30+ days ago


We have an opportunity for a Principal Statistician II to join our Statistics Department.


Reporting to the Head of Statistics, the role provides high quality statistical support to our clients and leadership to a wide range of projects. 

  • Carry out complex statistical tasks requiring a high level of technical training and understanding, mentoring and supervising others in carrying out statistical tasks. Ensure sound technical content of deliverables from self and the project team.
  • Provide high quality statistical support to studies including design and analysis of studies, writing SAPs and selecting optimum statistical methods, statistical sections of study protocols, estimates of sample size, and statistical general consultancy including study design and conduct.
  • Provide high level project/portfolio management, possibly with responsibility for financial performance of a statistical unit and billability of reports.
  • Have a function-wide influence of quality of processes, including liaison with Manager at all levels and across departments.
  • Provide statistical consultancy verbally to clients and internal customers.
  • Managing clients and their expectations and maintaining high customer care values. Handling challenging clients diplomatically.
  • Pursue opportunities for new clients.
  • Ensure good communication with the client, including the project status and any issues, affecting data quality.
  • Work with the client project team to liaise with regulatory authorities, including attending meetings with regulators if requested.
  • Work as operational lead, ensuring tasks are appropriately delegated to members of the project team in line with the requirements of the project plan.
  • Monitor the work of the project team, and coordinate project delivery on time and within budget.
  • QC/peer review others work.
  • Ensure all statistical work is complete to a high standard and in accordance with SOPs.
  • Ensure quality control of statistical output is executed thoroughly and in accordance with SOPs.
  • Maintain knowledge of the relevant regulatory environment.
  • Lead knowledge share and process improvement activities.
  • Deliver excellent customer care.

  • Strong statistical skills enabling provision of statistical advice and document review across a broad range of statistical applications.
  • Good PC skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Good knowledge of SAS and experience with other statistical software.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organisational, liaison and project management skills.
  • Proven ability to lead projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability in client relation management.
  • Qualified minimally to MSc level in Statistics or equivalent
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