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Senior/Principal Statistician (Statistical Consulting)

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Job ref: (REF. EXP-SC-005)

Have you got experience in the application of statistics in the pharmaceutical, healthcare or life science sectors? Do you want to be at the forefront of statistical innovations, leading the way on clinical trial design and analysis? Are you looking for an opportunity that offers you a flexible work solution and one that will take your career to the next level of responsibility? Would you like to join a dynamic, growing firm where you can really make an impact, not just on the company but to accelerate drug development and ultimately benefit patients?

We are looking for passionate and motivated statisticians to work within our Statistical Consulting team to deliver high quality, cutomer-focused, innovative, design and analytical services within a clinical and wider drug-development setting as our KerusCloud platform moves into the next phase. 


Key duties

  • Assisting customers with their study design with a particular focus on simulation with KerusCloud to ensure they are aligned with the study objectives

  • Preparation of study protocols and development of Statistical Analysis Plans and Statistical Analysis Reports

  • Summarise, analyse and visualise study data using a variety of statistical methods, ultimately delivering results to an agreed timeline with optimal quality

  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant research techniques such as modelling, simulation and experimental design and participate in continuous professional development activity

  • Support pre-sales discussions to understand and identify client needs, then contribute to technical solutions and resource/cost estimates

  • Collaborate with the Product Development team defining key features and statistical aspects of KerusCloud

  •  Provide input and support to Marketing of KerusCloud, including demonstrations to clients, white-papers, etc.

Principal Statistician (in addition to the above):
  • Statistical leadership – whether for team members on projects, mentoring more junior statisticians, or functioning as an expert on statistical methods, processes, or clinical trial methodology

  • Client engagement – build and maintain positive customer relationships with regards to statistical issues

The essentials

Senior Statistician:
  • Degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, pharmacology or with a strong statistical component

  • Significant track record in the application of medical statistics (pharma, CRO, academic)

  • Willingness to engage with clients to understand and research problems and provide creative, business-orientated solutions

  • Experience in delivering customer projects to high quality standards

  • Ability to communicate clearly in both written and spoken English

  • Experience in SAS and/or R statistical software packages

Principal Statistician (in addition to the above):
  • Proven track record in influencing drug development through the application of statistical thinking (pharma, CRO, academic)

Any of the following would be desirable

  • Higher degree in statistics or similar scientific discipline

  • Experience in study design and protocol and report-writing

  • Experience of modelling and simulation techniques to explore complex study designs

  • Experience of Bayesian approaches to design and analysis of clinical data

  • Experience of early-phase drug development processes including innovative/adaptive study design

Please note, the successful applicant will be asked for proof of the right to work in the UK. 

How to apply

If you would like to find out more, we'd be delighted to hear from you! Please reach out directly to Linda Warnock, Statistical Consulting Team Lead, or visit our website
To apply, please send a CV and cover letter quoting the job reference via email to Kerry Chandler, Human Resources.
Job ref: (REF. EXP-SC-005)