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Senior Health Economics Consultant

Parexel International Corporation

United States of America, Remote

Position Overview

The Consultant Biostatistics works independently in reviewing protocols, developing SAPs (including mock shells), developing data specifications per CDISC standards, programming and quality control of derived datasets and statistical outputs (e.g., tables, listings and figures),  production of reports, and providing statistical advice to study teams and clients.

Objectives of the role will include:

  • Acting as Lead Biostatistician to interact with the study team and the sponsor
  • Drafting statistical sections of protocols, performing sample size and power calculation for studies, and creating randomization schedules per study design and relevant specifications
  • Reviewing case report forms (CRFs), data management plans, data specifications, and other related study documents
  • Independently developing statistical analysis plans
  • Preparing specifications for CDISC and other analysis datasets
  • Independently developing SAS programs to generate listings, tables and figures as outlined by a statistical analysis plan
  • Performing QC of TLFs, CDISC and other analysis datasets
  • Reviewing study protocols and providing input to statistics section
  • Providing statistical input to Clinical Trial Reports
  • Aiding business development with statistical considerations for new study bids, preparing biostatistics budgets, and attending bid defense meetings
  • Serving as a mentor to junior-level biostatisticians to help develop skills


  • Expertise in primary observational studies
  • Strong basis in fundamental statistical concepts and methods and familiarity with techniques such as performing sample size and power calculation for studies, and creating randomization schedule per study design and relevant specifications 
  • Familiarity with specifications for CDISC and other analysis datasets
  • Strong statistical programming skills with standard software, including SAS and R
  • Strong communication (spoken and written) and problem-solving skills, and an ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in non-technical terms, with project team members
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently and take leadership roles with regard to methodological elements in projects

Education and Experience

MSc or PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a related field with 6 or more years of relevant experience

Language Skills

Competent in written and spoken English

Computer Skills

SAS (Base, Stat, Graph, Macro) and R

EEO Disclaimer

Parexel is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the United States includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job posted: 2023-06-02