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Principal Biostatistician

Company: Compass Associates Ltd
Location: Cambridge
Reference: DJ/HQ00021967
Closing Date: 25 Oct 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): 60,000 - 80,000
Benefits: Bonus, Health, Pension

Job Summary:

An opportunity for an experience biostatistician to join a global leading CRO.


Principal Biostatistician,      

Cambridge & Home based      

£65-70,000 + bonus, health, pension, relocation      

The Life Sciences division at Compass Associates have partnered with a global innovator, a leading Clinical Research Organisation or CRO, supporting the pharmaceutical sector.  With offices around the UK and Europe, our client is offering a novel approach to promoting the best possible work life balance, by offering either office based employment, or entirely remote, home based employment, across much of Europe, depending on your experience and personal circumstances.  If you are looking for a role that will provide variety, and opportunity to develop your experience, and broaden your skills, this could be a great opportunity to play a pivotal role in an internationally renowned business.      

Working on behalf of some of the largest, and diverse pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, and consultancies, supporting clinical trials, you will work in close proximity to Statistical Programmers, Statisticians, and Data Management professionals in multidisciplinary teams, to deliver statistical expertise when it comes to clinical trial design, clinical trial reporting, and provision of appropriate analysis, listings and figures.       

As a seasoned and highly experienced Statistician, you will play a leading role in a variety of projects and studies, supporting the lead Programmer or Statistician with insight and delivery of Data Analysis and Summaries.  Your experience will allow you to optimise project delivery, by improving and developing standardised tools and techniques which can create a better and more efficient delivery of the project, while also representing the group within the organisation with both clients and regulatory agencies as needed.      

Required Experience and Qualifications;      

To be considered for this role our client is looking for talented candidates to be able to demonstrate the following;    

  • Degree educated to MSc level or BSc with strong statistical content.
  • SAS Programming experience and excellent data analysis skills
  • GCP/ICH familiarity, as well as Statistical reporting guidelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are essential

In return, our client is offering a package you would expect form a global leader in the CRO world, as well as a competitive basic salary.        

If you are looking for a new challenge and are interested in this role, click the apply button. If you need advice or guidance around your next step in your career, our highly experienced recruiters are on hand to offer guidance and insights to help you advance your career.  Contact David Jolley at or by phone on +44(0) 2393 877 358.

Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.

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