Quanticate UK - Head Office

  • Senior Statistician II

    Job Locations UK-Home Based | UK-Hertfordshire-Hitchin | UK-Cheshire-Wilmslow | UK-Midlothian-Edinburgh
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/5/2018 9:15 AM)
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  • Overview

    Quanticate has a vacancy for a Senior Statistician to join our expanding team. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced clinical Statistician to provide high quality statistical support to clients, which conforms to current Quanticate and client-specific standard operating procedures (SOPs) and processes, and to applicable regulatory requirements, and act as a main point of contact for clients.


    Your core responsibilities will be to:


    • Carry out statistical tasks requiring a high level of technical training and understanding, and ensure sound technical content of deliverables
    • Provide high quality statistical support to studies including coordinating the production of tables, figures and listings, writing SAPs and selecting appropriate statistical methods, statistical sections of study protocols, estimates of sample size and general consultancy
    • Carry out the core project management duties for a team of people working on a range of project management activity to include multiple complex projects
    • Manage work load, often working across multiple studies and managing competing priorities
    • Provide statistical consultancy verbally to clients and internal customers
    • Complete work on time. Often work to timelines assigned external to Statistics
    • Working to clients expectations and maintaining high customer care values. Handling challenging clients diplomatically
    • Work as operational lead on medium to large scale projects, ensuring tasks are appropriately delegated to other statisticians. Support statisticians working on assigned projects and ensure they work according to SOPs
    • Ensure that the scope of projects is understood by the project team, and coordinate project delivery on time and within budget
    • Manage the scope of projects, including identification of work that is beyond scope or budget
    • Request and assign resource to ensure project delivery according to project timelines
    • Provide verbal statistical explanations to clients and internal customers
    • Ensure all statistical work is complete to a high standard and in accordance with SOPs
    • Ensure quality control of statistical output is executed thoroughly and in accordance with SOPs
    • Maintain knowledge of the relevant regulatory environment
    • Maintain good communication with the client, including the status of any assigned work and any issues including study design and conduct, and data quality
    • Engage in knowledge share activities and mentoring of other statisticians
    • Deliver excellent customer care
    • Work closely with line manager to review objectives, progress and development
    • Work closely with Senior and Principal Project Delivery Managers, Portfolio Managers/Director/VP, the Senior VP of Portfolio Delivery and Head of Programming and Statistics PMO allocated project teams, Senior Programming and Statistics staff, Group Managers, Clinicians and Medical Writers for the successful delivery of statistical activities
    • Work in Partnership with support functions including HR, Finance, IT and BD
    • Work closely with other statisticians and programmers assigned to the same or similar projects to coordinate successful delivery of output, share production of outputs, QC work, and to give/receive technical advice
    • Interact with clients (including client PoC, statisticians, clinicians, medical writers, project managers) to successfully deliver statistical output
    • Responsive to any ad-hoc client requests, ensuring excellent customer care


    In order to be considered for this role, you will demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:


    • Qualified minimally to MSc level in statistics or equivalent
    • Relevant experience within the pharmaceutical or medical sector
    • Strong statistical skills enabling provision of statistical advice and document review across a broad range of statistical applications.
    • Good PC skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Good knowledge of SAS and experience with other statistical software
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Strong organisational, liaison and project management skills
    • Proven ability to lead projects
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability in client relation management
    • Ability to communicate complex statistical issues to non-statisticians
    • Significant experience in two study phases, with good understanding of all phases. Breadth of therapeutic area experience




    You will work within Quanticate’s global statistics department, providing the highest quality statistical programming services to our pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutritional and medical device clients.


    Having formed in 2007, from the merger of two specialist Biometrics CROs, Quanticate has grown to become the world’s largest CRO specialising in the provision of data-related services. Our services include Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics, Clinical Programming, Medical Writing and Pharmacovigilance.


    As a recognised "Investors in People" employer, Quanticate is committed to the development of its employees. With structured career paths across each of its functional areas, and Junior and Expert Academies that have been created to help fast-track you up the CRO career ladder, you will be working for a company that is able to provide long-term career development opportunities alongside flexible working arrangements.


    The Statistics Group


    The Statistics department at Quanticate has a well-balanced mix of qualified statisticians at all stages of their careers, from recent graduates to established consultants. Statistics has a presence in our offices in the UK, the United States, South Africa, Poland and India. We also have a significant proportion of home–based workers. We pride ourselves on fostering an inclusive and mutually-supportive team, and this also creates a varied and fulfilling work experience for our statisticians.


    We have different teams within the department, allowing individuals to focus their career at any point in time. Currently the teams include Statistical Consultancy, Statistical Reporting, and number of multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to supporting to our major client portfolios. Statisticians looking to further their career within Quanticate will find different opportunities to learn and grow within an environment of like-minded statisticians.


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