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Biostatistics Therapy Area Head ~ Pharma

Company: RBW Consulting
Location: Cambridge, MA (relocation support offered)
Reference: DWC-SDIR-CAM
Closing Date: 14 Apr 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits: $On application – Strong + Stock Options

Job Summary:

Therapy Area Head opening with a global Pharmaceutical company


An international Pharmaceutical 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 Biostatistics Therapy Area Head to its team based in Cambridge.


The Biostatistics Therapy Area Head 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 Biostatistics Therapy Area Head 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 (MSc considered wit supplementary industry experience)
  • An absolute minimum of 10 years industry experience
  • Extensive experience 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:

Address:  US Team
210 Broadway #201, Cambridge, Massachusetts,
Tel:  (617) 982 1238
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