Senior Clinical Data Management Programmer(SAS)

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

United States


About PPD:

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

About the Department:

Are you a data and a people person? Here’s your team. We manage and clean the data collected in a clinical trial — from the design and build of the database and edit checks, through the entry and cleaning of data to the final delivery of clinical trial data. We work closely with the project teams and clients to identify best practices and processes, meet and exceed our clients’ needs, and do the right thing to earn their trust.

About our Culture, Career Advancement and Benefits:

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Summarized Purpose:

Works with clinical data management systems and programming tools to provide technical leadership in data management activities and deliverables including, but not limited to, database development and data validations. Acts as a leader within a multi-disciplinary project team to complete assigned tasks ontime and within budget. Serves as technical knowledge expert and provides leadership across departmental processes and projects. Supports management in oversight of study day to day activities and identification/creation of needed tools and process improvements to increase efficiencies within theproject and the team.

Essential Functions:Independently performs tasks following within the timelines established by the team, in accordance with the process outlined in the departmental procedures and indicated by the project contract.Designs, builds and tests project databases & edit checks.Defines and imports data into the system.Defines, creates and tests listings for data review and performs programming activities in line with project requirements.Researches and leverages resources to resolve issues and manage moderately complex tasks through the development and application of new knowledge and/or professional skills in areas including programming and technology and leadership of project team in delivering tasks.Assumes primary responsibility and technical leadership, demonstrating a good understanding of the role in the overall process.Trains, mentors and coordinates the activities of junior programmers.Participates in departmental or corporate process initiatives.Contributes to the creation and validation of reporting tools / standard applications / enhanced processes, and works with IT in troubleshooting, reporting and resolving system issues.May Provide input on bidding process and SOP developmentAbout PPD:

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

About the Department:

Are you a data and a people person? Here’s your team. We manage and clean the data collected in a clinical trial — from the design and build of the database and edit checks, through the entry and cleaning of data to the final delivery of clinical trial data. We work closely with the project teams and clients to identify best practices and processes, meet and exceed our clients’ needs, and do the right thing to earn their trust.

About our Culture, Career Advancement and Benefits:

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Summarized Purpose:

Works with clinical data management systems and programming tools to provide technical leadership in data management activities and deliverables including, but not limited to, database development and data validations. Acts as a leader within a multi-disciplinary project team to complete assigned tasks ontime and within budget. Serves as technical knowledge expert and provides leadership across departmental processes and projects. Supports management in oversight of study day to day activities and identification/creation of needed tools and process improvements to increase efficiencies within theproject and the team.

Essential Functions:Independently performs tasks following within the timelines established by the team, in accordance with the process outlined in the departmental procedures and indicated by the project contract.Designs, builds and tests project databases & edit checks.Defines and imports data into the system.Defines, creates and tests listings for data review and performs programming activities in line with project requirements.Researches and leverages resources to resolve issues and manage moderately complex tasks through the development and application of new knowledge and/or professional skills in areas including programming and technology and leadership of project team in delivering tasks.Assumes primary responsibility and technical leadership, demonstrating a good understanding of the role in the overall process.Trains, mentors and coordinates the activities of junior programmers.Participates in departmental or corporate process initiatives.Contributes to the creation and validation of reporting tools / standard applications / enhanced processes, and works with IT in troubleshooting, reporting and resolving system issues.May Provide input on bidding process and SOP developmentEducation and Experience:Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years’).In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Strong written, verbal and computer skillsDemonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively on a multidisciplinary team with a positive attitude, enthusiasm toward work, and capable of mentoring and working well with othersDemonstrated organizational and time management skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines.Proficient in one or more programming languagesProficient in relational database systems (RDBMS) and structureProficient in programming tools SAS, SQL, Crystal Reports, SpotFire and JReviewStrong presentation, interpersonal, and problem solving skillsCapable of attaining, maintaining and applying a working knowledge of GCPs and applicable SOPsDemonstrated ability to make recommendations for process development and improvementDemonstrated skill in identification and resolution of technical problems in a professional environmentWorking Environment:PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.May require travel. 10-20% annual possible. PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

*LI-BM1Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years’).In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Strong written, verbal and computer skillsDemonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively on a multidisciplinary team with a positive attitude, enthusiasm toward work, and capable of mentoring and working well with othersDemonstrated organizational and time management skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines.Proficient in one or more programming languagesProficient in relational database systems (RDBMS) and structureProficient in programming tools SAS, SQL, Crystal Reports, SpotFire and JReviewStrong presentation, interpersonal, and problem solving skillsCapable of attaining, maintaining and applying a working knowledge of GCPs and applicable SOPsDemonstrated ability to make recommendations for process development and improvementDemonstrated skill in identification and resolution of technical problems in a professional environmentWorking Environment:PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.May require travel. 10-20% annual possible. PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

*LI-BM1


2020-08-11 00:00:00


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