Director of Statistics

  • Hobson Prior
  • Nyon, VD, Switzerland
  • 14/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Hobson Prior are working with a world-wide healthcare organisation whose products and services are used to help care for patients who are critically ill. Our client is looking for a Director of Statistics to provide statistical expertise from study design to post-marketing activities for clinical and high-level CMC activities in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide statistical input to the development plans, concept sheets, protocols, Clinical Study Reports, Briefing Books, ISS/ISE, submission package, interactions with Health Authorities.
  • Accountable for the oversight of Statistical Analyses Plans, review of SDTM/adam packages, and other statistical deliverables.
  • Deliver input for detailed timelines forecasting.
  • Pro-actively contribute to the strategic development of biosimilars.
  • Estimate internal resources for biostatistics/programming oversight tasks.
  • Review CRO statistics/programming deliverables.
  • Manage budget related to statistical/programming tasks.
  • Subject Matter Expert for audits and inspections.
  • Manage and troubleshoot operational challenges, GCP compliance, and standardization in collaboration with cross functional colleagues.
  • Effectively collaborate with all Biostatistics and Data Management colleagues for input and information exchange to facilitate best practices across all studies/programs.
  • Partake actively in CRO selection process.
  • Work effectively with cross-functional management teams and external partners. Interact proactively and solution orientated with other clinical and non-clinical functions.
  • Develop, review, update, and add sops as company/situations evolve when applicable.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation).
  • Highly motivated and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Positive, flexible self-starter who thrives under pressure.
  • Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills.


  • Master's degree (or equivalent) or PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or related discipline.
  • You will have 12+ years of related industry experience within the functional area.
  • Strong SAS expertise.
  • Excellent knowledge of ICH and other relevant guidance documents (from FDA, EMA, …).

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