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Director, Biostatistics ~ Biopharma

Company: RBW Consulting
Location: Philadelphia, PA (relocation support offered)
Reference: DWC-DIR-PHIL
Closing Date: 14 Apr 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: $On application – Strong + Stock Options

Job Summary:

Therapy Area Head position with a mid-sized global Biopharma.


An international Biopharmaceutical company with an expanding commercial product portfolio and robust pipeline of promising product candidates, looks to further grow its statistics group with the addition of a new Director, Biostatistics to its team based in Philadelphia, to head up a therapy area.


The Director, Biostatistics will lead clinical development projects from both a biostatistics as well as personnel standpoint. They will develop and implement statistical programme level strategy, design, analysis and reporting for clinical trials, across all Phases of development. On the portions of work that is outsourced, the Director, Biostatistics will manage 3rd party vendors, to ensure efficient delivery of accurate analysis results.


Non-exhaustive role outline

  • Work with division head, peers and subordinates to develop and maintain department SOPs and better working practices
  • Represent the company at regulatory agency meetings
  • Lead departmental improvement efforts
  • Present results / programme progress to internal and external stakeholders
  • Show a willingness to conduct independent research to address issues with statistical methodology
  • Recruit, manage, develop and lead internal statistical resource to achieve divisional and company objectives



  • PhD in related discipline
  • An absolute minimum of 8 years industry experience
  • 3 years of a supervisory/management experience
  • Experience managing global, cross-functional projects
  • Demonstrable experience representing statistics in regulatory authority interactions


I manage a range of other permanent and freelance positions for a broad portfolio of clients (Biotech, CRO and Pharma). If the above role isn’t for you but you’d nevertheless like to discuss your options in the market, I’d welcome a confidential discussion by phone or email. Contact Daniel Cheetham at (617) 982 1238.


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Contact Information:

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Tel:  (617) 982 1238
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