Full Time

Senior Director, Biostatistics

Posted 2 weeks ago
Application ends: 28 February 2023
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Job Description

The Global Life Science Hub has recently partnered with an extremely niche mid-size specialist Biometrics Organisation that provides support internationally in over 100 countries.

After huge success in 2022, they’re now classified as one of the hottest mid-sized CROs in the industry currently. This organisation is looking to further expand on its statistics department this year which leaves a huge opportunity for progression and career development.

Due to the growth of the Statistics team, we are now looking to appoint a Senior Director of Biostatistics who will be responsible for the successful operations of the Biostatistics department, overseeing the statistical aspects of projects and project teams through the management of department managers, internal staff, and interaction with Executive-level staff.


  • PhD in statistics/biostatistics is highly preferred but MSc is satisfactory
  • Must have at least 10 years of relevant life science work experience
  • 3 years minimum of supervisory experience, preferably in a CRO environment
  • Must have extensive FDA experience
  • Working knowledge of the relationship and regulatory obligation of the contract research organization (CRO) industry with pharmaceutical / biotech companies


  • Responsible for the direct management of Biostatistics Management and indirect management of all Biostatistics staff, including hiring, resourcing, personnel development, growth, training, employee relations, and leading department meetings
  • Responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership to the Biostatistics team to best achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Interacts with clients to provide a high standard of customer service and ensure complete understanding of the Biostatistics capabilities
  • Interacts with Strategic Consulting, Regulatory Affairs, and Project Management teams to provide a high standard of consultation on issues related to the design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical trials in a variety of therapeutic areas
  • Attend meetings with scientific advisory groups and regulatory bodies, as needed, to support statistical aspects of regulatory submissions on behalf of sponsors
  • Serve as a thought leader by staying abreast of the latest developments in the field of statistics in drug development.
  • maintain and improve professional knowledge of technological advancements in data manipulation and statistical analyses;
  • Plan, coordinate, and provide statistical analyses, summaries, and reports of studies in the support of product development including IND / NDA and BLA submissions, and IDE and PMA submissions
  • Participate in business development activities, including proposal generation, presentations of capabilities, and bid defences
  • Participate in governance meetings with Sponsors, and establish relationships with Sponsor peers
  • Leads by example and models core values in all actions; ensures a positive, respectful team environment, fostering collaboration and development


The Global Life Science Hub are a niche Life Science headhunting firm. We place professionals across Europe and the US for a variety of Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.

If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies – www.glshub.com

Or reach out to Chris directly.