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Associate Director, Biostatistics

United States
$180,000 +
Start date
9 Jan 2023
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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Job Description:

George Higginson is currently in the search for an experienced Associate Director, Biostatistics, to be exclusively partnered with a small, up-and-coming, Biometrics CRO.

This company has grown an additional 200 staff in their team, currently with a staff turnover rate at 8% in a staggering 5 years and show no signs of slowing! With more than 23 years' experience in clinical trial planning and execution, my client is equipped to support any development programme. 

Job Summary & General Responsibilities

  • Assesses workloads, resources, methods, and technologies for the efficient function of the department.
  • Acts as lead reviewer on multiple projects, manage project team resources, budget, finance, and timelines and ensures SOP compliance with appropriate documentation.
  • Oversee project management for studies, representing the studies to all functions as needed, with the client, and fully accountable for all aspects risk management.
  • Informs senior leaders of department activities, accomplishments, and needs.
  • Partakes in strategic planning, development of the departmental business plan, and departmental budget.
  • Prepares bids, for marketing, and business development.
  • Communicates company and department policies and priorities to department staff and assuring compliance.
  • Ensures appropriate personnel resources are applied to department projects based on priorities and relative complexity.
  • Provides statistical consultation and serves as senior reviewer on projects.
  • Reviews and/or approves documents related to project activities.
  • Participates in project development and FDA meetings concerning investigational and marketed drugs assigned to the department.
  • Consults with project teams, sponsors, and other clients/agencies on project-related issues.


  • 10+ years experience working as a Biostatistician
  • Strong management experience CRO experience (Preferred)
  • Capable of effectively mentoring senior staff/managers to direct and promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting

Health & Safety

Full vaccination is an essential requirement: (two weeks after completing the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine e.g., Pfizer or Moderna or two weeks after receiving a single dose of a one-dose vaccine e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen

Culture & Benefits

You will receive a comprehensive benefits package consisting of medical and dental, vision, life, disability and more. We offer a competitive PTO and holiday schedule – giving you the time you need to recharge, along with a 401k retirement plan which allows you the opportunity to save for your future with an employer matching program. Our culture is a collaborative work environment and we believe the unique contributions each of us brings drives our success.

How To Apply

AL Solutions is a niche Life Science recruitment consultancy. We place professionals across the UK, Europe, the United States and Canada for a variety of Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations. If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies.

George Higginson

AL Solutions

Tel: +44 (0) 203 778 0909


AL Solutions is backed by well-known industry experts. We are dedicated to making a real difference to the Life Science recruitment and staffing industry. AL Solutions now see themselves as a market leader within the Life Science Biometrics and Clinical Research/Development sectors.

With extensive experience, our in-depth knowledge within the ‘Biometrics & Clinical Life Science Market’ has grown and so has our reputation. We pride ourselves on sourcing the best talent in the market allowing us to stand out from the rest.

Our services cover contingency (permanent and contract), as well as campaign searches, providing clients with industry professionals ranging from graduates through to board level appointments. Our unique understanding into the pharmaceutical sector results in a bespoke service that we tailor to suit each client’s individual needs. Clients and candidates benefit from our specialist knowledge and our focus on providing intelligent, concise and straightforward solutions.

Our aim is to provide high calibre candidates who will fit perfectly into a new environment/organisation which will help transform the performance of the business/division. +44 (0) 203 778 0909

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