AstraZeneca

Associate Director, Biostats - Oncology

Expiring today

Location
England, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Oct 2019
Ref
R-057239
Contact
AstraZeneca UK
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Associate Director, Biostats - Oncology

Location(s) - US or UK

Salary - Competitive salary and company benefits apply

Would you like to be a part of a Biostatistical group who has direct strategic impact on drug development, playing a key role in getting medicines to patients?

At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity, even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

As an Associate Director, you'll play a pivotal role in channelling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives.

The new R&D Oncology organisation brings together early and late oncology teams, from discovery through to late-stage development, with oncology specific Regulatory and Biometrics groups.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

In this role you will be responsible in leading the strategic, statistical thinking and contributions to the Development Plans, Regulatory Strategy, Health Technology Assessment and Commercial Presentation for indications/projects within an AZ product team.

You will provide leadership to statistical staff on the indications/projects so that all work is carried out with regards to AZ standards and external regulations; through partnership with experts, developing design options and providing high quality decision support to enable the business to make informed decisions; quantifying the benefit, risk, value and uncertainty of the emerging product profile.

You will be holding CRO/Partners accountable for the high quality standards of their deliverables. You will represent AZ and Statistics to Health Authorities and Reimbursement/Payer Organizations for specific projects/indications.

You will apply expert skills to investigate, apply novel statistical approaches, for relevant statistical issues and/or regulatory guidance and/or value demonstration. You will mentor/coach and support the education and training of Statistics staff in the technical arena.

Essential Requirements

  • MSc/PhD in Statistics or Mathematics (containing a substantial statistical component) with experience in pharma/healthcare or other relevant area
  • Knowledge of the technical and regulatory requirements related to the role
  • Experience of Development, program design and data analysis and interpretation
  • Experience of regulatory interactions and/or submissions
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships

Next Steps - Apply today

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