vacancy

Programming Manager

Veramed is a specialist contract research organisation (CRO) to the pharmaceutical industry, focused on delivering high quality statistics and programming for the reporting of Phase I-IV clinical trials across a variety of therapeutic areas. The projects and clients we work with provide a varied and exciting challenge; this in turn enables us to help develop and enhance our employees’ capabilities and gives opportunities for growth.

This role serves three key roles within the business: a technical role, a supervisory role (i.e. line management and/or project management), and a business role.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The job tasks listed below outline the scope of the position. The application of these tasks may vary, based on current business needs.

  • Provide consultancy support for existing and / or new clients.
  • Perform review of clinical trial documents including protocols, SAPs, CRFs, CSRs.
  • Author, review and approve study TFL shells and dataset specifications.
  • Author, validate and document SAS programs for datasets, TFLs and macros, applying good programming practice.
  • Complete, review and approve CDISC Validation tool reports.
  • Identify data and standards issues and resolve or escalate as appropriate.
  • Lead internal and client study, project and cross functional team meetings effectively.
  • Share scientific, technical and practical knowledge within the team and with colleagues.
  • Awareness of emerging standards and associated impact to ongoing and future planned trials.
  • Maintain proficiency in SAS and awareness of developments.
  • Maintain study master file documents and any other documents that are required to be audit ready.
  • Perform work in full compliance with applicable internal and client policies, procedures, processes and training and ensures compliance of direct reports.
People Management
  • Line management of statisticians, programmers and other technical staff. Accountable for overall performance of direct reports.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of staff to achieve “excellence”. Direct employee career development and ensure line reports receive appropriate training to perform their day-to-day jobs.
  • Interview and effectively on-board and integrate new staff members.
  • Provide programming technical leadership and coaching.
Project Management
  • Oversight of key client projects/portfolios.
    To include:
    o Being primary client interface on key client accounts and projects.
    o Responsible for project related governance.
    o Proactive management of resource, scope change and risks.
    o Manage the delivery of projects to budget.
    o Manage client expectations and issue resolution.
Business
  • Support the Veramed Operational Management Team.
  • Input into internal process improvement initiative and promote process improvement across the business.
  • Provide technical input into proposals and budgets and support bid defence meetings, where applicable.
  • Provide technical content for marketing materials.
  • Develop and provide internal technical training where appropriate.
  • Represent discipline and support junior members of staff at external events.
  • Present on technical subject internally, externally and at client meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in numerical discipline (or relevant equivalent industry experience).
  • At least 10 years of relevant industry experience.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Understanding of clinical drug development process, relevant disease areas, endpoints and different study designs.
  • Awareness of industry and project standards & ICH guidelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal/teamwork skills for effective interactions.
  • Self-management skills with a focus on results for timely and accurate completion of competing deliverables.
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and attention to detail.
  • Leadership experience (people and/or projects).
  • Ability to make informed and appropriate decisions.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Competitive salary. Benefits include, private healthcare, travel insurance for business and leisure, summer and Christmas party, pension, cycle to work scheme, death in service, season ticket loan.

As an organisation that has people at the heart of it, Veramed is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We foster a working culture where employees have integrity, honesty and respect for one another without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or disability. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

TO APPLY:

If you wish to apply for this role please follow the steps below to register with Veramed Recruitment, and upload your CV and cover letter for review. You must complete both steps of this process to complete your application.

1.

Complete the form below and click ‘Register’

2.

On the following page upload your CV and Cover Letter

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Quality outsourced biostatistics and programming services for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.