Assoc Biostatistician

Bellshill, United Kingdom
22 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Associate Biostatistician - Office based, Bellshill

PPD currently has a fantastic opportunity for a recent Statistics graduate to join our Biostats & Programming department as an Associate Biostatistician.

PPD is a leading global CRO that provide integrated drug development, laboratory and life cycle management services to our clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device sectors. PPD has more than 21,000 staff with offices in 48 countries globally.

As an Assoc Biostatistician you will provide statistical support and gain experience in the following areas; analysis database creation, statistical analyses, and creation of formatted statistical analysis tables and summaries.

Responsibilities include:
  • Serve as a statistician on small and simple projects with supervision
  • Create analysis databases from Data Management database. Coordinate with programmers and data management personnel as to database maintenance, updating and documentation
  • Provide sample size calculations and review protocols for completeness, appropriateness of clinical design, and sound statistical analysis
  • Provide randomization schemes and appropriate documentation
  • Develop statistical analysis plan including table and listing specifications
  • Program/validate statistical tables. Provide proper documentation and oversee the work of others who also assist in programming/validating
  • Prepare and review reports. Contribute to the statistical methods section and verify for completeness and consistency for report
  • Participate in sponsor meetings. Interact with other departments, such as data management, clinical, and medical writing


Education and Experience:
  • Masters Degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field
  • Or Bachelors Degree in the above and some experience working in Statistics

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • SAS programming skills including a thorough understanding of macros, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/STAT, and data step programming
  • Ability to promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Good understanding of basic statistical procedures
  • Knowledge of clinical trials database structure
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
  • Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others

Please apply or contact Adam Davis, Senior Recruiter, on for more information.

PPD is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) that will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status by embracing diversity and the responsibilities of corporate citizenship in our communities. PPD values our former military and transitioning service member's service.


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