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Leo Pharma (company)


Posted on : 08 June 2017

Project Description


Would you like to work with our broad portfolio of products in development with a friendly, ambitious and international team of statisticians and programmers?

LEO Pharma is on an ambitious growth journey, now also entering into development of biologic treatments. We are engaged to improving the life of people with skin diseases around the world. LEO Pharma is set to become the world dermatology leader – offering the most diverse range of treatment solutions to meet the individual needs of people with skin diseases.

Biostatistics Department at LEO Pharma in Ballerup is looking for statisticians able to develop, strengthen and secure high quality and participate in planning, analysing and reporting clinical trials from our wide range of exciting development projects.

Your primary assignments

  • Participate in LEO Pharma’s development projects giving the statistical input to clinical development plans and individual clinical studies using your experience and expertise
  • Analyse clinical trial data and give input to clinical study reports related to the development of new medicines
  • Give statistical input to clinical study protocols including for instance design, sample size, power calculations and statistical methodology
  • Give statistical input to publications of clinical study data
  • Collaborate with other statisticians and programmers within Biostatistics as well as with CROs and other experts within clinical development
  • Use your skills to participate in the improvement of the department’s procedures and secure best practices
  • Be involved in creating data summaries for the FDA and EMA where you will work closely together with regulatory professionals and medical experts
  • Provide statistical advice to other scientists within R&D and perform analyses of experimental non-clinical data

Your competency profile

Our new colleague/the right candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • appropriate theoretical statistical background as e.g. MSc or PhD in statistics
  • interest in applied statistics
  • experience with medical research is certainly an advantage, however, not a must
  • a team player who is able to work with other scientists from different functional areas and simultaneously has the ability to work and think independently
  • you take responsibility, you are structured, committed and flexible and have a positive attitude
  • you possess good communication skills in English, verbally as well as in writing

Are you ready to join us?

We offer a challenging job as Biostatistician where you will get the opportunity to apply statistical methods to medical and other experimental data. You will be working together with competent and qualified statistical programmers and colleagues within Biometrics as well as with other scientists from LEO R&D.

You will be part of a dedicated team of about 20 employees, of whom 14 are statisticians. The department is placed at LEO Pharma’s headquarter in Ballerup.

We offer a flexible, pleasant and busy working environment in a well-run and informal department.

You will, of course, have the opportunity to attend relevant workshops/congresses in order to develop your skills as pharmaceutical biostatistician.

Deadline and contact

For further information, please contact Senior Manager Mette Milsgaard at +45 2566 4128.

Deadline for submitting your application is July 2nd 2017.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!