Manager, Statistical Programming

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Statistics, Data Management, Programming
  3. United States
Boston, USA
Posting date: 26 Mar 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Manager of Statistical Programming with a leading biopharmaceutical company located in Boston, MA. Successful candidate will implement statistical analyses using SAS and performing quality review of SAS programs and deliverables for in-house analyses and out-sourced clinical trials, commercial requests and biostatistical ad-hoc analyses.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write SAS programs to implement statistical analyses (i.e., generating tables, listings, figures, and inferential statistical output) supporting regulatory requests, ISS/ISE analyses, commercial requests, biostatistical ad-hoc analysis.
  • Review and validate CRO deliverables.
  • Oversee programming related activities perform by CRO.
  • Perform SAS programming using more complex techniques as SAS macro language, advanced data manipulation techniques, and statistical procedures (e.g., PROC GLM, PROC FREQ, PROC REPORT).
  • Troubleshoot and provide quality review of complex SAS programs.
  • Code SAS utility macros, write and implement test plans to support SAS macro development.
  • Help solve critical issues requiring SAS expertise.
  • Perform quality review on SAS programs generated by other statistical programmers and biostatisticians.
  • Follow good programming practices and adequately documents programs.
  • Act as an integral member of project team. Attend project team meetings, work with vendors, biostatisticians, data managers, and clinical research managers, as appropriate.
  • Keep informed of SAS programming techniques as applied to clinical trials by reading relevant journals and/or attending courses/programming meetings.
  • Understand and follows FDA regulations which affect the reporting of clinical trial data. This includes good clinical practice and guidelines for electronic submissions.
  • Participate on Submission Working Groups help providing technical support.
  • Lead the development of data collection, analysis and reporting standards content and processes.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BA/BS with 5+ years' relevant experience or an MS with 3+ years' experience.
  • Good knowledge of SAS, including SAS macro language, data manipulation techniques, and statistical procedures (e.g., PROC FREQ, PROC REPORT, PROC GLM).
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical standard initiatives such as CDISC, ADAM, SDTM, and CDASH.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to learn technical and clinical aspects of a clinical trial.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and concisely to non-technical colleague.
  • Capable of using Windows, Word, Excel.
  • Knowledge of medical and statistical terminology.
  • Familiarity with coding dictionaries.

To Apply:

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A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.