Principal Statistical Programmer

  • Location

    North Carolina

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

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  • Contact:

    Jessica Charles

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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My client is a full-service CRO with international resources dedicated to helping pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies efficiently and expeditiously navigate the regulatory approval process in order to bring new drugs, biologics, and medical devices to the market.

They're looking to hire a Principal Statistical Programmer to coordinate the programming of clinical data analysis activities and to control and monitor the activities of a Statistics project team, while programming datasets and outputs using SAS.


Responsible for coordinating and programming of clinical data analyses
Analyses and evaluates clinical data, recognises inconsistencies and initiates resolution of data problems
Programming in SAS and implement SAPs
May consult in the design and development of clinical trials, protocols, and case report forms
Validate work of other programmer(s)
Ensure the maintenance of programming documentation (e.g. description of programs and validation)
Investigate and propose initiatives for improving efficiency
May also serve as Project Leaders on project teams
Contribute and take part in client evaluations, visits and bid defences


BSc or MSc in Scientific subject
SAS Advance Programming Certificate preferred
Minimum 8 years experience
Provide mentoring to junior staff
Requires advanced knowledge of drug development principles related to the production of databases and summary tables, such as CDISC standards.
Requires ability to write validation plans.