Companies you’ll love to work for

Correlation Ventures

Statistics Head



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Job title: Statistics Head

  • Location: IN / Hyderabad

About the job

The position is directly reporting to R&D India Hub head and to work closely with global statistics leaders. It is to provide leadership and guidance to multiple statistics teams which cover both non-clinical and clinical development and multiple therapeutic areas.

Our Hubs are a crucial part of how we innovate, improving performance across every Sanofi department and providing a springboard for the amazing work we do. Build a career and you can be part of transforming our business while helping to change millions of lives. Ready? As Statistics Head within our R&D Hub Statistics, you’ll provide leadership, guidance, and strategic input to the establishment and enhancement of biostatistical capacity and capability in Hub. Accountable for development of biostatistical resources and expertise to fulfill both local and global tasks. Foster team development and ensure satisfactory performance and project delivery. Represent biostatistics in Hub management and transversal activities.

We are an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We’re also a company where you can flourish and grow your career, with countless opportunities to explore, make connections with people, and stretch the limits of what you thought was possible. Ready to get started?

Major Responsibilities

  • Represent biostatistics to participate Hub management meetings and lead key cross function initiatives.

  • Support Hub Head on transversal activities within and across Hubs, interfacing with other functions (e.g., collaborate with data management and statistical programming to enhance the synergy; participate cross-function working groups for process development and optimization)

  • Responsible for site resource planning in alignment with biostatistics TA Heads; Plan and track project activities, timelines, and resource use; Provide justification for planned resource needs.

  • Direct/oversee statistical support of the team; Create a productive work environment; Ensure team compliance with SOPs and function standards; Promote teamwork, quality, operational efficiency, and innovation.

  • Manage recruitment, onboarding and development plan for the biostatistics team.

  • Define training plans and coordinate the continuous trainings for junior staff in alignment with TA Heads.

  • Define team priorities and goals, conduct performance review and assist in problem solving and corrective measures.

About you

  • Experience: People management experience of at least 3 years.

  • Strong project management, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills in oral/written English.

  • Proven successful experience in clinical development and/or post-marketing activities such as submissions, interactions with regulatory agencies or other external stakeholders etc.

  • Broad knowledge of pharmaceutical clinical development and regulatory requirements.

  • Excellent understanding of advanced statistical concepts and techniques.

  • Broad experiences in the relevant therapeutic area desired.

  • Soft and technical skills: Excellent R/SAS programming skills.

  • Education: PhD/MS in Statistics or related discipline with at least 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience.

  • Languages: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in an English

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

  • Build, develop and manage a diversified statistics team cover multiple TAs, clinical phases and modeling & simulations.

  • Help develop the strategy of India for Global, and support Hub set up from scratch

  • Opportunity to apply most advanced AI/ML methodologies to accelerate clinical development and operations

Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at!