higher degree in statistics or similar scientific discipline
Experience in statistical software package R
Experience of modelling and simulation techniques to explore complex study designs
Experience of early-phase drug development processes including innovative/adaptive study design
Experience providing recommendations for innovative analysis options to address strategic objectives in discussion with customers
Experience in delivering customer projects to high quality standards

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Belfast, United Kingdom
£55,000 - £75,000