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Senior/Principal Biostatistician

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As a Biostatistician, you will lead research design and analytical strategies, input into protocols, develop and review statistical analysis plans and author/co-author reports, abstracts and manuscripts and provide statistical advice. You will also input into the quality control of statistical deliverables. As the Functional Lead within a study team, you will lead the biostatistical and statistical programming activities on a study and be accountable for the deliverables from these functions. Key responsibilities also include: project management of deliverables, resource and function specific budget. You will have the opportunity to become a subject matter expert for specific tasks within a key client partnership and to become involved in business development activities.

Our Biostatistics team are not only focused on delivering quality results for our Client’s needs, but also value working with one another. Although some team members are home-based, whilst others are in various offices, the group are a close-knit team with a great collegial atmosphere. Over 30% of our Biostatistics team have been a part of the PAREXEL family for a minimum of 5 years, meaning there is a depth of knowledge and experience in the group in which you would be working – a statistic that speaks for itself! 

We currently have vacancies in our Early Phase and Late Phase Teams, so please reach out for more information!

In this role you may:

  • Perform or supervise complex statistical analyses and create or provide input to statistical reports.
  • Cooperate with other biostatistical and company departments to optimize global efficiency.
  • Act as a pro-active advisor for all types of analysis during the proposal process as well as during the project life cycle; define strategies and evaluate the statistical resources needed to meet the defined goals.
  • Coordinate Biostatistics related project activities for successful completion within given timelines and budget.
  • Interact with clients with regard to data analysis, scope of work, and budget.
  • Review derived datasets and all types of statistical analysis deliverables.
  • Develop complex analysis strategies and execute them using efficient programming techniques (software: SAS, R).
  • Produce and provide expert input to analysis plans, statistical reports, statistical sections of integrated clinical reports and other process supporting documents.
  • Quality control all kinds of statistical deliverables.
  • Train/mentor of junior members of the department.
  • Represent PAREXEL at client meetings.

You will have:

  • A Masters or PhD in a statistical discipline.
  • A thorough understanding of the statistical aspects of both clinical trials and observational studies.
  • Experience in statistical analysis in a clinically related subject, either within clinical trials or in Epidemiology; this can be either within academia or professionally – and/or in Outcomes Research.
  • Confidence, be self-reliant and a quick learner who enjoys working in a matrix team.
  • Ideally have advanced SAS programming skills, but this is not necessarily essential.
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to travel as required, although this is not frequent.  
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