Sr Mgr Biostatistics- Work from home any where in the United States!

Great opportunity that does not come up often, to join the NA Global Biostatistics team in a SR MGR or MGR Biostatistics role. This can be an office-based or home-based role! Apply today to find out more.

Serves as Lead Statistician and/or provide management oversight on broad-based projects, such as NDA projects or complex, multi-protocol programs. Performs management functions relating to the administrative and scientific activities of multiple projects, as well as line manage supervisory statistics staff. Coordinates projects across multiple locations. Provides leadership and identify and initiate division process-improvement activities in collaboration with other division management. Assists Director/Associate Director in training and advancement of staff. Directly contributes to study proposals and bids, representing the Biostatistics and Programming department at bid defenses. Organizes teams and implements strategies to ensure process and programming efficiencies on complex studies. Provides Biostatistics oversight for strategic client relationships, and/or oversight for significant client portfolios.

Essential Functions

* Serves as lead statistician on large scale/complex projects.

* Oversees the project work of directly reporting statisticians.

* Provides technical expertise and guidance in the development of protocols, analysis plans, programming specifications, interpretation, and writing of results.

* Acts as a senior statistical reviewer commensurate with expertise and ability.

* Provides first level of PPD management communication with clients.

* Understands project budget as it relates to project work scope and communicate proactively with management concerning potential changes in work scope.

* Communicates with sponsors concerning project work scope and budgetary changes after reviewing with management.

* Provides budgetary reconciliation against actual expenditure. Identifies and quantifies the budget and expense differences.

* Ensures the effective resource and utilization management of staff.

* Recruits, trains and develops employees.

* Ensure SOP and FDA guideline adherence.

* Leads departmental management in process-improvement strategies.

* Prepares proposals and participates in business development presentations.

* Engages in raining and professional development

* Provides line management of staff.

* Participates in strategic client franchise leadership.

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Education and Experience:

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 8 years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, & experience. Prefer MA/MS degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, or related field with appropriate statistical coursework and 6 years of experience; With a Ph.D., 4 years of experience.

2 years clinical trials experience

2 years of management responsibility

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Demonstrated initiative and motivation

* Proven performance in leading complex projects

* Evidence of strong staff management skills, as shown through the successful management of multiple projects and staff members, and proven ability to mentor and motivate staff

* Proven success in the line management of supervisory staff

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Positive attitude and the ability to proactively direct and promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting

* Strong knowledge of SASĀ® and clinical biostatistics

* Demonstrated knowledge of the drug development process and FDA regulations

* Demonstrated ability to manage change and uncertainty to optimize positive outcomes

Management Role:

Manager role with significantly larger management scope (e.g. global or regional responsibilities or multiple departments) OR mastery of manager skills and responsibilities as demonstrated by consistent, multi-year successful performance. In some instances may be responsible for a functional area (as determined by executive management) and not have subordinate supervisors or employees.

Working Conditions and Environment:

* Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment

* Occasional drives to site locations, frequent travels both domestic and international

* Constant interactions with associates and clients required

* Exposure to high pressure deadlines

* Intense concentration required

* When necessary, work additional hours to meet timelines

* Travel required occasionally

* Exposure to and use of electrical equipment required constantly

Physical Requirements:

* Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day.

* Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

* Occasional mobility required.

* Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.

* Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.

* Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.

* Ability to communicate moderately complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

* Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups.

* Ability to apply basic principles to solve conceptual issues.

* Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.

* Regular and consistent attendance.

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group.