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 Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference 45049 in all correspondence.

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