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Director - Statistical Sciences

£110k per annum plus excellent benefits | South East, Buckinghamshire |  Medical Affairs, Pharmaceutical Company |  Permanent  | Ref:889494

The Role

Director - Statistical Sciences - Global Pharma Company - £110k per annum plus excellent benefits

Carrot Pharma Recruitment are working on behalf of a large Global Pharma company to recruit an experienced Biometrics and Information Sciences professional to offer technical leadership within a Director of Statistical Science role.


The Company

You will be joining one of the world's Leading pharmaceutical companies within a pivotal role. The forward-thinking company has a reputation for their innovative approach to research and development.


The Role

  • You will contribute to the strategic statistical direction of the company through expert level guidance and input to pre/early/late development, research and discovery, Medical Affairs, RWE.
  • You will provide collaborative leadership to other drug development scientists through consultation and mentoring. 
  • Oversee the delivery of analysis, interpretation, design and reporting or communication of data evidence for research, development and marketed product needs
  • In partnership with other quantitative sciences functions, contribute to strategic long-term decision making by senior management
  • Participate in external activities to help shape the external drug research and development and regulatory environments



  • Previous line management ideal
  • PhD or MSc in statistics ideal
  • Proficient in SAS or R programming
  • Good knowledge of Bayesian methods and inference
  • Sound knowledge and experience of biostatistics applied to clinical trial and model-based drug development 
  • Will be working in a senior leadership post currently
  • In return my client is looking to offer a competitive annual salary plus car allowance and excellent benefits package.


What should you do next?

If you are interested in working for a Global Pharma company who have an emphasis on continuing development, please apply now.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Danielle Bent

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work within the Medical Affairs and Medical Information team.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

Typical roles I cover include Medical Science Liaison, Medical Affairs Managers and Medical Information jobs. 

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

As the responsibilities of Medical Affairs professionals continue to evolve, it is paramount that that they always stay informed about how changes may impact them - a big topic now is Brexit and its potential implact on the Pharmaceutical sector. 

What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I value my candidates as individuals with different career aspirations and motivations and tailor my search accordingly. I fully appreciate the search for a new job can be daunting, so ensure I fully support my candidates throughout the whole process.


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