Statistics Group Head - Inflammation and Immunology
- Lead assigned Statistics Group to deliver timely and efficient statistical support in the design, analysis, and interpretation of data (clinical, translational, correlative) for all GPD assets throughout their lifecycle.
- Provide statistical support to Business Development in the evaluation of potential in-license candidate molecules.
- Manage and develop talent to optimize performance and grow colleague capabilities.
- Ensure optimum allocation and management of resources within assigned group.
- Provide administrative and technical oversight of statistical function in assigned group.
- Ensure statistical best practices are applied uniformly for all GPD projects.
- Provide high-quality statistical input and critical review of clinical development plans, key study designs and study reports, integrated summaries, key regulatory documents, and labels for regulatory filings.
- Ensure that expert statistical thinking is provided to the GPD Asset Teams.
- Recruit, train, develop, mentor, and retain highly skilled statisticians to provide effective and qualified resources to support GPD objectives and projects.
- Work effectively with other Business Unit and Research Unit Heads in formulating global statistical policies, including those for standards, and implement within GPD Statistics.
- Ensure that assigned GPD Statistics Group meets time, quality, and cost targets.
- Ensure utilization of and full compliance with corporate standards and practices to achieve efficient development of GPD compounds.
- Ensure development and implementation of GPD-specific change management based on the GPD strategies and standards, and in collaboration with other functions.
QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS:
Training & Education:
- Postgraduate Statistical degree (PhD or equivalent preferred).
- A broad understanding of the applications of Statistics to Research & Development.
- Excellent statistical knowledge with the ability to apply this to scientific and clinical projects.
- Excellent knowledge of the responsibilities and the role of a supervisor and leader.
Prior Experience Preferred:
- Track record of successfully leading large groups within complex organizations through periods of significant organizational change.
- A track record of sustained delivery and innovation within the discipline.
- Evidence of sustained contribution to the pharmaceutical Research & Development process at the project and therapeutic area level.
- Proven ability to manage multiple complex projects including related headcount and budgets.
- Evidence of successful management of diverse colleagues including individuals with differing career tracks (e.g., complex technical specialist, generalist).
- Track record of influencing external environment through contributions to scholarship, working parties etc., as evidenced by committee membership, presentations, and publications
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