Work with an Associate Director/Director and/or Senior Director of Statistical Operations to manage clinical trial programs/projects from one or multiple clients. Provide day to day technical and operational leadership to project teams supporting these programs/projects.
Provide statistical oversight on projects in the assigned drug development programs/projects, ensuring sound statistical methodologies in study design, sample size estimation, statistical analysis planning, statistical modeling, data handling, analysis and reporting.
Coach, mentor, develop, and provide technical review, advice and expertise to less experienced Biostatisticians as well as Statistical Programmers assigned to the program/projects.
Provide statistical input in protocol design and development. Participate in the writing of trial protocols and research proposals.
Serve as a primary biostatistician, working effectively with interdisciplinary teams to contribute strategically (through innovative ideas or applications) to drug development and commercialization at the study and drug compound/therapeutic areas levels.
Review and provide input to clinical data management deliverables, including but are not limited to the following: eCRFs, eCRF Completion Instructions, data validation specifications, Data Review Plan (and the ongoing data review tables, listings, and figures in accordance with the Plan), and Data Management Plan.
Write Statistical Analysis Plans, Statistical Reports, and statistical methodologies sections of Clinical Study Reports. Perform peer review of SAPs and other technical documents written by others.
Perform hands on statistical analysis and modeling, and maintains expertise in state-of-the-art statistical methodology and regulatory requirements.
Validate core statistical tables, listings, and figures programmed by statistical programmers and/or biostatisticians, ensuring that core results for each responsible trial are complete and accurate. Perform overall Quality Control review on statistical deliverables before they are released to the clients.
Review and confirm ADaM dataset specifications. Perform quality control activities on ADaM datasets programmed by other statistical programmers and biostatisticians.
Provide statistical consultation to medical and clinical trial personnel for the publication of trial results, and participate in the writing of abstracts, manuscripts, posters, and presentations.
Ensure all study level as well as drug program level statistical and programming activities are conducted in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and applicable standards/conventions.
Interact with regulatory agencies and support sponsor in new drug application. This includes participating as a statistical liaison to the regulatory agency on behalf of the sponsor company and ensuring documentation, statistical results, and study datasets meet the regulatory agency’s requirement/expectation (e.g. CDISC).
Perform statistical and programming resource management, capacity analysis, benchmarking and metrics. Participate in the continuous improvement and maintenance of statistical and programming governing documents.
Contribute to organization development and growth by participating in the interview and evaluation process for professional applicants.
A Ph.D. degree in statistical science, mathematical analysis or related fields with at least 7 years relevant experience or a Master’s degree in these fields with at least 10 years relevant experience, with demonstrated exceptional ability and performance.
Significant contribution, outstanding and sustained performance may be used in lieu of the requirement on the number of years of relevant experience.