Graduate Statistician - Quanticate

Salary: Competitive
Location: North West, Manchester
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Consultancy, Engineering, Science & Technology, Research & Analysis

This position offers a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated Statistics department. As a Graduate Statistician, you will have the opportunity to further develop your clinical statistics knowledge as well as gain experience in multiple therapeutic areas.

You will gain exposure to a broad range of clinical trial studies, working across Phases I-IV in a wide variety of therapeutic areas. Working as part of local and global project teams, you will have the opportunity to work on high profile, global studies for major pharmaceutical clients.

This is an opportunity to begin a Statistics career within a CRO that specialises in data-related services. You will receive substantial training that will enable you to gain a clear appreciation and understanding of clinical trial reporting. You will have the opportunity to work as part of global project teams, gaining exposure to high profile, global studies for major pharmaceutical clients.

• Provide high quality statistical support to studies including production of tables, figures and listings, contributing to SAPs and statistical reports under the guidance of Senior and Principal Statisticians
• Carry out tasks relating to the programming requirements of statistical reporting
• Manage assigned project work
• Carry out statistical tasks requiring a high level of technical training and understanding
• Plan, organise and manage workload, sometimes working across multiple studies
• Work to client expectation
• You may organise/coordinate some study deliverables, supporting the project lead in the overall delivery of the project. This may involve dealing with correspondence, coordinating with the contribution of other team members, and ensuring timelines are met
• Ensure all statistical work is complete to a high standard and in accordance with SOPs
• Ensure quality control of statistical output is executed thoroughly and in accordance with SOPs
• Ensure that statistical output delivered to the client is fit for purpose, on time, and completed within budget
• Maintain good communication with the project lead, or client where applicable, including the status of any assigned work and any issues including data quality and timeline
• Engage in knowledge share activities
• Deliver excellent customer care
• Work closely with line manager to review objectives, progress and development
• Work closely with other statisticians and programmers assigned to the same or similar projects to share production of outputs, QC work, and to give/receive technical advice
• Support the project statistician to ensure work sent to clients is of high quality

• Qualified to minimum MSc level in statistics
• Relevant experience within the pharmaceutical or medical sector is desirable but not essential
• Good PC skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Experience using SAS and other statistical software is desirable
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Good organisational skills
• Good analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong interpersonal skills

An exciting opportunity for a Graduate Statistician has arisen within our Clinical Research Organisation (CRO), Quanticate. Working from our Hitchin or Manchester office, you will work within Quanticate’s global statistics department, providing the highest quality statistical services to our pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutritional and medical device clients.

Having formed in 2007, from the merger of two specialist Biometrics CROs, Quanticate has grown to become the world’s largest CRO specialising in the provision of data-related services. Our services include Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics, Clinical Programming, Medical Writing and Pharmacovigilance.

As a recognised “Investors in People” employer, Quanticate is committed to the development of its employees. With structured career paths across each of its functional areas, and Junior and Expert Academies that have been created to help fast-track you up the CRO career ladder, you will be working for a company that is able to provide long-term career development opportunities alongside flexible working arrangements.

The Statistics Group
The Statistics department at Quanticate has a well-balanced mix of qualified statisticians at all stages of their careers, from recent graduates to established consultants. Statistics has a presence in our offices in Hertfordshire, Manchester, Edinburgh, the United States and India. We also have a significant proportion of home–based workers. We pride ourselves on fostering an inclusive and mutually-supportive team, and this also creates a varied and fulfilling work experience for our statisticians.

We have different teams within the department, allowing individuals to focus their career at any point in time. Currently the teams include Statistical Consultancy, Statistical Reporting, and number of multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to supporting to our major client portfolios. Statisticians looking to further their career within Quanticate will find different opportunities to learn and grow within an environment of like-minded statisticians.