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SAS Statistical Programming Oncology – Senior / Associate Director Opportunities

Plats Barcelona, Katalonien, Spanien Jobb-id R-199610 Datum inlagd 05/14/2024

Oncology Statistical Programming – Senior Programmer and Associate Director Opportunities

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Programming? Would you like to apply your skills to impact all phases of drug development and regulatory interactions, in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

About AstraZeneca 

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-centric biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines. Join the team dedicated to Oncology, with an ambition to eliminate cancer as a cause of death. With multiple indications and high-quality molecules in all stages of our innovative pipeline, we keep pushing forward to conquer cancer through data, innovation and evidence-based decisions.

What you’ll do

You will be working in the Oncology Biometrics Programming department providing statistical programming support and leadership on analysis and reporting of our clinical trials. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, clinical study report development, regulatory submissions, commercialization, and the scientific utilization of our data for AstraZeneca products. There are many career options that you can pursue for your development and progression.

We have positions available at both the Senior Programmer (SP) and Associate Director (AD) levels.


Reporting to a Director within the Oncology Programming group you will provide programming expertise in one or more of the following areas:

·Lead (AD) or contribute (SP) to the delivery of the Clinical Study Report (CSR), Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM)/Analysis Data Model (ADaM) databases and Tables, Figures and Listings (TFL) outputs through both internal and external delivery models, following applicable data standards and regulations

·Lead (AD) or contribute (SP) to the statistical programming deliverables for regulatory submissions, including specification and delivery of pooled safety/efficacy databases, outputs and response to regulatory questions, commercialisation and reimbursements

·Lead (AD) or contribute (SP) to the development of standard process to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the Oncology Programming group

·Lead (AD) or contribute (SP) to Development Safety Update Reports (DSUR), Periodic Benefit-Risk Evaluation Report (PBRER) and Investigators brochures (IB)

Essential for the role:

To succeed in this role, you’ll be an enthusiastic individual with an understanding of technical and regulatory requirements related to programming within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. You’ll enjoy multitasking, collaborating as part of a distributed team, and have an appetite for solving problems. You will be an effective communicator, with a strong team focus who enjoys collaborating to achieve the best results.

Desirable experience includes:

·BSc in a Mathematical (i.e. Applied Math, Engineering, etc.), Statistical, Computer Science or Life Science subject

·Excellent problem-solving skills

·Diligence – attention to detail and ability to manage concurrent projects and activities

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence partners

·Extensive SAS programming expertise to an advanced level gained within a clinical drug development or healthcare environment

·Comprehensive knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements with submission experience

·Wide-ranging knowledge of CDISC standards and industry practices

·Team centric approach: keen to take steps to understand and appreciate the roles, skills and strengths of others on the team

·Experience working on Oncology clinical trials and the data generated from these.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next? 

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.​

Competitive salary and benefits package on offer

The successful candidate will have access to a flexible employee benefits fund, including holiday purchase and flexible time off, pension contributions, Share Save plans, A performance recognition scheme and a competitive, generous remuneration package.

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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