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Company: Barrington James Europe
Reference: BiometVP
Closing Date: 18 Nov 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

I am seeking an energetic, passionate and driven, drug-development leader who is enthusiastic about advancing new treatments for patients with high unmet need to help build a world-class biometrics function. The VP, Biometrics, will be responsible for providing expertise and overseeing biostatistics, data management, and programming activities in support of all clinical development programs.


Summary of all Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and oversight to build a highly effective biostatistics, programming, and data management team
  • Strategically partner with Clinical Development, Regulatory, and Clinical Operations Expertise areas to provide drug development leadership on the design and execution of robust clinical development plans for a portfolio of novel therapeutics.
  • Identify and provide solutions to statistical issues and data analysis related to overall clinical trials & regulatory submissions
  • Effectively communicate and discuss complex statistical & drug development issues with R&D and Senior Leadership Team, and other Key Leaders, and influence portfolio decision-making strategy
  • Ensure scientific and strategic integrity of all biostatistics deliverables
  • Support analysis and assembly of data for a variety of regulatory activities, including the preparation of IND and NDA filings.
  • Accountable for global data standards
  • Lead and manage all internal biometrics activities (timelines, resources planning, and deliverables related to clinical development projects)


Leadership Skills:

Experience building effective teams; can integrate and manage conflict; capable of recognizing when team interventions are required to enhance team effectiveness and utilizing a variety of management and influencing techniques to ensure delivery of the program.

Effective at attracting and developing talent to build a highly effective statistical function
Rapid and agile decision-maker who can lead the team in soliciting and analyzing multiple points of view. Can exert good judgment regarding when to elevate issues above the team level.

  • Knows how to influence and lead in a matrix, leveraging the contributions of colleagues with diverse functional expertise.
  • Possesses effective communication skills; is an active listener and fosters a team climate of open and honest communication.
  • Motivates others by creating a climate in which team members strive to do their best; invites input from others and shares ownership for team success.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational/presentation skills
  • Fosters trust through strong partnership and collaboration with all team/sub-team members and leaders/stakeholders.

Excellent interpersonal skills with particular emphasis on communication, influencing, & relationship building.

Qualifications & Experiences:

Ph.D. in Biostatistics or Statistics with 15+ years biotechnology/pharmaceutical biostatistics experience
Experience managing teams of Biostatisticians, Data Manager, and SAS Programmers
Ability to partner and provide strategic depth in drug development area
Experience across all areas of development, from FIH through filing and post-marketing, ideally across a variety of therapeutic areas


Send your application and CV in English with reference BJMunichBIO to :aibrahim(at) before October 23, 2016. Job interviews will be called for on an ongoing basis.

 For additional information on the position, please contact: "Abz Ibrahim" on +44 (0) 1293 776644 or



Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Rowan House Smallfield Road Horley Surrey
Tel:  01293 776644
Fax:  01293 822333

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