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Principal Biostatistician

India, Remote Job ID R0000002321 Category Biostatistics Date Posted 09/02/2022
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As a member of Parexel’s Biostatistics group, your expertise in statistical methodology, and data analysis plays a crucial role in providing evidence to support the safety and efficacy of new health treatments. You contribute to research design and analytical strategies, provide input into protocols, and develop and review statistical analysis plans, all while working with the patient in mind.

Parexel's Biostatisticians work in global cross-functional teams where idea-sharing is encouraged, and you constantly learn. Our flexible, supportive, and inclusive working environment provides the space to work at your best wherever you are, voice your opinions, and contribute to the success of the team.

Success Profile

Do you have these soft skills and interpersonal traits to succeed at Parexel?

  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Detail-oriented
  • Efficient
  • Problem-solver
  • Quality-focused

About This Role

Key Accountabilities
 Provide advise and expertise in statistical methods and techniques to internal Statisticians and
 Represent Biostatistics and Parexel.
 Participate in business development.
 Act as key contact regarding customer relationship management activities.
 Establish and maintain sound working relationships and effective communication with Clients
and global Early Phase biostatistical group.
 Organise and participate in Client and team meetings.
 Identify and facilitate training needs in collaboration with Line Managers.
 Manage quality issues.
 Monitor productivity.
 Participate in preparation of audits / inspections, audits and any follow up activities.
 Awareness of Revenue Recognition and associated tasks and timelines.
 Effectively communicate with internal and external customers as well as third party vendors.
 Prioritize effectively and respond to urgent requests within internal group and the Client.
Skills  Experience in all tasks of a Trial Statistician.  Proven knowledge in Statistics and its applications to clinical trials.  Proven knowledge of statistical software packages.  Good communication and presentation skills.  Possess strong negotiation, diplomacy, team leadership skills and excellent organizational ability.  Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to identify and address issues proactively in a timely manner.  Ability to make appropriate decisions in ambiguous situations.  Carefully weighs the priority of project tasks and directs team accordingly.  Excellent computer literacy.  Demonstrate a sound knowledge of all relevant regulations, including GCP.  Good team player. Education  A Ph.D. degree or equivalent in statistical science, mathematical analysis or related field plus 4 years relevant experience or a master’s degree plus 6 years relevant experience.  Comprehensive knowledge of statistical theory and methods and demonstrated ability to apply it to all phases of clinical trials.  Expertise in SAS programming including statistical analysis, data manipulation and scientific graphing.

 Demonstrated knowledge of all relevant statistical regulatory guidance and standards (e.g, FDA, ICH and EMA).


Potential Career Path

Parexel offers career paths for Biostatisticians to progress in their technical position or managerial position, as well as options to move to other areas of the business.

  • Biostatistician I
  • Biostatistician II
  • Senior Biostatistician
  • Principal Biostatistician
  • Subject Matter Leadership Pathway
    People Management Leadership Pathway

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