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Principal Statistical Programming

  1. United States
2023-106563
  1. Programming
  2. ICON Strategic Solutions
  3. Remote

About the role

As a Manager Statistical Programming you will be joining the world’s largest & most comprehensive clinical research organisation, powered by healthcare intelligence.


What you will be doing:

 

The Manager Statistical Programmer will lead and support all programming activities per the project strategies within therapeutic area(s). The incumbent will work with management and study team, plan and manage the implementation and execution of programming project standard to support from the single study through to regulatory approval, product launch, data monitoring boards, regulatory safety reports, and other requests. The incumbent will be responsible for leading the programming aspect of a project and working with internal partnering functions, stakeholders, and external functional service providers to ensure all the programming deliverables are delivered in timely manner with high quality. Oversees documentation to ensure consistent maintenance of code, logs, and output in a regulated environment. The incumbent will participate and contribute to process and methodology development for department goals and SME topics.

 

  • Lead programming support within multiple studies/projects in various study activities to ensures timely and high-quality programming deliverables in assigned projects and areas. Coordinate programming documentations and specifications for multiple studies following programming standards and processes
  • Demonstrate company values and act as a role model by demonstrating excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, ownership, and accountability
  • Understand the scope of work, plan and complete the deliveries and timelines with the study team, programming lead and management
  • Act as a technical resource for programming group to provide advice on complex programming tasks, standards, and processes
  • Support global regulatory authority submissions including preparing programming deliverable for submission and working closely with partnering functions to address health authority requests
  • Participate and contribute towards department goals and SME topics
  • Mentor and Coach new hires and junior programmers

 


You are:

MS. (BS.) in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Life Science, or related discipline with 8+ (9+) years of programming experience preferably in processing clinical trial data in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or health related industry, including some project and people management experience.

 

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in SAS programming skills in a clinical data environment with excellent analytical skills. Knowledge of other programming languages such as R, Python etc. is a plus.
  • Understanding of pharmaceutical clinical development across multiple therapeutic areas (i.e. understanding of statistical concepts, techniques and clinical trial principles) and good knowledge of regulatory submissions and requirements
  • Ability to work on global interdisciplinary teams. Good organizational, interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Problem solving and innovative skills that demonstrate initiative and motivation
  • Ability to influence others, mentor, and coach junior programmers to achieve results.

Required Special Equipment and/ or programs

SAS, (Base, Stat, Macro, graph); SAS certificates a plus

 


Why ICON?

Our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.

Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless – there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles.

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