Senior Director of Biostatistics

$230000 - $250000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Waltham, Massachusetts
  1. Biometrics, Statistics

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Senior Director of Biostatistics to join a mid-size Biopharmaceutical company who are focused on providing therapies to fight numerous debilitating neurological, immune and blood-related diseases This role will be on a permanent basis in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as the statistical lead for multiple clinical studies and clinical development program, ranging across all the company's therapeutic divisions.
  • Provide leadership to statistical teams on all statistical aspects of study design, analyses, interpretation and reporting activities - including designing and/or selecting innovative statistical methodologies to apply.
  • Act as the statistical representative for regulatory interactions and submission-related activities to the FDA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Interact with internal and external executive committees, advisory boards, development partners regarding statistical activities and also with key internal members within Biometrics and across functions to synchronize prioritization of projects - namely the Head of Statistical Programming and Data Management.
  • Lead process improvement activities within Biostatistics by suggesting, evaluating and supporting the implementation of statistical strategies - including the cost and quality of collaborating with external vendors, Consultants, third-parties and Scientists.
  • Act as a professional and dedicated 'Line Manager' to the internal and external team of Biostatisticians and Consultants.


  • PhD (preferred) or MSc Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics or related.
  • Extensive experience within the Pharmaceutical or Biotech sectors.
  • Effective 'line or people management' skills plus ability to effectively work cross-functionally.
  • Knowledge of programming within SAS or R.
  • Knowledge of novel statistical methodologies in trial design and analysis.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and submission-related activities.

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