Covance Sr Principal Stats Programming in Sacramento, California
Statisical programming & Adam/SDTM expertise
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
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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