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Specialist Biostatistician

Specialist Biostatistician

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time, 100%
Type of contract: Permanent contract
Training in a field relevant to Biostatistics (MSc or PhD) 
Minimum 5 years of experience in academia or industry as a Biostatistician
 

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 800 people and is comprised of four Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website

 

As a specialist biostatistician, you will be responsible for all statistical tasks of individual clinical trials as well as global clinical projects. Demonstrating scientific curiosity and good communication skills, you will propose optimal statistical designs and provide statistical input into the trial protocols, including preparation of the statistical analysis plan. You will also analyze and report results of clinical trials and have the opportunity to present the clinical results to various Nestlé stakeholders. This role would give you the opportunity to collaborate with different functions (clinical project management, data management, medical director, scientists and quality management) and will allow you to broaden your knowledge in clinical development & operations, R&D and various Nestlé businesses. 
 

A day in the life of a Specialist Biostatistician

 

  • Coordinate regular and complex statistical tasks with high level of autonomy and ensure the activities performed throughout a trial are compliant with current guidelines and processes.
  • Evaluate scientific background knowledge and provide input in the evidence development strategy of projects (including design, sample size, modelling/simulations)
  • Provide statistical input for protocol writing and review of clinical study documents
  • Write and review statistical analysis plans and ensure agreement with protocol whilst also ensuring their feasibility, efficiency, validity and guidelines-adherence (GCP)
  • Analyse clinical data and report statistical results
     

What will make you successful

 

  • Training in a field relevant to Biostatistics (MSc or PhD) 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in academia or industry as a Biostatistician
  • Comprehensive knowledge of biostatistics in all phases of clinical development, in particular in the planning, execution, analysis and reporting of clinical studies
  • Proficiency with various statistical methodologies applied in clinical trials and knowledge of regulatory guidance
  • Knowledge in Bayesian statistics and / or adaptive design methodology is a plus
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments at the same time
  • Good communication skills towards both scientific and business partners
     

 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.
 

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time, 100%
Type of contract: Permanent contract
Training in a field relevant to Biostatistics (MSc or PhD) 
Minimum 5 years of experience in academia or industry as a Biostatistician
 

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 800 people and is comprised of four Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website

 

As a specialist biostatistician, you will be responsible for all statistical tasks of individual clinical trials as well as global clinical projects. Demonstrating scientific curiosity and good communication skills, you will propose optimal statistical designs and provide statistical input into the trial protocols, including preparation of the statistical analysis plan. You will also analyze and report results of clinical trials and have the opportunity to present the clinical results to various Nestlé stakeholders. This role would give you the opportunity to collaborate with different functions (clinical project management, data management, medical director, scientists and quality management) and will allow you to broaden your knowledge in clinical development & operations, R&D and various Nestlé businesses. 
 

A day in the life of a Specialist Biostatistician

 

  • Coordinate regular and complex statistical tasks with high level of autonomy and ensure the activities performed throughout a trial are compliant with current guidelines and processes.
  • Evaluate scientific background knowledge and provide input in the evidence development strategy of projects (including design, sample size, modelling/simulations)
  • Provide statistical input for protocol writing and review of clinical study documents
  • Write and review statistical analysis plans and ensure agreement with protocol whilst also ensuring their feasibility, efficiency, validity and guidelines-adherence (GCP)
  • Analyse clinical data and report statistical results
     

What will make you successful

 

  • Training in a field relevant to Biostatistics (MSc or PhD) 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in academia or industry as a Biostatistician
  • Comprehensive knowledge of biostatistics in all phases of clinical development, in particular in the planning, execution, analysis and reporting of clinical studies
  • Proficiency with various statistical methodologies applied in clinical trials and knowledge of regulatory guidance
  • Knowledge in Bayesian statistics and / or adaptive design methodology is a plus
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments at the same time
  • Good communication skills towards both scientific and business partners
     

 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.
 

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