Manager, Biostatistical Programming

Recruiter
Premier Research
Location
Berkshire
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. We have positioned ourselves right in the middle of the action, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.

In this position, you'll be responsible for the production of clinical data project deliverables, managing a team of SAS programmers, and general support of the Biometrics department through the development of programs, macros, tools and utilities within the CRO industry.

You'll be accountable for:


Developing SAS programs to generate listings, tables and figures as outlined by mock TLF shells
Performing quality control (source code review, double-programming and log review) of SAS programs
Developing SAS programs to generate CDISC and other analysis data sets as outlined by respective specifications
Preparing specifications for CDISC and other analysis data sets
Acting as Lead Biostatistical Programmer to interact with the Lead Biostatistician and the study team
Contributing to the tracking of project revenue and backlog
Participates in and contributes to the training and development of new Biostatistical Programmers
Providing support for the maintenance and management of the Biostatistics macro library
Developing and validating general macros using SAS and other software tools
Contributing to the definition of standards and harmonized procedures across offices/regions
Supervising, mentoring, and motivating reporting associates in tasks and activities in order to develop and maintain the team structure
Contributing to efforts in Biostatistics project costing estimates and change order process
Leading efforts in the development, maintenance and adherence to departmental SOPs and guidelines


You'll also be Responsible for:


Develop and maintain overall awareness in the field of Biostatistical programming by attending training classes, professional meetings, following-up on technical developments, etc.


You'll Need this Background to be Considered:

Educational Background:


BS or equivalent from accredited college or university, in statistics, IT, mathematics or closely related field


Experience:


Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Evidence of advanced SAS programming skills



Demonstrated industry experience in SAS programming within the area of clinical trials
Previous experience as supervisor/manager


Personal skills & behaviours:


Enjoys working collaboratively as part of a team
Capable of handling multiple priorities
Ability to adapt to changing priorities, take initiative and follow through on own
Attention to detail and ability to independently resolve a variety of issues without close supervision
Able to think creatively
Excellent customer relation skills
Fluent English communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)
Ability to motivate and lead a team of varying levels of status and ability.
Ability to lead process improvement efforts


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