Apprentice Statistician – MSc Medical Statistics

Master’s – Requires a Bachelor’s in a relevant subject

What you will be doing

This apprenticeship role offers a unique opportunity to learn and work in a global healthcare consultancy company alongside a team of statisticians, psychometricians and programmers.

In this full-time role, you will be working in project teams supporting statistical and psychometric analyses, and alongside you will be studying for a level 7 (masters) in Medical Statistics with the University of Strathclyde.

20% of your time will be dedicated towards study (3-year study period), with tuition fees fully paid for and a full-time salary.

Our statistical analyses involve the analysis of clinical trial data, with a focus on patient-centred outcomes such as quality of life, including how a patient is functioning, feeling or experiencing symptoms. Alongside more clinical measurements, such as blood pressure or survival time, these outcomes are used to inform healthcare decisions between different treatments.

Our psychometric analyses are based around how we collect this data, including the creation of the outcome measures to be used in clinical trials and assessment of how reliable and valid they are within different patient populations.


  • Creation of statistical analysis plans
  • Writing of sections of scientific reports and PowerPoint results presentations, under supervision
  • Attending meetings with pharmaceutical company clients
  • Attending internal project team meetings
  • Creation of table and figure shells
  • Learning SAS and R programming to support creation of tables and figures
  • Conduct and interpretation of analyses, under supervision

Key skills 

  • Highly numerate with maths or maths/stats to degree level
  • An interest in applying statistics in the medical field
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work in a team
  • Organised and eager to learn

What we are looking for:

  • A highly numerate individual with a mathematics or mathematics with statistics bachelor’s degree (2:2 minimum) with an interest in applying statistics in the field of healthcare and medicine
  • Highly organised, with a rational approach to problem solving
  • A passion to learn
  • Able to work in a team
  • Good time management to balance work and study
  • Eligible for a UK Government-approved level 7 (Masters) in Medical Statistics

Our commitment:

Omnicom Health Group is committed to hiring and developing exceptional talent. We agree that talent is equally distributed, and we’re focused on developing diverse teams that can bring the best solutions to everything we do. We strongly believe that celebrating what makes us different makes us better together. Join us—we look forward to getting to know you.

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Job ID Number: 2024-43870
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  • Deadline
    June 30th, 2024
  • Starting
    September 2024
  • Salary
    £24,000 + benefits
  • Location
    Bollington (Cheshire)
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