Associate Director, Biostatistics and Programming

06 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Management


Provides statistical leadership, direction and consulting for the design, analysis, and reporting of clinical trials.  Actively leads in the design, analysis and reporting of clinical studies.  Ensures Biometrics work is done with quality and is within timelines and budget. 


  • Develops, guides in preparations of analysis plans, reporting specifications, and performs statistical analysis and interprets results 
  • Writes and reviews statistical sections for clinical study protocols 
  • Coordinates production of statistical and clinical reports including summary statistics, tables, listings and/or figures 
  • Reviews work of other biostatisticians 
  • Develops, modifies, and/or implements statistical techniques and processes for the analysis of clinical study data 
  • Develops innovative statistical strategies in complex new areas 
  • Provides significant input into the design, preparation and review of clinical study protocols and consults in the development of case report forms (CRFs)  
  • Prepares randomization schedules 
  • Provides leadership in statistical issues to the project team 
  • Interacts with project teams and clients including preparation of bid proposals, statistical consulting, and visits to clients to discuss statistical issues 
  • Manages department all levels of biostatistics and programming staff 
  • QC the team’s work; may occasionally need to lead studies 
  • Works with functional and project managers to determine resources projections and project schedules 
  • Leads BM hiring process and creates study assignments for BM staff 
  • Provide support to Biostatistics and Programming department consulting efforts including design and protocol development for potential sponsors. 


  • MS or PhD (preferred) in Statistics or Biostatistics  
  • Progressive experience working with SAS or a comparable statistical package 
  •  Experience as a manager or team lead with statisticians and/or SAS programmers 
  • Experience with the statistical aspects of a Phase I-III clinical trial 
  • Proficient oral communication and presentation skills 


  • Demonstrates ethics and integrity 
  • Displays drive and purpose 
  • Exhibits leadership stature 
  • Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results 
  • Adapts to an ever-changing environment 
  • Develops new insights into situations and questions conventional approaches 
  • Develops networks and builds alliances; collaborates across boundaries to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals 
  • Perceives organizational and political reality and acts accordingly 
  • Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with the long-term interest of the organization 
  • Takes a long-term view and builds a shared vision with others 

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