Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.
Head Clinical Statistics
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary responsibilities of this role, Head Clinical Statistics, are to:
Supervise and direct a team of statisticians in charge of the statistical aspects of all clinical trials assigned to the CS group in alignment with Pharmaceuticals Statistics objectives;
Maintain all administrative tasks within the CS group (including e.g. controlling CS group’s cost center, ensuring quality of all work, hiring and training of staff at CS group);
Report to the Head Pharmaceuticals Statistics and is a member of the Pharmaceuticals Statistics Management and Leadership Team;
Promote the development and use of state-of-the-art statistical methods and represents CS in internal and external contacts to regulatory agencies, academic institutions, external statistical experts, etc.;
Contribute to the development of standards and oversees the implementation and training in these standards at the site and assures consistency within Data Sciences & Analytics;
Provide general statistical consultancy to members of R&D and others in the local/regional business organization. Collaborates with all other functions within Data Sciences & Analytics and the global and local/regional medical and development organization;
Keep abreast of regulatory and statistical issues relevant for respective sub-function. Identifies development and innovation needs for department and individuals and implement training and development plans to ensure needed skills are available to provide state-of-the-art statistical expertise to development programs, projects and studies and according to regulatory guidelines;
Ensure transparency of workload to enable effective resource allocation.
Domestic relocation assistance is offered for this position
Up to 30% international travel
PhD or MS in Biostatistics, Statistics or Mathematics;
At least eight years’ experience as statistician with significant time spent in the Pharma or Biotech sector;
Experience in leading/managing a statistical function in a global organization or in leading/managing large global project teams;
Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
Excellence in providing direction and supervising and coaching personnel;
Excellent communication skills;
Fluency in English.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus target 25% and LTI 25%
Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. Our mission “Bayer: Science For A Better Life” guides our endeavors to address some of today’s most pressing global challenges in health and nutrition ...through better medicines and a sufficient quantity of high-quality food for a steadily growing and aging population. Together with our partners, we are developing innovative solutions to tackle these challenges and thus improve people’s quality of life.
A growing and aging world population requires an adequate supply of food and improved medical care. Our research and development activities are therefore focused on improving people’s quality of life by preventing, alleviating and treating diseases. At the same time, we are making an important contribution to providing a reliable supply of high-quality food, feed and plant-based raw materials. Our understanding of the biochemical processes in living organisms helps us address these demanding challenges.