Head of Data Science - Interim

  • Salary: Circa £1000 per day (Umb) DOE
  • REF Number: 00051975
  • Consultant: Stephen Lord
  • Contact: 01246 457738
  • Date Published: 14.12.2021
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research
  • Location: London, London
  • Discipline: Biometrics

CK Group are recruiting for a Head of Data Science to join a well respected, Global Pharmaceutical company on an interim basis, whilst a permanent replacement is recruited. This company is based in Central London and would be looking for 3 days a week on-site, 2 days from home. This role has been deemed inside IR35 so working options are limited to Umbrella company or PAYE

Head of Data science:

  • To be accountable for the leadership, direction and management across Statistics and Data Management.
  • To develop and implement global strategies and to oversee/lead statistical and data management activities for drug development and clinical trials.
  • To join the Senior Management team, providing leadership and direction across the company.
  • To promote innovation in data science activities, including but not limited to application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and utilization of Real-World Data.

Your Background:

  • Ideally a PhD in Statistics or related field.
  • Extensive proven experience in Senior Leadership roles within a pharmaceutical company.
  • A strong background as a Statistician within pharma and drug development is essential.
  • A good understanding of data science techniques and their applications isa bonus.
  • Ability to develop and implement global statistics strategies.
  • Previous experience with line management and leading teams.

To apply:

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. You must also be based in the UK. For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Steve Lord on 01246 457 733 or email slord@ckgroup.co.uk.

Please quote reference 51975 in all correspondence.AG community and facilitating the SAG on all due diligence projects. The individual will also seek to engage the SAG, and utilise their expertise to inform clinical trial design, as a means of accessing emerging scientific data and treatment protocols.


Central London with a blend of office based and remote working. There may also be some business travel

Your Background:

  • BSc minimum – ideally candidates will hold an advanced degree (e.g., PharmD., MD, PhD)
  • Oncologyexperience within a pharmaceutical/bio-tech company (medical department/non-promotional)
  • Sufficient scientific expertise to understand the oncology therapy area in terms of emerging scientific trends, drug development, market demands and patient needs.
  • Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships with KOLs and forming networks
  • Demonstrate flair, enthusiasm, innovation and an ability to be a self-starter.
  • Low ego with strong EQ skills – able to network and interact with very senior global oncologists and endear them to the Ellipses mission


Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Oncology Scientific Liaison role, please contact Julia Day on 01246 457719 or email jday@ckgroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please quote reference 52033 in all correspondence.


  • Good understanding of current UK health care system and market access issues
  • Demonstrated experience of project management
  • Strong numeric skills
  • Scientific/medical knowledge
  • A commercial mindset

Apply: Entitlement to workin the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Health Economics Manager position, please contact Steve Lord on 01246 457733 or email slord@ckgroup.co.uk. Please quote reference 52358 in all correspondence.

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