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Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.


Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients.  Power your future & join our bold team.


Position Overview

Responsible for the activities of Biostatistics for one therapeutic area to ensure that Allergan Health Economic and Outcomes Research (HEOR) programs/projects are correctly designed, properly analysed and clearly presented to support drug reimbursement effort, domestic and international regulatory submission and health outcome instrument development for the maintenance and growth of company existing products.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

·       Provides biostatistical support at study or project level to support HEOR business development; Provides consultation with HEOR specialist; Updates project status document to ensure uptodate milestone tracking; Performs quality control for documents and outputs

·       Selects and hires qualified and costeffective CROs to obtain optimal mixture of internal and external resources.  Monitors the performance of CROs to ensure high quality products and services.

·       Oversees all the biostatistics activities in the assigned therapeutic area; Ensures completion of all biostatistics activities with high quality per project timelines and accordance with all defined SOPs, WIs, and supporting documents; Serves as the key contact for health outcomes specialist; Mentors/oversees junior level biostatistician; Contributes to standard operational procedures and working instructions


·       Working knowledge of drug reimbursement regulation, HTA submission, CostEffectiveness Analysis (CEA), PRO (Patientreported Outcomes) evaluation methodology and skills (testretest, reliability, MID, knowgroup convergence, and Item Response Theory)

·       Working knowledge of nonsequential and sequential clinical trial methodologies, advanced statistical theory and methods including specific knowledge of experimental design, analysis of variance and linear models, survival analysis, categorical analysis, multivariate analysis, robust estimation, and nonparametric techniques.

·       Working knowledge of at least one statistical software package (such as SAS, SPlus, R, WINSTEPS, WINBURGS)..


Preferred Skills/Qualification

·       Excellent analytical, problem solving, and computer skills.

·       Flexible, well organized, excellent verbal and written communication skill, and interpersonal

·       skills.

·       Works well under pressure, with initiative to take on unfamiliar tasks.

·       Good project management skills. 



·       A person with education or education/experience combination equivalent to a post graduate degree in statistics or statisticsrelated field.  Four (4) years of pharmaceutical experience with Ph.D. or Ph.D. equivalent or 6 years of pharmaceutical experience with MS or MS equivalent  

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.

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