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Principal Statistical Programmer – CRO – Remote

USA
145,000
Permanent
Data & Bioinformatics

Compass Life Sciences are working with a growth stage CRO that is rapidly building teams across the globe to support FSP and non-FSP projects that have been awarded by some of the largest Pharma and Biotech in the world.

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Compass Life Sciences are working with a growth stage CRO that is rapidly building teams across the globe to support FSP and non-FSP projects that have been awarded by some of the largest Pharma and Biotech in the world. Due to their growing reputation for quality delivery, they are securing work ahead of the more established CROs and as such have an exciting future ahead.

I am looking for experienced Statistical Programmers that have a passion for quality and are able to understand the larger picture of what the data they work on means. This home based position can be based anywhere in the US or Canada.

This is a broad role that will provide the opportunity to use your SAS programming skills in the production of data analyses from all phases of clinical drug development, depending on the project / FSP relationship you work on.

This is offered on a fully remote basis.

Responsibilities

Depending on level of Seniority within the group you will be expected to provide leadership and guidance as the lead statistical programmer on one or more projects. You will be required to plan and manage programming activities across multiple studies or projects to deliver datasets and statistical outputs to agreed timelines and quality.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Plan and manage programming activities to deliver all required outputs to agreed timelines and quality, (e.g., analysis datasets, pooled datasets, tables, figures and listings for regulatory or reimbursement submissions and publications).
  • Management and oversight of statistical programming tasks outsourced to the company by the sponsor, ensuring that performance meets the agreed timelines, quality and budget requirements established for the project or study.
  • Participate in the design and/or review of statistical programming deliverables including developing programming specifications for datasets and data outputs.
  • Participate in the review of other biometrics deliverables (e.g. case report forms, study database structure, data management and data quality plans, statistical analysis plans).
  • Act as key statistical programming contact for internal project team and external project partners.
  • Mentoring and development of less senior programming staff.
  • Other activities as may be assigned.
  • Job Requirements
    • Demonstrable leadership, project management, and interpersonal skills
    • Experience working as a SAS programmer, preferably in a drug development environment
    • Experience in managing and working with CROs and consultants in outsourcing statistical programming work
    • Good knowledge of and experience in applying CDISC standards
    • Self-starter with the ability to work on a cross-functional team
  • Education & Skills
    • BSc or higher in mathematics, statistics, computer science or related discipline
    • Experience working as a SAS programmer, preferably in a drug development environment
    • Proficiency with SAS programming and SAS macro code development required along with a good understanding of SAS GRAPH and SAS ODS.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the application of CDISC standards (SDTM and ADaM)
    • Knowledge of non-SAS programming packages an advantage (e.g. Spotfire, S-Plus, R)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proven leadership skills

    If you would like to be considered for this position, contact David Jolley on his cell (919) 429 7658, or you can reach the US office on (984) 444 9984 for a conversation in confidence. Alternatively email an updated CV to [email protected].

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