Principal Statistical Programmer

At ICON, it's our People that set us Apart
Are you interested in joining a respected Biostatistics and Programming team?
The Principal Statistical Programmer will be aligned to a project leadership or technical expertise role, encompassing the following responsibilities:-
Core responsibilities include:
Lead and execute programming deliverables on multiple projects in parallel and ensure that competing priorities are managed appropriately.
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.
Serve in a client-facing capacity that demonstrates an ability to anticipate client needs and implement innovative solutions, as appropriate.
Develop and foster client relationships through effective project management and communication.
Apply exceptional technical capabilities and knowledge of industry trends to develop broad-use technical solutions for the benefit of study teams across the department.
Develop, implement and maintain documentation to technically train staff in the appropriate technical solution.
Actively participate in the review and approval of programming procedures and techniques.
Benefits of working at ICON:
ICON has a strong reputation for our approaches to clinical development. We apply scientific and operational excellence across all phases of clinical trial outsourcing services for our clients. We help top pharmaceutical organizations across all phases of clinical development and many therapeutic areas to save lives and improve the quality of life. We have a presence in over 40 countries, with over 80 offices 10,000 employees worldwide.
In addition to partnering with the top pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the world, we offer a strong benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, competitive pay, bonus plans, vacation, and other incentives.
To succeed you will need:
Deliver high quality statistical programming deliverables for all assignments that consistently meets study timelines, quality standards, sponsor and/or contractual requirements.
Ensure high quality deliverables for assigned team members by performing quality control and review of programming outputs for accuracy and consistency.
Adhere to programming specifications and study specific requirements, including completion and filing of required documentation.
Plan, organize and prioritize workload to ensure effective time management and adherence to project specific timelines.
Efficient use of SAS, and adherence to SAS programming guidelines.
Create listing and safety outputs (analysis datasets, tables, figures) to a high standard of quality and accuracy.
Validate listing and safety outputs (analysis datasets, tables, figures) per departmental procedures.
Create efficacy outputs (analysis datasets, tables, figures) to a high standard of quality and accuracy.
Validate efficacy outputs (analysis datasets, tables, figures) per departmental procedures.
Create complex programs (such as project or departmental macros) to a high standard of quality and accuracy.
Validate complex programs (such as project or departmental macros) per departmental procedures.
Create analysis dataset specifications (ADaM or client-specific) to an exceptional standard of quality and accuracy.
Set-up standard programming directories and start-up utilities.
Create, document and validate project/study-macros at the table, listing and figure level.
Trouble-shoot and resolve programming issues in a timely and efficient manner.
Liaise effectively with other ICON functions (e.g., PM, DM, MW), as required during the life of the project.
US/LATAM/CAN: A minimum of 8 years relevant experience of successfully performing the role of Statistical Programmer, preferably in the clinical research industry. Prior experience of successfully leading multiple projects in parallel or exceptional technical capability, including ability to develop broad-use technical solutions for the department.
Bachelor's degree, in a quantitative or scientific discipline, or local equivalent.
We invite you to review our opportunities at www.iconplc.com/careers.
What's Next?
Successful applicants will be invited to an initial telephone interview with one of our dedicated recruiters who will provide further details regarding this opportunity.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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