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WD166947 - Manager /Director Statistics

Job Details

  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Hertfordshire
  • Closes 6th December 2017
  • Requisition ID: WD166947
  • Required degrees: Masters
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Basic qualifications:

• MSc or PhD in a Statistical discipline with several years relevant experience.
• Self-motivated and independent worker.
• Strong time management skills; able to effectively organise and manage a variety of tasks across different projects.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skill, including:
o Demonstrated ability building and maintaining strong working relationships
o Ability to explain novel and standard methods to scientific and clinical senior stakeholders.
o Experience successfully influencing effectively across functions and levels of an organization

Preferred qualifications:
• Track record of strong statistical contributions and accomplishments in clinical drug development, with a broad knowledge of all phases of drug development (pre-clinical; Phase I-IV).
• Demonstrated ability to lead or make major contributions to department, organizational and/or industry-wide initiatives, through effective communication and influence.
• Expertise in a range of statistical methodologies with application to real problems
• Examples of applying innovative statistical thinking
• Experience with Bayesian methods
• Experience across a wide range of therapeutic areas.
• Experience of working with, and co-ordinating the work of CROs.

• Provide statistical leadership within the clinical statistics department and R&D organization
• Providing statistical input to the design, analysis, reporting and interpretation of clinical studies
• Providing statistical contributions and strategic input to clinical development plans
• Providing leadership on regulatory strategy
• Building and maintaining effective strategic working relationships with internal and external partners to deliver on business needs
Our end-to-end project support model ensures that our statisticians work across the entire range of drug development, from early clinical development, to registration and marketed product support.

Within GSK, Clinical Statistics is part of the same group which includes clinical pharmacology modelling and simulation, epidemiology and statistical innovation. Our statisticians have the opportunity to take part in world-class methodological research, as well as to fulfil a vital role on our multidisciplinary medicines development teams.

In instances where the business is able to support it, candidates may be permitted to work remotely. When you apply, please indicate your work style preference in your cover letter.

We offer competitive salaries, benefits, training and development, and are committed to the continuous development of your technical skills and competencies. Opportunities are available at our sites in Stevenage (Hertfordshire), Ware (Hertfordshire) and Stockley Park (Uxbridge, Middlesex) in the UK.

Contact information:
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