Veterinary Statistician - Home Based

Business Operations
Home based role (with travel), United Kingdom
08 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
Veterinary Statistician

At CVS Group we are one of the largest integrated veterinary groups in Europe with a turnover in excess of £425M, circa 500 veterinary practice sites across the UK, Ireland and The Netherlands and over 7000 employees. Alongside veterinary practices, we operate pet crematoria, laboratories, a distribution centre, an expanding online business and buying groups.

We aim to provide excellent clinical standards and are industry leading in the area of Quality Improvement. We strive to have an evidence-based culture in both clinical work and in business decisions.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for you to join us as our Veterinary Statistician. In this newly created role, you will be responsible for providing statistical support in both clinical and business research.

We have veterinary practices in the areas of small animals, equine, farm and specialist small animal referrals. In addition, we have two large diagnostic laboratories providing clinical pathology and histopathology services. All of these areas conduct clinical research to a varied degree. For example, the Referrals, Equine and Laboratories divisions have specialists who conduct research as well as residents and interns who need to produce research outputs. In your role, you will provide statistical leadership and support in study design, data analysis, and authorship of reports and manuscripts to those conducting such research within the company.

In addition to clinical research, you will also be involved in applying robust statistical methods to understand commercial data, provide insights into customer behaviour and produce evidence-based commercial initiatives.

To be successful in the role, you will be/ will be able to demonstrate:
  • Expert leadership capabilities to be able to lead and direct project work
  • Extensive experience of development, programme design and data analysis and interpretation
  • Excellent collaboration skills required with the ability to work across geographical and functional boundaries, both internally and externally
  • The ability to apply statistical expertise to complex problems, problem solving and quality focus
  • Comfortable with a range of statistical methods used in clinical research
  • Comfortable with statistical software packages commonly used in clinical research
  • Experienced in authorship of peer-reviewed manuscripts
  • PhD in Statistics or Mathematics (containing a substantial statistical component) preferred with experience in veterinary medicine, healthcare or other relevant area

Alongside a competitive salary and company car, you will receive a range of benefits that include:
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave a year + Bank Holidays
  • Generously discounted healthcare, insurance and products for your pets
  • The opportunity to join our industry leading Sharesave Scheme
  • Flexible benefits that include subsidised gym membership, cycle to work and savings & discounts through Perkbox
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave offering 10 weeks full and 10 weeks half pay

Location – In the role, you can be home or office-based (we have offices in various locations in the UK) with some travel being required to attend key meetings.

Statistics | Veterinary | Research | Statistician

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