Senior Director, Biometrics Team Leader- Late Oncology (R-139320_Waltham)
Do you have a passion for Science? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.
Our Biometrics department drives design to generate data needed for quality decision making. Our goal is to drive excellence in delivery, improve decision making, while engaging and shaping the external environment by accessing and implementing innovative solutions.
The extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry to independently lead a biometrics team to deliver project and/or technical level activities related to design, delivery and interpretation, high level internal governance committees and/or regulatory submissions. Senior Director,Biometrics Team Leader- Late Oncology ensure Biometrics input and support for a projects across a business unit.
Both the Senior Director,Biometrics Team Leader- Late Oncology, manage and develop a group of statisticians. The accountabilities for the Biometrics Team Leader are:
- To globally lead, manage and develop a group of statisticians
- Ensures drug projects are successfully delivered by leading biometrics support and strategy. This includes Development Plans, Regulatory Strategy and Submissions, high level internal governance committees, Health Technology Assessment and Reimbursement/Payer and Commercial support as appropriate for the stage of the product.
- Leadership to staff on the product world-wide so that all work is carried out with regards to AZ standards and external regulations.
- Develop contacts with international and external opinion leaders, consultants and collaborative groups.
- Provide leadership and direction to improvement projects/activities/ initiatives
- Lead Biometrics resourcing to deliver projects and input on internal vs outsourcing delivery
- Maintain understanding and awareness of, as well and investigate and implement, new methodologies, therapy area and Development advances.
- May represent AZ and Statistics to Health Authorities and Reimbursement/Payer Organizations or high level internal governance committees for specific projects/indications.
- Master’s degree with 10 plus years of experience, or PhD degree with 7 plus years of experience
- Advance degree in statistics or mathematics (containing a substantial statistical component) with experience in pharma/healthcare or other relevant area
- Track record of background in leading independently
- In depth knowledge of technical/regulatory requirements with experience in pharma/healthcare
- Exemplary technical skills
- Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships
- Managerial experience
- Excellent collaboration required – needs the energy to work across global & functional boundaries both internally and externally
- Vision – keen awareness of R&D priorities in order to apply novel solutions to scientific problems
- Travel – willingness to travel domestically & internationally
This role can sit at our Gaithersburg, MD; Cambridge, UK; or Waltham, MA location
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.
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- Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.
- Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.
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