Great opportunity to expand your clinical research knowledge and experience by joining our amazing biostatistics team!
PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.
PPD's global Biostatistics team moves us towards our purpose to improve health by preserving the scientific integrity of clinical research studies. Working with our Biostatistics team, you will analyze the results of clinical trial data to summarize the efficacy and safety findings of our projects. You are a technical and statistical expert driving innovation and continuous improvement with our data.
As a Biostatistician II, you lead statistical analysis for large, complex studies.
You are driven by quality and accuracy, are service-oriented, and have a sense of urgency aligned with that of our customers. You are key in mentoring and developing others within the biostatistics and programming project teams, presenting "one PPD" to our clients.
Grow within the Biostatistics team into leadership roles, or continue as an individual contributor with more responsiblity and client interaction. Or, put your data expertise to use with other roles within our Data Management or Global Clinical Development departments.
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk - our award winning training programs speak for themselves.
Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!
Education and Experience:
Master's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2 years').
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong SAS programming skills (Proficient in BASE, STAT, MACRO and GRAPH) and understanding of database structures.
Ability to provide mentorship and promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting.
Strong knowledge of statistical principles and strong statistical skills.
Ability to create study specifications and provide support in the review of data management documentation.
Proven performance of required tasks, as evidenced in outstanding performance in current tasks and/or documented record of accomplishments.
Evidence of strong management skills, as shown through management of multiple projects and/or staff members.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities.
Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others
Work is performed in an office/ laboratory and/or a clinical environment.
Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.
Exposure to electrical office equipment.
Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves.
Ability to work in an upright and /or stationary position for 6-8 hours per day.
Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
Frequent mobility required.
Occasional crouching, stooping, with frequent bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.
Regular and consistent attendance.
PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group.