Senior Biostatistician - Pharma company

  • Competitive
  • Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Permanent

Pharma - Senior Biostatistician - Early Phases - Client/sponsor focus

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands

Work Model: Hybrid


Are you looking to work for a sponsor in a small team where your work will have a bigger impact?


This market-leading Pharmaceutical company is looking for a talented Senior Biostatistician to join their statistical team and take the lead of early phases projects with a focus on nutrition studies. You will require a strong experience as a Project Leader and main point of contact for the sponsors/stakeholders, as well as being able to liaise with scientists, preclinical teams, and external contractors.



  • Work on early phase studies (pre-clinical + I-II), offering more creativity and freedom to try out different programming scripts.
  • Work on complex technical projects to further develop your skills, such as Oncology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Critical Care, Allergy, etc, with a focus on nutrition.
  • Many training, mentoring and development programs for you to take you career to the next step quicker than with most companies.
  • Being part of a small team of 6, where your work will be recognised and valued for what it is worth.
  • A hybrid work model, for a better work/life balance whilst still being able to build a strong rapport with your team.



This market-leading global Pharma company has over 100,000 employees across 57 countries worldwide and they work across a multitude of complex, niche and very interesting therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Epilepsy, Alzheimer disease, Stroke and Dysphagia, etc. Thanks to their company supportive culture and environment, as well as their very competitive packages, their employees often stay with them for many years or even decades, and see they their retention rate being one of the best one worldwide as a result, demonstrating their true commitment towards their employees quality of life.



Skills required:

  • MSc degree in Biostatistics or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience with statistical models.
  • Experience within the life-science industry, in either a CRO, Pharma, or Biotech company
  • Strong experience with complex statistical methods and sponsor/stakeholders interactions.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements, i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
  • Strong working knowledge of SAS (or R/Python).



Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive statistical expertise by providing statistical advice and support in the design, execution, analysis, and interpretation of large-scale multidimensional clinical trial data.
  • Provide expert statistical input and advice into the key documents for clinical trials, specifically, but not limited to, statistical analysis plans and study protocols.
  • Conduct hands-on statistical analyses of clinical trial data, in close collaboration with statistical programmers.
  • Evaluate and improve internal statistical tools, methodologies and processes, based on the most recent developments in the scientific field.
  • Responsible for project management of the statistical part incl. timelines, deliverables and stakeholder management.
  • In addition, there is the opportunity to collaborate with and provide technical support to (pre)clinical and life science researchers, to deliver biostatistics analyses of datasets, validate key findings and suggest further experiments.


Title: Senior or Principal Biostatistician

Salary: 10% increase on current salary, up to €80,000

Location: Hybrid (Utrecht, Netherlands)


Interviews are already being conducted, don't miss out and apply now!

Does the above sound like you? Then click apply and send over your CV/any questions to or call (+44) 20 3019 5999.

Mérédith Cantau Associate Talent Partner

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