Posted to MedZilla on 12/14/2019


England, Principal Statistician SS_SW_13465-MZ


A large global pharmaceutical company with leading products across various therapeutic areas is looking to hire a Principal Statistician at their Stockley Park office in London, UK. This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to work at a top 10 global pharmaceutical company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide.

Job Responsibilities:

  • May act as an internal expert for some methodologies.
  • May research, apply appropriately and thereby develop extensive knowledge of analysis and design.
  • May input to the strategic planning of a project.
  • Coordinates programming across several studies.
  • Keeps abreast of benchmark data and new research within the therapy area.
  • Regular interactions with a broad range of customers.
  • May be a representative on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Plans and works flexibly over multiple projects, which may involve a substantial team.
  • May be lead contract for external organizations for projects.
  • Supports communication, commercial and reimbursement activities.
  • May interact directly and make presentations with regulatory agencies.
  • Defines content of study document without supervision.
  • May define content of submission documentation.
  • Defines content of complex documents such as summary documents and regulatory responses initially with supervision.
  • Provides input into departmental policies and working practices.
  • May recommend strategies for therapeutic projects or scientific activities.
  • May be a representative in due diligence activities.
  • Recommends improvements in methodology and may execute those improvements widely.
  • May identify recurring problems and initiate improvements.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Effectively communicates within major projects.
  • Raises, discusses and resolves concerns/issues with relevant multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Uses statistical knowledge to influence strategy and direction.
  • Bachelor’s Degree /Master’s Degree/Ph.D. with extensive practical experience.
  • Is familiar with relevant aspects of therapeutic / scientific areas, or can educate themselves quickly for a new area.
  • Applies therapeutic / scientific knowledge to enhance contributions to a project.
  • Understands regulatory processes affecting their projects.
  • May have knowledge of many therapeutic areas or considered an expert in one area.
  • Understands regulatory processes.

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