Associate Director, Biostatistics (Home-Based: UK Europe)

  • Reading, UK
  • 01/09/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Artificial Intelligence Statistics Biostatistics

Job Description

From camaraderie to professional development, working at IQVIA provides unique opportunities to advance your career alongside a group of diverse and talented colleagues.

We have one of the largest Biostatistics departments within the industry of around 1,100+ staff. Due to continued growth, we are seeking new brave minds to join our award winning and innovative department.

Job Overview:

As an Associate Director, Biostatistics, you will be given access to cutting-edge in-house technology, allowing you to work on global projects and thanks to our development opportunities and mentoring at all levels, you will be able to progress your long-term career in the direction you choose.

With regional/site presence, you will manage a team of Biostatistics staff and fulfil the role of site head or functional head within a site.

You will provide direction and guidance in carrying out project assignments, interfacing with clients and other internal departments, and applying advanced statistical methods to project work.

Coupled with, serving as a resource for the department, ensuring scientific integrity in the application of statistical methodology to clinical trials and assist the Director in strategic planning and resource allocation for the department.

You will also participate as oversight across studies and/or customers including guidance on documentation and output development/review and assist the Director in proposal development, project allocation, budget projections, and client presentation, as needed.


  • BSc or MSc degree in Biostatistics or related field and 10+ years’ relevant experience within the life-science industry, along with at least 2 years’ experience in managing staff

  • Familiarity with complex statistical methods that apply to Phase I-IV clinical trials

  • In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements, i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines

  • Familiarity with moderately complex statistical methods that apply to applicable clinical trials

  • Strong working knowledge of SAS

  • Working knowledge of relevant Data Standards (such as CDISC/ADaM)

What is in it for you?

  • Interesting and innovative projects

  • Collaborative and inspirational working environment / atmosphere

  • Excellent career development and progression opportunities


Embrace your curiosity and grow your career in an exciting environment where development is a priority.

Think boldly and disrupt conventional thinking.

Enjoy what you do.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at