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Head of Biostatistics – Italy, UK, or Home-Based with Travel

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    negotiable / £80k-£100k DoE
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  • Posted:
    7 months ago
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  • Deadline:
    October 4, 2019
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Head of Biostatistics – UK, Italy, or Home-Based with Travel

AL Solutions are looking for a Head of Biostatistics to line manage a cross-functional team of 12x SAS Programmers and 14x Statisticians for a small & expanding, family-owned, CRO. Your teams will be based both in the UK and in Italy therefore occasional travel is likely. Home-based working flexibility can be offered.

This is an opportunity to join a mid-sized organisation that is rapidly expanding and at the heart of innovation. They truly believe in a work-life-balance and have many benefits to evidence this. They are happy for you to work from home, with weekly on-site visits – as some of your team will be junior and will need coaching/mentoring.

Responsibilities – your area of focus will be within:

  • Line Management of SAS programmers
  • Line Management of Statisticians
  • Mentoring/coaching junior staff
  • Leading Statistical activities on certain studies
  • Liaising with external sponsors
  • Representing the biometrics team for internal and external meetings
  • Contributing to the development of SOPs, processes and methods
  • Occasional hands-on statistical work
  • Developing of SAPs
  • Involved within Recruitment
  • Ensuring timely deliverables and handling budgets & timelines


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong line management skills
  • Experience within a CRO
  • Strong experience across all phases of clinical development
  • English speaking
  • Able to lead studies and lead teams
  • Able to coach and mentor
  • Effective communication skills


AL Solutions are a niche Life Science recruitment consultancy. We place professionals across the UK/EU for a variety of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.


If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies – or reach out to us via:


Tel: +44 (0) 203 778 0909



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