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Closing date for applications: 30 November 2023

MAC is a full-service, global Contract Research Organisation (CRO) providing site and patient services with complete solutions covering a wide range of therapeutic areas. Established in 1988 as one of Europe’s first-ever memory assessment centres, we have a vast and rich history becoming the UK’s neuroscience centre of excellence, expanding into a fully owned network of sites, and assuring patient recruitment. Our CRO services are well established; driven by teams made up of highly experienced individuals who are experts in their fields.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Statistician to join our Statistics department and make a positive impact in a growing and progressive CRO. You will be joining a company that puts the needs and wellbeing of their people first, who are inclusive and who deliver exceptional service – together.

This is a fully remote working position based in the UK


  • 3+ years of prior Lead Statistician experience within clinical research

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the statistical principles, concepts, methods and standards used in clinical research.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with proven experience of delivering successful outcomes across client, vendor and internal teams.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to apply a range of advanced statistical techniques in support of clinical research studies and to analyse, interpret and draw conclusions from complex statistical information.

  • Good planning, organisational and time management skills used to successfully coordinate and manage project teams to positive deliveries.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving ability.

  • Experience of protocol interpretation, determining research requirements and development of statistical analysis strategies.

  • Able to meet deadlines and escalate where appropriate.

  • A developed understanding and experience of SAS programming language.

  • Highly numerate with developed computer skills and logical, structured approach to assigned activities.


Perform the Lead Statistician role across multiple studies and clients, delivering high quality outputs according to MAC processes, ICH-GCP, the study budget and timelines to achieve high client satisfaction.

Perform or oversee:

  • Advanced project oversight, planning and delivery from a Statistical perspective, working with Clinical, Data Management and Programming teams.

  • Development and management of Biometrics documentation, including Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP), Randomisation Specifications and Statistical Reports.

  • Input into Protocol, Clinical Study Report (CSR), Study Design and Sample Size Calculations as required.

  • Define and discuss complex statistical methods and approaches with the client and wider study team.

  • Participate in bid defence and study kick-off meetings with new and prospective clients.

  • Mentor and train junior statisticians and statistical programmers.

  • Provide oversight of statistics team members to assure self of the quality of their outputs.

  • Contribute to ongoing department quality process and system improvements.

  • Support ongoing training and development of Statistics team members

  • Provide expert Statistical inputs across MAC, their clients and vendors.


  • Competitive salary in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards and will reflect experience

  • Private health Insurance

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years long service)

  • Your birthday off work

MAC Clinical Research invites applications from highly motivated candidates, with a desire to achieve their full potential. You will be working with an organisation that sees you as an investment and is keen for you to achieve your career aspirations.

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