Director, Biostatistical Programming

StatisticsHybrid Remote, Bengaluru, KA


Position at Premier Research

Premier  Research is looking for a Director, Biostatistical Programming to join our Biostatistics team! You will help biotech, MedTech, and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas and breakthrough science into new medicines, devices, and diagnostics. What we do is profoundly connected to saving and improving lives, and we recognize our team members are the most valuable asset in delivering success.     
  • We are Built for You. We are here to help you grow, to give you the skills and opportunities to excel at work with the flexibility and balance your life requires.
  • We are Built by You. Your ideas influence the way we work, and your voice matters here.
  • We are Built with You. As an essential part of our team, you help us deliver medical innovation that patients are desperate for.
Together, we are Built for BiotechSM. Join us and build your future here.     
The Director, Biostatistical Programming serves as core team member and leader for larger projects. This position is responsible for Biostatistical Programming operations, directing project assignments, and the overall activities of project team personnel.  The Director also reviews departmental deliverables for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with project specifications to ensure quality deliverables to Sponsors. The Director is responsible for both management and technical aspects of development projects.  As a technical expert, this individual provides strategic guidance to development projects. When functioning in a supervisory role, the Director provides coaching guidance to more junior staff and line management to the team, while overseeing the technical evolution of the departmental work product.   
What you will be doing:     
  • Supervises, mentors, and motivates reporting associates in tasks and activities to develop and maintain the team structure.
  • Provides support for the maintenance and management of the biostatistics macro library.
  • Prepares specifications for CDISC and other analysis data sets.
  • Performs QC (source code review, double-programming and log review) of SAS programs.
  • Participates in and contributes to the training and development of new Biostatistical Programmers
  • Lead efforts in the development, maintenance and adherence to departmental SOPs and guidelines
  • Keeps up on CDISC and other industry standards and ensures dept is kept up to date.
  • Integrates operational practices within the department across all offices/regions.
  • Develops SAS programs to generate tables and listings without shells.
  • Develops SAS programs to generate listings, tables and graphs as outlined by TLF shells.
  • Acts as Lead Biostatistical Programmer to interact with the Lead Biostatistician and the study team.
What are we looking for:     
  • BS or equivalent from accredited college or university, in statistics, IT, mathematics or equivalent experience with programming in a scientific field. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
  • 9+ years’ experience in SAS programming within the area of clinical trials.
  • 7+ years’ experience as supervisor/manager.
  • Advanced knowledge of SAS Software data set architecture, utilities, and programming techniques..
· Why choose Premier Research?       
  • Premier Research is more than a company – it’s a community of people that truly care about one another, about our clients, and about our mission of furthering research to improve the lives of patients in critical need.  
  • Our Values – We Aim High, We Work Together, We Stay Agile, We Get It Done, We Care – mirror the determination, flexibility, and trust that our team embodies. As a Premier team member, you have the power to make an impact, regardless of job title and location. 
  • Our dedication to biotech and specialty pharma is unlike any other. We provide our staff with innovative technologies and continuous learning opportunities so that they have the tools they need to be successful.
Because we are transforming life-changing ideas into new medical treatments for a diverse population, we require the perspectives of a diverse staff thinking creatively, challenging ideas, and solving complex problems fearlessly. Through a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and empowerment, we create a community of belonging that welcomes differences, fuels innovation, and better connects us to the patients, physicians, and customers we serve.     
We hire people that add to our culture, then invest in developing skills and abilities. If you are excited about this role, but your past experiences do not perfectly align with the position as described, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be exactly the right candidate for this role or others.