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Associate Director Statistical Programming

Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Job ID R-148130 Date posted 22/09/2022

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.

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 Statistical Programming Associate Director provide Statistical Programming support and/or lead all programming related activities of the analysis and reporting process including, but not limited to, CSR development, regulatory activities and the scientific utilisation of our data for AstraZeneca products. There are many career options you can pursue for progression including technical pathways, management of global projects or line management.

You will work in the Programming department that not only oversees and delivers the programming aspects of analysis and reporting but also manages and maintains our end-to-end standards and our analysis and reporting production tools. You’ll be part of a global team that pulls together to put patients first.

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 Knowledge of SAS programming within Clinical Development

  • 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

  • Team centric approach: keen to take steps to understand and appreciate the roles, skills and strengths of others on the team

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence stakeholders

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Desirable for the role:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements with submission experience

  • Wide-ranging knowledge of CDISC standards and industry best practices

  • 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/

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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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