Principal Statistical Programmer

Oct 05, 2016
Nov 02, 2016
Anna Lauterjung
Clinical, Programming
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Principal Stat Programmer - UK / Germany

Competitive salary, home-based, Biostatistics team!

A new Principal Statistical Programmer is required to take on a position at one of the leading global clinical research organizations that provides clinical development services across phases I-IV across medical device, biotech and pharmaceutical industries, where they have an excellent reputation in delivering high-quality results.

As a Principal Statistical Programmer you will be joining a team of Biostatisticians as part of an organization working both on a national and international level, working in a home-based role either in the UK or Germany.

In your role as a Principal Statistical Programmer you will act as a Lead Statistical Programmer for multiple programs of projects, and will be responsible for coordinating programming staff activities and monitoring project progress deliverables.

Other responsibilities as a Principal Statistical Programmer include:

-Assisting in managing project budgets and tracking project-specific performance metrics
-Acting as a Statistical Programming representative by participating in sponsor, kick-off and bid defense meetings
-Using SAS software (BASE, STAT, GRAPH, MACRO) for production of well-formatted datasets, tables, figures, etc. per programming specifications, Statistical Analysis Plan, and other study-related documentation
-Performing QC to ensure that outputs meet quality standards and project requirements
-Developing specifications and mock-up displays for outputs of any complexity according to statistical and sponsor requirement
-Reviewing project documentation such as Statistical Analysis Plan, mock shell, programming specifications, etc., providing feedback to the appropriate project team members

For this role, ideal Principal Statistical Programmers should have the following skills:

-Educated at degree level in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related-field (BSc/MSc)
-Extensive experience SAS Programming in clinical trial setting, preferably in a Pharmaceutical and/or CRO environment
-Proficient in the use of CDISC, SDTM, ADaM
-Excellent communication skills with previous leadership experience a plus
-Excellent time management skills with ability to work to project deadlines

If you're interested in hearing more about this position, or discussing other similar opportunities in UK & Europe, please get in touch with Anna on +44 (0) 121 616 3469

Keywords: Principal Statistical Programmer, Principal Stat Programmer, SAS, SAS programming, SAS software, Statistical Analysis Plan, Biostatistics, CDISC, SDTM, ADaM, Pharmaceutical, Clinical, Clinical Trial, Data Operations, Biostatistics, CRO, home-based, UK, Germany

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