Senior Principal Statistical Programmer job

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Senior Principal Statistical Programmer job, UK or across Europe. SAS. CDISC SDTMs. Macros. Project Management. Team Leader. Trainer





As an integral part of everything we do, our employees make a difference in the lives of millions of people… and you will too.


If you want to accelerate your Statistical Programming career in clinical trials, think long-term and the possibilities we can offer you:


  • We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop more medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today and
  • 100 % of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016.

Explore this job as Senior Principal Statistical Programmer with us and check for yourself why Covance is known to promote 2.5x more employees annually than the average company in the sector.   





We have a job opportunity for an expert Senior Principal Statistical Programmer to join our highly skilled Programming department at our Maidenhead office, Berkshire.



In this job we will trust you to lead a global team of programmers (EU, US, Australia) who are responsible for delivering SDTM-like data for a large portfolio of ph I-IV studies. As a Project Manager, you will plan and schedule your team tasks, assign priorities, oversee their day-to-day execution, and monitor progress to ensure risks are minimized and timeliness, quality and budget are met.


This is a client-facing role: you will have the opportunity to act as primary customer interface and to represent our programming function at client meetings. You will also present status updates at Covance Senior Management meetings


You will be an essential Subject Matter Expert for the team, and so will play a meaningful role in polishing your team skills by crafting training programs (especially CDISC, SDTMs, and complex macros).





  • Educated to a Bachelor’s degree level or equivalent, ideally in mathematical, statistical or computing disciplines.


  • Experienced Statistical Programmers who have worked in clinical trials within a CRO and/or Pharma.


  • Proficient in CDISC SDTMs.


  • Ideally office based in Maidenhead, but for the right person we are accepting remote applications from the UK/ across Europe.


  • People/project management skills would be helpful.


Join us and see why Covance has been named among the World´s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes´ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… We can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career.





Want to enquire about our salary range, flexible timetable, holidays, health and other benefits? Please contact us to discuss.


Apply now by clicking the “Apply to job” button and explore.



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