Director Biostatistics (all genders) - part-time/full-time

Posted 08 Mar 2024

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 272433


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your role: 
As Director of Biostatistics, you will play a key role in the success of drug development, as part of a team that encourages career growth and development. As a statistical leader working in a cross-functional team, you will be responsible to develop an appropriate strategy for evidence generation to create value in a drug development program and to support evidence-based decision-making, maximizing probability of success. As Director of Biostatistics, you may independently lead very complex studies or one or more drug projects in study design, data analysis and interpretation of results, authoring regulatory responses and other documents with minimal supervision. You provide statistical leadership in the creation of the integrated evidence plan for a drug development program to create value for patients and support marketing authorization and reimbursement. Additionally you provide statistical leadership in the development of human research study designs and take accountability for statistical matters, providing matrix leadership of other statisticians. You ensure that statistical analyses are effectively performed and conducted in high quality and in a timely manner and communicated to both technical and non-technical audiences. You ensure the objective interpretation of human research study results to support informed decision-making and represent Biostatistics externally, e.g., interaction with Health Authorities, external partnerships, wider statistical community, industry working groups. You provide statistical leadership in the evaluation of in-licensing opportunities, focusing on product value and probability of success as well as leadership in indication or disease area strategy.


Who you are: 

  • Ph.D. or MS in Statistics, Biostatistics or related discipline
  • Excellent team player (both within the project and within the function), strong communication and influencing skills, fluent in English
  • Experience working in a diverse, global working environment
  • At least 10 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry in clinical development 
  • Comprehensive expertise in drug development, including knowledge of interfaces and interdependencies with other functions
  • Experience in oncology preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant guidance documents (from ICH, FDA, EMA, etc.), using them pro-actively to impact the performance or find alternative solutions
  • Strong leadership competencies: purposeful, results-driven, innovative, collaborative, future-oriented

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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