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Lead Statistician

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The primary responsibilities of this role, Lead Statistician, are to:


  • Take the statistical lead for a project in the represented statistics sub-function, for example, in the role of a project statistician;
  • Lead virtual teams of statisticians and/or representatives from other functions;
  • Lead the development and evolution of project standards;
  • Provides statistical and methodological consultation and contributes to multi-disciplinary and multi-company teams;
  • Respond to inquiries from health authorities and other internal or external partners;
  • Keep abreast of regulatory and methodological issues and ensures communication of these in the respective teams;
  • Influence decision making processes during early and late drug development and/or life-cycle management by use of appropriate statistical methodology (e.g. simulations, meta-analyses or modeling approaches);
  • Develop and implement innovative statistical methodology for the respective field of responsibility, if appropriate in cooperation with academic experts.
  • Domestic relocation assistance is offered for this position.



.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or MS in Biostatistics, Statistics or Mathematics;
  • At least four years of experience as statistician with significant time spent in the Pharma, Biotech, or similar sector;
  • Thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry including understanding of clinical drug development process and associated documents and regulations;
  • Experience in leading teams;
  • Experience in multiple fields relevant for his/her statistics sub-function;
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Good knowledge of statistical programming languages (including SAS);
  • Fluency in English.




.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your application Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.