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Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: TBC

Ref No: USJOB1501

Business Unit: Diagnostics

Location: Craigavon/Manchester

Open To: Internal & External Candidates


The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together


The Role

Please note this role will be based in either our Craigavon or Manchester site depending on the successful candidate.

Working as part of the Biostatistics team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will provide statistical support to the Diagnostics group at Almac, focusing on study design, interpretation of results, and reproducible reports.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.


Essential Criteria

  • MSc (or equivalent) in statistics or a related discipline
  • Previous experience performing statistical duties (including, but not limited to, professional statistical roles, post-docs, or statistical consulting)
  • Basic statistical analyses


Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Previous employment as a statistician in the diagnostic industry
  • Previous experience evaluating analytical study design and analysis, including characterization, verification, and validation studies
  • Previous experience in the following areas:
  1. Statistical Process control
  2. Bayesian methodologies
  3. R statistical software



  • Competitive salary
  • Family friendly flexible working
  • Learning and development opportunities and support
  • Health promotions
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Long service awards
  • 34 days annual leave allowance
  • Marriage leave
  • Free car parking
  • Moving house leave
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Paid medical appointments
  • Westfield health benefit
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • On site physiotherapist
  • Critical illness policy
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Death in service benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)


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Closing Date

12th October 2018 at 17.00 hours

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