Lead Statistical Programmer - Biotech

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London (Greater)
20 Apr 2021
20 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

Compass Life Sciences have exclusively partnered with an exciting and rapidly growing Biotech, who are on the verge of bringing truly ground-breaking novel gene therapies to market for rare diseases.  As a market leader and demonstrated innovator in their field, they are looking at an incredibly exciting pipeline and continued period of growth over the next few years.     
The Lead Statistical Programmer is part of a cross functional team based in the company global Head Quarters in London.       
The Role     
Reporting to the Director of  Biostatistics, the Lead Statistical Programmer is part of a broad cross functional team working to provide transformative gene therapies to patients with rare diseases.  This role provides a unique opportunity to use your SAS programming skills in the production of data analyses from all phases of clinical drug development.  
Principal Responsibilities     
Provides a high level of expertise in Statistical Programming to support clinical studies, including areas such as:      
Plan and manage programming activities to deliver all required outputs to agreed timelines and quality, (e.g., analysis datasets, pooled datasets, tables, figures and listings for regulatory or reimbursement submissions and publications).
Management and oversight of statistical programming tasks outsourced to CROs, ensuring that their performance meets the agreed timelines, quality and budget requirements established for the project or study.
Participate in the design and/or review of statistical programming deliverables including developing programming specifications for datasets and data outputs.
Participate in the review of other biometrics deliverables (e.g. case report forms, study database structure, data management and data quality plans, statistical analysis plans).
Act as key statistical programming contact for internal project team and external project partners.
Mentoring and development of less senior programming staff  
Required Experience     
To be considered for this role, our client is looking for a minimum background consisting of typically;
Demonstrable leadership, project management, and interpersonal skills  
Experience working as a SAS programmer, preferably in a drug development environment  
Experience in managing and working with CROs and consultants in outsourcing statistical programming work  
Good knowledge of and experience in applying CDISC standards  
Self-starter with the ability to work on a cross-functional team  
BSc or higher in mathematics, statistics, computer science or related discipline
Experience working as a SAS programmer, preferably in a drug development environment
Proficiency with SAS programming and SAS macro code development required along with a good understanding of SAS GRAPH and SAS ODS.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the application of CDISC standards (SDTM and ADaM)
Knowledge of non-SAS programming packages an advantage (e.g. Spotfire, S-Plus, R)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven leadership skills
If you would like to be considered for this position, contact Gareth Hughes-Jones directly on 02392 316 034 for a conversation in confidence.  Alternatively email an updated CV to ghughesjones@compassltd.co.uk.       
Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £250 worth of Amazon vouchers for each successful recommendation.

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