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Principal Statistician

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Supporting us to effectively plan and analyze our clinical trials of new medications, in multiple therapeutic areas, might be the opportunity for you. We are looking forward to receive your application.

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture.  Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. 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.


Your tasks and responsibilities

•   Takes the statistical lead for an indication, compound and/or therapeutic area.

•   Leads cross-functional virtual teams.

•   Drives the development and evolution of project, therapeutic area, and global standards.

•   Provides statistical and methodological consultation on special statistical methodology or on complex statistical, scientific and regulatory issues and mentors other statisticians and/or statistical analysts.

•   Represents the function with respect to statistical aspects of clinical development programs and products to internal and external stakeholders. These include regulatory agencies, collaborations/business partners, KOLs, etc. Keeps abreast of regulatory and methodological issues, anticipates new needs in the area of responsibility and ensures development of innovative solutions.

•   Influences decision making processes during drug development and/or life-cycle management by use of appropriate statistical methodology (e.g. simulations, meta-analyses or modeling approaches).

•   Drives development and implementation of innovative statistical methodology.  Coordinates work with academic expects on themes related to the field of responsibility

Who you are

•   PhD or MS in Biostatistics, Statistics or Mathematics

•   At least eight years of experience as statistician with significant time spent in the Pharma, Biotech, or similar sector.

•   Experience in leading teams of statisticians and/or representatives from other functions

•   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

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

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Country: United Kingdom
Location: Reading
Functional Area: Computational Science, Data Science & Statistics
Entry Level: Professional (m/f)

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