Biostatistician: Real-World Evidence

  • Reading, UK
  • 23/05/2022
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Statistics Biostatistics

Job Description

The vision of our Real-World Evidence teams is to pioneer and lead with scientific and technical expertise, the generation and dissemination of high-quality Real-World Evidence that make a true difference to patient lives, globally. Come join us on this exciting journey!

Our Real-World Global Biostatistics & Statistical Programming team delivers insightful analytics for predominantly primary data collection studies, and we are increasingly supporting innovative studies such as External Comparators, Enriched Studies, and Pragmatic Trials.

We are a highly motivated global team of more than 150 employees, responsible for engaging with our clients early to help shape the statistical analysis in these various study designs; contribute to protocols and deliver results that meet their needs.

We have unique opportunities to define the way our clients develop and apply Real-World Evidence for healthcare decision making, so we are looking for the best talent to join us in this effort.

We are collaborative, intellectually curious, entrepreneurial, and constantly looking for opportunities to harness the value of Real-World Evidence in an evolving industry!


You will provide statistical consulting and technical support as it relates to the design, statistical analysis, and regulatory submissions of clinical trial studies. Collaborating with medical and programming staff to produce interim reports and final reports, allowing a comprehensive understanding and interpretation of the clinical trial data and outcome.

  • Perform protocol development, sample size calculation, protocol and CRF review, and advise data management on database design and critical data

  • Coordinate the development of analysis plans, table shells, and programming specifications

  • Understand scope of work, budget, and quote assumptions, estimate the work completed, manage scope, and provide revenue and resource forecasts for single studies

  • Consult on operational/statistical/therapeutic area topics

  • Prepare proposal text and attend bid defense meetings

  • Communicate with clients regarding study protocol

  • Act as statistical team lead for single complex studies or groups of studies

  • Primary point of contact for the study team - communicate with team members regarding execution as it relates to timelines, budget, data quality, and interpretation of results

  • Provide expert statistical input and review of deliverables for validation requirements

  • Review of the clinical study report to ensure statistical integrity in the reporting of the results

  • Interpret analysis and craft statistical sections of integrated reports

  • Provide training and mentoring to team members and department staff

You can help us bring clinical trial statistical analysis into the next generation.

Award winning and innovative; we will give you access to cutting-edge in-house technology, allowing you to work on global projects across a variety of therapeutic areas.

Be challenged in a fast-paced team environment that is collaborative in performing biostatistical analyses and statistical programming.

Development opportunities and mentoring at all levels enable you to progress your long-term career in the direction you choose.


  • MSc or PhD in Biostatistics or Statistics, with relevant experience

  • Work experience in statistics

  • Ability to communicate and explain statistics

  • Exhibit routine and complex analytical skills

  • A good understanding of Good Clinical Practice and ICH guidelines

  • Experience in programming in SAS

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.

Discover a career with greater purpose and help create a healthier world.

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

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