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Research Principal, Statistics


Posted: 18 hours ago


At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.

* JOB SUMMARY: *A scientific/strategic contributor with broad expertise in statistical methods and/or unique knowledge in relevant biostatistical methods for pharmaceutical research, and an ability to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways. Typically manages multiple projects within a client or within a specialized area across several clients. Acts as the project's statistical lead and a primary point of contact for clients, developing mutually beneficial partnerships and taking ownership for the needs of the client.

***Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom.*


* Advise clients on suitable analysis methods to address their challenges and develop analysis proposals
* Develop protocols and statistical analysis plans to operationalize analysis proposals
* Responsibility for business development and/or project execution, including maintaining client relationships
* Provide critical feedback to team members on statistical methods, including secondary review of analysis proposals, protocols and statistical analysis plans
* Learn new statistical analysis methods and tools to meet project needs
* Keep abreast with regulatory, reimbursement and other industry requirements and guidelines (with an emphasis on statistical methods), including via active participation in scientific conferences and symposia.
* Build and maintain successful long-term relationships with clients. Maintain existing network of client relationships.
* Routinely identifies opportunities for follow on work.
* Manage project team to ensure specified deliverables are developed and undergo appropriate review and sign off.

* Responsible for the successful integration of the team on projects, quality of deliverables and the project team's efficiency.
* Identify and communicate recruitment needs. Lead or participate in hiring and training consultants as requested.
* Ensure company and business unit policies, standards, and procedures are met.

* Education: * Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or Biostatistics. PhD highly desirable.

* Experience: * 6-7 years of experience in clinical trials, health research or a statistical consulting environment.

* Skills: *

* Track record of designing and implementing statistical analyses.
* Track record of overseeing statistical analysis projects and mentoring/guiding statisticians.
* Strong ability to develop new statistical solutions for complex client analytics problems.
* Strong statistical programming skills in R
* Comfortable presenting and interfacing with senior executives within the clients. Strong technical-writing, oral communication and presentation skills, excellent use of the English language.
* Curious, collaborative, entrepreneurial and self-motivated, without the need for significant infrastructure and support, and with an understanding of the dynamics of high-growth companies; the ability to work effectively in a demanding, challenging, rapidly changing environment.
* Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to gain respect of and influence management team, board members, the customer and prospect communities, and personnel at all levels.
* Experience, vision, creativity, scope, integrity, leadership skills, prestige and intellect to enhance the existing organization and constructively contribute to the strategic direction of Cytel.
* Understanding of the biopharmaceutical R&D process is an asset.
* Experience with causal inference methods for real-world clinical data is an asset.
* Experience with clinical trial methods is an asset.

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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Tue, 10 May 2022 19:00:00 EST
Not Specified, United Kingdom