Covance

  • Senior Statistical Programmer

    Job Location(s) JP-Tokyo
    Job Number
    2018-22873
    Job Category
    Clinical Operations
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • 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
    2. Analyze information and develop innovative solutions to programming and data analysis challenges
    3. Efficiently produce quality results under time constraints
    4. Successfully coordinate multiple priorities
    5. Complete assigned tasks within known budget constraints
    6. 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
    7. Assist internal project team in identifying project priorities and communicating such activities and
    associated timelines to departmental management
    8. Work independently to carry out assignments with occasional support from senior management
    9. Ensure the efficiency, quality, and integrity of data reporting and project activities executed
    10. Represent the department in client meetings/presentation and maintain a positive working
    relationship with sponsors, collaborating associate and vendor personnel
    11. Actively adapt and adjust priorities to ensure timely and quality completion of assigned tasks
    12. Contribute to ongoing improvement of programming processes and methodology
    13. Perform other related duties as required by the Department.

    Education/Qualifications

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

    Experience

    • 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

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