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Line Manager Statistical Programming (Remote)

Not Specified, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 14 hours ago


Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services. At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.

The *Technical/LineManager, Statistical Programming* provides administrative, project management and programming support for the Biometrics tasks needed for successful completion of project work. The Technical Manager works on FSP client systems and under FSP client SOPs/processes to support various projects across the portfolio.

* Line Management Responsibilities: *

* Line management of direct reports. Manage the technical statistical programming function with respect to statistical programming strategy, deliverables, processes, and professional development.
* Participate in resource planning in collaboration with Dir. Statistical Programming and Project Management.
* Annual performance assessments for direct reports, in collaboration with Dir. Statistical Programming and SVP Clinical Research Services.
* Ensure direct reports maintain required productivity for assigned programming tasks. If performance issues arise coordinate with the Dir. Statistical Programming management team for resolution.
* Regular bi-weekly or monthly meetings to discuss projects, ensure issues are raised and discussed, and periodically coordinate progress on career development.
* Support recruiting efforts by performing technical screens for potential SAS programming candidates.
* Ensure training for direct reports remains up to date and meets contract objectives.
* Ensure a coordinated and efficient approach for high quality statistical programming deliverables.
* Setting department, staff, and personal goals/objectives.

* Programming Responsibilities: *

* Production and QC programming of SDTM datasets, analysis datasets, tables, listings, and figures, for multiple clinical trials using SAS software.
* Integrate data across multiple studies or drug programs.
* Work with minimal supervision under the direction of a lead programmer.
* Communicate issues to lead programmer or Service Provider technical lead.
* Meet timelines or communicate proactively and effectively if timelines are at risk so that plans can be adjusted.
* Attend team meetings and available during core working hours.

*Qualifications and Experience*

* * Minimum Education: * Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in a scientific discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, IT, Biology, Social Science, etc.
* * Minimum Work Requirements: *Minimum of eight (8) years of SAS programming experience in the pharmaceutical/Biotech industry with some experience using CDISC standards.
* *Skills: *
* Able to handle a moderate to large volume of complex tasks with minimal supervision.
* Able to handle ad-hoc requests with minimal guidance.
* Recognize when negotiating skills are needed and seek assistance when necessary.
* Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

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.

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Sun, 10 Oct 2021 19:00:00 EST
Not Specified, United Kingdom