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Expert Statistician - 6 month contract

Company: Key People Limited
Location: Switzerland
Reference: BBBH22760
Closing Date: 21 Nov 17
Type: Contract
Salary (£): 100,000+

Job Summary:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an expert Statistician to join a large Pharmaceutical company based in Basel on a 6 month contract basis. This is a full time office based contract, paying excellent rates!


Responsibilities and Tasks:

• Statistical leader for one or more Therapeutic Areas.
• Ensure that the clinical development programs (or parts assigned) meets scientific, regulatory, quality, and commercialization requirements, thorough interactions with the Life Cycle Team and the Clinical Project Team.
• Manage functionally a group of statisticians and programmers at various levels with respect to deliverables, processes, and professional development, and mentor staff as required.
• Plan and track project level activities, including resources.
• Present Biostatistics in Clinical Development’s standardization efforts.
• Provide support towards Business Development as applicable.
• Work efficiently in a matrix-managed environment
• Review and anticipate resource requirements for existing projects
• Provide Resource Plans and timelines for deliverables for assigned projects
• Be accountable for quality and timeliness of various deliverables and milestones under her/his responsibility
• Take ownership of statistical and scientific robustness either directly as a trial statistician, project statistician, or in a supervisory role
• Support the enhancement of best statistical practices.
• Supervise the writing of the statistical section of the protocol, SAP, and CSRs
• Present statistical aspects in internal and external meetings
• Lead or supports continuous improvement, acceleration and quality of working procedures and outputs in the area of statistics.
• Interacts with regulatory authorities on statistical issues on assigned projects/TAs
• Mentor/coach statisticians, statistical programmers, and trainees
• Provide statistical education to other functions
• Maintain I develop a high standard of statistical methodology

Experience and Skills:

• At least 10 years of experience in Clinical Trials.
• At least five years as Senior Statistician, (i.e., above Statistician level) in Clinical Development in
• the Pharmaceutical Industry, or Clinical Research Organizations.
• Experience gained in the tasks of Project Statistician (about 2 to 4 years)
• Sound experience in different phases of clinical drug development.
• Good project management skills.
• Very good communication and presentation skills.
• Good working knowledge and understanding of SAS and of software for sample size estimations.
• Familiarity with all aspects of study design
• Ability to give effective guidance to Trial Statisticians and Statistical Programmers.
• Good team player.
• Good business ethics
• Good leadership skills


• PhD in Statistics or related discipline, or Master Degree in Statistics, or Bachelor in Applied
• Statistics, or equivalent qualification.
• In-depth knowledge in Statistics, and its applications to clinical trials in at least two TA.
• Excellent knowledge of international clinical research regulations and requirements.

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