Senior Biostatician

Salary: £125000 to £999999
Contact name: Matthew Vesty

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Job ref: 314
Published: 14 days ago

Senior Biostatistician




The Senior Biostatistician is responsible for having expert knowledge of all related processes with the ability to independently lead a study, support analysis, and provide high?quality documents to support sponsors' research programs,

, and deliver a high level of quality and timeliness, resulting in high levels of client satisfaction.


Tasks performed


  • Follow department and company standard operating procedures (SOPs), forms, templates and policies.
  • Act as Lead Biostatistician for simple to complex studies and be the central point of contact for the assigned Biostatistics team, extended internal project team and the client.


  • Mentor, guide, and train other Biostatisticians in all aspects of the Lead Biostatistician role and all other tasks.
  • Provide input for Biostatistics portion of project timelines.
  • Review and provide statistical guidance for protocols for simple to complex studies.
  • Create and provide Biostatistics-related training to create and sustain culture of continuous improvement.
  • Generate randomization schedules using SAS or randomization-specific software.
  • Develop and quality control (QC) review statistical analysis for simple to complex studies.
  • Develop or assist in developing the Statistical Analysis Plans (SAPs) and related table, figure, and listing (TFL) shells for studies of simple to moderate complexity.
  • Develop tables of summary statistics and graphics for clinical aspects of clinical trials.
  • Responsible for answering deficiency letters from regulatory agencies, as required.
  • Validate Biostatistician programs and results using SAS.
  • Perform QC review of analyses and documents prepared by other team members for completeness, accuracy, consistency, and structure.
  • Coordinate with internal team to deliver high-quality documents in accordance with agreed upon timelines.
  • May represent Biostatistics in client and inter-departmental meetings.
  • Conduct all work in compliance with SOPs, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and all regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintain familiarity with client and internal team expectations and produce analyses and documents consistent with these.
  • Have awareness of regulatory guidelines of related authorities (Therapeutic Products Directorate [TPD], FDA, European Medicines Agency [EMA], etc) as well as ICH and GCP procedures.
  • May lead or participate in departmental or interdepartmental quality improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain and participate in the objectives of the department.
  • Oversee direct reports as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.





Bachelor's Degree or higher in Statistics or related field.


Skills :


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional attitude and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.
  • Client-focused approach to work.
  • Flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning.
  • Ability to prioritize workload.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Understanding of clinical research project life cycle and applicable regulatory guidelines.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point) and ability to understand and adapt to information technology (IT) systems as needed.
  • Excellent SAS programming proficiency.