Data Monitoring Committee Biostatistician

As a Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) Statistician, you will develop and review DMC statistical analysis plans and author/co-author DMC summary reports and DMC Charters. You will use your knowledge to advise, provide guidance and to oversee the quality control of statistical deliverables for DMCs. As the DMC Statistician within a study team, you will direct the activities for the independent [unblinded] team on a study and be accountable for the relevant deliverables. You will be the first person on a trial to be aware of the safety and efficacy results and be able to monitor them as they progress, providing interpretation of the statistical aspects to the DMC board. Senior, Principal, and Senior Principal level DMC Statisticians at Parexel are client-facing and play an integral part in the study team.Our Biostatistics DMC team is not only focused on delivering quality results for the needs of DMC board members as well as those of our clients, but also value working with one another in a flexible environment. Our virtual resources support our teams to work collaboratively and effectively across the globe.What you’ll doSupervise, advise and review: Leverage your expertise. Use novel analysis strategies and execute them using efficient programming techniques (software: SAS, R). Perform sample size, power and conditional power computations to establish efficacy/futility on a trial.Be at the fore of new technologies. Using interactive data visualisation tools to facilitate a superior way to interrogate data.Foster teamwork. Perform intricate statistical analyses and provide input to statistical reports. Share knowledge. Provide input to DMC analysis plans and DMC summary reports.Impact the process. Be a proactive advisor for all types of analysis from the proposal process through the project life cycle.Take quality seriously. Review unblinded analysis data sets and quality control all relevant statistical analysis deliverables.Coach and mentor. Train and uplift junior members of the team.Cooperate and network:Build relationships. Liaise with other biostatistical and company departments to optimize global efficiency.Work collaboratively. Coordinate Biostatistics related project activities for successful completion within given timelines and budget.Interact with heart. Coordinate with DMC boards and clients with regards to data analysis, scope of work, and budget.Demonstrate our expertise. Represent Parexel at client and DMC meetings.QualificationsMore about youOn your first day we’ll expect you to have:Experience:A minimum of 5 years industry (or directly relevant) experience Experience of performing the role of independent [unblinded] statistician supporting a DMCA thorough understanding of the statistical aspects of either clinical trials and/or observational studiesExperience in statistical analysis in a clinically related subject, either within clinical trials or in EpidemiologySAS programming and/or R programming skills (desired)Education:A Masters or Ph.D. level education in biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, or another relevant discipline Skills:Confidence, be self-reliant and a quick learner who enjoys working in a matrixed teamThe ability to fluently explain statistical concepts using layman's languageThe ability to work to exacting timelinesGood leadership skillsVery strong oral and written English communication skillsThe ability to travel as requiredA strong work ethic to promote the development of life changing treatments for patients

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ID:

514050

Date Posted:

Posted 1 week ago

Expiration Date:

14/02/2022

Location:

Meriden

Salary:

Competitive

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