Statistician Opportunities in the UK


Bayer is growing our Statisticians team and we are looking for new members to work as part of the Global team based in the UK.  As part of this growth we now have 3 new opportunities –

Senior Statistician

Lead Statistician

Principal Statistician 

Are you interested in working as part of a global team to improve people’s lives? Then supporting us to effectively plan and analyse our clinical trials of new medications could be the opportunity for you.  

The Data Science and Statistics is a diverse team who are committed to finding appropriate solutions for the day-to-day challenges as statisticians.   Members of this team work innovatively to finding new approaches and with a really strong voice, which results in better clinical development.  The size of the operation gives everyone the opportunity to learn and gain a variety of experiences.  We are able to focus on special areas of interest and it boasts a great working atmosphere.  

Based in the Reading offices, you will be working in a small and growing team.  We offer fantastic benefits, excellent offices and flexible working.

Qualifications and Skills required

  • PhD or MS in Biostatistics, Statistics or Mathematics
  • At least 2 years’ experience for the Senior, 4 years’ experience for the Lead and at least 8 years of experience for the Principal with significant time spent in the Pharma, Biotech, or similar sector
  • Experience in leading teams of statisticians and/or representatives from other functions (particularly for Principal role)
  • High level of expertise in multiple fields relevant for his/her statistics sub-function
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills and ability to work both, independently and collaboratively with internal and external visibility
  • Good knowledge of statistical programming languages (including SAS and / or R)
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, as required
  • Thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry including understanding of clinical drug development process and associated documents and regulations
  • High level of expertise in multiple fields relevant for clinical development

Your Application

At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Reward is important to us, employees benefit from excellent employment conditions, such as:

  • Competitive salary and performance bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare, generous pension scheme and Life Insurance
  • Employee discount scheme
  • State of the art offices (award winner for British Council for Offices, Best Fit Out Category 2018)
  • International career possibilities
  • Flexible working
If you would like more information please email the team at

To apply, please click on the relevant link below:

Senior Statistician
Lead Statistician
Principal Statistician