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Director, Statistical Programming

Company: Chiltern
Location: Anywhere in North America
Reference: DSP-2016
Closing Date: 21 Nov 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent and competitive benefits

Job Summary:

Chiltern has an opening for a Director, Statistical Programming for a full-time, salaried role in North America. This role can be office based in King of Prussia, PA or home-based in North America.


Job Background

Director, Statistical Programming

We have an opening for a Director, Statistical Programming for a full-time, salaried role in North America.  This role can be office based in King of Prussia, PA or home-based in North America.  In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for overseeing and growing a strategic partnership within statistical programming and will manage all activities such as projects, resources, timelines and revenue associated with the strategic partnership.


  • Serve as representative of Biometrics on Project Teams of major, multi-study projects of diversified scope.
  • Monitor timeline and keep track of revenue realization for all strategic partnership projects.
  • Assist in Business Development activities, including presentations to potential clients and growth within the strategic partnership(s).
  • Plan and implement process improvement goals within the strategic partnership(s).
  • Assist in administration of the department, including resource and project scheduling, interviewing and hiring, establishing departmental processes, interaction with other departments.
  • Responsible for revenue, profitability and forecasting of strategic partnership(s).
  • Ensure consistency of departmental activities and processes across projects.
  • Perform Employee Performance Appraisals.
  • May serve as primary programming contact with clients for projects of diversified scope and may serve as a back-up to represent clients at FDA meetings.
  • May be responsible for statistical programming activities associated with clinical research studies and with programs leading to regulatory submissions.
  • Plan and implement technical training for other members of the department.
  • Manage programmers up to Manager of Programming level. Coach and develop staff members for professional enhancement.
  • Handle miscellaneous tasks as assigned by Senior Management; Responsible for client satisfaction for projects of diversified scope; and Strategic planning of department development and future direction.


  • At least 7 years of direct experience in statistical programming department in clinical research industry and minimum of 3 years at a CRO with minimum of 5 years at management level (Sr.Manager/Associate Director level).
  • At least 1 year of experience at a management level with full oversight for an FSP relationship with a single sponsor company, including resource planning, financial reporting, metrics, POC for the relationship, problem solving, relationship building and more.
  • Excellent project management skills with track record of successfully managing global teams.  
  • Experience with line management of other managers.
  • Strong knowledge/experience with CDISC STDM and ADaM models.  If the candidate doesn’t have this then he/she will have expertise in another aspect of statistical programming within a CRO, e.g., strong statistical skills, experience implementing global macro infrastructure, strong IT/systems background, etc.

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At Chiltern, you'll join a team of like-minded individuals headed by some of the most dynamic and influential leaders in drug and medical device development today. You'll work on cutting-edge global research projects in a fast-paced but collegial atmosphere where you'll have the opportunity to make meaningful - and acknowledged - contributions. You'll have opportunities to grow personally and professionally and abundant room for advancement along with generous incentive programs.

Chiltern is the leading, global mid-sized contract research organization that listens to client needs to deliver customized clinical development solutions. Chiltern’s team of more than 3,700 works across 47 countries to provide flexible, specialized services, with core competencies in Biopharma, Medical Device and Diagnostics, Oncology, Clinical Analytics and Source. Visit to learn more about responsive solutions that are Designed Around You®.



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