Senior Statistical Programmers required to work for Covance as a Lead on studies in Phases I-IV
You will be employed by Covance and work within our FSPx department 100% dedicated to one Sponsor
Office based in in any of our European or South African offices or home based anywhere in Europe or South Africa
You must have previous Lead experience as a Statistical Programmer within a biotech, CRO or pharma company
Strong Oncology experience would be an advantage
Opportunities to develop and progress
Discover new opportunities to grow your career as a Covance FSP Senior Statistical Programmer. Covance FSP are looking to hire experienced Lead Statistical Programmers.
Our partner has an incredibly exciting and strong pipeline with circa 40 ongoing studies across various therapeutic areas including; infectious diseases, immunology, nephrology, oncology, ophthalmology and urology across Phases I to IV. The position offers a strong support network, flexible working solutions and the opportunity to progress your career. If you are looking to strengthen your Lead expertise whilst gaining exposure to a pharmaceutical working environment this is a fantastic opportunity.
This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining Covance as we continue to grow and expand. This is a full-time home or office-based role anywhere within Europe or South Africa.
What is FSP?
At Covance, you can redefine what is possible and discover your extraordinary potential within our Functional Service Provider team (FSP).
As a Covance employee dedicated to an FSP project you will bring your specialized discipline to a core team working directly with one sponsor. Whether your specialization is in clinical monitoring, clinical project management, data management, biometrics or pharmacovigilance Covance has an FSP opportunity to match your area of expertise.
Each FSP offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the drug development cycle and see a product through to launch. We have multiple partnerships giving you the variety and the flexibility to stay with sponsors, try a new external secondment or work in house on Covance studies.
With the support of exceptional people and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with dedicated mentoring, training and personalized development planning. Further information can be found at: https://www.covance.com/services/functional-service-provision.html
Job Primary Functions
Act as a Lead Programmer for projects
Develop SAS programs for SDTM, ADaM, client-defined analysis datasets, Patient Profiles, Tables, Listings and Graphs in support of the Statistical Analysis Plan, posters, manuscripts, Integrated Summary of Safety (ISS) and Integrated Summary of Efficacy (ISE)
Provide technical planning to include overseeing the set-up of key macros and SAS programs
Represent Statistical Programming at internal and client meetings
Act as a Statistical Programming consultant to clients and internal customers in related disciplines e.g. Clinical Data Management, Project Management and Medical Writing.
Demonstrate excellent problem solving skills, a proactive approach and a willingness to make decisions on a regular basis.
Ensure quality of personal work and the work of the team when acting as a Lead Programmer
Prioritize personal workload and that of teammates; perform work with minimal supervision
Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables; development of technical solutions to abstract problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
Advise management team of changes in scope of projects to enable the timely development of change orders
Good experience with CDISC standards including Define.xml files
Review draft and final production runs for project to ensure quality and consistency
Represent Statistical Programming during client audits ensuring study documentation is maintained and filed according to Covance processes
Provide ongoing training and mentoring within Statistical Programming to ensure thorough knowledge of the processes used and the ongoing technical development.
BSc in a computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject
Previous Lead experience as a Statistical Programmer within a biotech, CRO or pharma company
Knowledge in all aspects of clinical trials from initial study set-up to study completion
Full knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures used within a Statistical Programming environment
Able to identify training and development needs, opportunities for optimizing staff utilization and employing the most efficient practices
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to delegate and prioritize work to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high standards
Self motivation and ability to work independently with minimum direction
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with all levels of staff and confidently with other disciplines and external clients
A proactive approach to developing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff in other disciplines, often in other locations and in working to achieve consistent processes and standards across them
A co-operative and team orientated approach
Team leadership experience, as demonstrated by ability to organize and motivate project teams
Candidates must be fluent in English language (both verbal and written)
PLEASE NOTE CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT FULFIL THE CRITERIA MAY NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
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