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Lead Statistician

Reference: 20337

Location

Belfast, County Antrim

Salary

Competitive

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

12 September, 2022

Do you want to be at the forefront of statistical innovations, leading the way on clinical trial design and analysis? Are you in search of an inclusive and supportive work culture? In an organisation acknowledging the importance of a good work-life balance alongside a fulfilling and rewarding career? If this sounds like you, keep reading. This Lead Statistician role may be perfect for you.

Abacus are delighted to be working alongside our client, an established, fast growing technology company who provide world-class analytics and specialised software products for clinical-stage life science organisations.

You will be:

  • Independently creating and reviewing statistical documents such as study protocol, Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) and Statistical Analysis Reports (SARs).
  • Performing analyses independently, or as part of a team, and taking responsibility for the delivery of projects to clients.
  • Applying a wide range of skills and adapting them to suit many situations, using discretion to independently select the most appropriate techniques/study design.
  • Seeking opportunities to educate others in some skill areas and contributing to the development of internal resources.
  • Delivering results to an agreed timeline with optimal quality.
  • Interacting regularly with a broad range of stakeholders, communicating proactively and clearly, including technical subjects.

Why join?

Our client offers a competitive salary with extensive benefits including:

  • Generous holiday entitlement (37 days)
  • Pension scheme (5% employer)
  • Private health insurance
  • Fantastic opportunities for professional development both through formal training and exposure to a variety of challenges, enabling you to learn new skills every step of the way

The essentials:

  • Degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, pharmacology or with a strong statistical component
  • Typically would have a minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience in the application of statistics on clinical trials (pharma, CRO, academic)
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both written and spoken English
  • Experience in SAS statistical software package
  • Experience in study design and protocol contribution

Desirable:

  • Higher degree in statistics or similar scientific discipline
  • Experience in statistical software package R
  • Experience of modelling and simulation techniques to explore complex study designs
  • Experience of early-phase drug development processes including innovative/adaptive study design
  • Experience providing recommendations for innovative analysis options to address strategic objectives in discussion with customers
  • Experience in delivering customer projects to high quality standards

Interested? Apply now or contact Jenna McCahon at Abacus Careers for more information!

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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