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Principal Statistician – UK – Global CRO

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    negotiable / £60k-£70k
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  • Posted:
    12 months ago
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  • Deadline:
    February 28, 2019
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Principal Statistician – UK – Global CRO

AL Solutions are searching for a Principal Statistician to join a Global CRO (Contract Research Organisation) and to be based in Glasgow (UK) or to work from home anywhere in the UK.

Our client is a Global CRO that have a presence in over 50 countries and are rapidly expanding. In the last year, they have opened 20 new offices across the world and they are continuing to grow at this significant pace. They have been recognised as an award-winning company to work for due to their successful training, development, growth and the opportunity to progress within the company.

Principal Statistician Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the decisions based around choosing the appropriate study design and responsible for protocol review
  • Develop processes, SOPs and methods
  • Responsible for identifying and correcting flaws in interpretation of results
  • Interact with Data Managers and SAS programmers to ensure quality is high
  • Perform statistical QA review and program validation
  • Ensure that projects are completed on or ahead of schedule, according to the requirements
  • POC for sponsors on assigned studies
  • Represent the team in internal and external meetings

Principal Statistician Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience as a statistician working within the pharmaceutical/CRO industry
  • MSc/PhD in Statistics or a related field
  • Extensive CDISC – SDTM/ADaM experience
  • Extensive SAS programming experience
  • Strong knowledge of the clinical development process


AL Solutions are a niche Life Science recruitment consultancy. We place professionals across the UK/Europe 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, then please visit our website for a list of more vacancies –

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Telephone: +44 (0) 203 778 0909


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