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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: JW-2017-44086
Closing Date: 05 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Job Summary:

An outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading contract research organisations and be part of a dynamic and growing international company. Join PRA Health Sciences as a Associate Director, Programming and help realize your career potential.



Location: United Kingdom

PRA Health Sciences is an award winning CRO.

We are proud to have won Pharma Times 'Clinical Research Company of the Year' in 2017 for the fourth consecutive year. We aren’t winning these awards by chance; PRA is being recognised industry-wide for our dedication to the future of clinical development. Most importantly for you, at PRA we recognise that our success is down to our people.

Position overview:

This is an excellent opportunity for an industry experienced Statistical Programming Manager with a proven background within the pharmaceutical / CRO sector to join our expanding European team.  So if you want to provide leadership, strategic direction and high-level expertise to the European programming team then we suggest you apply.

Duties will be but not exclusive to:

  • Oversees programming activities for Phase I-IV studies, integrated databases and analyses, safety reviews, and ad-hoc analyses across all programming teams in a defined region.
  • Identifies, leads, and sponsors programming change management initiatives, ensuring that the expectations of PRA and client personnel are managed and communicated effectively.
  • Works with the global resource manager to predict project pipeline, resource requirements, and recruitment needs and strategies.
  • Ensures that permanent, cross-site, third party, and contractual resource utilization is contained within department goals.
  • Acts as the programming representative for a specific client and/or PRA partnerships.

You are:

Detail focused, adaptable and a communicative leader

Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:

  • Bachelor degree qualified in a health or IT related field and have demonstrable experience working within a CRO and or pharmaceutical industry
  • Leadership experience in Statistical Programming and previous line management experience is essential
  • Proven experience in leading functional staff to exceed
  • Ability to motivate and empower staff to contribute to the programming department
  • Drive to Innovate and identify/support new solutions, opportunities, and initiatives.

Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 213098

For more information please visit our website:

Apply for this job: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PROGRAMMING - United Kingdom

Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
500 South Oak Way
Green Park
Tel:  +44 (118) 918 1000
Fax:  +44 (118) 918 1001
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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