Covance Sr Principal Stats Programming in Helena, Montana

Job Overview

Statisical programming & Adam/SDTM expertise


Minimum Required:

  • BSc in a computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject.

  • A high computing content is considered to be beneficial; however proven computing skills are most important


Minimum Required:

  • A minimum of 10 years experience in provision of programming support for clinical trial management and reporting, preferably with at least 2 years of statistical programming responsibility with a CRO.

  • Strong project management skills and supervisory skills gained from at least 3 years leading large scale projects.

  • Extensive experience and proven skills in the use of SAS within a clinical trials environment including all processes / practices used within a Statistical Programming environment.

  • Substantial knowledge of all aspects of clinical trials from initial study set-up to study completion. Complete knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures used within a Statistical Programming environment and the ability to communicate to programmers and non-programmers alike.

  • Full understanding of the job roles in programming, to be able to identify training and development needs, opportunities for optimizing staff utilization and employing the most efficient practices.

  • An excellent understanding of the roles and responsibilities of all related disciplines, e.g. Biostatistics and Clinical Data Management.

  • Ability to apply extensive technical expertise and full knowledge of other related disciplines to provide consultancy and advice on programming and wider related issues to other departments and disciplines.

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to delegate and prioritize work.

  • Self motivation and the ability to work independently, excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest standards of work.

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate appropriately with all levels of staff throughout the global organization and confidently with other disciplines and external clients. Ability to promote a good team working environment, providing the client with a high quality service whilst recognizing our business needs.

  • A proactive approach to developing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff in other disciplines, often in other locations and in working to achieve consistent processes and standards across them.

  • A co-operative and team orientated approach.

  • Project management skills and team leadership experience, as demonstrated by ability to organize and motivate project teams.

  • Good interview skills to ensure successful recruitment of high caliber candidates.

  • Good logistical skills in order to manage the work of a team / group of Statistical Programmers.

  • Good general business awareness and an understanding of the business needs of a CRO.

Job Number 2018-21699

Job Category Other

Position Type Full-Time

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