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Associate Director Programming - Team leader, Early Biometrics & Statistical Innovation

Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Job ID R-148131 Date posted 23/09/2022

JOB TITLE: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

CAREER LEVEL: E

Do you have a passion for science, programming and collaboration? Are you up for the challenge to impact a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? If yes, we welcome you to join AstraZeneca!

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide, while applying leading edge approaches to science across many business areas. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to act, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

We are recruiting Statistical Programmer to support our growing early-stage portfolio in the Cardiovascular, Renal, and Metabolism (CVRM) and Respiratory & Immunology (R&I) disease areas at a Statistical Programming Associate Director level with Team Lead responsibilities.

In this role, you will belong to the Early Biometrics & Statistical Innovation (EB&SI) department, where our data-centric focus helps us work efficiently and creatively to bring the right medicines to the right patients. Our teams use their expertise in statistics and programming to address drug development objectives and reduce uncertainty in product development, driving better business decisions with quantitative reasoning. As part of Data Science & AI, you’ll use technology at the forefront of science in a creative environment, with the scope to develop new statistical ideas and apply them in your work.

What you’ll do:

The Programming Team Leader sits within our Early Programming group in EB&SI and provides leadership, line management and development to a team, offering programming expertise and mentoring supporting the design and interpretation of early clinical studies and development programmes. In addition, the Programming Team Leader will be expected to influence and contribute to the development, sharing and support of new procedures, standards, tools, or techniques to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness across all areas of work.

Working as part of Data Science and AI, you’ll be able to access technology at the forefront of science in an innovative environment, where you will have scope to develop creative statistical ideas and approaches, and to apply them in your work.

Requirements

To succeed in this role, you’ll be an experienced programmer with good knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements related to programming within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. You’ll enjoy multitasking, have an appetite for solving problems with a strong team focus who enjoys collaborating to achieve the best results.

Essential for the role

  • BSc or post graduate qualification (or local equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics, Informatics, Computer Science, Life or Social Sciences

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Line management/ leadership experience

  • Genuine commitment to drive innovation and improve efficiency

  • Extensive SAS programming expertise.

  • Excellent Knowledge of Analysis and Reporting within Clinical Development

  • Comprehensive knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements related to the role

  • Experience of CDASH/SDTM/ADaM CDISC standards

  • Demonstrated communication skills

Desirable

  • SAS certification

  • Knowledge of other programming languages such as R or Python

Why AstraZeneca?

Here we are committed to making a difference. We have built our business around our passion for science. Now we are fusing data and technology with the latest scientific innovations to achieve the next wave of breakthroughs. Thrive in a place where the brightest and most curious minds seamlessly come together in our inclusive environment.

This position entitles competitive salary and benefits package on offer.

SO, WHAT’S NEXT?

Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.

We welcome your application, no later than October 31st, 2022.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE?

India site: https://www.astrazeneca.in/

Our Social Media, Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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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