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Principal Statistical Programmer

North, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

We have an incredible opportunity for a *Principal Statistical Programmer *to join the team.

* Location * :

* United States (home-based OR office-based)
* Burlington, Canada
* Europe (home-based OR office-based)
* United Kingdom (home-based OR office-based)
* Argentina (home-based OR office-based)
* Mexico City (home-based OR office-based)
* South Africa (home-based OR office-based)

* Overview of the Role: *

The Principal Statistical Programmer is responsible for creating, validating, and executing a range of statistical programs and applies extensive domain knowledge in the programming of datasets, tables, figures, and listings for quality and accuracy.

The Principal Statistical Programmer will lead and execute multiple projects in parallel, including ongoing coaching and mentorship of individual team members. In this client-facing role, the Principal Statistical Programmer is responsible for leading programming deliverables for complex assignments. The Principal Statistical Programmer will invest in building long-term relationships with clients in a partnership role.

The Principal Statistical Programmer will implement creative solutions to balance competing priorities and focus on exceeding client expectations. They will provide managerial leadership including mentorship and training of direct reports.

* Lead and manage the assigned programming team's deliverables at the study and program level to ensure project objectives are met within budget, to agreed timelines and to the highest standard of quality.
* Proactively plan for and implement effective resource planning, task allocation and tracking of workload in accordance with agreed metrics (e.g. KPIs) and quality standards.
* Deliver high quality statistical programming deliverables for all assignments that consistently meets study timelines, quality standards, sponsor and/or contractual requirements.
* Efficient use of SAS, and adherence to SAS programming guidelines.
* Create and validate listing and safety outputs (analysis datasets, tables, figures)
* Create and validate efficacy outputs (analysis datasets, tables, figures)
* Create and validate complex programs (such as project or departmental macros)
* Create analysis dataset specifications (ADaM or client-specific)
* Set-up standard programming directories and start-up utilities.
* Create, document and validate project/study-macros at the table, listing and figure level.
* Liaise effectively with other ICON functions (e.g., PM, DM, MW), as required during the life of the project.
* Travel (approximately 5%) domestic and/or international

* To be successful, you will need: *

* 8+ years of experience successfully performing the role of Statistical Programmer, in the clinical research industry
* Experience with leading multiple projects in parallel - including Phase II and/or Phase III studies
* Experience with creating and validating analysis datasets (CDISC ADaM standard preferred), and Tables, Listings, and Figures
* Pinnacle 21 experience is strongly preferred
* Expert knowledge of SAS
* Professional leadership skills coupled with exceptional communication skills
* Education: Bachelor's degree required (Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related scientific discipline); Master's degree or PhD preferred

* Benefits of Working in ICON: *

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs.

In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

*ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.*

*If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.*

Job Details

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 19:00:00 EST
Not Specified
North, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual