Senior Biostatistician – Belgium

IDDI (International Drug Development Institute), founded in 1991, is a highly recognized biostatistical and eClinical service provider in the field of clinical research. Together, we want to achieve one objective: support our clients to accelerate the delivery of their drugs, and improve people’s health.

To support our growth, we are actively looking for a:

Senior Biostatistician

By joining a small tight-knit group of highly skilled Biostatisticians, in the collaborative and multinational Biostatistical Services team of over 50 people, the successful candidate will strengthen the experienced team in Belgium

You will work alongside a team of highly skilled & international Biostatisticians through the four phases of clinical trials to help us in delivering (clinical trials) results that are scientifically accurate, validated, and reproducible. Biostatisticians at IDDI are integral partners to both our multi-disciplinary clients and fellow IDDI colleagues, displaying resourceful and collaborative thinking to support new treatments and interventions in a diverse range of disease areas.

You will not only contribute to IDDI’s success by ensuring quality, high-integrity, and on-time statistical reporting for clients/sponsors but will also look at ways to innovate and increase efficiencies at every phase of clinical drug development.

You will collaborate on the design, analysis, interpretation, and communication of scientific investigations by providing therapy-focused data analysis and reporting. IDDI’s culture is scientifically driven: continuous development of our staff, invested research into new statistical methodology, and contribution to non-industry sponsored research (over 15% of IDDI projects are academic studies).

Based on your seniority, your role might also include some supervision, as well as coaching of other biostatisticians and statistical programmers to ensure our peoples’ and projects’ success. You will also receive the necessary trainings, mentoring and coaching to help you thrive in your tasks and develop further your own career.

Your role:

  • Coordinate statistical tasks for individual projects
  • Act as point of client contact for statistical matters for individual projects
  • Write and review statistical sections of study protocols (including performing sample size calculations), clinical study reports (CSRs), and manuscripts.
  • Write statistical analysis plans (SAPs) and Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) reports and Charters, including the preparation of mock table, listing, and figure (TLF) shells.
  • Perform statistical analyses for Phase I to IV clinical trials following the SAP and/or mock tables, listings, and figures (TLFs). This involves:
    • Reading protocols and clinical report forms (CRFs)
    • Writing documentation of derived analysis datasets
    • Tabulating descriptive statistics using SAS and SAS macros
    • Producing inferential statistics using SAS (and R for analyses requiring procedures not available in SAS)
    • Producing graphical representations using R or SAS
    • Performing quality control of statistical programs and associated outputs
  • Act as the Independent Statistician reporting to Data Monitoring Committees (DMCs)
  • Perform audits of randomization procedures and balance
  • Give training and/or coach other team members in your field of expertise

Your profile:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in (Bio)Statistics, Mathematics, Natural sciences or Health related field
  • At least 4 years of experience as a Biostatistician or statistical programmer
  • Thorough knowledge of SAS, including SAS macro language
  • Knowledge of R is a plus
  • Experience in Data Monitoring Committees is a plus
  • Sense of organization
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Fluent English
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems

Our Offer:

A unique opportunity to work in a friendly, team-oriented, and stimulating environment. We regularly enjoy company-wide events such as BBQs, family-day outings, sports, and charity fundraisers, giving the chance to share time together.

Our employees are our strongest asset. With a low employee turnover rate, we offer job stability and growth opportunities through on-the-job training and mentoring programs. Working at IDDI will bring you an expertise that is widely recognized in our industry. Our customers value our flexibility, responsiveness and proactive approach.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including meal vouchers, hospital insurance, full reimbursement for public transport, etc. as well as flexibility for a better work-life balance (flexible working hours with home-working opportunities, part time schedules).

Interested in this challenging position?

Please send your CV and cover letter highlighting your motivation and relevant professional experience to Vanessa Closset via the email: careersbelgium@iddi.com Please note that you may be asked to submit a writing sample, coding sample, and/or copy of transcripts.