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Senior Statistician

Abbott Laboratories

This is a Contract position in Spokane, WA posted October 12, 2021.

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life.

Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines.

Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives.

That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions.

We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

Our location in Alameda, CA currently has an opportunity for a Staff Statistician.

As a Senior Statistician you will assist on the design, analysis, interpretation and documentation of statistical results.

Provide statistical consultation to technical staff, management, and regulatory agencies.

Responsible for the development of statistical procedures to ensure consistency and use of most adequate statistical techniques division wide.

Develop statistical material and provide training to statisticians and non-statisticians.

WHAT YOU’LL DO Protocol Review.

Ensure clear achievable purpose and scope definition.

Responsible for design and statistical methodology selection, sample size justification, randomization order and protocol acceptance criteria.

Statistical Data Analysis.

Assist study owners on implementing statistical methodologies as defined in the protocol and on defining alternative analysis strategies when changes are needed.

Assist on data analysis and results interpretation and on the software validation of statistical programs.

Reports by assisting project team on data interpretation, inferences and documentation of statistical results.

– Assist peers to develop efficient designs, protocols and reports per agreed timelines.

– Presents statistical concepts and arguments to management, regulatory agencies and scientists.

Training, Mentoring
– Develop statistical modules and provide formal training to statisticians and non-statisticians.

Project Coordination and Regulatory Activities
– Responsible for the accuracy and appropriateness of statistical inputs provided for regulatory submissions and development decisions.

Problem Solving:
– Identifies issues, problems, or opportunities and determines whether action is needed.

– Encourages others to generate options for action to address and issue or problem.

– Encourage boundary breaking by challenging colleagues to question established work processes.

Effective communication with various levels of personnel is required regularly.

Work collaboratively with multiple stake holders to develop scientifically appropriate strategies.

Effectively and persuasively presents statistical concepts and arguments to management, regulatory agencies, scientists and non-scientists.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING Bachelors Degree in statistics or related field and minimum 4 years or MS with 2 years, or an equivalent combination of education and work.

Technical and High degree of technical competence and communicative ability, both oral and written.

Competent in experimental designs, sampling plans, equivalence studies, confidence and reliability testing and statistical analysis for test method evaluation among others.

Knowledge in appropriate statistical software such as JMP, Minitab or SAS.

Business and Comprehensive knowledge of business concepts, procedures, practices, unit functions and cross group dependency/relationships.

Cognitive Skills and Experience working with complex problems where analysis of situations and data requires in-depth evaluation of various factors.

Ability to exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Influence/Leadership and Ability to interface with a variety of management levels on significant matters, often requiring the coordination across organizational units.

Participates in the development of others by facilitating training and providing feedback and guidance.

Could act as a mentor to less-experienced staff.

Willing and capable of leading a team.

Planning/Organization and Plans and organize project assignments of modest variety and complexity.

Ability to initiate and maintain schedule for projects and milestones.

Supervision Received/Provided and Work without appreciable direction.

Seeks guidance as needed.

WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career.

We offer: A fast-paced work environment where your contribution is essential to success Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs Paid time off 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future.

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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