Statistical Programmer 2

324325BR
Jul 28, 2021
India

Job Description

40 + different analysis including clinical trials, scientific analysis, health authority responses, publication requests, patient access services, etc., are being worked upon at any point of time. The Statistical Programming team is a dynamic function where we are empowered to experiment, explore and progress beyond the boundaries of best-in-class Statistical Programming analysis. From a collaborative effort with Data Management, Clinical Study Teams, Statisticians, medical / scientific writing teams, publication teams, we analyze tons of data, deriving meaningful insights that enable us to deliver innovative medicines to millions of patients worldwide.

Job Purpose

The Statistical Programmer 2 is responsible for programming aspects (including analysis datasets, pooled datasets, specification creation, SAP review, listings, figures, and tables) of Medical Affairs (MA) studies, non-interventional studies (NIS), and scientific analytic studies according to defined specifications and supporting ad hoc programming requests self-sufficiently whenever required with highest quality.


Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible for the integrity of the programming/computing solutions for multiple clinical trials (or equivalent) and/or publication activities.
• In collaboration with the Biostatistician and Senior Programmer, provide programming support to project-level programming deliverables and other ad hoc programming requests.
• Ensure understanding and compliance with study and project programming standards. Responsible for development of programming specification.
• Support the full execution of final production run and programming activities for a project or an indication with guidance from senior team members.
• Maintain optimum communication with internal and external study team members, Lead Programmer and Lead Statistician and provide status of programming activities as and when required. Maintain up-to-date, accurate progress of the assigned programming deliverables and ensure high efficiency and timely completion according to agreed timelines, report to Lead Programmer and/or Lead Statistician in case of any potential challenges.
• Ensure quality deliverables and compliance with validation process for audit readiness. Provide support for audit preparation as required. Ensure awareness of other programming responsibilities like creation of programming summary report, CRF review, Case Report Tabulations, CRF annotation and should be ready to provide inputs if required.
• Under minimal guidance participate in establishing working relationship on assigned studies with external service provider according to agreed contract and internal business guidance.
• Provide input on process improvement initiatives and participate in non-clinical project activities.

Minimum Requirements

• Graduates/ Post Graduates or equivalent experience in mathematics, statistics, computer science, health sciences or related fields with at least 2 years of work experience in a statistical programming role preferably supporting clinical trials/ or in the pharmaceutical industry
• Good knowledge of / experience with SAS (including SAS/Base, SAS/Graph and SAS/Macro) and other relevant programming software.
• Working knowledge of office tools (mainly Excel, Word).
• Working knowledge of database design/structures and basic statistics.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Intermediate understanding of global clinical trial practices, procedures, methodologies.

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
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NBS CONEXTS
India
Hyderabad, AP
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular
No
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324325BR

Statistical Programmer 2

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