Statistical Project Leader (Associate Director), Biostatistics

  • Location: Amsterdam, Gent, Frankfurt

About the job

Are you ready to shape the future of medicine? The race is on to speed up drug discovery and development to find answers for patients and their families. Your skills could be critical in helping our teams accelerate progress. Join our team as Statistical Project Leader (Associate Director), Biostatistics and you’ll bring innovation to a broad and diverse portfolio of therapeutics supported by our Biostatistics and Programming department. As a Statistical Project Leader in Biostatistics, you will lead one or more indications/projects in a Therapeutic Area, under minimum supervision of senior statistical project leader or team leader. You will be supported by a Biostatistics group that fosters people development, offering compelling career opportunities that value diversity of thought and abilities, to optimize overall success and have a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead a project/one or several indications of a project in clinical development

  • With minimal direction from senior statistical project leader or team leader, provide statistical support and scientific leadership for responsible projects. Accountable for statistical aspects of clinical development plans, studies and submissions activities (when applicable), including quality, relevance to external stakeholders (e.g. regulatory authorities, medical journals), and scientific validity

  • Mentor people working on the project. Promote teamwork, quality, operational efficiency, and innovation. Create productive work environment. Ensure project team compliance with SOPs and departmental standards

  • Plan and track project activities, timelines, and resource use. Provide justification for planned resource needs. Seek to optimize resource utilization through efficient and well-managed resource allocation and across projects or areas. Capacity to respond to unscheduled increase in project workload

  • Ensure productive collaborations with other functions in the aligned project team and with other statistics project leaders and in communicating with senior leadership

  • Represent statistics in cross function working groups. Contribute to operation process optimization and provide inputs to statistics standards

About you

  • PhD/MS in statistics or related discipline with at least 6 years of pharmaceutical experience in clinical development, including late phase clinical development

  • Broad knowledge and good understanding of advanced statistical concepts and techniques; able to do advanced statistical analyses using SAS or R

  • Demonstrated strong project management, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proficient in written and spoken English

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave

Pursue Progress . Discover Extraordinary .

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

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