Covance

Principal Biostatistician – FSP

Company
Covance
Location
Home based anywhere in Europe or South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Mar 2019
Closes
23 Apr 2019
Ref
PL-2019-26951
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
  • Principal Biostatistician required to work for Covance on studies in Phases II-IV
  • You will be employed by Covance and work within our FSPx department 100% dedicated to one Sponsor
  • You will be working on studies in either Cardiovascular and Metabolic disease, Oncology or Respiratory Inflammation and Autoimmunity
  • Home based anywhere in Europe or South Africa
  • You must have previous experience of working as a Biostatistician with any of the previously mentioned therapeutic areas in either a biotech, CRO or pharma company
  • Candidates must be fluent in English language (both verbal and written)

Discover new opportunities to grow your career as a Covance FSP Principal Biostatistician.  Covance FSP are looking to hire experienced Lead Biostatisticians with experience in either; Cardiovascular and Metabolic disease, Oncology, or Respiratory Inflammation and Autoimmunity gained in Phases III-IV.

Our partner has an incredibly exciting and strong pipeline in these therapeutic areas with over 60 ongoing studies in Phases III and IV.  You will be part of a team dedicated to one of these therapy areas working in Phases III and IV. The position offers a strong support network, flexible working solutions and the opportunity to progress your career.  If you are looking to progress your career within any of these therapeutic areas whilst gaining exposure to a Bio-Pharmaceutical working environment this is a fantastic opportunity. 

You will work directly on the Sponsor’s systems working alongside the Sponsors employees and the Sponsors other vendor staff.  This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining Covance as we continue to grow and expand.  This is a full-time home-based role anywhere within EMEA and you must be willing to perform all work in the Central European Time (CET).

 

What is FSP?

At Covance, you can redefine what is possible and discover your extraordinary potential within our Functional Service Provider team (FSP).

As a Covance employee dedicated to an FSP project you will bring your specialized discipline to a core team working directly with one sponsor.  Whether your specialization is in clinical monitoring, clinical project management, data management, biometrics or pharmacovigilance Covance has an FSP opportunity to match your area of expertise. 

Each FSP offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the drug development cycle and see a product through to launch. We have multiple partnerships giving you the variety and the flexibility to stay with sponsors, try a new external secondment or work in house on Covance studies.

With the support of exceptional people and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with dedicated mentoring, training and personalized development planning.  Further information can be found at: https://www.covance.com/services/functional-service-provision.html

 

Job Primary Functions

  • Apply knowledge of basic and complex statistical design, analysis, and programming techniques
  • Efficiently and effectively coordinate statistical activities for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Serve as primary statistical representative for biometrics standalone projects or otherwise complex studies
  • Participate in bids & proposal as well as marketing activities
  • Effectively manage broad based projects such as NDA submissions or complex, multi-protocol programs, potentially coordinating activities across multiple locations
  • Develop and execute study designs and regulatory strategy as related to drug development
  • Maintain awareness of project budgets and tasks, and effectively communicate the status of such tasks to line management and the project manager, as appropriate
  • Provide guidance and work direction to more junior Biostatisticians. Actively monitor project budgets and help staff identify resource or scope of work changes.
  • Interact with project team and line manager to identify project priorities and communicate such activities and associated timelines to departmental management

A comprehensive full job description is available.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, equivalent, or higher in Biostatistics or related field
  • Essential - previous experience in a senior-level Biostatistician role within a pharmaceutical research or CRO organization
  • Experience with SAS statistical software
  • Experience with regulatory submissions and support preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data and information during interactions with staff at all levels
  • Extensive experience in leading statistical activities in clinical research
  • Ability to program in one or more statistical software packages used to conduct statistical analyses
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate statistical concepts
  • You must have experience in either cardiovascular and metabolic disease, oncology or respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity
  • Candidates must be fluent in English language (both verbal and written)

PLEASE NOTE CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT FULFIL THE CRITERIA MAY NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please phone Peter Lewis on +44 (0) 1628 543 457.  To apply, please click on the APPLY button. 

 

About Covance:

As the drug development business of LabCorp and the world’s most comprehensive drug development service company, we have helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop 100% of the top 50 prescription drugs in the marketplace today.  Because of our broad experience and specialized expertise, we’re in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing.  Together with our clients, we create solutions that transform potential into reality.  For more information on Covance please visit: www.covance.com

 

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