Project Lead Programmer

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Programming
  3. Belgium
Brussels, Belgium
Posting date: 15 May 2020
This vacancy has now expired

A well-known biotechnology company we are looking to fill the position of Project Lead Programmer. This organisation is focused on cutting-edge research to advance neurological, immunological and bone diseases.

Job Responsibilities

  • Effectively lead the project programming team and influence key stakeholders ensuring upward communication of major issues and learnings to Global Head of Programming and SSI leadership team
  • Foster a culture of innovation, and act as a role model to others in actively owning and sharing the use of innovative methods throughout the statistical programming department
  • Provide oversight and strategic direction of programming activities within the project team, ensuring commitment to quality standards and processes and efficient delivery.
  • Contribute to the development of the internal profile of the SSI practice developing the group as a partner of choice.
  • Engage cross functionally to provide expert input into collaboration projects such as publications, clinical reports and patient safety.
  • Lead and manage both internal programming teams and major vendor partners
  • Line manage permanent programming staff within the project team(s) providing technical support, career progression advice and training and enabling mentorship as necessary
  • Collaborate with other Project Programming Leads to discuss resource requirements and staff development plans which impact the practice workforce planning.
  • Report progress on practice clinical program planning to Global Head Programming.

Skills and Requirements

  • BSc in Statistics, Mathematical, Statistical Computer Science or Life Science, or comparable required, MSc preferred.
  • Extensive experience of working within the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience of line managing programmers strongly preferred
  • Extensive SAS and/or R programming knowledge, ideally to expert level
  • Extensive knowledge of the drug development program across all phases of clinical studies
  • Extensive knowledge of the regulatory submission requirements for datasets
  • Computer/software proficiency supporting data analysis, including familiarity with software such as NONMEM, PKS. S+, BUGS or JMP in order to work in partnership with IT

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