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Manager, Programming-132486

Company: PPD
Location: Europe, Middle East & Africa-UK-Scotland-Bellshill
Reference: 132486
Closing Date: 13 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Due to continued success and growth both globally and within EMEA, PPD are looking to expand their global Biostatistics and Programming team in the UK.  We are currently looking for a Manager to ideally to be based from one of our UK offices - Cambridge, Bellshill or Winchester - but for the right candidates we many consider this role to be based remotely.   The team covers all phases of clinical trials and work on standalone and full service studies. ...

Requirements:

Due to continued success and growth both globally and within EMEA, PPD are looking to expand their global Biostatistics and Programming team in the UK.  We are currently looking for a Manager to ideally to be based from one of our UK offices - Cambridge, Bellshill or Winchester - but for the right candidates we many consider this role to be based remotely.

 

The team covers all phases of clinical trials and work on standalone and full service studies.  Clients will range from small biotech companies to large pharmaceutical firms.  PPD covers many therapeutic areas including; CNS, oncology, cardiovascular, respiratory, general medicine and biosmiliars.

 

The purpose of this role is to manage a team of Biostatisticians and Programmers, organising workload across the team and report project status to management.

 

Responsibilities will also include:

Overseeing the Programming aspects of clinical trials from design, through analysis and reporting

Providing Project Management on departmental projects

Assuming project leadership responsibilities as a member of a multidisciplinary project team, working directly with client representatives to assess and develop project goals.

Responsibility for hiring, training, mentoring and resourcing staff

Representing the Biostatistics & Programming department both internally within PPD and with clients and regulatory agencies.

Qualifications

  Education and Experience:
  • BA/BS degree in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related field
  • 5 years of programming and clinical research or related experience
  • Must have database management, SAS or PL/SQL programming experience
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience in managing and developing staff and their career objectives including the ability to motivate and inspire staff
  • Ability to train, supervise, and mentor others
  • Ability to facilitate communications with clients, project teams, departments and staff
  • Ability to make decisions on company policies and procedures regarding programming
  • Understand and track project budgets
  • Understand and participate in bidding programming work
  • Demonstrate leadership and problem solving capability
  • Knowledge of clinical trials
  • Understanding of relational data base structure and experience working with complex data systems
  • Experience demonstrating a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively organize and manage multiple staff and assignments
  • Experience demonstrating leadership ability and ability to work on a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to independently and effectively organize and manage multiple assignments with challenging timelines
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
  • Demonstrated positive attitude, enthusiasm toward work, and the ability to work well with others
  • Demonstrated leadership, initiative and motivation
  • Must be proficient in at least one programming language and have strong technical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to manage projects and people
  • Ability to interact with clients and assist management in business development presentations
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

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Contact Information:

Address:  PPD Cambridge
Granta Park
Great Abington
Cambridge

CB21 6GQ
England
Tel:  +44 1223 374100
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