Senior Statistician
Location:
Edinburgh
Salary:
Competitive Salary, Great Benefits
Type:
Permanent
Consultant:
Michael Glaze-Santonen
Email:
Senior Statistician

Company Overview

My client is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway.
They are an esteemed, growing and successful business with state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.
The Role

Due continued growth and success a position has arisen for a Senior Statistician to join the Data Sciences department. You will be involved in the challenging environment of early phase clinical studies and play a key role in the expansion and continuous development of our statistical services.
The Data Sciences team provides and expert service in the data management, pharmacokinetics, analysis and reporting of early Phase clinical studies (both healthy volunteer and patient).
The role is based in Edinburgh. However, there is an office in Nottingham and you can also expect a fair degree of working from home.
Main tasks and responsibilities include:

o Statistical input into study design
o Generation of study randomisations
o Production of Reporting and Analysis Plans
o Performing statistical analyses using SAS
o Interpreting statistical results
o Review/input into key study documents e.g., clinical protocols, Data Management Plans, clinical study reports, etc.
o Early Phase studies present particular statistical challenges due to their complexity (often with multiple study parts), interim analyses, protocol changes and the urgent requirement from sponsors for their key results; you will be expected to be flexible and creative in your statistical skills.
o (Senior candidates will also take on a Lead study role for Statistical tasks and become involved in staff training/mentoring and hold study/programme design discussions including sponsor contact).

A well-established career pathway will allow you to expand your statistical role over time, and progress to more senior roles and tasks. Training will be provided to help your further your statistical skills and achieve a Lead role for statistical tasks within Data Sciences projects teams. In time, you’ll become be a primary statistical point of contact with clients, regulators and clinical staff.
Experience / Knowledge Sought;

The successful candidate will have a degree with a large statistical content (and ideally an MSc), a minimum of 18 months statistical experience in the CRO or pharmaceutical industry, with hands on SAS programming experience. Working knowledge of early phase statistical methodology and CDISC standards (such as ADaM and to a lesser extent, SDTM) would be an advantage.
Other skills and experience required:

o Good organisational and presentation skills
o Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining quality standards
o Attention to detail and the ability to multitask
o Effective oral and written communication skills

Company Benefits:

You will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career path, generous annual leave allowance and day-to-day job satisfaction working in a team of talented statisticians in a fun, friendly environment.

Please select your CV

If you feel that you have the required experience for the position we would love to hear from you. Please send us a copy of your CV and we will be sure to consider you. If you would like to speak to us directly then please call on 0161 236 8200.