Job Background
1. Serve as a model to departmental subordinates as it relates to effective time management, communication, and utilization of resources. Provide leadership and motivation to departmental personnel
2. Mentor junior level statistical programming staff; provide direction and review work of departmental employees to ensure accuracy and adherence to pertinent departmental policies, practices, and procedures
3. Assist in ensuring the optimum performance of group function. May recommend and implement techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices
4. Serve as the statistical programming lead on internal project teams and coordinates programming, verification, and documentation of statistical programs for use in creating analysis datasets, tables, listings, and figures
5. Facilitate advanced technical expertise, in conjunction with internal and external team members, to design, implement, validate, and maintain project reporting applications that are supported by the department
6. Work independently to carry out assignments with little direct supervision
7. Identify project priorities and project timeline goals and communicate priority-related issues and timelines to programming teams
8. Ensure the efficiency, quality, and integrity of data reporting, and project activities executed
9. Successfully represent the department and the company in client meetings/presentations and maintain a positive working relationship with sponsors, collaborating associates, and vendor personnel
10. Lead and organize project programming teams, typically for multiple protocol or otherwise complex projects
11. Identify project priorities and project timeline goals and communicate priority-related issues and timelines to programming teams
12. Maintain awareness of project budgets and tasks, and effectively communicate the status of such tasks to line management and the project manager, as appropriate
13. Actively monitor project budgets and help staff identify resource of scope of work changes
14. Perform other duties as required by the Department.

Requirements
Extensive knowledge of one or more statistical software packages (SAS® preferred) used to conduct statistical analyses  Good verbal and written communication  Demonstrate ability to function as a subject matter expert for the team, lending experience to process improvements and staff enhancements as needed  Demonstrated ability to provide coaching, mentoring, and training to new hires and less-experienced colleagues     Minimum 10+ years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education or experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job Extensive experience leading statistical programming activities in clinical research Previous experience in a pharmaceutical research or CRO setting required

Additional Information:
Location: India
Functional Area: Principal Statistical Programmer
Requisition Number: TSSAS3905
Industry Type: Pharma/Biotech/Clinical Research
End Date: 8th December, 2016

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