Statistical Programming, Associate Director
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Our Oncology Biometrics department, of which Programming is a part of, is an integral part of the Oncology R&D organization. We drive excellent design in order to generate the appropriate data needed for quality decision making. The goal of Oncology Biometrics is to deliver value to the pipeline by excellence in delivery, improved decision making and engaging and shaping the external environment whilst accessing and implementing innovative solutions.
Ultimately, the Oncology Programming department oversees and delivers all of the programming contribution to internal decision making, regulatory submissions and reporting and commercial activities for the portfolio of drug projects within the Oncology R&D organization.
You will be working in the Oncology Biometrics Programming department reporting to the Director, Statistical Programming, providing leadership and management of statistical programming activities at the project/study level related to the planning, execution and delivery of the statistical programming aspects of clinical development. 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 you can pursue for progression including technical path, management of global projects or line management.
Essential for the role
To succeed in this global role, you need to be an enthusiastic individual with an understanding of technical and regulatory requirements related to programming within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. You should enjoy multitasking and collaborating with others and have experience with solving problems and resolving conflicts.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s (or local equivalent) degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Life or Social Sciences or related field
- At least 6 years of industry experience with Master's or 8+ years with Bachelor's degree
- Diligence – attention to detail and ability to manage concurrent projects and activities
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to influence stakeholders
- Extensive SAS programming expertise to an advanced level within clinical drug development
- Comprehensive knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements
- Wide-ranging knowledge of CDISC standards and industry best practices
- Experience leading projects/studies
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