Research Principal Biostatistician HEOR

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: GB

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

Research Prinicipal - Biostatistician

8568 (Biostatistician HEOR)

JOB SUMMARY: The Cytel team is looking for a scientific and strategic health economic modeller or biostatistician with broad expertise and/or unique knowledge in (advanced) health economic modelling and/or data analytics, and an ability to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways. The individual will typically manage multiple projects within a client or within a specialized area across several clients. They will act as the client’s primary point of contact for technical and project-related discussions, developing mutually beneficial partnerships and taking ownership for the needs of the client.


About CYTEL:

With over 90+ health economic and outcome research experts located in various countries, the Cytel team offers expertise in evidence synthesis, trial analyses, health economic modelling, comparative effectiveness analyses, medical writing and value communication.




· Lead and manage the execution of projects with analytical components which include health economic modelling and/or statistical analyses including:

o Indirect treatment comparison projects including but not limited to: network meta-analyses, population-adjusted indirect comparisons, synthetic control arm analysis

· Determine the most appropriate method to answer the clients’ research question

· Development of a statistical analysis plan

· Advise on the analysis input data gathering approaches

· Interpretation of analysis results

· Technical report writing

o Patient-level data trial analysis projects including but not limited to: survival analyses, health-related quality of life analyses, and medical resource use analyses

· Design and develop a statistical analysis plan

· Conduct and interpretation of the trial analyses

· Technical report writing

o Health economic modelling projects (primarily cost-effectiveness and budget impact) for global and local applications including:

· Working with the client and available evidence to determine the most appropriate modelling approach

· Development of a model protocol

· Advising on modelling approaches and technical modelling implementation

· Advising on model parameterisation including literature reviewing and data analysis

· Interpreting model results and supporting clients in the development of an economic strategy including HTA submissions

· Technical report writing

· Project team management: responsible for the successful integration of the team on projects, quality of deliverables and the project team’s efficiency. This includes:

o Ensuring client deliverables are produced on time and to the highest quality and scientific thoroughness

o Supporting and managing the workload of the project team

o Keeping clients updated on project progress and engaging on technical and scientific issues which arise during the course of the project

· Line management: responsible for the management of sub-team members, including:

o Onboarding, mentoring and training junior staff to build the skills of the team to contribute to client projects

o Ensuring junior colleagues meet contribution goals and supporting them in career development goals

· Responsible for business development and/or project execution leading to a client portfolio (in value and numbers) under direct management. In particular, should be able to:

o Build and maintain successful long-term relationships with clients. Maintain existing network of client relationships.

o Routinely identify opportunities for follow on work.

o Manage project to ensure specified deliverables are developed on budget and undergo appropriate review and sign-off.

· Internal leadership including contributing to the continuous improvement of processes and ways of working and leading on technical and methodological advancements in field of specialism

· Keep abreast with regulatory, reimbursement and other industry requirements and guidelines, including via active participation in scientific conferences and symposia.

· Identify and communicate recruitment needs. Lead or participate in hiring and training consultants as requested.

· Ensure company and business unit policies, standards, and procedures are met.



Education: Master’s degree in Mathematics, Biostatistics, Engineering, Data Science, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Epidemiology, Health Economics or another relevant scientific field.

Experience: 6-7 years of experience in clinical trials or health research or consulting environment. Extensive experience in biostatistics, including trial analyses and indirect treatment comparisons OR extensive experience in health economic modelling


· Extensive experience in trial analyses and indirect treatment comparisons or developing and applying health economic models.

· Interest in analytical methods including and its application in the context of regulatory and reimbursement requirements.

· Comfortable presenting and interfacing with clients including senior executives. Strong technical writing, oral communication and presentation skills, and excellent use of the English language.

· Curious, collaborative, entrepreneurial and self-motivated, the ability to work effectively in a demanding, challenging, rapidly changing environment.

· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to gain respect of and influence the management team, board members, the customer and prospect communities, and personnel at all levels.

· Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, and the ability to execute in complex situations at the tactical level.