Principal Biostatistician

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IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.


IQVIA is looking to appoint Statistical Scientist to coordinate the development of analysis plans, table shells, programming and table specifications, the production of tables, listings and figures, data review and statistical analysis.

**A Principal statistician will typically be involved in** **:**

+ Effective skills in communication and team collaboration

+ Sound knowledge of theoretical and applied statistics.

+ Mentor/coach Senior Biostatisticians and Biostatisticians.

+ Directly responsible for the statistical integrity, adequacy, and accuracy of the clinical studies in the project.

+ As part of a clinical development or assessment team, collaborates in the preparation and review of clinical assessments.

+ Provides strategic input into the clinical development plan. For assigned clinical development project(s), provides sound strategic, statistical and scientific input on project objectives, experimental design, and data analysis to meet project needs and FDA statistical and scientific requirements.

+ Reviews all project protocols, author protocol statistical analysis sections and generate study randomizations.

+ Assumes leadership for the Biostatistics activities related to portions of specific project(s).

+ Leads team members to author the report. Responsible for seeing the report through review process.

+ Responsible for all statistical work performed at the project level

+ Leads team’s development of study analysis plans and respective approval of statistical analysis plans

+ Determine/define statistical methodologies

+ Provide statistical expertise and thought leadership to the project team

+ Manage multiple studies and might be involved in management meetings.

+ Engages in research in statistics to improve clinical trial methodology used in the development consistent with corporate priorities and timelines. Learn and apply new statistical analysis methodologies

+ Other responsibilities as defined on ad-hoc basis by senior management.


We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach, but also the right people. Candidates should possess a Master’s or PhD degree in Biostatistics or Statistics and relevant experience. Key required skills include: excellent accuracy, attention to detail, problem solving, organizational as well as interpersonal communication.

In light of the above, candidates for the roles should exhibit the following skills and competencies:

+ Work experience in statistics

+ Ability to communicate and explain statistics

+ Exhibit routine and complex analytical skills

+ A focus on quality, accuracy, and completeness of work activities

+ Excellent communication skills

+ A good understanding of Good Clinical Practice and ICH guidelines

+ Experience in programming in SAS for purposes of data review and statistical analysis

+ Ability to independently lead

+ Take initiative and can be counted on to get the job done, with integrity

+ The self-awareness to recognize when negotiating skills and assistance are needed

+ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, and clients

Embrace your curiosity and grow your career in an exciting environment where development is a priority. Think boldly and disrupt conventional thinking. Enjoy what you do. Discover a career with greater purpose and help create a healthier world.

_Join Us_

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.

Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.

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