Statistical Programmer, Oncology

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time


Want to play a critical role in making our pipeline accessible to patients? Do you have expertise in or a passion for programming? Would you like to apply your skills or learn how to impact all phases of drug development 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

Depending on your previous experience and education, you will use and/or develop your programming know-how in a data driven environment.

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

  • Have some understanding of SAS Programming and/or CDISC standards

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Willingness to spend time on self-paced learnings and ability to learn quickly

  • Ability to focus on problem solving through collaboration and partnerships

  • Ability to work independently

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.

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