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Consultant Health Economics, Statistician (EMEA locations)

London, England Date posted 12/07/2018 Job ID 49311BR

As part of PAREXEL Consulting, you will create and maximize value for clients throughout the product lifecycle. You will be a strategic guide in getting products to market faster, smarter – and keeping them there –your scientific, technical, regulatory, and/or commercial expertise will put best practice standards to work for biopharmaceutical and medical device companies large and small.

In return, you will be provided with interesting opportunities for growth and development and exposed to a variety of challenging assignments, product types, geographic regions, and therapeutic areas. Plus, as member of PAREXEL Consulting, you will enjoy all the advantages of working remotely, combined with access to the mentorship from a team of highly experienced regulatory professionals at the height of their careers. Join our team, and you will design solutions for the complexities of an ever-changing global marketplace.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Mid
  • Travel: Yes
  • Glassdoor Rating 3.5

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Senior Consultant Health Economics, Statistician, Advanced Analytics can be flexibly based in many of our EU offices.

Health Economics Modeling Unit (HEMU) is a dedicated unit with 30 staff based in the UK, US and Sweden, whose purpose is to provide health economics consultancy services to international pharmaceutical and medical devices companies. The primary activities are cost-effectiveness, budget-impact modeling, within clinical trial analyses of health economic components as well as analysis on real world data and psychometric validation of clinical outcome assessment
The Senior Statistician will work as part of the modeling team, with responsibility for analysis of clinical trial data to populate an economic model, and analysis of retrospective data (such as claims or Registry data).The position is for a senior statistician to conduct/lead statistical analyses in the field of healthcare.

Key accountabilities:

• Write and review study protocol and statistical analysis plans (SAP)
• Provide statistical advice to peers and clients
• Conduct statistical analyses, primarily in SAS (other software could be used, such as R, STATA and WinBugs)
• Lead SAS programmers to conduct data manipulation and statistical analyses
• Verify/validate analysis results
• Write statistical reports
• Project management of the statistical parts or whole projects
• Write manuscripts, abstracts, conference posters
• Communicate with clients on a regular basis (project update, results, discussion)


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of having worked with clinical trial and health data as well as analysis of retrospective data bases, and have the ability to work independently. Specific requirements are:

• An MSc/PhD in statistics, biostatistics with in-depth knowledge of multivariable models and survival analyses
• ≥ 7 years’ experience working as a statistician
• In depth experience of statistical methods for analyzing of clinical trial and health-related data as well as retrospective data bases
• In-depth knowledge of SAS is essential. Although the role is for a statistician rather than a programmer, the post-holder will need to do statistical analyses in addition to work closely with SAS programmers
• Experience of observational data and/or registries is essential
• Knowledge of data management methods to deal with high volumes of data is essential
• Knowledge of Bayesian statistics and clinical trial data design/analysis would be an advantage
• Experience in Project managing
• Fluent English

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