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Senior Statistical Programmer

Company: Cytel
Location: Paris, France
Reference: JO-1608-129
Closing Date: 30 Oct 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): 40,000 - 60,000

Job Summary:

What We Do We provide unrivalled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers. Our knowledge is available in the form of both software and services. This knowledge, supported by our trial implementation capabilities, is what makes us different. We are leaders in the design and implementation of adaptive clinical trials.


We are seeking a Senior Statistical Programmer to join our team based within our Paris office here in Europe, candidates will also be considered for our offices based in Geneva or Barcelona. For experienced candidates remote or part time remote positions can also be considered.


This high visibility role is responsible for data manipulation, analysis and reporting of clinical trial data, both safety and efficacy, including, but not limited to creation of analysis files, tables, listings, and figures, validation of those files, maintenance of associated tracking and validation documentation, and the creation and validation of CDISC, SDTMs and ADaM. 

You will provide technical and process-related guidance to team members and be tasked with leading lead sub-team projects with minimal or no supervision.  A majority of your work will be hands-on statistical programming, and you will be expected to perform complicated programming tasks quickly and efficiently.  You should feel comfortable working in a team environment, where team members may be distributed globally.   

Additional responsibilities include:

Lead small team projects
Assist in some of the tasks of the Study Lead Programmer when requested
Provide guidance to Study Programmers when requested
Interact and collaborate with study team members from other functions
Create specification documents as required
Experience within Phase I-III

Qualifications and Experience
You will have a BA/BSc or higher degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Life Sciences or other related scientific subject, relevant career within statistical programming experience in a clinical development environment.  Additionally, we require:

Excellent SAS data manipulation, analysis and reporting skills
Familiarity with drug development life cycle and experience with the manipulation, analysis and reporting of clinical trials data
Working knowledge of latest CDISC SDTM standards and familiar with CDISC ADaM and Define standards
Ability to work effectively and successfully in a globally dispersed team environment with cross-cultural partners
Excellent oral and written English communication skills
Ability to provide quality output and deliverables, in adherence with challenging timelines
Willingness and ability to learn and follow Company’s standard processes and procedures.
Ability to lead small team projects effectively
Ability to effectively perform complex statistical programming and related tasks
Willingness and ability to provide guidance to team members on technical and process questions
Strong ability to implement the latest CDISC SDTM, CDISC ADaM, and Define standards

Compensation & Benefits
We offer a competitive salary-based package, along with bonus, comprehensive medical/healthcare insurance, plus a contributing pension.


Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Cytel does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Cytel’s human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Cytel. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Cytel. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Cytel. Cytel shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies

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