Senior Statistical Programmer
covance
Centurion, South Africa
5d ago

Job Overview :

  • Senior Statistical Programmer required to work for Covance
  • Excellent opportunities to progress
  • Varied, fast paced environment
  • Office based in any European or South African office or work from home anywhere in Europe or South Africa
  • Candidates must have experience of working as a Lead Statistical Programmer within a healthcare company within Europe
  • Join our growing team and discover your extraordinary potential by working as a Covance Senior Statistical Programmer within our Early Phase statistical programming department.

    As a Senior Statistical Programmer at Covance you will assume the role of Lead Programmer for allocated studies, developing and maintaining SAS programs to create SDTM and ADaM datasets and TFLs, and perform QC of SDTM, ADaMs and TFLs.

    Working within early phase statistical programming we offer, in a word, variety

    In the type of studies : PK, Bioequivalence, Metabolism, Dose Escalation etc. and Sponsors

  • In Early Phase we are not assigned for years to the same study, so you will be exposed to multiple studies for clients with different needs as well as working with talented internal colleagues
  • Job Primary Functions

  • Perform the role of the Lead Statistical Programmer
  • Plan, execute and oversee all programming activities on a study, including but not limited to, resource estimation, working within budget, meeting timelines, maximizing quality, interaction with other departments and the client, etc.
  • Develop and maintain SAS programs to create SDTM and ADaM datasets and TFLs, and perform QC of SDTM, ADaMs and TFLs
  • Produce Define XML / PDFs, Analysis Results Metadata (ARM), annotated CRFs and Reviewers Guides to support SDTMs and ADaMs
  • Develop specifications for SDTMs and ADaM datasets
  • Review SAPs and TFL shells from a programming perspective for studies
  • Mentor less-experienced programmers in the processes around SDTMs, ADaMs and TFLs
  • Present and share knowledge at department meetings
  • Respond to QA and client audits, and support qualification audits
  • Identify processes within programming that will increase productivity, quality and efficiency
  • Education / Qualifications :

  • BSc, preferably in computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject
  • Experience :

  • Candidates must have experience of working as a Lead Statistical Programmer within a healthcare company within Europe
  • Show evidence of and experience of leading studies and experience in study set-up and review of study specific documents.
  • Knowledge of CDISC requirements
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and contribute in a team setting and communicate effectively within the team environment
  • Good organization skills and the ability to prioritize own work
  • Self motivation and ability to work independently
  • A cooperative and team-oriented approach
  • You must be fluent in English language (both verbal and written).
  • If you're looking for a role in a fast-paced environment leading multiple studies for key clients then Covance is the place for you!

    PLEASE NOTE CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT FULFIL THE CRITERIA MAY NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE

    MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

    For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please phone Peter Lewis on +44 (0) 1628 543 457. To apply, please click on the APPLY button.

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