Associate Director Lead Statistician

Whippany, NJ, United States
Jun 13, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Associate Director Lead Statistician, are to:

  • Takes the statistical lead for Oncology Medical Affairs activities for one or more projects, thus facilitating the overall organization and coordination of all statistical activities associated with Oncology Medical Affairs activities for these projects;
  • Provide statistical and methodological consultation and contributes to multi-disciplinary and multi-company teams;
  • Plans and performs exploratory analyses on internal and external databases;
  • Facilitate the overall organization and coordination of statistical aspects for Oncology Medical Affairs for important studies and projects;
  • Lead virtual teams of statisticians and representatives of other functions;
  • Influence decision making processes during oncology drug development and life-cyle management by use of appropriate statistical methodology (e.g. simulations, meta-analyses or modeling approaches);
  • Keep abreast of regulatory and methodological issues and ensure communication of these in the respective teams;
  • Develop and implement innovative statistical methodology for the respective field of responsibility, if appropriate in cooperation with academic experts;
  • Lead the development and evolution of standard processes for routine assessments associated with Oncology Medical Affair requests as well as project specific standards;
  • Respond to inquiries from health authorities and other internal or external partners.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. in Biostatistics, Statistics or Mathematics, or related field;
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, as required;
  • Excellent knowledge of statistical programming languages (including SAS and R);
  • Fluent English skills;
  • At least four (4) years as a statistician with significant time spent in pharma, biotech or similar sector;
  • Thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry including understanding of clinical drug development process and associated documents and regulations;
  • Experience in leading teams of statisticians and/or representatives from other functions;
  • High level of expertise in multiple fields relevant for medical affairs within Oncology Development.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany