Biostatistician (SAS) - PPD Outsourcing Solutions Group
Various Seniority Levels
Home-Based/Remote Based Contract/Temp Opportunity
Full Time (FTE 1.0)
6 month duration
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The Biostatistician will act as lead statistician on projects of moderate to large size and complexity; will support lead statistician on very large, complex studies. May have staff management and/or project management responsibilities.
Will lead a project team. This involves conducting team meetings, maintaining project timelines, assessing resources needed, providing resources, and preparing the budget. Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures are being followed and that appropriate project documentation is ongoing
Will coordinate with programmers and data management personnel as to database maintenance, updating and documentation. Provide guidance for database structures for analysis
Will create or provide specifications for analysis databases based on Data Management database
Will provide sample size calculations and review protocols for completeness, appropriateness of clinical design, and sound statistical analysis
Will provide randomization schemes and appropriate documentation
Will develop statistical analysis plan, including table and listing specifications, and guide others on the team in its implementation
Will program/validate statistical tables with an emphasis on efficacy endpoints. Provide proper documentation and oversee the work of others who assist in programming/validating
Will prepare and review reports. Contribute to the statistical methods section and verify for completeness and consistency for reports.
Will interact with the sponsor on all aspects of the project
Will understand project budget as it relates to project work-scope and communicate proactively with management concerning potential changes in work-scope
Education and Experience:
MS/MA degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field and Minimum two years of experience required; Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities
Or PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field and no experience required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong SAS programming skills and understanding of database structures
Ability to promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting
Strong knowledge of statistical principles and strong statistical skills
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
PPD is an inclusive equal employment opportunity company. We value all people regardless of background, experience and abilities.
PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role
Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.
Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.
May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)