Statistics at Costello Medical
Are you looking for a role in which you can directly apply your statistical knowledge to the medical field?
Our Statistics team is growing quickly through demand from both new and existing clients, and we have an exciting opportunity for a Statistician to join our friendly and collaborative team.
The successful candidate will play a key role in shaping the future of Costello Medical’s Statistics team and service offering.
Our Statistics team provide statistical and analytical expertise across Costello Medical, devising statistical analysis plans and performing data analysis within Excel, R, SAS and WinBUGS.
They are also responsible for communicating the methodologies and results in both written and oral formats to drug and device manufacturers, doctors and reimbursement agencies such as NICE in the UK.
The statistical analysis varies across patient-level clinical trial data, observational study data, real-world data and published aggregate data, and involves a range of techniques such as basic statistical analysis of individual patient data, regression analysis, survival analysis and Bayesian network meta-analysis using both standard and emerging methods.
About the Role
You will work in project teams alongside colleagues from all specialities to ensure that statistics projects are completed to an exceptionally high standard, on time and in line with client expectations.
You will receive one-to-one training in the technical aspects of the role, including project management and effective client communication.
Delivering project work requires close collaboration with clients, and following a successful induction period you will increasingly participate in teleconferences and face-to-face meetings with external stakeholders.
The Statistics team is growing quickly, and so the successful applicant will be someone who shows the potential to develop their skills rapidly.
Our scientific Senior Management team all joined the company in entry-level roles and progressed internally; we remain committed to the principle of developing talent from within.
We are particularly keen to hear from talented and motivated individuals who could take on project management and client responsibility within six to twelve months, and who are keen to progress into a leadership role in the Statistics team.
We also offer tailored career progression opportunities depending on individual strengths and interests, which could include a focus on technical excellence.
Our team typically work on several projects at one time and the results of each analysis can feed into publications, value materials, health economic models or health technology assessment submissions.
You will therefore be exposed to a wide variety of the services offered by Costello Medical and a broad range of therapeutic areas.
Some client meetings and congresses take place outside the UK, which presents opportunities for overseas travel.
We are currently recruiting for start dates throughout 2020.
Essential requirements for the role are :
A focus on statistics and data analysis is essential
Desirable requirements for the role are :