Job Overview :
Are you ready to discover you next career at Covance by Labcorp?
A career at Covance by Labcorp provides our employees the unique chance to create an immediate impact and difference in our patient’s lives.
will offer a rewarding career, a chance to work in an energetic & team oriented work place, and access to competitive benefits.
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Covance by Labcorp is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.
We are recruiting for our Team in Costa Rica and we are looking to hire a Manager Statistical Programming
People Responsibilities :
I the position has full responsibility for managing or supervising a staff.
This includes hiring, coaching, scheduling / delegating work, conducting performance
reviews and determining pay / promotions. Indicate the number of direct and indirect
reports (use ranges rather than exact numbers, with the ranges for direct reports being
tighter than the ranges used for indirect reports).
C. Essential Job Duties :
Participates in proposal development for standalone, small programs and / or new drug
applications (NDAs) and in bid defense.
Actively monitors staff projects quality, timelines and budgets to foresee and correct issues
and assure project expectations are met.
Manages discretionary expenses and spending within team in order to meet budget
Work closely with leads to ensure that staff resources are used efficiently, and team is well
Manages resources within team : new hires, terminations, transfers, and contractors
Carry out line management responsibilities for assigned staff, including Performance
Management and Development activities, disciplinary procedures and administrative
Helps encourage staff career growth and development
Provides statistical programming support and technical support to team members
Act as the lead programmer overseeing technical planning for increasingly complex
projects including global and multiple study projects, ISS and ISE, and electronic
Participates in internal and client audits, and regulatory inspections.
Proactively lead, review and amend departmental processes and documentation.
Facilitate advanced technical expertise, share knowledge at department meetings
Keeps abreast of new statistical programming practices, methods and tools, regulatory
practices, and industry trends to stimulate departmental growth
Education / Qualifications :
BSc, preferably in computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject
Cooperative, team-oriented and proactive.
Self-motivation and self-reliance. Ability to motivate others.
The ability to plan and to adapt to changing situations.
Strong delegation skills.
A professional approach at all times.
Experience : Minimum Required :
Minimum Required :
Minimum 8+ years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education or experience
to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.
Extensive experience and proven skills in the use of SAS® programs within a clinical trials
environment including all processes / practices used with a Statistical Programming
Knowledge in all aspects of clinical trials from initial study set-up to study completion
with an excellent understanding of the roles and responsibilities of all related disciplines,
e.g. Biostatistics and Clinical Data Management.
Strong supervisory skills, and ability to organize their own and others' work.
Strong problem solving skills, and a willingness to take ownership of decision-making.
Interpersonal and effective communication skills; able to communicate appropriately
throughout Covance and with its clients.
Good knowledge of the metrics, tools and processes used to manage projects.
Demonstrates knowledge of clinical research guidance, including Food and Drug
Administration (FDA), international regulatory agencies, international conference on
harmonization (ICH), and good clinical practice (GCP).