Warman O’Brien

Sr Biostatistician I/II (Early Phase) – Leading CRO – Home Based - UK or Europe

London (Greater) (GB)
£50,000 - £68,000
28 Jul 2021
27 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Sr Biostatistician I/II (Early Phase) – Leading CRO – Home Based -  UK or Europe

We have partnered with a leading global CRO who are recruiting for Sr Biostatistician I/II to join their Biostatistics department working fully remotely in the UK or mainland Europe. Due to a period of sustained growth, our client is looking to expand their Biostats department in the UK/Europe. As a Sr Biostatistician you will function independently as a project lead or lead statistician to deliver the project tasks/responsibilities. Performing project management functions relating to the administrative and scientific activities of specific project work and overseeing statistical aspects in the design and analysis of clinical trials, including project management, statistical analysis, report preparation, and advising other project statisticians.  

The Role:

  • Provide senior-level oversight of statistical aspects in the design and analysis of clinical trials, including project management, statistical analysis, report preparation, and advising other project statisticians.
  • Function as Biostatistics Project Leader for multiple complex protocols, projects, or NDA projects, including coordinating with other company divisions and interacting with the client and regulatory agencies.
  • Provide sample size calculations and review protocols for completeness, appropriateness of clinical design, and sound statistical analysis. Contributes to writing appropriate protocol sections.   
  • Write / review analysis plans and guide others on the team in its implementation. Defines appropriate methods and procedures for statistical analysis.
  • Provide specifications for analysis database, oversee its development, and assures completeness for use in all programming.
  • Coordinate with programmers and data management personnel as to database maintenance, updating, and documentation. 


To be considered for the role you should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Master's degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a Biostatistician
  • Experience in early phase studies
  • Strong SAS® programming skills
  • (Proficient in BASE, STAT, MACRO and GRAPH) and understanding of database structures
  • Capable of directing and promoting teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Strong understanding of statistical principles and strong statistical skills
  • Solid project management skills, as shown through management of multiple projects
  • Demonstrated initiative and motivation
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills including proficiency in the English language
  • Strong organizational, time management, and planning skills to create and follow timelines, conduct long-range planning, adapt to changing priorities and handle multiple projects

The Culture:

  • Truly collaborative and winning culture.
  • Thousands of employees in locations worldwide
  • Local feel atmosphere.
  • Access to resources globally.
  • Collaborative environment where colleagues are eager to share expertise and have fun together.

What do you get in return?

  • Exposure to industry-leading statistical, programming and clinical pharmacology
  • An award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.   
  • A competitive salary, an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being.
  • Flexible working culture - where a work-life balance is valued!
  • Sign on bonus of up to €7k!

What to do next?

If this opportunity is of interest, please apply now with your CV as they are looking to arrange interviews soon.

Not what you are looking for? Please contact Aimee Weston at to arrange a confidential discussion about potential opportunities.

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