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Edwards Lifesciences Senior Manager, Biostatistics (Remote, USA) in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Manager, Biostatistics, (Remote, USA) Transcatheter Mitral & Tricuspid Therapies

Edwards' transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies (TMTT), and specialized cardiologists, are making a meaningful mark on the lives of patients with mitral and tricuspid regurgitation. Mitral and tricuspid regurgitation affect more than 10% of people aged 65 and over in the US, creating a poor quality of life and high mortality rates. This Senior Manager, Biostatistics, open position is an excellent opportunity to utilize your expertise and grow your career with this innovative team!

As Senior Manager, Biostatistics, you are responsible for leading a team of biostatisticians and overseeing activities while ensuring the proper design, analysis, and presentation of clinical studies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as core team member/lead biostatistician of assigned clinical trial(s) in US and Japan

  • Accountable for clinical trials assigned to direct reports

  • Manage and oversee the work of small biostatistics team and may indirectly manage cross functional or matrix teams as appropriate.

  • Provide technical/statistical leadership to multiple and/or complex clinical projects in collaboration with cross-functional teams

  • Develop a robust talent development plan in alignment with functional growth strategies of the department

  • Develop and lead in the implementation of biostatistics strategies which may include negotiations with internal and external parties

  • Provide guidance on process improvement projects within biostatistics and cross-functional areas

  • Create, maintain, and implement SOPs, processes, standards, and work instructions with respect to biostatistics to ensure compliance, accuracy, efficiency, and optimization

  • Manage activities with the accountability for successful completion of all deliverables. Identify risk, develop mitigation strategies, alternative solutions, resolve issues, action item follow up, etc. in collaboration with cross functional and/or matrix teams

  • Provide statistical expertise to internal and external stakeholders (e.g., presentation/publication, Marketing, Health Economics & Reimbursement)

  • Make resource planning and budgetary recommendations on operational expenditure planning and other financial activities

  • Other incidental duties

Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in in Statistics, Biostatistics, or related field with previous analytical experience in clinical trials with skill levels exceeding the requirements of the Associate Manager Required or

  • Master's Degree or equivalent in in Statistics, Biostatistics, or related field with previous analytical experience in clinical trials with skill levels exceeding the requirements of the Associate Manager Required

Additional Skills :

  • Proficiency in statistical programming language such as SAS and/or R required

  • Proven successful project management leadership skills

  • Proven expertise in both Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives

  • Promote a culture of collaboration and teamwork

  • Expert understanding of clinical trial design while identifying applications of functional knowledge and methodologies to resolve complex problems

  • Expert understanding of related aspects of biostatistics processes and/or systems

  • Demonstrated ability to manage assigned team and provide coaching and feedback, including responsibility for all employee actions including hire/fire authority and partnering with HR on all aspects of employee relations

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization

  • Ability to work and excel within a fast paced, dynamic, and constantly changing work environment

  • Frequently interacts with customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between cross-functional teams and the company; often leads a cooperative effort among members of a project team

  • Participate and present at meetings with internal and external representatives

  • Resolve operational and scheduling issues

  • Dedicated to quality client service and pro-active and responsive to client needs.

  • Develop peer, cross functional and cross business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness.

  • Develop relationships and leverage them to influence change

  • Support and solicit input from team members at all levels within the organization

  • Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Aligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.

The base pay range for this position is $141,000 to $200,000 (highly experienced).

The pay for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., geographic location, qualifications, education, prior experience).

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Edwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in countries where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination. In countries where vaccines are less available, or other requirements exist, we may institute alternate measures that optimize patient safety and healthcare provider safety, which may include regular COVID testing or specific masking requirements.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.