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08/09/2017
Principal Statistical Consultant
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Company Information: A global growth company where you can make a real difference? With more than 91,000 associates around the globe in our affiliates in more than 140 countries, we share a vision of a better today and tomorrow for patients – a vision that drives our growth and success. Our greatest job satisfaction is knowing that we improve lives, we extend lives, and we save lives – and we do it with increasing precision and efficiency through breakthrough science and innovation.

Position Title: Principal Statistical Consultant

Duties and Responsibilities: We are seeking a Principal Statistical Consultant who will work in collaboration with Biostatisticians, Pharmacometricians and Global Project Teams to ensure that state-of-the-art statistical methods, models and machine learning approaches are used at the trial and project level.

1. Provides trial and sometimes project support requiring hands-on expertise in novel quantitative approaches. This could include: innovative clinical trial design, quantitative decision making, incorporating evidence from sources of big data (e.g. biomarkers, digital technology and real world evidence)
2. Plays a role in a collaborative working relationships and effective communications with Biostatistics & Pharmacometrics partners along with clinical team to promote and implement innovation at project level
3. Contributes towards agile consulting, guidance and non-standard exploratory analysis for unplanned problems.
4. Supports the implementation and communication of innovative quantitative methods to support regulatory submissions and health authority meetings
5. Publishes in peer reviewed journals, participates in professional conferences and contribute towards cross-industry work streams in external scientific working groups

Position Qualifications: Education (desirable): Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, data science, computational biology or another related field
Languages: Fluent English oral and written
Good communication and presentation skills
Experience/Professional Requirements
1. At least 1 year of experience with application of innovative quantitative methods in drug development setting
2. Knowledge in relevant quantitative approaches
3. Ideally some experience in facilitating and optimizing the (early/full) clinical development strategy by using expertise in design, modeling or analytics
4. Solid interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) bridging scientific and business needs.
5. Scientific publications and training courses given in the area of quantitative science
6. Good business ethics

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Website: https://www.novartis.com/careers

Application Information: To apply, please view this position with the job ID 206958BR at our career website www.novartis.com/careers

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