Allergan Dir, Biostatistics in Madison, New Jersey

Dir, Biostatistics

Madison, New Jersey, United States at

Jul 16, 2018Post Date

181012Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Responsible for the activities of Biostatistics for multiple therapeutic areas to ensure that Allergan

Medical Affairs clinical trials are correctly designed, properly analyzed and clearly presented to

support post marketing product strategy and publication development.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • ApprovePhase IV and publication study/project documents (Analysis Plan, statisticalsummary report, study memo, publications, etc.)

  • Selects andhires qualified and cost‐effective CROs to obtain optimal mixture of internaland external resources. Monitors the performance of CROs to ensure high qualityproducts and services.

  • Overseesall the bio‐statistical activities in the assigned therapeutic areas

  • Ensures completionof all biostatistics activities with high quality per project timelines and accordancewith all defined SOPs, WIs, and supporting documents

  • Serves asthe key contact with Medical Affair clinical scientists, study managers, andpublication managers; Mentors/oversees junior level biostatistician

  • Directs andmanages statistical activates within the CMONC/Phase 4 and publicationbiostatistics group

  • Interactsand coordinates with internal and external parties in clinical development,medical affairs, and CROs

  • Overseesbio statistical supports and resources cross all therapeutic areas

  • Establishesstandard operational procedures and working instructions, and monitorscompliance

  • Monitorsgroup project status document update progress and hosts project update overviewmeetings to ensure the milestone tracking is up to the date



The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • Great working knowledge of non‐sequential and sequential clinicaltrial methodologies,advanced statistical theory and methods including specific knowledgeof experimental design,analysis of variance and linear models, survival analysis, categoricalanalysis, multivariateanalysis, robust estimation, and nonparametric techniques.

  • Great working Knowledge of at least one statistical software package(such as SAS, R, S‐Plus,BMDP, PASS, nQuery).

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and computer skills.

  • Great capability in managing projects, processes, and in depthunderstanding of drugdevelopment

  • ExtensivePhase IV study design and publication supporting experiences

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Ten (10)years of pharmaceutical experience with Ph.D. or Ph.D. equivalent or twelve(12) years of pharmaceutical experience with MS or MS equivalent

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.