PPD

Lead Statistical Modeller

Company
PPD
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Apr 2021
Closes
26 May 2021
Ref
1187153
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Lead Statistical Modeling - Europe (₠7,000 Joining Bonus)
We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.   

Our Biostatistics department are passionate about being data and technically agile, and driving enhanced value for our clients and patients. Determined to improve patient health, we help PPD provide industry-leading statistical, programming and clinical pharmacology contributions through global delivery, consistent quality adherence and scientific insight.

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Statistical Modeling to work dedicated to one of our Biotech clients in Europe. You will work as a part of our clients team, using their systems and processes. As a Lead Stat Modeller you will be responsible for:
  • Identifying opportunities to implement innovative statistical methods to clinical trial design and analysis in translational medicine
  • Planning, running, and summarizing simulation studies to evaluate the operating characteristics of alternative designs and methods.
  • Participating in the implementation of the selected approaches by engaging in protocol and SAP write-up
  • Modeling and Simulation efforts to provide answers to complex statistical problems
  • Gaining insight in the specific disease area and the competitive landscape through focused literature search and summarizing of public available data
  • Stay current with relevant statistical literature and guidance's
  • Help to determine the R/SAS environment and infrastructure
  • Implement best practices in terms of application of statistical methods You engage with external consultants and qualified CROs that provide support to the development and implementation of statistical methodology


Qualifications:

To be consider for the position you should have the following Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Have a PhD in (bio)statistics with a minimum of 5 years of working experience in model-informed drug development
  • Be a pioneer who likes working in a rapidly evolving environment
  • Strong experience with trial simulations using R, SAS and other relevant software, and a good working knowledge about Bayesian methodology and adaptive designs
  • Demonstrated track record of specialization in certain statistical domains that have relevance to drug development
  • Knowledgeable about clinical pharmacology and are able to acquire in-depth knowledge about the disease area. You are a keen learner, a strategic thinker and knowledgeable about the various aspects of clinical development and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Be a team player and possess excellent interpersonal skills

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.  

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel. 

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD - 

 If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you

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