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Gilead

Assoc Dir, Biostatistics

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Job Description

Key Skills

  • Responsibilities are similar to a Manager, but are performed with minimum supervisory direction on a daily basis.
  • Examines functional issues from a broader organization perspective.
  • Is sought out for advice by others within the company to help make better decisions and resolve problems.
  • Viewed as a key resource by more senior individuals on departmental strategic initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Works collaboratively with Statistical Programmers, Biostatisticians, Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Data Managers and other Clinical, Global Drug Safety, Regulatory and Project Management staff to meet project deliverables and timelines for statistical data analysis and reporting.
  • Directs internal and external teams across multifunctional project or functional areas, leads initiatives to gather, organize, and analyze data from different sources such as virology, Case Report Forms, and patient tracking, works with management and Human Resources to satisfy short-term staffing needs, defends statistical aspects with regulatory agencies, develops staff capabilities, and recognizes/rewards desired performance.
  • Is expected to oversee and contribute to the completion of all technical and operational statistical activities for a group of clinical trials for a compound/indication or equivalent through management of internal and external resources.
  • Leads two or more components of departmental strategic initiatives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Examines functional issues from a broader organization perspective.
  • Proven ability to determine the functions most critical to company success and to support priorities within functional area.
  • Anticipates obstacles and difficulties of clients and acts to meet goals.
  • Proven ability to pull together and lead highly effective teams and create a clear sense of direction.
  • Proven ability to design and use all available vehicles for effective scientific communication within and outside the company.
  • Must be able to directly supervise personnel.

Education & Experience

  • 9 years of industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data using SAS® software and a BS degree in Biostatistics or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data using SAS® software and an MS degree in Biostatistics or equivalent
  • 3+ year of industry experience in the statistical analysis of biomedical data using SAS® software and a PhD degree in Biostatistics or equivalent.


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