Register your interest for a Associate Director, Statistical Programmer (Principal Programmer) role - Oncology

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire, Cheshire East

Job Type: Full time

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Associate Director, Statistical Programming (Principal Programmer) – Oncology

Location: Cambridge or Macclesfield, UK

Competitive salary and benefits

Play a critical role in making our pipeline accessible to patients.

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Programming? Would you like to apply your skills to impact all phases of drug development and regulatory interactions, in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

Join the team dedicated to Oncology, with an ambition to eliminate cancer as a cause of death. It’s our big vision that unites and encourages us. With multiple indications and high-quality molecules at all stages of our innovative pipeline, we keep pushing forward. Fusing innovative science with the latest technology to achieve breakthroughs. Backed by investment, we are striving to deliver 6 new molecular entities by 2025.

We work on some of the most sophisticated and exciting challenges. A fast-paced and agile team, we are empowered and trusted to innovate and experiment. With access to our extensive capabilities and comprehensive pipeline, you’ll be involved in countless submissions and a wide range of engaging projects along the complete drug development process.

Role

You will provide leadership of statistical programming activities related to the analysis and reporting process including, but not limited to, clinical study report development, regulatory submissions, commercialisation and the scientific utilisation of our data for AstraZeneca products. There are many career options you can pursue for progression including technical pathways, management of global projects or line management.

You’ll be part of a distributed team that pulls together to put patients first.

Responsibilities

Reporting to a Director within the Oncology Programming group you will provide programming expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Lead and contribute to the delivery of the Clinical Study Report (CSR), Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM)/Analysis Data Model (ADaM) databases and Tables, Figures and Listings (TFL) outputs through both internal and external delivery models, following applicable data standards and regulations
  • Lead and contribute to the statistical programming deliverables for regulatory submissions, including specification and delivery of pooled safety/efficacy databases, outputs and response to regulatory questions, commercialisation and reimbursements
  • Lead/contribute to the development of standard process to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the Oncology Programming group
  • Lead the statistical programming contribution to Development Safety Update Reports (DSUR), Periodic Benefit-Risk Evaluation Report (PBRER) and Investigators brochures (IB)

Requirements

To succeed in this role, you’ll be an enthusiastic individual with an understanding of technical and regulatory requirements related to programming within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. You’ll enjoy multitasking, collaborating as part of a distributed team, and have an appetite for solving problems. You will be an effective communicator, with a strong team focus who enjoys collaborating to achieve the best results

Desirable experience includes:

  • BSc in a Mathematical (i.e. Applied Math, Engineering, etc.), Statistical, Computer Science or Life Science subject
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Diligence – attention to detail and ability to manage concurrent projects and activities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence partners
  • Extensive SAS programming expertise to an advanced level gained within a clinical drug development or healthcare environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements with submission experience
  • Wide-ranging knowledge of CDSIC standards and industry practices
  • Travel – willingness and ability to travel domestically and/or internationally
  • Team centric approach: keen to take steps to understand and appreciate the roles, skills and strengths of others on the team
  • Experience working on Oncology clinical trials and the data generated from these.

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.
  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

Where can I find out more?

Date advert opened: 4th November 2022

Date advert closed for applications: 4th January 2023

Date Posted

04-Nov-2022

Closing Date

03-Jan-2023

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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