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Senior Manager, Biostatistics



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Senior Manager, Biostatistics will be responsible for managing and supervising biostatistics activities within WHRI to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of statistical designs, analyses, reports, and regulatory submissions. Maintains high standards of quality and efficiency in statistical processes. This position is based on site at our home office in Bentonville Arkansas.

The ideal candidate has contributed to the design and execution of a study that has been included within a regulatory submission, such as an external control arm (ECA) study.

You'll sweep us off our feet if...

  • You have extensive experience in leading statistical analysis plan development and execution for various kinds of clinical research projects to support the drug development process
  • You have expertise in writing study protocols, reviewing statistical programming for accuracy, and interpreting study results to ensure appropriate results dissemination and conclusions
  • You have a strong working knowledge of statistical methods and study designs used within real-world evidence studies and prospective research
  • You have familiarity with the nuances to conducting studies using various kinds of real-world data (RWD) sources and methods that can be used to address data abnormalities or missingness


Manages and supervises biostatistics activities within WHRI to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of statistical designs, analyses, reports, and regulatory submissions. Maintains high standards of quality and efficiency in statistical processes.

Independently offers strategic statistical input across WHRI projects, encompassing feasibility assessments, development plans, complex study designs, cross-study statistical methodologies, interpretations, regulatory submissions, and subsequent follow-ups.

Acts as the primary representative of biostatistics in core project teams, contributing to both operational and strategic decisions related to assigned projects. Collaborates closely with internal and external team members to coordinate planning and execution of statistical deliverables.

Applies innovative statistical approaches in study design and the analysis/reporting of results, such as modeling and simulation, adaptive design, and Bayesian approaches. Continuously explores new methodologies to enhance research outcomes.

Works closely with internal and external teams to identify and validate data sources, developing appropriate analytic strategies. Ensures the robustness and reliability of statistical analyses through comprehensive data validation.

Provides statistical input for study-level documents, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory standards. Collaborates with cross-functional teams to generate comprehensive study documentation.

Conducts quality control and assurance of statistical deliverables, including validation of key analysis results. Implements rigorous QC/QA processes to maintain data integrity and reliability.

Supports and contributes to the preparation of publications, including manuscripts, posters, and oral presentations. Ensures the accurate representation of statistical findings in scientific publications.

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.

Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

Live our Values: Culture Champion - Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart's commitment to communities, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.

Live our Values: Servant Leadership - Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.

Embrace Change: Curiosity & Courage - Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.

Embrace Change: Digital Transformation & Change - Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working.

Deliver for the Customer: Customer Focus - Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.

Deliver for the Customer: Strategic Thinking - Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team's strategy.

Focus on our Associates: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team.

Focus on our Associates: Collaboration & Influence - Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.

Focus on our Associates: Talent Management - Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others' contributions and accomplishments.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Master’s degree in biostatistics.
Prior work experience in the application of biostatistics in asset development.
Prior work experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in closely related academic epidemiological/outcomes research.
Knowledge of CDISC requirements for SDTM and ADaM.
Knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to clinical development of drugs and biologics.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Primary Location...

2608 Se J St, Bentonville, AR 72716-3724, United States of America