Principal Statistical Programmer (Contract)

Location United States of America
Contact name: Emily Munn

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Job ref: 607
Published: about 1 month ago

The company:

A small pharmaceutical company that specializes in the development of drugs for infectious diseases. Their mission is to make a significant contribution to global health by developing and commercializing safe and effective therapies to combat infectious diseases. They are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Principal Statistical Programmer to join our team on a contract basis, for a minimum of 6 months on a fully remote basis.

The responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage all statistical programming activities for clinical trials, including developing, testing, validating, and maintaining programs and datasets for statistical analysis.

  • Ensure that all statistical programs and outputs are of high quality, accurate, and compliant with regulatory guidelines and company standards.

  • Collaborate with biostatisticians, clinical data managers, and other cross-functional team members to ensure that study designs, data collection, and analysis plans are optimal.

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) for statistical programming and provide guidance and support to other programmers as needed.

  • Review and provide input on statistical analysis plans, clinical study reports, and other documents related to clinical trials.

  • Ensure that all study-related data are maintained and documented in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Keep abreast of industry trends and advancements in statistical programming, and incorporate best practices into our processes.

About you:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, statistics, mathematics, or a related field.

  • 8+ years of experience in statistical programming, with a strong understanding of CDISC standards.

  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical or biotech company, with a focus on infectious disease.

  • Excellent knowledge of SAS programming language and related statistical software.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading programming activities for clinical trials, including the ability to manage timelines and resources.

  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.