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Research & Development
1901848 Requisition #
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  •  Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics with 8+ years of experience in Biopharmaceutical R&D or other relevant background in clinical research
  • Up-to-date expertise/knowledge in advanced statistical methodologies related to clinical trial designs, statistical modeling and data analyses, biomarker analysis 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Should have Therapeutic Area experience in Oncology for minimum of 2 year
  • Experience in early clinical development (Phase 1-2) is highly preferred
  • Experience in direct managing or supervising staff for minimum of 2 years

Experience and/or Competencies Required:
  • Expert knowledge and experience in applying statistical methods to drug development
  • Proficient communication and collaboration skills (including statistical consulting skills, interpersonal skills to contribute effectively in cross-functional team settings, ability to influence others without authority, ability to build strong collaborative relationships with scientific and non-scientific partners)
  • Excellent project management skills (including ability to manage scope and effectively to delegate to staff, contractors, external vendors, and other functions when appropriate)
  • Proficient strategic agility (including problem-solving and critical thinking skills, ability torive and/or influence drug development strategies)
  • Excellent drive for results (demonstrates interest and ability to learn fast, grasps the ‘essence’, and adapt quickly when indicated, takes initiative, welcomes problems as challenges and finds solutions to technical problems)

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Creates a learning environment, opens to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality

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