Manager, Biostatistics

Location
Foster City, CA, US
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Ref
2026928
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Manager, Biostatistics
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Works collaboratively with Statistical Programmers, Biostatisticians, Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Data Managers and other Clinical, Global Drug Safety, Regulatory and Project Management staff to meet project deliverables and timelines for statistical data analysis and reporting.

Key Skills:
  • Works independently on their own projects or studies.
  • Leads the statistical analysis of a project or study in conjunction with Data Management and Statistical Programming.
  • Constantly interacts with team members to challenge and generate new ideas.
  • Understand the operations of the of the Biometrics function with clear expectation of the responsibility from other functional groups


Job Responsibilities:
  • Works collaboratively with Statistical Programmers, Biostatisticians, Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Data Managers and other Clinical, Global Drug Safety, Regulatory and Project. Management staff to meet project deliverables and timelines for statistical data analysis and reporting.
  • Provides statistical consultation on trial design and study endpoints, calculates sample sizes and authors statistical analysis plans, utilizes knowledge of Regulatory requirements and guidance documents to provide statistical advice with respect to creating a clinical development program, and uses knowledge of literature to provide data analysis and presentation methods to support publications/presentations.
  • Works on 4-6 clinical trials / projects as well as other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Leads a specific component of a departmental strategic initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Must have scientific programming capability with statistical software packages.
  • Analyzes and utilizes complex information.
  • Anticipates change and reacts quickly and proactively to accommodate business need.
  • Proactively solicits views from others to gain common understanding and agreement.
  • Leads by example and resolves conflict; manages processes for maintaining team cohesiveness.
  • Uses statistical expertise to demonstrate effective persuasion.
  • Understands strategic value of information and knows when and when not to communicate it.


Education and Experience:
  • 6+ years of industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data using software and a BS degree in Biostatistics or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data with an MS degree in Biostatistics or equivalent.
  • 1+ years of industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data with an PhD degree in Biostatistics or equivalent.
  • Industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data using SAS® software is necessary.

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