Senior Statistical Programmer
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In this role, the selected candidate will 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 of Summary of Safety (ISS) and Integrated Summary of Efficacy (ISE). Additionally, you will provide technical planning to include overseeing the set-up of key macros and SAS program; act as a Lead Programmer for projects; 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.
Additional responsibilities include:
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¨ BSc in a computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject.
¨ A high computing content is considered to be beneficial; however proven computing skills are
¨ Alternative academic qualifications or experience are assessed to ensure equivalent
¨ 5 - 8 years experience with proven SAS skills within a clinical trials environment.
¨ 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
¨ 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.
¨ Excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining
the highest standards of work.
¨ Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate appropriately withal 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