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Principal Statistician

Proclinical Staffing
City of London, England, London
Start date
5 Jun 2024
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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R & D , Scientific
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and innovative Principal Statistician to join a dynamic team. This role will focus on leading the Biostatistics activities for a program of studies of moderate complexity. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of individual studies and the overall program on time, within budget, and to the required quality. This role is an excellent opportunity to contribute to our mission of advancing and improving patients' lives.


  • Leading Biostatistics and Programming activities for a program of studies.
  • Providing biostatistical input into the design of the program, including study design, sample size calculations, and patient randomization schemes.
  • Evaluate database structures, edit checks and coding conventions of data management.
  • Preparing statistical analysis plans, together wit the definition of derived data, and the design of statistical tables, figures, and data listings for clinical summary reports.
  • Conducting statistical analysis, interpreting data, and reporting results.
  • Writing the statistical methods sections of integrated study reports and reviewing draft integrated study reports.
  • Supporting responses to regulatory questions on the design of the program, and any labelling claims following submission.
  • Participating in presentations at client and investigator meetings.
  • Preparing biostatistics input to research proposals, participating in proposal meetings and making presentations at marketing meetings with prospective clients.
  • Providing ongoing coaching and mentorship to team members.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • A Master's or Ph.D. degree in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably with a focus on oncology.
  • In-depth knowledge of study designs, and statistical analysis applications in one or more therapeutic areas.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and project management skills.
  • Profound knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts in statistics and experimental design.
  • Proficiency in statistical software packages, including SAS.
  • Experience leading a regulatory submission.
  • Ability to translate clients' needs into statistical practice and educate clients in the use of statistics.

Interested or know someone who might be? Reach out to Heidi Hennigan using the following:


📞 020 38541033

Apply Now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Proclinical is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Proclinical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.


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