ICON Clinical Research Regional Director Statistical Analysis in San Francisco, California

*Regional Director Statistical Analysis role at ICON: *

The Regional Director, Statistical Analysis will oversee statistical analysis planning, oversee statistical analysis, oversee statistical reporting, act as overall statistical lead on high complexity studies, lead business development, and supervise statistical analysis staff.


ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. We specialize in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support Clinical Development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies to long-term follow-up and post-marketing observational studies. This role is with a group that focuses on prospective observational studies.

To Succeed You Will Need:

  • 8 years relevant experience with a doctoral degree (or local equivalent) or 8 years relevant experience with a master’s degree (or local equivalent). Prefer 9 years of relevant experience with a doctoral degree (or local equivalent). In exceptional situations, 10 years relevant experience with a bachelor’s degree (or local equivalent) would be acceptable.

  • Proficient in SAS Data step with simple conditional statements and variable creation.

  • Proficient in performing simple merges and concatenation.

  • Proficient in using complex conditional statements in SAS Data step.

  • Proficient in performing complex merges (including one-to-many merges).

  • Experience using macros and arrays for repetitive tasks.

  • Experience using descriptive statistics procedures for summarizing, restructuring, and outputting data.

  • Experience using SAS Output Delivery System to control output from statistical procedures.

  • Proficient in performing analyses using basic statistical procedures.

  • In-depth technical expertise in at least one advanced SAS statistical procedure or technique (e.g., repeated measures, survival analysis, SAS/Graph, advanced macros, etc.).

  • In-depth technical expertise in at least one substantive area (e.g. statistics, epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, patient-reported outcomes, etc.).

  • Working knowledge of general workplace computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Prioritize tasks, work efficiently and independently.

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to interact directly with external clients.

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.

  • Ability to direct and motivate others.

  • Ability to prioritize and delegate tasks.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Strong client management skills.

  • Ability to travel (approximately 15%) domestic and/or international

Benefits of Working at ICON:

Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. We provide our Regional Director, Statistical Analysis with an excellent benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, competitive pay, vacation, and an annual incentive plan to reward performance.

What’s Next?

Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.