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Senior Biostatistician

Company: BeiGene, Ltd. APAC
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.

General Description:

The Senior Statistician will perform scientific statistical analyses in support of clinical trials with guidance and mentoring on new and complex issues. The position will work with the clinical and regulatory team in designing clinical trials and developing the statistical analysis plan, facilitate the implementation of statistical analyses, provide statistical input to the CSR and scientific presentations/manuscripts. The individual will interface with clinical therapeutic area members, SAS programming, clinical data management, clinical operation, clinical pharmacology, medical writing and other functions. This position will also participate in managing vendors to ensure quality of all deliverables and adherence to requirements/timeline.

The position can be remote, with preference for the selected candidate to be near one of the BeiGene offices in California, Massachusetts, Maryland, or New Jersey.

Essential Functions of the job:

* Serve as trial statistician and work in the cross-functional team for study planning and execution, and reporting.


* Develop individual protocol/SAP and determine appropriate statistical methodology.


* Participate in database design meetings to ensure that the data collected are in high quality and satisfy analysis requirements.


* Collaborate with the statistical programming staff to ensure that all programs meet analysis and external requirements. Work with programmers to provide tables, listings and graphs, including ad hoc validation.


* Analyze data and interpret results from clinical trials to meet objectives of the study protocol. Independently apply and implement basic and complex statistical techniques to these analyses. Conduct ad hoc analyses if applicable.


* Prepare oral and written reports to effectively communicate results of clinical trials to the project team and corresponding parties.


* Provide statistical input through the planning and conduct of clinical trials with departments with BeiGene as well as with external vendor.


* Make recommendations or resolve technical, quality, and timeline issues.


* Participate in innovative statistical methodology development for topics originated from clinical trial projects, and present internally and externally.



Required Qualifications:

Knowledge and Skills

* Working knowledge of statistical and data processing software, e.g., SAS and/or R.


* Knowledge of statistical analysis methodologies and experimental design.


* Demonstrated ability to learn, being proactive, motivated, and consistently focus on details and execution.


* Good interpersonal, communication, writing and organizational skills.


* Demonstrated interest in statistical research activities and application of novel methods to clinical trial development.


* Ability to work in a team environment with medical personnel, clinical monitors, data managers, programmers, and medical writers.



Education Required:

* PhD or equivalent degree in statistics/biostatistics or related discipline and typically at least 1 year related experience;


* Or a master's degree with a minimum of 3+ years relevant work experience.



Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, SAS and R

Other Qualifications: N/A

Travel: Limited travel may be required occasionally

Competencies:

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.

Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit, Shares expertise with others.

Adaptability - Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: BeiGene, Ltd. APAC, San Mateo , Senior Biostatistician, Other , San Mateo, California

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