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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Principal Statistician



Full Time

On Site


Amsterdam, New York, United States

Site Name: Netherlands - Amsterdam, Belgium-Wavre, UK - London - Brentford
Posted Date: Mar 6 2023

The job holder is member of the Vaccine Statistics Team within GSK Pharmaceuticals BeNeLux. The role of this team is to support You will support the Vaccines Viral . Projects. You will support the team's study ( Phase 1 and 2)

Your Responsibilities:

  • to use statistical methodology to establish study strategy, providing statistical input to the design, analysis, reporting and interpretation of clinical and epidemiological studies.
  • to provide input to study set up (CRF review, randomization, etc)
  • to develop statistical analysis plans and coordinate review across study team
  • to review tables, figures, and listings (TFL), and coordinate review with the stat analyst, to approve the TFL
  • to influence clinical and epidemiology development plans, regulatory and commercial strategies
  • to build and maintain effective strategic working relationships with partners and stakeholders to meet business needs
  • to identify, develop, and implement novel statistical methodologies in support of vaccines development.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD in a Statistical discipline
  • 3 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry or clinical/epidemiological research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in multiple statistical methodologies as well as demonstrated experience leveraging its practical application
  • At least 1 year of applied statistical experience in the non-interventional observation studies or real-world dat
  • Demonstrated capability of applying innovative statistical thinking
  • Experience with Bayesian methods
  • Experience of statistical programming (e.g., in SAS, R, Python)
  • Experience with CDISC data format (SDTM and ADAM)
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated capability in building and maintaining strong working relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to explain novel and standard methods to clinical and epidemiology colleagues
  • Strong influencing skills applied effectively across functions and levels of an organization
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated capability to work independently, and showed strong teamwork spirit

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness


GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

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