Associate Biostatistics Director (Remote)


Job Description

PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams. 

We are passionate about being data and technically agile and driving enhanced value for our clients and patients. Determined to improve patient health, we help PPD provide industry-leading statistical, programming and clinical pharmacology contributions through global delivery, consistent quality adherence and scientific insight. 

As an Associate Biostatistics Director, you will provides project leadership to a team of senior staff within the department who are responsible for all statistical aspects of clinical trials. 

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees. 

Summarized Purpose

Provides project leadership to a team of senior staff within the department who are responsible for all statistical aspects of clinical trials. Acts as the senior reviewer or project oversight on multiple projects. Implements strategies to ensure overall project success. Drives business development activities, as needed.

Essential Functions:

Supports people managers with interviewing and selection, job description preparation, professional development, goal setting and performance management. May support people managers through input on behavioral and technical coaching and mentoring, employee counseling and separations. Advises on courses of action on salary administration, hiring, corrective action and terminations. Promotes all aspects of PPD Equal Employment Opportunity policy and Affirmative Action Plan. Assures department adherence to good scientific, ethical and regulatory standards

Acts as senior reviewer on multiple projects, manages project team resources, budget, finance, timelines and ensures SOP compliance with appropriate documentation.

Serves in the a project oversight role management role of project oversight for studies to represent the study(s) to all functions as needed, with client, and fully accountable for all aspects of the management of risk.

Ensures department senior leadership is informed of team activities, accomplishments and needs.

Manages resource planning and utilization rate for the team. Ensures that appropriate personnel resources are applied to department projects based on priorities and relative complexity.

Liaises with other departments within the company and the client.

Participates in divisional decision making, bid preparation and marketing activities.

Provides statistical consultation on projects.

Reviews and/or approves documents related to project activities.

Oversees the development and production of all projects, including large projects and NDA submissions.

Job Qualification

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 10+ years).

In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Capable of effectively mentoring senior staff to direct and promote teamwork in a multi-disciplinary team setting

Excellent leadership skills, as shown through management of multiple projects and proven ability to mentor and motivate staff

Demonstrated initiative and motivation

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others

Capable of delegating tasks and facilitating the completion of assignments

Capable of driving innovation in developing new ideas related to process improvements

Comprehensive organizational, judgment, analytical, decision-making and interpersonal skills

Capable of independently assessing sponsor needs and working with project team members in producing compliant deliverables

PPD is an inclusive equal employment opportunity company. We value all people regardless of background, experience and abilities.

PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details).

PPD Defining Principals

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD - 

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you!

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

COVID-19 Vaccination Update for U.S. Colleagues

  • All U.S. colleagues are required to report vaccination status. New hires will be asked to report vaccination status within the first two weeks of employment.
  • All U.S. new hires who are in the following job categories must be fully vaccinated before their first day of employment or request an accommodation: executive director level and above, client-facing commercial, clinical research associates (CRAs), remote site monitors-local (RSM-L) all CRA and RSM-L line managers, clinic-based staff in early development services and accelerated enrollment solutions, and FSP within analytical services division roles. New hires will be asked to disclose vaccination status upon first day of employment and are required to report vaccination status within first two weeks of employment.
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