Biostatistician

6 days left

Company
Synteract
Location
South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Feb 2021
Closes
08 Mar 2021
Ref
28804
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Biostatistician - Bloemfontein

Office based

Who We Are

Synteract ® , a Syneos Health ® company, is a leading full service Contract Research Organization (CRO) with a successful three-decade track record of supporting emerging biotech and pharmaceutical companies. With our mission of Bringing clinical trials to life TM , we provide customized Phase I through IV services globally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas, including notable depth in oncology, dermatology, general medicine, infectious disease and vaccine, neuroscience, pediatrics, and rare and orphan diseases.

Position Overview

The Biostatistician plans and conducts the summaries and analyses of data for assigned clinical studies. Works closely with the Sponsor, clinical team, project manager, data manager, other Biostatisticians, and programmers to analyze and present the data based on Sponsor specifications. Creates, verifies/validates, maintains, and reviews the statistical analysis code and the tables, listings, figures, and analysis outputs for assigned studies in compliance with standard operating procedures and relevant regulatory guidance.

Specific tasks would include:
  • Maintain responsibility for assigned tasks: ensure on-time delivery, communicate the status of tasks to internal teams, provide quality control of work produced by others, and ensure statistical analysis is being done according to specifications.
  • Read and understand the protocol, statistical analysis plan, and other relevant study documentation for assigned studies.
  • Provide sample size calculations and documentation for simple studies.
  • Generate randomization schedules and kit lists.
  • Review case report forms for assigned studies to ensure data is collected appropriately to achieve the analysis defined in the protocol.
  • Contribute to statistical analysis plans and produce mock table and listing shells.
  • Review specifications for derived data sets.
  • Create programming code for inferential analyses, and ensure programming is being done according to Synteract SOPs and Sponsor expectations.
  • Review tables, listings, figures, and analysis output.
  • Perform bibliography research for statistical analysis techniques

Degree and Experience:
  • Master's degree or equivalent in statistics, mathematics or related field of study and some related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Specific Knowledge:
  • Possesses a basic understanding of statistical methods relevant to clinical trials.
  • Understands the conduct and analysis of clinical trials.
  • Possesses a basic knowledge of GCPs, ICH guidelines, FDA and other applicable country regulations.
  • Proficiency in BASE SAS or other statistical software is advantageous but not required.


If you're passionate about bringing clinical trials to life, we encourage you to apply today!

Synteract's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with Synteract must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire. The Company will not sponsor applicants [to this position] for work visas.

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