Covance

Senior Lead Statistical Programmer

UK-Leeds | PL | DE | BG | CZ | DE | ES | FR
Job Number
2017-14280
Job Category
Other
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

This is a full-time permanent position and can be office or remote based. The primary activity of the Senior Lead Statistical Programmer is to assume the role of Lead Programmer for allocated studies, providing SAS programming support in the creation of SDTM datasets and/or ADaM datasets and/ or tables, figures and listings (TFLs). The individual in this role will have responsibilities including but not limited to the following:

About the Job


Act as a Lead Programmer for projects, and act as a Statistical Programming consultant to clients and internal customers.
Develop and review SAS programs and output as required
Review draft and final production runs for projects to ensure quality and consistency
Interact with project team members in related disciplines e.g. Clinical Data Management, Clinical and Biostatistics.
Set-up utilities/SAS based systems to assist and facilitate Clinical SAS Programming activities.
Prioritize personal workload to meet specified completion dates.
Provide guidance, mentoring, training and feedback for members of the department in TFL production processes and programming techniques.
Investigate and implement new procedures / methods when necessary.
Proactive involvement with process improvements.

About You


• Ideally, but not limited to, a degree in a computing, life science, mathematical or Statistical subject.
• Demonstrable experience working as a SAS Programmer in the clinical research industry
• An understanding of the fundamental principles of programming, program development and review
• Must demonstrate effective communication skills, and have proven experience of client interaction
• Must have previous experience of leading studies
• Experience of performing peer review of others work and/or dual programming
• Experience in the preparation of programming plans, study set-up and review of study specific documents

We Offer
The opportunity to work within an experienced and highly skilled team.
Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover, life assurance and a contributory pension scheme

Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.
At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.

There is no better time to join us!

Education / Qualifications

Ideally, but not limited to, a degree in a computing, life science, mathematical or Statistical subject.

Experience

Ideally,
• 3 to 4 years previous experience working as a Statistical Programmer, or equivalent experience
• An understanding of the fundamental principles of programming, program development and review

 

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