ICON Clinical Research

Senior Statistical Analyst

12 Jan 2021
16 Jan 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Senior Statistical Analyst
Location: Remote working (based in EU or India)

We are the global Real World Evidence Strategy and Analytics team dedicated working on observational and real world evidence based trials for a number of indications.

As the Senior Statistician you will develop statistical analysis plans and perform statistical analysis on assigned projects in accordance with study specifications, applicable guidelines, regulatory requirements and SOPs.

You will be expected to recognize the importance of and build a culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting clients' needs.

About the Senior Statistician role within ICON:
  • Supports study start-up activities (e.g. reviews, comments on and contributes to study design, protocols, case report forms).
  • Writes statistical methods sections of study protocols including sample size and power calculations with oversight.
  • Supports development of statistical analysis plans and develops table shells.
  • Reviews database specifications and leads initial review of raw variables and develops written specifications for derived variables from oral descriptions.
  • Programs basic statistical procedures and specialized statistical procedures (e.g., repeated measures, survival analysis, etc.) and/or SAS/Graph.
  • Develops complex macros for use by the group.
  • Develops deliverables, such as project reports and outputs, graphs, and tables with oversight.
  • Writes methods and results sections of final reports and publications such as abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts, with oversight.
  • Communicates with the client or investigator as needed.
  • May participate in professional activities including presentations at technical conferences (e.g. SAS meetings, ISPOR) with oversight.
Role Requirements
  • Demonstrable relevant experience at this level post Doctorate or Master's degree.
  • Proficient in SAS Data step with simple and complex conditional statements and variable creation, merges and concatenation
  • Experience using macros and arrays for repetitive tasks
  • Experience using descriptive statistics procedures for summarizing, restructuring, and outputting data
  • Experience using SAS Output Delivery System to control output from statistical procedures
  • Proficient in performing analyses using basic through advanced statistical procedures
  • In-depth technical expertise in at least one advanced SAS statistical procedure or technique (e.g., repeated measures, survival analysis, SAS/Graph, advanced macros, etc.).
  • In-depth technical expertise in at least one substantive area (e.g. statistics, epidemiology, Pharmacoeconomics, patient-reported outcomes, etc.).