Recruiter-Kansas City, MO

Director of Biostatistics

Serves as head of the Kansas City Biostatistics department ensuring that
target productivity (FTE, utilization, and output) levels are met. Manages
an assigned group of high-level staff/management from the Biostatistics,
Statistical Programming, and RDQC sections.  Has direct personnel reports
typically consisting of Supervisor - Director level staff from each
function.  Plays major role in sales meetings and oversees departmental
proposal preparation. Monitors budget and scope of within office projects
and takes action necessary to maximize realization.  Ensures that
departmental staff contribute to intra- and interdepartmental process
improvement to achieve "best practices".   Ensures that Biostatistics is
working as efficiently and effectively as possible with other departments
(e.g., Data Management, QTONE, Regulatory & Technical Services).  Ensures
that appropriate levels of professional development and training are
provided to staff.  Serves as a biostatistical resource for the department,
ensuring scientific integrity in the application of statistical methodology
to Phase II-III
clinical trials.  Provides statistical direction, technical oversight, or
consultancy for major projects or on projects involving particularly
complex statistical analyses.  Represent clients at FDA meetings, FDA
advisory boards, or other scientific meetings as required.

Location: Kansas City, MO; site has 56 people in Bios dept (185 Bios
employees in N. Amer)

Direct reports: 5 (including admin)

Relocation available

PhD preferred

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