Senior Biostatistician


Maidenhead, Lisbon, Milan, Prague, Rome

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As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.

Senior Biostatistician

Are you a talented Biostatistician looking for a new opportunity to leverage your skills in a cutting-edge environment? Look no further! At our Biometrics FSPx sponsor dedicated team you will work dedicated to a client specializing in the development of top-level clinical trials within a wide variety of therapeutic areas such as diabetology, cardiovascular, oncology, respiratory, neurological, immunology etc. We are seeking a Senior Biostatistician to join our exceptional team and contribute to groundbreaking research.

As a Senior Biostatistician at Fortrea, you will play a crucial role in the design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical trials, directly impacting the development of innovative therapies and treatments. Supported by a diverse team of research professionals, you will collaborate closely with study teams, medical experts, and project managers to ensure the highest quality scientific research and statistical analysis.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement statistical strategies for clinical trials within various therapeutic areas.
  • Develop statistical analysis plans, ensuring their appropriateness for study objectives.
  • Perform statistical programming tasks using SAS for analyses and generate study reports.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional study teams to contribute statistical expertise and guidance.
  • Provide expertise on statistical methodology, sample size calculations, and innovative trial design.
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of statistical deliverables.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Biostatistician within a CRO, biotech or pharmaceutical company.
  • Solid understanding of statistical methods commonly used in clinical trials, including advanced concepts.
  • Extensive knowledge of CDISC standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of base SAS, SAS macros, SAS/STAT; demonstrated ability to debug SAS programs
  • Proven professional experience with SDTMs, ADaM datasets and TFLs
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory guidelines (e.g., FDA, EMA) and industry standards.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and present complex data to non-technical audiences.
  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. or Master’s) in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, utilize problem-solving skills, and make sound decisions.

Why Join Us:

  • Pioneering Research: Join a CRO at the forefront of clinical trials within multiple therapeutic areas.
  • Global Reach: Collaborate with researchers and experts from around the world, contributing to global innovation and scientific breakthroughs.
  • Career Growth: Expand your skill set and broaden your expertise in a supportive and environment, with numerous opportunities for career advancement.
  • Impactful Work: Contribute directly to the development of groundbreaking therapies and treatments, improving the lives of patients worldwide.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive salary package, comprehensive benefits, and a rewarding bonus structure.
  • Be Yourself: Inclusive and diverse working environment that values and appreciates individual contributions.
  • Life-Style: Flexibility to work remotely from anywhere, promoting a healthy work-life balance.
  • Together We Thrive: Access to a supportive network of professionals, fostering collaboration and continuous learning.

You can be 100% home-based in any of the EMEA locations listed on this ad – or, if you prefer, you can work from any of our numerous offices in the region.

If you are a highly skilled Senior Biostatistician seeking an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in the field of clinical trials, join our team and help shape the future of healthcare. Apply now and become part of Fortrea’s mission to transform lives through research and innovation.

Fortrea is actively seeking motivated problem-solvers and creative thinkers who share our passion for overcoming barriers in clinical trials. Our unwavering commitment is to revolutionize the development process, ensuring the swift delivery of life-changing ideas and therapies to patients in need. Join our exceptional team and embrace a collaborative workspace where personal growth is nurtured, enabling you to make a meaningful global impact. For more information about Fortrea, visit

Fortrea is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Fortrea strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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