Quanticate

Senior Statistician I or II CANADA

Job Locations CA-Home Based | CA-ON
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/28/2022 11:54 AM)
ID
2022-1854
# of Openings
1
Category
Statistics

Overview

This position offers a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated Statistics department. As a Senior Statistician I or II, you will have the opportunity to further develop your clinical statistics knowledge as well as lead client projects and internal teams.

 

You will gain exposure to a broad range of clinical trial studies, working across Phases I-IV in a wide variety of therapeutic areas. Working as part of local and global project teams, you will have the opportunity to work on high profile, global studies for major pharmaceutical clients.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Provide project leadership of assigned projects and ensure project budgets are monitored and maintained and that issues and risks are effectively communicated within the organisation and with partners and clients.
  • Act as a point of contact with clients.
  • Contribute to process improvement and knowledge sharing within the function.
  • Provide technical support in the delivery of projects across the function.
  • Ensure high levels of customer care are provided.
  • 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.
  • 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 workload often working across multiple studies and managing competing priorities.
  • Complete work on time. Often work to timelines assigned external to Statistics.
  • Working to client’s expectations and maintaining high customer care values.
  • Work as project lead, 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.
  • 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 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 junior colleagues.
  • Deliver excellent customer care.

 

Key Contacts/Relationships (Internal & External)

Internal

  • Work closely with line manager to review objectives, progress, and development.
  • Work closely with Senior and Principal Project Delivery Managers, Portfolio Managers/Director/VP, 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.

External

  • Interact with clients (including client PoC, statisticians, clinicians, medical writers, project managers) to successfully deliver statistical output.
  • e to any ad-hoc client requests, ensuring excellent customer care.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Qualified minimally to BSc level in statistics or equivalent, preferably to MSc level in Statistics or equivalent.

 

 

Work Experience:

  • To be successful in this role, it is anticipated that the job holder will have relevant experience within the pharmaceutical or medical sector.

Skills:

  • 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.
  • Good organisational and project management skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and continuous improvement mentality.
  • Ability to communicate complex statistical issues to non-statisticians.
  • Proven statistical skills.

 

Company

 

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Statistician II has arisen within our Clinical Research Organisation (CRO), Quanticate. Working from any of our UK offices, you will work within Quanticate’s global statistics department, providing the highest quality statistical 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 Hertfordshire, Manchester, Edinburgh, the United States 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.

 

 

Summary

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to continue to develop a Statistics career within a CRO that specialises in data-related services. You will receive substantial training that will enable you to further progress your career and support your personal development. You will have the opportunity to work as part of global project teams, gaining exposure to high profile, global studies for major pharmaceutical clients.

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