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Senior Biostatistician - New

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: TD9611
Closing Date: 18 May 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

On behalf of my client, a multinational CRO based in Dublin, we are accepting applications for the role of Senior Biostatistician.


On behalf of my client, a multinational CRO based in Dublin, we are accepting applications for the role of Senior Biostatistician.

The Role and Responsibilities:
As senior biostatistician, you will work with the Director of Biostatistics to manage the relevant statistical activities of clinical trials. Your responsibilities will include to:

•    Manage, provide direction and support an international team of biostatisticians and programmers.
•    Support and approve the drafting of the statistical sections of study protocols – including study design and sample size calculations – statistical analysis plans, programming of data files and outputs, reporting.
•    Provide input in drafting proposals, developing schedules, distributing the workload to the team and project managing.
•    Coordinate and be responsible for the submission of deliverables to clients from multiple studies.
•    Explain and defend the biostatistical output generated by the team at meetings with other internal teams and with clients as required. 
•    Train and mentor junior members of the team and subsequently perform quality assurance checks on their work.
•    Develop and implement a QC/QA process for the biostatistical deliverables/tasks/outputs as necessary, to ensure that the department meets the quality requirements of its clients with respect to the biostatistical work, company policies and procedures and other external standards.
•    Support the Director of Biostatistics in Business Development. 

Skills, Abilities and Experience required: 
•    A PhD in biostatistics or statistics or equivalent. A Master’s degree with strong methodological expertise will also be considered.
•    At least 3-4 years of experience in managing, analysing, and reporting the statistical outputs of clinical trials.
•    At least 2 years of experience in managing a team of biostatisticians and/or programmers in the pharmaceutical industry or a Clinical Research Organization.
•    Strong knowledge of GCP and ICH guidelines and CDASH/CDISC data standards. 
•    Exceptional communication (written and verbal) skills and proven ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical staff/clients.
•    Strong management and organizational skills to reflect experience with staff management, the organization of complex projects and the implementation of project management software packages.
•    Knowledge of the English language as mother-tongue, both verbally and written.
•    Proven ability to exercise a refined level of attention to details to monitor and improve the quality of the worked carried out.
•    Proficient in a variety of software packages including R and SAS.


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Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

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Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
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