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Lead Statistician Strategic Oncology Business

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Reading, UK
£75,000 GBP p/a
16th September 2019
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Job Description: Lead Statistician Strategic Oncology Business

Lead Statistician Strategic Oncology Business Unit – Pharmaceutical
£65,000 – £75,000 Dependant on level and Experience
Plus bonus, car allowance and great benefits
Compass Life Sciences are delighted to have partnered with a major global Pharmaceutical company to support their search for Lead and Principal Statisticians, as part of their Strategic Business Unit (SBU) in Oncology.  They are looking and establishment and growth of a local specialist team in the UK, due to significant developments in their Oncology pipeline.
Our client is looking for an experienced Statistician who can bring a forward-thinking approach to the team. In this role you will be taking the lead position in a Oncology development projects providing Statistical coordination and organisational activities across your clinical studies.  As well as supporting the team and providing oversight and expert knowledge to international cross functional teams, you will be responsible for collaborating and presenting key findings and designs to senior levels within the SBU.
You will be expected to contribute to the design and analysis of clinical trials as well as the writing of statistical reports which are submitted to authorities as a crucial part of New Drug Applications (NDA). This provides an integral part of drug development and life-cycle management in order to achieve regulatory approval (conforming to FDA EMA Standards), scientific acceptance as well as successful product launch and maintenance.
  • Project lead experience
  • Background in a Pharmaceutical/CRO environment
  • MSc or PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Maths or similar field
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent knowledge of SAS and R
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and drug development process
In exchange for this exciting opportunity our client is offering a competitive salary along with:
  • Car allowance- circa £8000
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Health care
  • Pension
  • Share scheme
  • Life insurance
If this is the job for you and you would like to be considered for this opportunity then get in touch, contact Ben Brown directly on 02393 874 320 or 07557 366 476. Alternatively email an updated CV to
Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful recommendation.
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