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Senior Statistician


Waltham, LEC, GB



Salary: £ 45.000 to £ 55.000 + Bonus + Benefit


Do you want to design efficient scientific experiments? Are you excited to be challenged by a variety of projects with complex data sets? 
We are looking to recruit a Senior Statistician to the Data Analytics team at WALTHAM, the global research centre for Mars Petcare. The role will help shape research projects that drive innovation alongside other stakeholders as well as report on progress, results, experimental design and statistical analysis.


What we looking for?

  • A PhD or Master’s degree with equivalent relevant experience in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field
  • Expert knowledge of experimental design and statistical data analytics methods and their practical applications. 
  • Expert knowledge of R and experience of sample size calculation.

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Design - deliver study designs with efficient use of resources and high ethical standards maintained.
  • Interrogate - analyse experimental data to generate thorough reports that are critical for scientific publications and patents and contribute to insights and product innovation.
  • Review - Peer-review scientific work and communications from different stakeholders across our Petcare ecosystem to guarantee quality and corporate reputation.
  • Grow - Train and educate the research teams on statistical methodologies to instil a culture of formal and objective experimental science.
  • Advocate – share the purpose of data-driven research and work to high scientific standards.


What can you expect from Mars?

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including excellent pension.
  • Pet-friendly offices, where your pets’ enjoyment is as high on our agenda as yours.
  • A company that understands the importance of a work-life balance.
  • The chance to take hold of your own career and develop personally and professionally.




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