Senior Manager, Biostatistics


Posted on: September 24, 2021

Closing: October 24, 2021

Salary: Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.

The Role

The Senior Manager, Biostatistics supports the design, execution, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of clinical trials as well as communication of data evidence for Clinical Research & Development and Medical Affairs programs with minimal supervision. This position supports statistical aspects of business-critical and/or regulatory commitments, provides input to program plans with limited supervision, and represents the Clinical Biostatistics function for cross-functional and intra-departmental teams or working groups.

The Senior Manager will function as the lead statistician for the assigned clinical projects such as a compound in clinical development or an indication in a large clinical development program, represent Clinical Biostatistics in a multidisciplinary clinical team responsible for the execution of clinical trials (including supervision of biometrical activities performed by CROs), and be accountable for all biostatistics deliverables within the responsible areas.

As such, the Senior Manager should have comprehensive data analytic expertise based on deep understanding of statistical principles and a strong track record of applied experience leading to successful program support, is effective in the use of relevant computational tools for study, experiment, or trial research objectives, and applies high quality statistical methodology in assigned projects with demonstrated understanding of the disease/scientific/functional area and health authority acceptability.


  • Develops and maintains advanced competences in statistical analysis, modelling and simulation and advanced trial designs

  • Ensure that clinical trials meet scientific, regulatory, and quality requirements

  • Perform management of in-house and/or outsourced biostatistical activities

  • Perform trial statistician responsibilities as needed, including attendance of clinical team meetings, authoring Statistical Analysis Plans, reviewing Case Report Forms, designing of clinical trials of all phases (including clinical pharmacology studies), review of protocols/amendments, conducting statistical analyses, and performing just-in-time analyses, etc.

  • Contribute to the development of clinical development plans

  • Apply innovative statistical approaches to study design, analysis and data exploration methodologies

  • Plan and track compound or indication-level activities, including resources; ensure development timelines and objectives are met

  • Represent the company as a statistical subject matter expert in regulatory interactions and other external meetings

  • Arranges/attends lessons learned to share learnings

  • Represents Genmab during external meetings/congresses

  • Acts as a role model

  • Proactively engages in department activities

  • Leads various initiatives within the department

  • Proactively contributes to support a global organization


  • Master's agree in a statistical discipline

  • In-depth understanding of statistical issues in oncology drug development

  • At least 5 years of industry experience in statistical analysis within a clinically related subject

  • Experience with oncology clinical trials

  • Proficient programming skills in statistical softwares, such as SAS and R

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams

  • Confident, self-reliant, and a quick learner

  • Proactive and open minded

  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • Result and goal-oriented and committed to contributing to the overall success of Genmab

Genmab employees work with determination and with respect for each other, consistent with our core values, to achieve our common goals. We give individuals and teams the autonomy to drive development of innovative products and solutions, knowing that integrity is a core value throughout our company. Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural culture, all aiming to make a difference for cancer patients.

Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. We believe that fostering workplace diversity across social, educational, cultural, national, age and gender lines is a prerequisite for the continued success of the company. We are committed to diversity at all levels of the company and strive to recruit employees with the right skills and competences, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, etc.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is to offer a temporary agreement for one year, followed by a contract for indefinite time regardless of seniority.

Genmab A/S is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with you application on our website


Posted on: September 24, 2021

Closing: October 24, 2021

Salary($): Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

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