30+ days ago


Swiss Precision Diagnostics (SPD) are currently recruiting for a Senior Statistician to join our Statistics and Data Management team based in Bedford, UK. This position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to act as a statistical consultant to Product Development, Clinical Affairs and Marketing by providing guidance, analysis and reporting on experimental design, verification & validation, clinical trials, marketing claims and new concept research.

Main Responsibilities

  • Expected to be able to interpret the commercial strategy of our products and translate these into robust statistical plans that will deliver the business goals
  • Will critically review all protocols and provide an independent scientific view on proposed research work and comment on its statistical practicality
  • Will perform statistical analyses within a framework of good statistical practice to meet the project requirements
  • Will adapt and develop statistical techniques to ensure the best use of experimental material
  • Will analyse and report data for various SPD projects, including R&D projects, clinical trials or other data sources, and present the results of these analyses for non-statisticians in both oral and written reports
  • Will have a current working knowledge of regulatory statistical requirements for in-vitro diagnostic consumer testing
  • Will act as a statistical consultant, taking full statistical responsibility, to assigned projects, teams and business functions throughout SPD

Person Specification

  • A degree in Statistics or a BSc with an MSc in Statistics
  • Experience in medical devices/diagnostics, medicine/clinical research or engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant research and development experience in a statistical consultancy role
  • Use of SAS
  • Report and protocol writing skills
  • Oral presentation skills

What we can offer you

  • Generous 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme including employer’s contribution
  • Excellent Private Medical Insurance package with additional medical cash plan scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Company supported employee Health & Wellbeing programme
  • Life assurance
  • FREE parking including free electrical car charging points & disabled parking facilities
  • Beautiful parkland setting with excellent transportation links to Cambridge, Milton Keynes and London (road & rail)

If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you, at any stage during the application process, just let us know how we can help.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

About SPD

Swiss Precision Diagnostics (SPD) was formed in 2007 as a joint venture between Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Alere (now Abbott) to create, using its parent companies’ complementary strengths, one of the world's foremost organisations in consumer diagnostics.

We are a leading supplier of home pregnancy and fertility/ovulation tests. Our brands include Clearblue. These are products designed to give women a better understanding of their own reproductive health and invaluable guidance in their family planning. Our research interests are in the broad application of innovative technologies for use by the consumer at home. We have a strong focus on women's reproductive health and our goals are in the continuing supply of useful diagnostic products which are accurate, simple and affordable. In the achievement of these goals, we believe that SPD consumer diagnostic products will make increasing contributions to personal healthcare and well-being.

SPD’s Head Office is based in Geneva, Switzerland, and our Innovation Centre is based in Bedford, UK. SPD employs around 180 people.