General Information

Location: Plymouth Meeting, PA, Remote

Organization: Statistics Collaborative

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The Biostatistical Solutions Senior Director will function as a subject matter expert (SME) for Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) operations providing key strategic input to top tier clients to drive business opportunities. The role requires a strategic mindset and the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with internal stakeholders and clients. The role will partner with senior operational and business development leadership leveraging relationships and expertise to help drive the business. This position will provide strategic consultation and thought leadership to grow relationships with existing and prospective customers for WCG’s DMC services.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Statistics or related field
  • Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in Statistics and/or related field and/or MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years clinical trial experience; account management, client relationship management, or strategy development experience
  • A minimum 2 years experience client facing, consulting and advising
  • A member of professional societies, attends meetings of these societies, and is actively engaged industry events
  • Recognized thought leader in the biostatistical consulting and research space
  • Demonstrated ability to present and work directly with top tier strategic clients
  • Highly knowledgeable in biostatistics and/or DMCs operations delivery
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills and ability to work with all levels of leadership, management and staff, both business and technical, as well as clients and vendors; ability to adapt communication style to the targeted audience
  • Strong consultative, presentation, analytical, and business communication skills (oral and written) are required
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and achieve measurable results
  • Ability to analyze data to build evidence-based strategies
  • Experience with bid-defenses and leading client presentations
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
  • Provide thought leadership and support to operations and business development teams to drive growth opportunities for DMC and biostatistical services
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on WCG’s DMC and biostatistical services for internal and external stakeholders
  • Review and support proposals, budgets, and bid defenses to ensure alignment between operational processes and client expectations
  • Develops excellent internal and external working relationships to enable advanced business planning for project delivery and expansion of the portfolio
  • Assists in the creation and execution of strategies for new operational processes and solutions designed to meet current and emerging customer needs to achieve growth and high customer satisfaction
  • Maintain and assess industry trends, market conditions, company strengths, and areas for improvement related to DMC and biostatistical services
  • Set and manage client and prospective client expectations, including proactively coordinating with internal staff during service cycle for decision and, if necessary, prioritization
  • Plan, schedule, and manage governance meetings and KPI reporting with clients
  • Plan, schedule, and manage internal meetings with projects teams to establish consistency and client-specific best practices for delivering on key accounts
  • Remain abreast of current advances in biostatistics and DMC operations
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.

WHY WE LOVE WCG: At WCG, our employees are our most valuable asset and as with all our assets, we invest in them with an eye toward future success. We provide each eligible employee with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their personal and financial health and to help them make the most of their future.
  • Comprehensive Benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, Life Disability, 401k with match, and flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs and additional work/life resources
  • Referral Bonuses and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid time off including holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Opportunities for career development with on-the-job training, certification assistance and continuing education reimbursement
Expected annual base salary range: $162,500 to $198,000
GPS Level: P5