Biostatistician 1 - Office based Reading (UK) or Dublin (Ireland) - Early Talent/Graduates - (1721273) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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    Reading, UK
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    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

The role

As a Biostatistician 1 you will prepare analysis plans and write specifications for analysis files, tables, and figures. Write statistical section of study reports and provide general statistical analysis support for project teams. Provide guidance to lower level and/or new staff.

As part of your responsibilities, you will:

  •        Develop analysis plans, table shells, programming and table specifications; produce tables, listings and figures; perform data review and statistical analysis.
  •        Assist with protocol development and protocol and case report form (CRF) review.
  •        Advise data management staff on database design and critical data. May advise on validation checks.
  •        Assist in writing statistical sections of integrated reports.
  •        Assist project lead in fulfilling project responsibilities.
  •        Understand the Scope of Work, budget and quote assumptions, estimate the work completed, and manage scope for single studies. May manage project budget and resource requirements and provide revenue and resource forecasts for single studies, under supervision.
  •        Provide guidance to lower level and/or new staff.

All responsibilities are important job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).

Job Requirements

To meet our needs, you will:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including grammatical/technical writing skills
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with basic statistical methods that apply to applicable clinical trials
  • Basic knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
  • Strong individual initiative  and organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Aptitude for, and working knowledge of SAS computing package
  • Strong commitment to quality
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects, accept direction of lead team members and solve moderately complex problems
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Working knowledge of relevant Data Standards (such as CDISC/ADaM)


You should have Master's degree in biostatistics or related field; Bachelor's degree in biostatistics or related field and 1 year relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Physical requirements

  • Extensive use of telephone, face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech and of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
  • Flexibility on travelling

    We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

    Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

    We invite you to join IQVIA™.

    Job ID: 1721273