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Principal Statistician (Oncology)


Posted: 19 hours ago



PHASTAR is a multiple award-winning, top 10, data focused CRO specialising in providing statistics, programming, data management and data science. With offices across the UK, US, Germany, Kenya, Australia and Japan, PHASTAR is a global CRO that is continuing to grow. In 2019, PHASTAR won the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise, following our impressive growth from a one-person operation to a global CRO within a decade.

Our unique approach to data analysis, "The PHASTAR Discipline", has led us to build a reputation for outstanding quality. With this as our core focus, we're looking for talented individuals who share our passion for quality and statistical expertise to join our team.


As a Principal Statistician, you will hold a combined project leadership, line management (if desired) and hands-on technical statistics role. Working across a range of phases and therapeutic areas, you will lead assigned studies, ensuring they are delivered to optimal quality, on time and on budget.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead a team of statisticians and programmers to manipulate, summarise and analyse clinical trial data using a variety of statistical methods

Project manage assigned studies including allocating staff, predicting and planning resources

Prepare and review study documentation including protocols and statistical analysis plans

Advise, mentor and teach internal and external statisticians with regards to statistical and data analysis methods

Function as a study expert across multiple studies, helping to clarify details on analysis methods for the internal PHASTAR team

Ensure the team meets the highest quality standards and follows the principles detailed in PHASTAR's internal procedures

Maintain a positive and engaging client relationship with regards to statistical issues

Mentor, train and develop direct reports


PhD or MSc in Biostatistics or related discipline

Experience working within a clinical trials environment (CRO, pharma or academic)

Previous experience performing statistical analysis using SAS

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to communicate with a broad range of people across different functions


This is a unique opportunity to join a company where hard work and fun coincide! We offer structured training and development plans, the opportunity to continue your own research, a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and flexible working arrangements, all within a relaxed and friendly working environment where fun is encouraged, and renowned social events are organised throughout the year.

Please note that this role can be carried out remotely and the successful candidate can be based anywhere in the UK.

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Tue, 26 Apr 2022 06:49:00 EST
Not Specified, United Kingdom