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Horizon Therapeutics Associate Director, Biostatistics in Lake Forest, Illinois

Working at Horizon is more than a job – it’s personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most – the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We’re a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we’re a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary:

The primary role of this position is to support planned and ongoing clinical trials including sample size estimation, writing or reviewing statistical analysis plans, reviewing protocols, reviewing tables, listings and figures, and providing input into clinical study reports.


  • Lead,develop,andcoordinatebiostatisticalactivities for ClinicalDevelopment, ClinicalOperations,MedicalAffairs,and BusinessDevelopment

  • Providestatisticalexpertiseand leadership to ensureprogram objectivesareinalignmentwith regulatory and commercialneeds

  • Collaboratewithprojectmanagement,regulatory,medicalaffairs,PV/safety,businessdevelopment,andcommercialfunctions

  • Evaluate and implement innovative statistical techniques that will provide benefit to Horizon clinical development programs

  • Contribute to strategicplanning and go/no godecisionguidance

  • Participateinvendorselection for biostatistics,statisticalprogramming,datamanagement,interactiveresponsetechnology(IxRS),and other serviceswhereindatastorageand analysis may beapplicable; manageandoverseebiostatisticsand statisticalprogramming tasks

  • Interactwith regulatoryagenciesand respond to requests

  • Participatein or manageBiometricsparticipation in risk-basedmonitoring plansand activities

  • Ensuretimelinessand quality of deliverables

  • Travelasneeded to executeassigned responsibilitiesand tasks

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • PhD instatistics or relatedfield and atleast 5 years of industryexperience or MS instatisticsorrelated fieldand atleast8 years of industryexperience.

  • ProficientinMicrosoftOffice

  • Professional,proactivedemeanor

  • Strong interpersonalskills

  • Excellentwrittenand verbalcommunication skills

  • Experiencewith peoplemanagementanddevelopment of staff

  • Excellentinterpersonaland projectmanagementskills

  • Comprehensiveknowledge of clinicaltrialsmethodology (experience with Bayesian methods preferred),regulatory requirements,andstatisticalsoftwarepackages.Experiencewith interventional,observationalandretrospectivestudies.Abilitytocontributestrategically.

  • Able to collaborateeffectively with internaland externalstudy managementteamstomeetprojecttimelines

  • Mustbesolution-orientedandwilling to educatestudyteam membersin appropriateinterpretation of designsand results

Horizon Core Values & Competencies:


  • Manages Ambiguity

  • Strategic Mindset

  • Demonstrates Self-awareness

  • Cultivates Innovation

  • Develops Talent


  • Drives Results

  • Ensures Accountability

  • Decision Quality


  • Courage

  • Collaboration

  • Instills Trust

Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

Horizon is focused on researching, developing and commercializing medicines that address critical needs for people impacted by rare and rheumatic diseases. Our pipeline is purposeful: we apply scientific expertise and courage to bring clinically meaningful therapies to patients. We believe science and compassion must work together to transform lives. For more information on how we go to incredible lengths to impact lives, please visit follow us @HorizonNews at on Twitter, like us on Facebook at or explore career opportunities on LinkedIn at .