Project Lead Biostatistician

11 Jan 2021
10 Feb 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Project Lead Biostatistician

Germany/ France

Jonathan Cunliffe at Umbilical Life is sourcing for a Biostatistician with experience in clinical trials and ideally early phases. The client is a renowned Pharmaceutical looking to build the team due to the success and growth of the business.

I would like to speak to talented individuals who wish to be an integral part of an exciting world class team - ensuring quality across all programs. For a confidential conversation call Jonathan Cunliffe on +49 3221 421 9777.


  • You will form part of international project teams (eg, clinical, pharmacovigilance, regulatory affairs, marketing), contribute to the early development strategy and the management of the project.
  • You will be responsible for the methodological and statistical aspects of projects as well as preparation of the associated submission dossier and decision-making.
  • In interaction across several therapeutic units, coordinating the statisticians in charge of the different studies from the protocol to the study report.
  • Close collaboration to integrate the translational strategy into development plans and implement it.
  • Actively participate in writing clinical study synopsis/protocols, interpreting statistical analyses, and presenting results
  • Participate in meetings with regulatory authorities; prepare submission dossier
  • Provide/develop statistical expertise within the team, department or cross-functions with pharmacology, pharmacokinetics or pharmacometry teams.
  • Innovate designs, analyses and, more broadly, the efficiency and effectiveness of the department through.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • PhD or MSc in mathematics /statistics or related field.
  • Statistician with significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry ideally in the field of early clinical studies.
  • Experience in biomarker development, Phase IIb/III and submission would be appreciated
  • High proficiency of clinical research and business strategy in this field; mastery of general regulatory guidelines, and specific to at least one therapeutic area
  • Ability to understand clinical, regulatory and marketing issues and propose innovative/state-of-the art development plans, trial designs and analyses
  • High proficiency of statistics used in the pharmaceutical industry in clinical development including statistical methods used for flexible designs as well as simulation technics; modelling and biomarker data mining skills
  • Experience as a project manager; strong organization and coordination skills; leadership, including supervision of others.
  • Familiar with state of the art study designs and statistical methods
  • Very good communication skills and good popularization skills for explaining the statistical methods used
  • Good level of English mandatory for writing and speaking; experience in presentations
  • Very good skills in SAS ; practice of R
  • Autonomous in the management of your activities; organized, able to efficiently manage multiple and variable deadlines

For a confidential conversation, contact Jonathan Cunliffe at Umbilical.

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