Senior Program Manager, biostatistics

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Biometrics
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££70-80k plus benefits
Contact name: Louise Clark

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 1293 584 300
Job ref: 24971
Published: 4 months ago
Expiry date: 19 Mar 2023 11:59

Senior Principal Statistician /
Senior Program Manager, biostatistics

Location – UK Remote/On-site or Hybrid

Salary - iro £70-80k plus excellent benefits

Do you enjoy working with world-class scientific and technical biometrics experts to help make a difference in the lives of patients worldwide?  If you are a Snr / Principal Biostatistician looking for a senior opportunity to work in a position where you will be accountable for the leadership of biostatistics and programming activities for complex high value studies, then this role would be worth considering!

Our Client

Our client is an established global CRO established over 30 years ago providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, with patients being at the centre of everything that they do.  They are recognised for their internal training programmes and support for long term career development, understanding that people are their greatest strength. 

Role Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to lead high impact complex studies with high value to our client’s business.  Working as the main contact for the sponsor with the goal of a regulatory submission for a key client you will be able to use your excellent communication skills also to oversee, monitor and review biostaticians and programmers work making sure that studies are kept within budget and on time.  Vaccines and/or oncology experience is required for this role.

Typical Responsibilities!

  • Biostatistical input into the design of the program,
  • Preparation of SAP’s
  • Database structure review, edit checks, and data management coding conventions
  • Statistical analysis, Interpretation of data and reporting of results
  • Writing of the statistical methods sections of integrated study reports
  • Responding to regulatory questions on the design of the program

Qualifications and Experience required

  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree in statistics, biostatistics, or related field essential
  • Ideally 8 years plus relevant experience within the pharmaceutical industry (within a CRO would be ideal)
  • In-depth knowledge of study designs, and statistical analysis applications in one or more therapeutic areas
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical trials methodology, regulatory requirements, statistics and statistical software packages, including SAS are a must
  • Proven experience working directly with sponsor/clients leading  Phase II and/or Phase III studies


Our client is offering a competitive basic salary with a comprehensive benefits package.   If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone on +44 (0) 1293 364114