Neuchatel, Switzerland


Life Sciences



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Sr Scientist - Biostatistics – Neuchatel, Switzerland Be a part of a revolutionary change. At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free and beyond nicotine future. Your ‘day to day’ As a Sr Scientist - Biostatistics, you will provide expertise in statistical practices, procedures and theory to design, conduct and report clinical / medical research studies to evaluate the products portfolio (e.g. alternative products to cigarettes or others), work closely with other functions to answer questions / apply industry standards by translating strategic needs to innovative statistical solutions, ensuring timeliness, quality, completeness, report results according to regulatory framework, as well as interact with the Clinical Research Organizations (CROs), follow-up budget and lead resources. More specifically, you'll • Ensure that regulatory guidance (e.g. ICH) and internal SOP/WKIs pertaining to statistical principles are followed on the assigned studies. Provide statistical expertise on GCP principles and guide study team through the processes to follow. • Be accountable for the biostatistical aspects and the quality of the results by performing the final QC. Bring biostatistical input in all study related documents and in communication with authorities. Lead CROs, track progress of statistical activities against agreed timelines to ensure that all appropriate activities have been performed and delivered on time with the expected quality. • Apply biostatistical principles, techniques, and practices to develop methodology to assess alternative products to cigarettes or products beyond nicotine. Guide and supervise the selection of appropriate methodologies for study design and data analysis, as well as deliver scientific input. Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of methodology and regulations. Serve as a technical leader in biostatistical science. Interact with the Study Team and mentor them on statistical issues to best support the objectives. Provide expertise to the R&D program pre- and post- marketing studies. Participate in the writing, review, and update of SOPs and WKIs. Who we’re looking for • MSc/PhD degree (preferred) in biostatistical, biometrics, statistical fields, or equivalent skills through demonstrated experience. • Substantial experience in pharmaceutical, medical devices, consumer goods, or clinical research environment with SAS is required. Expertise with Phoenix WinNonlin®, NONMEM, and R, interacting with US and/or international health authorities, as well as knowledge of CDISC (SDTM, ADaM) are an advantage. • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational and leadership skills with ability to work both independently and in a team environment are required. • Proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. • Fluent in English, both written and spoken. What we offer Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: a smoke-free future. #LIJobs