Associate Principal Scientist Biostatistics

  • Salary: £0 - £77.15 per hour
  • REF Number: v-104811
  • Consultant: Key Accounts Team
  • Contact: 01438 870011
  • Date Published: 25.06.2024
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Remote work, England
  • Functional Expertise: Other

CK Group are recruiting for a Principal Statistician to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry working remotely on a contract basis for 6 months.



Hourly: £77.15 PAYE or £82.64 Ltd/ Umbrella – this role is outside IR35.


Principal Statistician Role:

  • Act as a lead for a project or indication in clinical or preclinical therapeutic areas.
  • Lead the delivery and oversight on a multiple studies/indication within a project, potentially as a Global Project Statistician for a standard drug project.
  • Contributing to statistical methodological advances.
  • Direct project work, including statistical staff and/or CRO partners, to ensure delivery to standards, quality and time.

Your Background:

  • MSc/PhD in Statistics, Mathematics (containing a substantial statistical component), or recognised equivalent to stats MSc.
  • Strong knowledge of programming in R and/or SAS.
  • Knowledge of the technical and regulatory requirements related to the role.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships.
  • Proficiency in SAS and R/Python languages.


Our client is a global research-based bio pharmaceutical company with a major UK presence who are committed to making a meaningful impact on people’s lives with life-changing medicines. This is a worldwide brand name which will not only look fantastic on your CV for years to come but also offer inspiring and rewarding work.


This role is based at our clients Macclesfield site.



It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 104811 in all correspondence.

Please note: 

This role may be subject to a satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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