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Senior Statistician - United Kingdom  

Laser (company)


Posted on : 28 April 2017

Project Description

Company Description
  • Our company is an international leader in the field of health care consulting for pharmaceutical companies and various agencies. 
  • It comprises a team of circa 150 highly-trained scientific consultants and staff who provide a wide range of evidence-based approaches, proprietary research services and healthcare economics and outcomes research services. 
  • Over the past few years, our company  has significantly grown its global presence and capabilities through key mergers.

Job Description
  •  Following our expansion in the global market of health science services, we are looking for a senior statistician within our Statistics and modeling team. 
  • This role offers an opportunity to expand your professional experience in a fast-growing science-driven healthcare consultancy company where progression and scientific emulation is encouraged. This position will enlarge our PhD-level statistical modelling team standing at the forefront of scientific excellence in the industry. 

Role and responsibilities
 As a senior statistician, your day-to-day responsibilities will include:
  • Plan, lead, implement, validate and report statistical analyses studies to state-of-the-art techniques commensurate with project objectives.
  • Work hand in hand with a team of statisticians, epidemiologists, data managers, project managers and other scientists for project delivery.
  • Be responsible for delivering the technical parts of consulting/analytics projects and deal directly with clients.
  •  Take a leading role in the development of advanced statistical tools in response to business needs, and support publication development and scientific communications
  • Assist in training statisticians and epidemiologists on statistics and develop their data analysis skills
  • Participate in technical discussions– both internally and with the clients, and promote scientific excellence and quality in statistical activities.
  • Depending on profile:
    • Participate in business development activities, such as proposal writing and generation of leads,
    •  Participate in team management,
    •  Maintain networks and collaboration with worldwide leaders in academia 
  • The seniority of the role and corresponding responsibilities will be matched with the candidate’s experience and skills. 
  • We are still a relatively small and flexible company: your role may expand to other activities, depending on business needs and your abilities and interests. 

Desired Skills & Experience
  •   5+ years’ statistical experience in health sciences.
  •   Experience using R or SAS is a must.
  •   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English are a must.
  •   Experience in parametric and non-parametric analysis, linear and non-linear regressions, propensity scores, imputations, survival analysis, cluster analysis, multivariate analysis, etc.
  •   Experience with epidemiological and healthcare databases is a plus.
  •   Experience in health economic modelling is a plus.
  •   Pharma industry experience is a plus.
  •   A masters’ degree in statistics, mathematics or another quantitative field such as health economics is required, a PhD is preferred.