Team Lead, Statistics

Data Sciences - Statistics & Programming · Toronto, Ontario
Department Data Sciences - Statistics & Programming
Employment Type Full-time, Permanent
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor


POSITION TITLE: Team Lead, Statistics

POSITION REPORTS TO: Sr. Manager, Statistics

DEPARTMENT/UNIT: Data Sciences-Statistics & Programming 



Responsible for the application of statistical methods to support the planning, analysis, and reporting of clinical trials in accordance with project, organizational and regulatory standards. Acts as subject matter expert, providing statistical support to project teams, quality/study auditors, and external stakeholders. Provides day-to-day oversight of personnel and project level activities within the statistics group. Works cooperatively with other statistics personnel to establish Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), promote standardized and consistent operating procedures, and maximize efficiency of the department. Assists with departmental planning.

Participates in the development and execution of departmental and organizational strategies to enhance service delivery, staff engagement, and operational efficiencies.


Statistical Analysis

  • Prepare statistical analysis plans and oversee project data collection, management, and analysis to appropriately translate scientific questions into statistical
  • Design and support the programming of statistical deliverables including SDTM/ADAM datasets and TFLs in accordance with organizational and regulatory best practices and standards.

Project Support

  • Manage and ensure the statistics group meets timelines, provides high quality deliverables, complies with contractual project requirements, and identifies the need for contract modifications due to out of scope activities.
  • Prioritize activities across statistics projects and acts as an escalation point to facilitate mutually beneficial resolutions to project conflicts between groups or individuals, promoting teamwork and quick restoration of department
  • Participate/lead internal/sponsor meetings as required, working directly with the assigned project manager and team to provide statistical support.
  • Manage project resources per budget and within expected timeframes.

Personnel Management

  • Coordinate and supervise the day-day work of statistician staff
  • Train and mentor assigned employees on Alimentiv procedures and
  • Support individual goal setting and alignment within the department and organization.

 Organizational Support

  •  Ensure the continuous improvement of the statistics group through information sharing, training, and education.
  • Manage the development, review and implementation of policies, SOPs, WI’s, and associated documents to ensure streamlined, consistent, and effective processes related to statistical analysis.
  • Participate and/or lead cross-functional working groups.

Operational Planning

  • Collect and report metrics related to staff capacity management.
  • Assist with departmental budget planning.


Applicants should have a minimum of a post-graduate degree preferably  with statistics related specialty and 5-7 years of relevant experience working with health data. The successful candidate will possess technical skills in SAS, and R. In addition, strong verbal and oral communication skills are required.



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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Data Sciences - Statistics & Programming
  • Employment Type
    Full-time, Permanent
  • Minimum Experience