Head of Services

Employer
Eden Scott
Location
Northern Ireland
Salary
Competive
Posted
Jun 29, 2020
Closes
Jul 29, 2020
Ref
161776
Contract Type
Full Time


Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Biostatistician with leadership skills to join a growing life science technology organisation!

Our client is an established, fast growing technology company providing world-class analytics and specialised software products for clinical-stage life science organisations. Their experienced statisticians and programmers develop intellectual property and assets to support the design and analysis of clinical trials, precision medicine studies and real-world data analytics. They address the emerging analytics needs of the Industry with their biostatistics services, bespoke algorithms and unique, state of the art, proprietary, cloud-based trial simulation software.

The company's proprietary software aids the design and analysis of smart clinical studies, based on their industry-leading computer simulation capabilities offering a fast cost-effective in silico solution to the design and analysis of clinical studies.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Lead the Statistical Services Division comprising highly skilled statisticians and programmers.
* Lead the strategy and growth plans of our Statistical Services Division.
* Embed a culture of continuous improvement that is results orientated and focuses on efficiency gains.
* Set objectives and drive a culture of excellence throughout the Services Division.
* Develop the career development pathway, ensuring continuous professional development of all Services staff.
* As technical expert provide technical and industry expertise across the company.
* Generate and report on service metrics with regards to performance in relation to productivity, efficiency and customer satisfaction.
* Actively participate in pre-sales activities and proposals to ensure accurate scoping of customer requirements in the form of proposals.
* Represent the Services Division at customer meetings and events to present our capabilities.
* Set accurate financial forecasts and ensure performance against agreed plans.
* Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders to identify new business opportunities.
* Implement flexible resourcing by developing and implementing an analytics network.
* Assist marketing to produce collateral and demonstration material including data sheets, case studies and white papers.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* A degree in mathematics, statistics, physics or related subject with a strong data/statistical/science component
* Strong knowledge of the role of analytics within clinical trials
* Experience within a CRO or Pharma
* Proven track record of leading, mentoring and developing a services team
* Proven track record of delivering and managing customer projects to high quality standards
* Significant experience in the pharmaceutical industry working in the area of clinical trials
* Relevant expertise in a commercial environment with practical experience in clinical trial operations
* Excellent communications skills.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

* A higher degree in mathematics, statistics
* Experience in strategic consulting and the use of enabling technology