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Statistician-Senior Statistician

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Company Overview

Our growing and successful business comprises of over 600 talented individuals globally, in an environment where everybody counts and is instrumental to our success.  With state-of-the-art manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA, we deliver a full range of drug development solutions around the globe saving our clients both time and money.

People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development world, specialising in delivering innovative solutions that integrate formulation development, real time GMP manufacturing and clinical testing. We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and our engaged culture. We are passionate about helping our customers get new medicines to market.

The Role

Due to our continued growth and success we have an excellent opportunity for a talented Statistician or Senior Statistician to join our Statistics Department, and further your career. You will be involved in the challenging environment of early phase clinical research and play a key role in the expansion and continuous development of our Statistical services.

Data Sciences at Quotient Sciences comprises over 50 staff and provides an expert service in the data management, pharmacokinetics, analysis and reporting of early Phase clinical studies (both healthy volunteer and patient).

As a Statistician you will be responsible for the generation of study randomisations, production of Reporting and Analysis Plans, performing statistical analyses using SAS, interpreting statistical results and reviewing/inputting into key study documents e.g., clinical protocols, Data Management Plans, clinical study reports, etc.

Early Phase studies present particular statistical challenges due to their complexity (often with multiple study parts), interim analyses, protocol changes and the urgent requirement from sponsors for their key results; you will be expected to be flexible and creative in your statistical skills. You will, in time, become a primary statistical point of contact with clients, regulators and clinical staff. 

Senior candidates, will also take on a Lead study role for Statistical tasks and become involved in staff training/mentoring and hold study/programme design discussions including sponsor contact.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a degree with a large statistical content (and ideally an MSc), a minimum of 18 months statistical experience in the CRO or pharmaceutical industry.  More experience is required for senior roles.  

Other essential skills and experiences required are:

  • Hands on SAS programming experience
  • A working knowledge of early phase statistical methodology and CDISC standards (such as ADaM and to a lesser extent, SDTM) would be an advantage
  • Good organisational and presentation skills and be able to work to deadlines whilst maintaining quality standards
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • Effective oral and written communication skills

Dependent on your development, our career pathway allows you to expand your statistical role over time and progress to more senior roles and tasks. Training will be provided to help your further your statistical skills and achieve a Lead role for statistical tasks within Data Sciences projects teams.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK at the time of being offered employment.

The role is based in our Edinburgh office. However, senior candidates could be based at our Nottingham offices or be partially or fully home based.

Company benefits:

In return you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.

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