March 20, 2023 1:06 pm CDT

Director, GI Statistics

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

Takeda Pharmaceutical

nn By clicking the “Apply” button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda’s Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge. nn nn nn nn n Job Description n nn nAbout the role:n nnAre you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and supports your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. nn nnHere, teamwork is everything. Drug discovery, design, and development are increasingly more complex and every individual on the team matters to the success of our inspiring, bold mission. You are guaranteed to be a vital contributor to everyone’s success, most importantly your own.nn nn nn nnAs a Director, Statistics, you will be empowered and will have the opportunity to serve as a scientific leader who will provide statistical leadership in the design, analysis, and interpretation of clinical and translational studies at both the compound and therapeutic area (TA) levels, promoting innovative designs and methodologies. nn nn nn nHow you will contribute:n nDrives all statistical aspects of development for Takeda R&D assets for GI TA covering design and analysis from early clinical to registrational studies.n nDrives data-driven decision-making in a multidisciplinary team environment by providing a high level of statistical rigor to the analyses and interpretation of complex data generated.n nIndependently provides strategic and expert statistical input to drug development including feasibility assessments, development plans, complex study designs, and cross-study analyses including statistical methodology, interpretations, regulatory submissions, and follow-up.n nEstablishes and drives the GI TA program’s functional strategy for resourcing, processes, and standards to maximize efficiency and global data integration.n nParticipates in functional and cross-functional initiatives including process and quality improvements.n nServe as global statistical lead for development in GI TA. Provide statistical leadership and support for internal decision-making, regulatory meetings, submissions, and follow-up.n nReview key program documents and presentations (portfolio entry document, PRC narratives, strategic plans), attend meetings to develop a comprehensive overview of the existing data, form a deep understanding of the development rationale and strategy and the key questions that need to be answered from data, and help the teams identify any statistical shortfalls and propose solutions to overcome them.n nAttend scientific conferences and stay abreast with the latest developments with an eye toward acquiring supportive data that can help augment internal data.n nPlay a leadership role in SQS with regard to managing/mentoring junior statisticians and completion of major statistics deliverables and milestones in collaboration with other functions.n nStay up-to-date on emerging technologies and associated data analytic techniques, external databases, and novel methodologies that can help Takeda derive the maximum value out of data.n nDrive/participate in the development and implementation of global systems, processes, and standards to maximize quality and efficiency.n nLeverage standardized analysis methods and reporting standards to maximize global data integrability; identifies best practice for utilization across programs. n nProvide or identify internal and external statistical expertise and capacity to support development activities. Collaborate/lead in the development of compound/program-level sourcing/vendor strategies and provide oversight of statistical services, ensuring overall quality. Assess, communicate, and propose solutions for internal, external resource, and/or quality issues that may impact deliverables/timelines at the program level. Provide input for planning and management of external budgets related to statistical deliverables.n nActive participation in external professional initiatives and organizations to identify industry best practices and their applicability in Takeda.n nn nn nMinimum Requirements/Qualifications:n nPh.D. in statistics/biostatistics with an emphasis on statistics with at least 8 years of relevant industry experience or MS in statistics with at least 12 years of relevant industry experience.n nTeamwork is key for this role. the candidate will be expected to routinely interface with other functions in the industry and must have strong interpersonal and people management skills, and the ability to influence others, without direct hierarchical authority, to affect change across organizational boundaries.n nExpert knowledge across broad areas of statistical methodologies including subgroup analysis, longitudinal data analysis, multivariate methods, predictive modeling, machine learning, and Bayesian modeling. Strong background in statistical modeling in R or SAS with the ability to independently code relevant programs.n nAdvanced knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, and overall drug development process with expertise in the cross-functional interfaces with the Statistics function.n nExcellent oral and written communication skills.n nStrong project management skills.n n n nWhat Takeda can offer you:n nComprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Visionn nFinancial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plann nHealth & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screeningsn nGenerous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation daysn nCommunity Outreach Programs and A company match of charitable contributionsn nFamily Planning Supportn nFlexible Work Pathsn nTuition reimbursementn nn nn nn Base Salary Range: $ 160,000 to $229,000. Employees may also be eligible for Short-Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program, and Paid Volunteer Time Off.    nn nn nn nn The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience. nn nn nn nn EEO Statement nn nn Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law. nn nn n Locations n nnBoston, MA nn nn nn n Worker Type n nnEmployee nn n Worker Sub-Type n nnRegularnn nn n Time Type n nn nnFull time




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