Principal Statistician – Novo Nordisk – Søborg

   Statistical Expert for drug developmentBiostatisticsDenmark – Søborg/Aalborg Would you like to advise on statistical complex topics, helping shaping and sharing better practices across Novo Nordisk? Do you strive for simplifying the way we work and ensuring fit-for-purpose solutions? Novo Nordisk has a broad and expanding pipeline and we are therefore looking for an experienced and strategic statistician to help us reach our goals. If you want to join an inclusive, engaging, and global environment where you get to use your statistical expertise and quality mindset to bring clinical projects to registration and market then continue reading! In Biostatistics we are approximately 250 statisticians and statistical programmers globally, organised in departments supporting our development projects (e.g. Diabetes, Obesity, Haemophilia, and other serious chronic diseases). Primarily we perform our statistical work in-house, thus we offer a wide variety of statistical tasks and challenges and provide a strong scientific community. We have diverse teams with many international employees and welcome non-local applicants. We maintain a positive and collaborative atmosphere in our everyday work and ensure a healthy work-life balance. The positionIn this position you will be a key driver of the development of new statistical methodologies and recommendations, researching for opportunities where new methodology could save costs and time. You will share your knowledge across the organisation and engage with external statistical communities and academia. Thus, you will be communicating statistical problems and ideas to both statisticians and non-statisticians as well as be contributing to statistical analyses needed for authorities, helping to ensure that our products reach the right patients at the right time.  Responsibilities will include:provide expert advice on complex statistical problems within drug development and occasionally perform such complex analysesdrive statistical thinking and knowledge sharing across project areas, especially by teaching and mentoring but not exclusivelyrepresent Biostatistics in the internal and external communities demonstrating thorough insights and interpretation of internal and external factorsprovide statistical advice on complex statistical problems within the non-clinical area and occasionally perform statistical analyses. QualificationsAs a minimum you meet the following requirements:MSc with emphasize on Statistical methodology, e.g., Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science or similar5 years of experience within clinical or biostatistical researchAct as driver and leading member of the project teams you are part of It will be a strong advantage if you have: PhD with emphasize on Statistical methodologyExperience from a pharmaceutical company or other global organisationExperience with statistical analysis of biological dataExperience from supervision of colleaguesExperience with SAS, R or other programming languages As a person you are thrive in a role where you independently and proactively identify problems and seek new innovative solutions while handling several challenging tasks in parallel without compromising the quality of your work. As such you can create overview, prioritise, and bring a flexible and positive mindset when things are moving fast, and deadlines are closing in. You enjoy being a role model for colleagues, and lead with integrity, honesty, and good communication.  Working at Novo NordiskAt Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care. ContactFor further information, please contact Senior Director Anders P. Riis (+45 30795583) Deadline27 June, 2022. Please notice that applications will be processed as they are received. We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.  At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing. 

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