IQVIA - Australia

Sr Statistical Programmer

St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia; Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, AUS; Melbourne, Australia, AUS; Melbourne, Australia, AUS; Perth, Western Australia, Australia, AUS; St Leonards, Australia, AUS
14 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
IQVIAs Biotech Delivery Unit (BDU) is searching for a Sr Statistical Programmer to join its growing team across Australia.

This role can be based in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide or Brisbane (working from home is available to suitable candidates)

As a Sr Statistical Programmer you will co nduct statistical analyses for client reports and publications, performs advanced statistical programming and biostatistical analyses and utilizes findings, and insights for practical application to further business operations, come across innovative findings and discoveries for solution and product development.

To succeed in this position, candidates should have exceptional communication, computer, and problem-solving skills. You should be resourceful, analytical, adaptable, and organized with an ability to build rapport with peers and clients.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Perform, plan and co-ordinate the following for complex clinical studies: (i) the programming, testing, and documentation of statistical programs for use in creating statistical tables, figures, and listing summaries and (ii) the programming of analysis databases (derived datasets) and transfers of data for internal and external clients. May perform and plan the programming of database quality control checks.
  • Program and plan the integration of databases from multiple studies or sources.
  • Develop and co-ordinate programming documentation including plans and specifications, as appropriate, for complex studies.
  • Provide advanced technical expertise in conjunction with internal and external clients, and independently bring project solutions to teams and department, for complex studies.
  • Perform, plan and co-ordinate the development, implementation and validation of new process technologies, macros and applications.
  • Fulfill project responsibilities at the level of statistical team lead for single complex studies or group of studies.
  • Understand the Scope of Work, budget and quote assumptions, estimate the work completed, manage Out of Scope and resource forecasts for single studies. May manage project budget and resource requirements, and provide revenue forecasts for single studies
  • Provide training and guidance to lower level staff.

Skills and experience required:
  • Masters / Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field is required
  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years prior relevant experience as a Statistical Programmer with a CRO and/or Pharmaceutical is required
  • Strong knowledge of statistics, programming and/or clinical drug development process is required
  • Advanced knowledge of computing applications such as Base SAS, SAS Graph and SAS Macro Language is required
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

Please note only candidates who meet the above criteria will be contacted

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible - to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at .