Technical Lead Statistical Programmer

Discipline: Biometrics
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Geoff King

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 1293 584 300
Job ref: 22605
Published: 10 days ago
Expiry date: 23 December 2021

Geoff King at RBW Consulting is recruiting for a Lead Statistical Programmer to join one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies to oversee third party vendors and clinical research organisations bring the exciting product pipeline to market.


As Lead Statistical Programmer (Principal level) you will join an existing global team of programmers across the UK, Europe and US who are responsible for overseeing, mentoring and leading the team of CRO statistical programmers who work across multiple therapeutic area’s including Oncology, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease.


Along with strong technical ability with CDSIC SDTM & ADaM, datasets, review outputs and datasets you will be expected to be outgoing with leadership qualities to assist in project management and vendor oversight.


In this vital role you will be responsible for oversight of the Functional Services Provider (FSP) focusing on operational and delivery projects to the expected levels of high quality and compliance.


Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensure team programming meets quality, compliance, timeliness, and productivity expectations
  • Ensure team adheres to relevant SOPs and other controlled documents
  • Provide guidance to Study Lead Programmers on Global Statistical Programming (GSP) processes, tools, and utilities
  • Contribute to team onboarding training material development and revisions, and support the initial training of team staff
  • Contribute to team performance metrics development, data collection and reporting


Key requirements:

  • BSc in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field
  • SAS programming experience working within a clinical trials environment (Pharma, CRO or biotech)
  • Knowledge of CDSIC standards and industry best practices
  • Familiarity with R or Python
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with a broad range of people across different functions


A comprehensive job description is available upon request.


To find out more about this fantastic opportunity or to discuss other open positions which may be of interest please contact Geoff King on +44 (0) 1293 584 300 and send your CV through to or use the apply button on this page.


If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential.