Statistical Programmer

Job description

For the expansion of our client's clinical team, we are looking for a Statistical Programmer.

The company is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is creating and developing a pipeline of differentiated antibody therapeutics. Their unique antibody engineering technologies combined with the complementary expertise of their people enables them to build a clinical-stage portfolio of novel product candidates – tailored from discovery through development to address patient needs.


The Statistical Programmer is responsible for all statistical programming activities. These responsibilities include:

  • Provides relevant input in the development of the CRF, statistical analysis plan and mock tables, listings and figures.
  • Performs critical review of derived datasets specifications and derived datasets (ADaM).
  • Develops programs to perform QC of statistical outputs.
  • Defines program specific standards for ADaM datasets. Checks compliance of CRO delivered ADaM datasets to CDISC standards.
  • Verifies define.xml (for ADaM’s).
  • Programs, validates or performs QC on the NONMEM dataset.
  • Develops, validates and documents programs for additional post-hoc analyses.
  • Develops, reviews, documents and performs validation of generic SAS macros, and creates a macro library.
  • Participates in project team meetings.
  • Supports data submission activities according to regulatory guidelines (e.g. ISS, ISE).
  • Supports outsourcing programming activities and oversees the QC of these activities.
  • Expertise with diverse statistical software packages such as SAS and R. Experience with EAST or Winbugs is a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with CDISC standards is desired.
  • Demonstrates ability to plan and execute the statistical programming tasks for multiple clinical trials and integrated analyses (e.g., ISS, ISE).
  • Displays good communication skills and proficiency to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of ICH-GCP and other applicable legislation, with good understanding of clinical data and pharmaceutical development.
  • Bachelors or higher degree in Science, Statistics, Information Technology or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of SAS and R is a must.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of professional experience desired.
  • Experience in managing CROs and vendors is a plus.
  • Biotech experience is a plus.  
Our offer
  • An attractive salary in line with your experience and skills.
  • Fringe benefits including medical insurance, pension plan and a care plan.
  • A supporting environment.
  • Respect for the life-work balance.
  • Career planning.
  • A focus on professional and personal growth through training and coaching.
  • Room for personal engagement to help shape our company's future.
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Tim Janssen

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