Senior Principal Biostatistician
at PRA Health Sciences
OtherFull TimeEurope
PRA Health Sciences is a Clinical Research Organisation experiencing exceptional growth globally. The people we employ are key to this growth. Due to continued growth we are currently looking for Principal Biostatisticians to join our European team.  People don’t come to PRA to witness the future of clinical development, they come to shape it. With an average of more than 6 former employees returning to PRA each month we can confidently say that the grass is greener at PRA. Come join the movement and discover your passion, your purpose, your PRA.


You are: MSc qualified Statistician, project delivery focused and have excellent communication skillsHere at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through continued training, development and support. To be successful in this position you will have:
  • MSc or PhD in Medical Statistics or Biostatistics with demonstrated expertise in multiple statistical areas.
  • You will have extensive statistical experience working within a CRO and or the pharmaceutical industry.
  • The ability to contribute your statistical expertise to the design, analysis and reporting of global clinical studies.
  • The ability to plan, supervise, implement and monitor the statistical process for numerous and complex clinical trials
  • Excellent communication skills and experience of successful sponsor interactions in leading projects or programs of studies, business development and consultancy with sponsors.
 Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better. PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. 


Due to continued growth we are currently looking for a Senior Principal Biostatistician to join us in Europe.  The role can be fully home-based in any European country OR in one of the following office locations; Reading / Swansea / Mannheim.  The Biostatistics team are consistently focussed on identifying and retaining industry leading talent. Using a supportive and engaged management style they will provide a focus for staff development alongside an effective work/life balance. Senior Principal Biostatistician role summary: •    Serves as the lead biostatistician on programs of studies or submissions, or on simple to complex individual studies.•    Serves as an independent reporting statistician on data monitoring committees.•    Develops statistical analysis plans and reporting specifications for simple to complex clinical studies.•    Reviews statistical analyses of other statisticians and interprets results from simple to complex clinical studies.•    Performs senior review of TFLs and statistical analysis plans.•    Provides significant input in the development and review of CRFs, edit specifications, and critical variable lists.•    Performs lead review of TFLs and derived datasets for clinical studies.•    Contributes to clinical study protocols and clinical study reports.•    Reviews simple to complex randomization specifications and dummy randomization schemes.•    Trains and mentors new or junior statisticians on statistical methods and PRA procedures.•    Provides statistical training at monthly seminars.•    Provides statistical consultancy to our clients.•    Serves as a technical expert and presents at scientific conferences.•    Participates in bid defense meetings.•    Represents our clients regarding statistical issues at regulatory meetings.
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