Job description Posted 27 September 2021

Consultant Principal Statistician

6 months initial contract

Up to £98 per hour via umbrella



Statistician to organise and lead post-hocs analyses for publications based on completed Phase IIb gastrointestinal trial. Responsibilities include providing strategic input and statistical contributions towards publication plan, liaising with medical affairs, pharmacology, and HEOR colleagues on specification of analyses. Development of statistical modelling code and working with internal programming team for delivery. Review posters, abstracts, and manuscripts ensuring messaging is statistically robust and clearly presented.

Additional responsibilities could include supporting Phase III reporting activities and assume study statistician role for phase I studies (DDI, hepatic, food effect) from design stage through to reporting.

May research, apply appropriately and thereby develop extensive knowledge of analysis and design.

May act as an internal expert for some methodologies.

Keeps abreast of benchmark data and new research within the therapy area.


·      Regular interactions with a broad range of customers.

·      May be a representative on multi-disciplinary teams.

·      Plans and works flexibly.

·      May be lead contact for external organizations for study.

·      Defines content of study document with supervision.


Education / Skills:

·      Masters Degree/Ph.D. required.

·      Clinical trial experience required.

·      Proficient using SAS, essential.

·      Ability to work on his/her own. Excellent time management skills.

·      Good project management experience.

·      Effectively communicates within major projects.

·      Attention to detail.

·      Experience analysing diary or PRO data, desired.

·      Experience working in medical affairs area, desired.

·      Experience programming using R, an advantage.

·      Raises, discusses and resolves concerns/issues with relevant multi-disciplinary teams.

·      Applies therapeutic / scientific knowledge to enhance contributions to a project.