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Head of Biostatistics – Italy

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  • Salary:
    £70,000 - £90,000 / éuros DOE
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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  • Deadline:
    February 7, 2020
  • Languages:
    English, Italian

Head of Biostatistics


My client is an industry renowned Italian Market Leading CRO (Contract Research Organisation) in Italy. They have exciting projects within Oncology, Immunology, Inflammatory, Ophthalmology and Orphan Diseases.  With a successful past, we are now looking for a an experienced Statistician, with line management skills, to head up the cross-functional department.


I am looking for an experienced Italian speaking Head of Biostatistics who has a real passion to develop and progress a team. If you are interested in taking on more responsibility, if you are interested in developing skills that will enable you to progress within your career, if you are interested in being involved deeper within the clinical development process, then this could be the right career choice for you.

Head of Biostatistics Responsibilities

  • Plan the activities of the Biostatistics group, including allocation of resources
  • Liaise with the Head of Data Management Unit, and Project Managers to ensure timely project deliverables
  • Coordinate and supervise the activities of the Biostatistics group, and ensure scientific and quality requirements are met
  • Ensure processes are correctly applied within the Biostatistics group
  • Review the methodological/statistical sections of Biostatistics deliverables, e.g. Clinical Study Protocols, Statistical Analysis Plan, ICH Clinical Study Reports
  • Interact with Health Authorities/Ethics Committees, Steering/Data Monitoring Committees and external consultants as appropriate
  • Define the timeframes and costs of each project, and collaborate with the Client Service Coordinators and the Administration staff in preparing the biddings and invoices for the Sponsor
  • Establish and maintain Standard procedures related to Biostatistics
  • Establish and maintain document/programming standards
  • Contribute to hiring and on-boarding of new associates and act as a mentor for junior staff

Head of Biostatistics Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience working for a CRO/Pharma company as a Biostatistician
  • CDISC knowledge
  • Experience across all phases of clinical development
  • Previous line management skills of SAS programmers/Statisticians
  • Fluent in English

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