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Senior Manager, Statistics, Oncology

Location
Newark, New Jersey
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
17 Sep 2022

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Senior Manager, Statistics, Oncology in our Cambridge, MA office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Provide statistical leadership in the design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical studies at a compound level and/or therapeutic area (TA) level, promoting innovative design and analysis methodology.
  • Provide strategic statistical input for feasibility assessments, development plans, cross-study analyses and regulatory submissions and interactions.
  • Independently represent Statistics function in interactions with regulatory authorities and statistical working groups.
  • Monitor and implement advances in statistical and clinical trial methodology for assigned compounds and promote use of innovative methodologies across TAs.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Independently represent the statistics function on global therapeutic areas in support of clinical studies and compound and/or TA-level programs.
  • Provide strategic statistical input to feasibility assessments, development and submission plans, and defense of regulatory submissions across therapeutic areas, including timelines.
  • Promote innovative clinical trial designs and efficient analysis methodologies
  • Provide statistical leadership in the development and review of the study synopsis, protocol, statistical analysis plan, clinical study report, and other regulatory submission documents, ensuring accurate and statistically valid deliverables within and across TAs as appropriate.
  • Oversee standards of definition and implementation of therapeutic area level database (including derived database), analysis and reporting standards. Collaborate with Data Management, Programming, Safety Statistics, Clinical and PV to provide suggestions for achieving high quality databases and specifications.
  • Oversee compound and/or TA-level analysis and reporting activities.
  • Identify and interact with external statistical experts for issues related to design, methodology and results as the primary contact and spokesperson.
  • Increase efficiency of the Statistics function through development of standard and/or innovative analysis methodology, data presentations, global integratability and sharing of best practices.
  • Leverage scientific expertise for strategic statistical leadership by providing recommendations and statistical consultations to management
  • Monitor and contribute to industry advances in statistical methods to optimize study designs and statistical analyses techniques, and lead implementation of innovative approaches within and/or across TAs as appropriate.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • PhD in statistics or biostatistics with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience Expert knowledge of statistical design/analysis methodology including latest developments and reporting procedures
  • Extensive statistical and operational knowledge in at least one therapeutic area
  • Demonstrated successful track record in working with various development teams
  • Active in statistical/pharmaceutical professional organizations at regional or national level.
  • Advanced knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry including understanding of clinical drug development process and documents.
  • Advanced knowledge of FDA and ICH regulations and industry standards applicable to the design and analysis of clinical trials.
  • Experience consulting and/or independently representing Statistics function in interactions with regulatory agencies
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Expertis in statistical programming, modeling and simulations

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time
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Details

  • Job Reference: 714829003-2
  • Date Posted: 17 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Newark, New Jersey
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent