Group Statistician (GS) – Cancer Trials Ireland

Key Requirements

  1. PhD. or Masters degree in Biostatistics.
  2. A minimum of 6 years relevant experience in a clinical research
  3. Oncology background/ experience an advantage but not a
  4. Familiarity with complex statistical methods and regulatory requirements applicable to Phase I-IV clinical trials.
  5. Good working knowledge of statistical software and programming languages such as SAS and other Microsoft applications for the design and analysis of clinical trials.
  6. Excellent written and oral communication skills with good interpersonal
  7. Demonstrate problem solving ability, critical thinking, flexibility, and ability to manage multiple projects with varying priorities.

    Main Function(s)

    • Collaborate with Chief Investigators and academic institutions across Ireland in the development of investigator-led clinical trials, and with international collaborative groups as Group Statistician for Cancer Trials Ireland.
    • Accountable for selecting statistical methods for data analysis, authoring the corresponding sections of clinical trial protocols and statistical analysis plans. Accountable for conducting trial analyses and producing final statistical reports.
    • Contribute to strategic planning in Cancer Trials
    • Provide oversight of third party providers and statistical support for national cancer clinical trial group/unit investigators in the development and conduct of clinical trials.
    • Key member of study steering and oversight committees such as Safety Monitoring, Medical Oversight, Phase IB committees and Trial Steering Committee if applicable.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Provide statistical support to study design and protocol development/ amendments, including defining analysis populations, endpoint selection, statistical model specification and sample size
    • Provide statistical input to CRF and clinical database design, also data management processes up to Dry Run and Database Lock.
    • Oversee the randomisation and blinding process on applicable
    • Develop statistical analysis
    • Perform statistical analyses, including appropriate summaries of data and tests of
    • Write statistical reports or provide statistical contribution to integrated clinical
    • Produce and present reports required for regular study steering and oversight
    • Support Clinical Operations team during the study life cycle in the determination of the evaluability of study subjects, risk assessment and management, and major protocol deviation
    • Contribute to publications in leading international high impact medical journals and input into meeting and symposia abstracts, posters and presentations.
    • Perform or oversee meta-analyses on pooled data from multiple
    • Maintain the statistical components of Trial Master
    • Ensure statistical methods and procedures adhere to regulatory guidelines and company
    • Responsible for the quality and timely completion of all statistical tasks and
    • Oversee the statistical programmers ensuring robust quality control processes in
    • Participate and represent Cancer Trials Ireland in audits and regulatory
    • Keep abreast of new statistical concepts and techniques and changes in regulatory
    • Lead development and update of internal statistical guidelines and SOPs and contribute to development and update of relevant internal guidelines and SOPs.
    • Provide relevant statistical training to


Cancer Trials Ireland

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Patricia Dignam, HR Manager: