Principal Statistician

£75000 - £85000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Uxbridge, London
  1. Biometrics, Statistics

Hobson Prior are working with a top Global Pharmaceutical company who are seeking a Principal Statistician to join them on a permanent basis in Uxbridge.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Represent as the 'Project Lead' for multiple projects within one therapeutic area, leading the design, execution, data analysis, interpretation and reporting of said projects.
  • Implement said novel approaches by developing, and later perform the appropriate validation of, statistical sections of study protocols and writing Statistical Analysis Plans (SAP).
  • Support the development and implementation of novel statistical strategies and methods, collaborating with external vendors, Consultants, third-parties and Scientists to find opportunities for innovation within the company's R&D group.
  • Act as the Statistics team's representative to regulatory meetings to aid the understanding and defense of the chosen statistical metholodogies and results.
  • Provide the first consultation to cross-functional teams and stakeholders where statistical consultation is needed to verify submission-related activities.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Effective verbal & written communication skills in a cross functional environment.


  • PhD (preferred) or MSc Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or related.
  • Extensive experience within the Pharmaceutical or Biotech sectors.
  • Knowledge of programming within SAS or R.
  • Experience of Bayesian is HIGHLY desirable.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and submission-related activities.

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