Covance Senior Statistical Programmer in Tokyo, Japan

Job Overview

  1. Perform data manipulation techniques and advanced techniques (arrays, transpositions, complex

merges, SQL, etc.) and generic macro use and development to enable listing, table and graph generation

  1. Analyze information and develop innovative solutions to programming and data analysis challenges

  2. Efficiently produce quality results under time constraints

  3. Successfully coordinate multiple priorities

  4. Complete assigned tasks within known budget constraints

  5. Serve as the statistical programming lead on internal project teams and coordinate programming,

verification, and documentation of statistical programs for use in creating analysis datasets, tables,

listings, and figures

  1. Assist internal project team in identifying project priorities and communicating such activities and

associated timelines to departmental management

  1. Work independently to carry out assignments with occasional support from senior management

  2. Ensure the efficiency, quality, and integrity of data reporting and project activities executed

  3. Represent the department in client meetings/presentation and maintain a positive working

relationship with sponsors, collaborating associate and vendor personnel

  1. Actively adapt and adjust priorities to ensure timely and quality completion of assigned tasks

  2. Contribute to ongoing improvement of programming processes and methodology

  3. Perform other related duties as required by the Department.


Undergraduate degree or higher in Biostatistics, Computer Science, or related field


  • Minimum 5+ years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education or experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job

  • Experience leading statistical programming activities in clinical research

  • Previous experience in a pharmaceutical research or CRO setting required

Job Number 2018-22873

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

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