Senior Statistician

Location Europe
Discipline: Biometrics
Job type: Contract
Salary: £Pounds
Contact name: Ashley Clarke

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 (0) 1273 952 363
Job ref: 20561b
Published: 8 months ago
Expiry date: 20 Jan 2022 11:59

Senior Statistician

I am currently recruiting for a specialist contract research organisation (CRO) to the pharmaceutical industry. They are a niche company that provide programming and high quality statistics for the reporting of phases I – IV clinical trials. They have a presence in UK and Europe markets and due to their high standards and reputation are looking to expand further. The role is contract and candidates can be based In UK, Poland or Germany and will be able to work from home.

The role of the Senior Statistician is to provide statistical support to the statistics and programming department across a range of projects, clients and therapeutic areas.


The job tasks listed below outline the scope of the position. The application of these tasks may vary, based on current business needs.


· Perform technical and consistency review of clinical trial documents including protocols, SAPs, CRFs, CSRs.

· Author simple and complex study SAP and TFL shells.

· Author and review simple and complex dataset standards.

· Perform data checks and data exploration (e.g. using frequencies, histograms).

· Identify data and standards issues and resolve or escalate as appropriate.

· Program and QC routine and ad hoc datasets and TFLs (in SAS) following specifications, applying good programming practice.

· Application of complex statistical techniques (e.g. mixed effects, non-linear modelling, Bayesian, advanced survival), model checking and interpretation.

· Perform literature review and ability to extract and collate relevant information and data from external papers as needed.

· Identify and implement appropriate sample size method using software or simulations.

· Support study team in providing study design options.

· Review of project management related documents.

· Maintain study master file documents and any other documents that are required to be audit ready.


· MSc or PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics (or equivalent).


· Understanding of clinical drug development process, relevant disease areas, endpoints and different study designs.

· Awareness of industry and project standards & ICH guidelines.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Interpersonal/teamwork skills for effective interactions.

· Proficiency in data handling using SAS or other statistical software (e.g. R).

To find out more about this fantastic opportunity or to discuss other open positions which may be of interest please contact Ashley Clarke on +44 (0) 1273 952 363 and send your CV through using the apply button on this page.