Statistician or Senior Statistician

May 3, 2024

About us

Source Health Economics is a growing HEOR consultancy specialising in systematic review, value communication, health economics, statistics, and health technology assessment. Since we were founded in 2016, we have achieved our planned year-on-year growth, allowing many opportunities for personal development.

At Source, we have a technically-excellent, supportive, and friendly team, and pride ourselves on our inclusive and collaborative culture. Our core values are excellence, balance, and growth. We strive to:

    • Deliver excellence for our clients and patients, whilst
    • Preserving a good work-life balance and supporting employee well-being, and
    • Providing opportunities for growth for our employees.

We recruit some of the brightest minds and invest in your professional development.

Why work with us?

Source is a fun, personable company, where our technical teams work closely with each other, enabling us all to learn from some of the best minds in the business. We value our employees, and all employees are encouraged to voice their ideas and contribute to business initiatives, regardless of seniority. Source prides itself on its commitment to employee welfare, as evidenced by our high employee retention.

We have open-plan offices in Oxford and London, with hybrid working. Our contractual working hours are 37.5 hours per week, with flexible start and finish times around our core company hours of 10 am to 4 pm.

Alongside an opportunity to actively contribute to a growing company, we offer a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave plus UK bank holidays, 3 days Christmas closure, option to buy an additional 5 days of annual leave, discretionary bonus scheme, opt-in employee health insurance, employee life insurance, cycle to work scheme, and above-average employer pension contributions.

The role

As a Statistician or Senior Statistician you will be in a client-facing role and work closely and collaboratively with the project managers, and value communication and health economics teams to deliver high-quality evidence-based solutions for our clients.
You will be required to support Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) through:

    • Evidence synthesis, including the design and running of indirect treatments comparisons such as network meta-analysis and matching-adjusted indirect treatment comparisons;
    • Patient level data analysis, including parametric survival modelling and more complex survival techniques;
    • Preparation of feasibility assessments and statistical analysis plans;
    •  Preparation of datasets for analysis and undertaking analyses as detailed in the analysis plans;
    • Quality assurance review of statistical models developed both within the company and for clients;
    • Involvement in client meetings to provide updates on methods, progress and results of data analysis;
    • Report preparation and presentation to clients;
    • Client liaison within a project, with the support of a project lead;
    • At least a working knowledge of HTA processes, such as NICE and the SMC.

You will need:

    • A degree in medical statistics, statistics or similar, ideally a post-graduate degree;
    • Experience in using statistical software packages (for example, R, STATA, WinBugs);
    • Experienced in using Microsoft Excel;
    • Experience of working with patient level data or large individual level data sets;
    • Minimum 18 months proven experience for Statistician role or 4-5 years for Senior Statistician role of undertaking statistical analyses within a consultancy, academia, the NHS or a pharmaceuticals or devices company;
    • Ideally, some familiarity with analysing real word evidence and datasets used within the UK (HES, CPRD etc.).
How to apply

For an opportunity to join us, please apply here

The role can be full-time or pat-time.

Come and join us at Source and see what you can achieve!

NOTE: CVs from recruiters on our preferred supplier list need to be sent to [email protected]. Recruiters interested in becoming a preferred supplier need to email [email protected].

We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within our teams and encourage applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religious preference, sexual orientation, or physical attributes.

We have a legal obligation to ensure that all our employees have the right to work in the UK. If we make an offer of employment, we will need to check that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start.

Successful candidates might be subject to background checks.

Source is part of Sciris. Sciris specialises in bespoke programmes in health economics and outcomes research, healthcare communication, creative and brand strategy, medical compliance, insights, and insights.

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