Technical Statistician (remote-based)

  1. Interim/Contract
Slough, Berkshire
  1. Biometrics

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Hobson Prior currently have a pioneering opportunity for a Technical Statistician to join a leading pharmaceutical organisation remotely on a contract basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports the development, assessment and introduction of new statistical technology and methodology, including statistical model-based drug development approaches using frequentist and/or Bayesian methodologies.
  • As needed, carries out advanced statistical analyses to address complex design problems across therapy areas, for instance, performing complex simulations to determine sample size and power considerations for different study design options.
  • Communicates complex issues in nontechnical language by using visuals, simulations and other illustrative techniques.
  • Effectively leads cross-functional or multi-disciplinary groups and use technical expertise to pro-actively influence business decisions.
  • To provide statistical sciences training to internal employees from different disciplines on advanced statistical concepts.
  • Seeks opportunities to represent the organisation by active participation in external professional/technical forums.
  • Reviews and approves abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts for publication and ensures accuracy of all biostatistical aspects of such documents.
  • Stays current with ongoing developments in statistical methods applications in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • May be asked to participate on special projects across therapy areas and practices.


  • Strong programming skills in R or SAS.
  • Experience in Bayesian methods and adaptive trials is essential.

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