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Senior Statistical Programmer, Oncology

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time


Do you have passion for Programming? Do you consider yourself an SME? Would you like to apply your skills to impact drug development process and regulatory interactions in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life-enhancing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-centric biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines. Join the team dedicated to Oncology, with an ambition to eliminate cancer as a cause of death. With multiple indications and high-quality molecules in all stages of our innovative pipeline, we keep pushing forward to conquer cancer through data, innovation and evidence-based decisions.

What you’ll do

You will be working in the Oncology Biometrics Programming department providing statistical programming support related to the analysis and reporting process at project/study level for the delivery of the statistical programming aspects of clinical development. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, clinical study report development, regulatory submissions, commercialization, and the scientific utilization of our data for AstraZeneca products. There are many career options that you can pursue for your development and progression.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Essential for the role:

To succeed in this role, you need to be a hardworking individual with an understanding of technical and regulatory requirements related to programming within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. You should have the ability to multitask, collaborate as part of a team that operates globally and have an appetite for solving problems.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s (or local equivalent) degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Life or Social Sciences or related field

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and lead/work on concurrent studies and activities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence team members

  • Extensive SAS programming expertise to a high level within clinical drug development

  • Ability to work independently on the assigned programming tasks

  • Extensive knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements

  • Good knowledge of CDISC standards and industry processes

  • Experience leading studies or activities in clinical trials

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.​

Competitive salary and benefits package on offer

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.