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Statistical Science Director

Accounts/Finance
AstraZeneca
Gothenburg, Vsstra Gotaland County, Sweden. Gothenburg, Sweden, Sweden
Job Details
Company Detail AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.
Description
  • Take on a leadership role and drive statistical thinking in cross-functional team projects
  • Lead, manage, and develop a global group of statisticians, ensuring the successful delivery of projects while also considering the development needs of the team
  • Contribute to strategic planning and quantitative decision making
  • Participate in adapting and developing statistical methodology
  • Contribute to development of new procedures and standards to increase quality, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • Influence key stakeholders and governance
  • Act as a technical expert in interactions with external providers and collaborators 
  • Work with regulatory agencies, e.g. attending meetings, answering questions
  • Provide mentoring to more junior staff and present at internal training seminars
  • Knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements with experience in pharmaceutical development, health care, or other relevant areas.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • A track record of independent leadership and initiative, previous managerial experience is not essential.
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Forward thinking awareness of the pharmaceutical landscape
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
Qualification Minimum required education is a M.Sc./PhD degree in a relevant discipline such as statistics, biostatistics, or mathematical statistics, with exemplary technical skills.
Experience Experience in pharmaceutical development, health care, or other relevant areas.
Salary Attractive Salary Package
Employment Type Full-Time