Statistician / Principal Statistician - UK - Stockley Park & Stevenage

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  • 09 Apr, 2018

Job Description

Stockley Park & Stevenage, UK Glaxo Smith Kline

• Providing statistical input to the design, analysis, reporting and interpretation of clinical studies. 
• Influencing clinical development plans, regulatory and commercial strategies.
• Building and maintaining effective strategic working relationships with internal and external partners to meet business needs.
• Identifying, developing and implementing novel statistical methodologies in support of medicines development.
Our end-to-end project support model ensures that our statisticians work across the entire range of drug development, from early clinical development, to registration and marketed product support. 

Within GSK, Clinical Statistics is part of the same group which includes clinical pharmacology modelling and simulation, epidemiology and statistical innovation. Our statisticians have the opportunity to take part in world-class methodological research, as well as to fulfil a vital role on our multidisciplinary medicines development teams.

In instances where the business is able to support it, candidates may be permitted to work remotely.  When you apply, please indicate your work style preference in your cover letter. 

We are searching for talented new graduate statisticians, who can demonstrate innovative thinking, excellent communication skills, and who are able to influence project strategy. 
We offer competitive salaries, benefits, training and development, and are committed to the continuous development of your technical skills and competencies. Opportunities are available at our sites in Stevenage (Hertfordshire), Ware (Hertfordshire) and Stockley Park (Uxbridge, Middlesex) in the UK.

Why You?

Basic qualifications: 
• Masters or PhD in a Statistical discipline
• Practical understanding of statistical modelling and its application to real world problems
• Track record of strong academic performance
• Able to adapt to changing business needs
• Demonstrated experience working effectively in a team setting
• Strong time management and prioritization skills

Preferred qualifications: 

• Expertise in multiple statistical methodologies as well as demonstrated experience leveraging its practical application
• Practical work experience as a statistician in a clinical research setting
• Capable of applying innovative statistical thinking
• Experience with Bayesian methods
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with;
o A demonstrated capability in building and maintaining strong working relationships 
o A demonstrated ability to explain novel and standard methods to scientific and clinical colleagues.
o Strong influencing skills applied effectively across functions and levels of an organization

Why GSK?: 

At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.