Manager, Statistical Programming
IQVIA Holdings Inc.
Bloemfontein, South Africa
5d ago

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients.

Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.


Manage a team of Statistical Programming (SP) staff, including hiring, training, and supervising department members. Develop, recommend, and implement standard procedures, measures of performance, and training programs.

Organize and allocate resources according to multi-project requirements and deadlines. Serve as lead statistical programmer on projects.

Essential Functions

  • Technical responsibilities :
  • i) Serve as a Stat Programming consultant for other members of the department and staff members from other Biostatistics departments within the company.

    ii) Maintain knowledge and awareness of developments in statistical programming.

    iii) May participate as high level lead Stat Programmer on major project(s).

    iv) Provide advanced technical expertise for internal and external clients.

    v) Independently bring project solutions to SP teams and the Statistical Programming department.

    vi) Provide expert review of process and methodology development work with regard to SP standards and validation procedures.

  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work;
  • appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems.

    Approve actions on human resource matters.

  • Participate in project meetings; keep up-to-date on project issues; keep Director informed of project issues.
  • Coordinate and participate in process improvements and interoffice / interdepartmental task forces; oversee collection and reporting of Stat Programming metrics, implementation of revised work practices, new guidelines, and new software tools as they become available.
  • Effectively recommend resource allocation at the site level so as to achieve target utilization rates and project realization rates.
  • Assist in the following : (i) sales meetings as required; (ii) overseeing proposal preparation; (iii) ensuring that all proposals bid by the department have an adequate budget, and sufficiently detailed set of budget assumptions.

    Typically requires a minimum of 3 - 5 years of prior relevant experience.

    Understands basic management approaches such as work scheduling, prioritizing , coaching and process execution.

    Master's Degree Computer science or related field and 5 years relevant experience including 1 year in a leadership capacity

    Bachelor's Degree Computer science or related field and 6 years relevant experience including 1 year in a leadership capacity

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    Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare.

    Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

    Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

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