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Head of Clinical Statistics (Senior Director)

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
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Position Summary: 

Teva's Head of Clinical Statistics is a senior leadership position within the Global Biometrics organization and a key member of the Global Biometrics Leadership Team.  The person in this position holds overall accountability for the statistical aspects (both strategic and technical) of all drug development projects globally from first in human through POC to loss of exclusivity including real world evidence statistics. This person reports directly to the Head of Global Biometrics and is a key, dynamic, global leader and people manager within the Global Biometrics organization.  This role requires regular contact with persons of influence and in positions of decision making both within Teva and within partner organizations globally.  This indidual will be responsible for creating a safe, positive, innovative culture in the clinical statistics organization to create space for people to do amazing things. This position is open either in West Chester, PA or in Netanya, Israel.
Travel from US to Israel or Israel to US twice per year (as applicable based on location)


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Create and lead a world class clinical statistics organization with responsibilities that span drug development team activities from first in human through POC through LOE.
  • Create a culture within Clinical Statistics consistent with the Mission and Values of Teva
  • Promote teamwork and positivity in the organization
  • Demonstrate and promote critical statistical thinking, with a particular focus on delivery to ensure developing and sustaining the value of medicines and healthcare solutions
  • Promote great science, innovation, efficient design and quantitative decision making in partnership with other lines within specialty clinical development
  • Promote working with the clinicians, clinical pharmacologists and medical directors as a mechanism to drive quantitative approaches throughout clinical development and commercial support
  • Encourage business-aligned publication of innovative science and statistical application
  • Support the creation and maintenance of a network of world-leading external statistical advisors and consultants
  • In partnership with the clinical LT, seek opportunities to engage with and influence regulators globally
  • In partnership with the medical affairs LT, seek opportunities to engage with payers and external experts to provide evidence of the safety and efficacy of our products
  • Promote excellence in the design and analysis of real world evidence studies
  • Recruit and retain a diverse, highly skilled, motivated workforce across all areas supported; build a culture of engagement where colleagues understand how what they do contributes to the main effort
  • Create a global culture within the statistics discipline that shares best practices across all therapy and disease areas and phases of development, promotes statistics talent development / management, recommends and articulates appropriate investments in technology to maximize the value to the business
  • Make credible recommendations to Teva senior management about the Statistics discipline, resource planning, strategic direction, and its leadership talent for talent planning and succession planning.



Education Required: Postgraduate Statistical qualification (PhD)

Experience Required:  Minimum of 10+ years related experience in design of clinical trials

Ability to program using SAS, knowledge of R is beneficial
Knowledge of CDISC SDTM and ADaM
Knowledge of complex, innovative study designs. Expertise in Bayesian statistics is beneficial


Functional Knowledge: 
  Demonstrated ability to deliver quality products with efficiency as well as having relevant technical and scientific publications is preferred.
  Ability to influence others in the organization and drive organizational change within and outside of Clinical Statistics
  Excellent presentation and written communications skills.
  Experience leading a team of Statisticians (this group has 25-30 reports)
  Ability to communicate with non-statisticians to interpret statistical findings
  Good organizational and problem-solving skills.
  Demonstrated project and technical leadership qualities, and creative and strategic thinking required.


Company/Industry Related Knowledge:

  Knowledge of relevant FDA and CHMP guidelines
  Experience with regulatory submissions in the US and globally

Job-Specific Competencies:

  • A broad understanding of the applications of Statistics to Research & Development and Medical Affairs
  • Excellent statistical knowledge with the ability to apply this to scientific problems
  • Excellent knowledge of the responsibilities and the role of a supervisor and leader of an organization
  • Track record of successfully leading large groups within complex global organizations through periods of significant organizational change
  • A track record of sustained delivery and innovation within clinical statistics
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Posted: 2020-01-15 Expires: 2020-02-14

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