Senior Statistician in Basel

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00045049
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 782516595
  • Date Published: 28.03.2019
  • Sector: Cardiovascular
  • Location: Basel Area
  • Discipline: Clinical - Statistical Programming

Senior Statistician - Basel

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Senior Statistician to join a company in the rapidly growing pharmaceutical company at their site based just outside of Basel on a contract basis until the end of 2019.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Be responsible for all biostatistical aspects of the project and/or trial, the statistician is assigned to.
  • Interact with authorities statisticians to set and/or defend decisions on statistical issues for the project, the statistician is assigned to.
  • Inform and suggest solutions to the statistics head on critical issues within the project.
  • Discuss protocol and CRF with the authors and members of the clinical team/clinical trial team.
  • Write or supervise the writing of the statistical section of the protocol stating the hypothesis, defining the planned analysis, primary and secondary variables, time periods, interim analysis specifications, intent-to-treat population and explaining the statistical basis for the choice of sample size.
  • Verify the consistency of the protocol with the CRF.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining up-to-date project and trial documentation including that of presentation and analyses.
  • Verify adherence to statistical standards and SOPs within the project.
  • Supporting and leading continuous development and improvement of statistics and programming processes.
  • Ensuring appropriate statistical planning, analysis and reporting of one or more assigned clinical studies, development programs or drug submission dossier.
  • Provide resource plans and timelines for deliverables for assigned projects.
  • Provide statistical education to other functions.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • University degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, statistics or related disciplines.
  • Good knowledge of statistical software (at least SAS®) and of data management principles and tools.
  • Strong knowledge and expertise in statistics and its applications to clinical trials.
  • Knowledge of international clinical research regulations and requirements.
  • Previous experience as statistician in clinical development in pharmaceutical industry or clinical research organizations.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well established, growing pharmaceutical company.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn on 0041 (0) 782516595 email jblackham@ckqls.ch. Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference 45049 in all correspondence.

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