Biostatistician 2 (R1120604) in Bloemfontein, South Africa at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/27/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.


Develop analysis plans, table shells, programming and table specifications; produce tables, listings and figures; perform data review and statistical analysis.

Assist with protocol development, sample size calculation, protocol and case report form (CRF) review.

Advise data management staff on database design, and critical data.  May advise on validation checks.

Write statistical sections of integrated reports.

Under supervision, act as statistical team lead for single studies.

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.

Assist with review of RFPs and QIPs; prepare proposal text. May participate in bid defense meetings.

Provide training and guidance to lower level and new staff.


Excellent written and oral communication skills including grammatical/technical writing skills

Excellent attention and accuracy with details

In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines Familiarity with moderately complex statistical methods that apply to applicable clinical trials

Strong individual initiative

Strong organizing skills

Strong working knowledge of SAS computing package

Familiarity with other relevant statistical computing packages such as StatXact

Strong commitment to quality

Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects

Ability to provide and accept direction of lead team members

Ability to 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)


B Sc Degree in Biostatistics or related field and 3 years prior relevant experience.

Requires intermediate level knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts of a job area, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1120604


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