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Manager, Biostatistical Programming or Manager, Biostatistics

Company: Premier Research
Location: Wokingham, UK or Darmstadt Germany or EU wide
Reference: 3173TR
Closing Date: 21 Jan 19
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Comprehensive

Job Summary:

Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. We have positioned ourselves right in the middle of the action, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.


We’re looking for a talented and energetic Manager of Biostatistical Programming or Manager of Biostatistics to join our team office based in Wokingham, Berkshire or in our Darmstadt office Germany ideally.  Alternatively, we can consider any EU location where we have an office presence.

In this position, you'll be responsible for the production of clinical data project deliverables, managing a team of SAS programmers and / or Biostatisticians and general support of the Biometrics department through the development of programs, macros, tools and utilities within the CRO industry.

You'll be accountable for:

Developing SAS programs to generate listings, tables and figures as outlined by mock TLF shells

Performing quality control (source code review, double-programming and log review) of SAS programs

Developing SAS programs to generate CDISC and other analysis data sets as outlined by respective specifications

Preparing specifications for CDISC and other analysis data sets

Acting as Lead Biostatistical Programmer to interact with the Lead Biostatistician and the study team

Contributing to the tracking of project revenue and backlog

Participates in and contributes to the training and development of new Biostatistical Programmers

Providing support for the maintenance and management of the Biostatistics macro library

Developing and validating general macros using SAS and other software tools

Contributing to the definition of standards and harmonized procedures across offices/regions

Supervising, mentoring, and motivating reporting associates in tasks and activities in order to develop and maintain the team structure

Contributing to efforts in Biostatistics project costing estimates and change order process

Leading efforts in the development, maintenance and adherence to departmental SOPs and guidelines

 You'll also be Responsible for:

Develop and maintain overall awareness in the field of Biostatistical programming by attending training classes, professional meetings, following-up on technical developments, etc.

You'll Need this Background to be Considered:

Educational Background:

BS or equivalent from accredited college or university, in statistics, IT, mathematics or closely related field 


Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Evidence of advanced SAS programming skills

Demonstrated industry experience in SAS programming within the area of clinical trials

Previous experience as supervisor/manager

Personal skills & behaviours:

Enjoys working collaboratively as part of a team

Capable of handling multiple priorities

Ability to adapt to changing priorities, take initiative and follow through on own

Attention to detail and ability to independently resolve a variety of issues without close supervision

Able to think creatively

Excellent customer relation skills

Fluent English communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)

Ability to motivate and lead a team of varying levels of status and ability.

Ability to lead process improvement efforts


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