Free open Job in Wales Statistician at Health Economics and Outcomes Research Ltd

Health Economics and Outcomes Research Ltd has a dynamic team of 40 operational researchers, medical writers and statisticians working with global pharmaceutical companies to develop health economic models and to provide statistical analysis of healthcare data.

Within our growing team we have extensive expertise in disease modelling (cost-effectiveness and disease transmission) and the delivery of health technology assessments (HTAs), particularly in the areas of oncology, diabetes and infectious disease.

Role and Responsibilities:

HEOR is seeking to recruit a statistician to its growing team in Cardiff. The successful candidate will have a postgraduate qualification in an applied quantitative discipline such as statistics, econometrics or epidemiology combined with previous experience within academia or industry.

The successful candidate must be familiar with the development, testing and validation of a wide variety of statistical approaches to modelling healthcare data (both real world and clinical trial data). For example, parametric and non-parametric multivariate survival analysis, multilevel regression modelling, multiple imputation to handle missing data. Analysis from both frequentist and Bayesian perspectives is also a pre-requisite. Experience with statistical data modelling in R and Winbugs would be a distinct advantage as would experience in techniques for evidence synthesis.

Routine activities would include the development of study protocols and statistical analysis plans. Communicating study results via reports and presentations and the development of abstracts for submission to international conferences. This position will require the writing of manuscripts for submission to peer-review journals and the presentation of research at international conferences.

Skills & Experience:

Proven analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills

Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and an ability to build credibility with clients

Good commercial awareness/business judgement and an interest in the healthcare industry

Excellent IT literacy

Good project management, time management and organisational skills

Attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work to demanding timelines

A self-starter who thrives in a client-focused environment and able to communicate complex ideas to non-experts

Qualifications & Other Requirements:

In addition to the skills and experience outlined above, the successful candidate will have:

  • A good undergraduate degree with a strong quantitative track record in life sciences, mathematics/statistics/economics
  • Postgraduate qualification in an applied quantitative discipline such as statistics, econometrics or epidemiology
  • A strong commitment to high quality work and an interest in rapid learning and skill development
  • A willingness and ability to travel

Key Benefits:

Competitive salary: GBP £30,000–£45,000 (dependent on experience)

Opportunity to join Company Private Health Insurance scheme

Childcare vouchers

Flexible working environment and highly varied work

Exposure to work on a variety of interesting and innovative scientific studies. The company has clients across the world and this leads to a dynamic and rewarding workplace with a friendly and vibrant work environment.

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