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Principal Statistical Programmer at ICON Strategic Solutions Kenya

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Job Description

About the role

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.
Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.
As a Principal Statistical Programmer, you will be dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients.

What will you be doing?
You will be responsible for completion of the following:
Create, validate, execute and generate statistical programs consisting of listings, safety and efficacy outputs (analysis datasets, tables, figures)
Create and finalise project or departmental level macros
Create and finalise programming specifications/mock-ups
In accordance with documented procedures and project specific timelines, to generate accurate, complete and consistent outputs

You will be responsible for leading programming deliverables for at least one study of moderate complexity and/or scope including effective resource planning and tracking and work allocation to ensure project, timeline and quality goals are consistently achieved.
Additionally, you will contribute to the review and quality control of programming deliverables, including statistical programs and supporting specifications and documentation. You will effectively liaise with other functions in the conduct of programming activities and support other project activities such as addressing audit findings and facilitating flow of study budget information, as required.

What do you need to have?
A strong communicator with a proactive nature and a willingness to work as part of a team!

Here at ICON we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support.
To enable success in this position you will have:
A minimum of 6 years relevant experience of successfully performing the role of Statistical Programmer, preferably in the clinical research industry
Good understanding of global clinical trial practices, procedures, methodologies and regulatory
requirements (e.g., GCP, ICH)
Good working knowledge of the types of risks associated with a study and the impact on key
parameters, such as study timelines
Strong working knowledge of statistics and statistical software packages
Strong SAS programming skills
Good working knowledge of statistical concepts
Strong working knowledge of data structures (e.g., CDISC SDTM, ADaM), software development lifecycle and their implementation
Strong working knowledge of the development and use of standard programs and macros
Ability to critically review data and implement corrective action steps effectively

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