Covance Principal Statistical Programmer in Bangalore, India

Job Overview

  • Provide technical support in SAS Programming to global clinical pharmacology.

  • Represent Global Clinical Pharmacology during system validation and implementation as required; providing input and follow up as appropriate.

  • Prepare and conduct technical training to Global Clinical Pharmacology.

  • Highlight and resolve any issues arising from the CDARO process. Work proactively to implement process change, working individually or leading a team as appropriate.

  • Represent Global Clinical Pharmacology on any new technologies being researched globally. Have input into feasibility, user requirements and user acceptance testing.

  • Have input into writing and reviewing CCRU SOPs and associated documents.

  • New technology / methods. Reading up and implementing new methods when necessary.

  • Perform QC on all aspects of work performed in SAS programming to ensure that data quality and integrity is maintained. Feedback constructively on relevant issues and initiate process review as appropriate.

  • Maintain accurate records of all development work undertaken, including but not limited to requirement documentation, testing and user and support manual.

  • Perform all SAS programming tasks


University/college degree (life science, pharmacy or related subject preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology).


  • Thorough knowledge of drug development process, including data capture, cleaning and reporting.

  • Through knowledge of Oracle Clinical or SAS.

  • Proven ability to lead by example on project strategies and achievement of department goals, objectives and initiatives and to encourage team members to seek solutions.

Working knowledge of the relationship and regulatory obligation of the CRO industry with pharmaceutical/biotechnological companies

Job Number 2018-20627

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

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