Overview

Principal SAS Programmer (Ref: RM) Job at PHASTAR in Edinburgh

Job Description

THE COMPANY

PHASTAR is a multiple award-winning, top 10, data focused CRO specialising in providing statistics, programming, data management and data science. With offices across the UK, US, Japan, Germany, Kenya and Australia, PHASTAR is a global CRO that is continuing to grow. In 2019, PHASTAR won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, following our impressive growth from a one-person operation to a global CRO within a decade.

Our unique approach to data analysis, “The PHASTAR Discipline”, has led us to build a reputation for outstanding quality. With this as our core focus, we’re looking for talented individuals who share our passion for quality and statistical expertise to join our team.

THE ROLE

As a Principal SAS Programmer, you will hold a combined project leadership, line management (if desired) and hands-on technical programming role. Working across a range of phases and therapeutic areas, you will lead assigned studies, ensuring they are delivered to optimal quality, on time and on budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for overall project delivery, including clinical trial reports and other regulatory submission deliverables
  • Project management responsibilities, including allocating staff, predicting and planning resources
  • Act as a study expert for multiple studies, with an ability to clarify details on analysis methods for the internal PHASTAR team
  • Advise on internal, client and CDISC data standards
  • Responsible for ensuring the team meets the highest quality standards, and follows the principles detailed in PHASTAR’s internal procedures
  • Function as a programming expert across multiple studies
  • Maintain a positive and engaging client relationship with regards to statistical/programming issues
  • Report on study progress to the PHASTAR management team
  • Mentor, train and develop direct reports

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in mathematics, science or IT related discipline
  • Experience working within a clinical trials environment (CRO, pharma or academia)
  • Substantial experience performing statistical analysis using SAS
  • CDISC (SDTM and ADaM) experience
  • Proven project leadership experience
  • Previous line management / mentoring experience preferred (not essential)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Why PHASTAR

This is a unique opportunity to join a company where hard work and fun coincide! We offer structured training and development plans, the opportunity to continue your own research, a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and flexible working arrangements, all within a relaxed and friendly working environment where fun is encouraged and renowned social events are organised throughout the year.

Please note that this role can be carried out remotely.

Reference ID: RM

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • pharmaceutical industry and/or CRO : 4 years (Required)
  • SAS: 5 years (Required)

Education:

Work remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

About Company

Company: PHASTAR

Company Location:  Edinburgh

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