Director Statistical Programming


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Director Statistical Programming



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At AstraZeneca, we pride ourselves on crafting a collaborative culture that champions knowledge-sharing, ambitious thinking and innovation – ultimately providing employees with the opportunity to work across teams, functions and even the globe.Recognizing the importance of individualized flexibility, our ways of working allow employees to balance personal and work commitments while ensuring we continue to create a strong culture of collaboration and teamwork by engaging face-to-face in our offices 3 days a week. Our head office and BlueSky Hub in downtown Toronto are purposely designed with collaboration in mind, providing space where teams can come together to strategize, brainstorm and connect on key projects.Our dedication to sustainability is also central to our culture and part of what makes AstraZeneca a great place to work. We know the health of people, the planet and our business are interconnected which is why we’re taking ambitious action to tackle some of the biggest challenges of our time, from climate change to access to healthcare and disease prevention.Do you have expertise in, and passion for, SAS Programming? Would you like to apply your skills to impact all phases of drug development and regulatory interactions, in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!AstraZeneca is a global, BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.Join the team unlocking the power of what science can do. We are working towards treating, preventing, modifying and even curing some of the world’s most complex diseases. Here we have the potential to grow our pipeline and positively impact the lives of billions of patients around the world.We work on some of the most complex and interesting challenges. A fast-paced and agile team, we are empowered and trusted to innovate and experiment. With access to our extensive capabilities and comprehensive pipeline, you’ll be involved in countless submissions and a wide range of engaging projects along the complete drug development process.Our R&I Biometrics team is dedicated to the development of innovative treatment of Respiratory and Immunology (R&I) diseases. You will join a global, diverse and cross-functional environment where you will get personal and professional development.About the role:Leads and directs a team of programmers to ensure portfolio deliveryLeads capacity management while driving recruitment and skill development by providing training and mentorshipAccountable for the quality and compliance to internal, external and regulatory requirements for the delivery of programming aspects in clinical developmentHolds partners and providers accountable for the quality of their deliverablesProvides strategic, scientific and programming advice and expertise to the teamLeads and contributes in improvement and organizational initiatives within and outside of functionEmploys all project management practices in managing drug or technical projects (including risk management)Maintains expertise of the latest industry and regulatory requirement to stay current with the programming practicesAccountabilities:
In this role, you will provide input into the strategy for the programming function, offer strategic, scientific and programming advice to the team, and define programming strategic direction for implementation of statistical programming aspects of the clinical development program/s. You will also lead, manage and develop a group of programmers, providing guidance and mentorship.Essential Skills/Experience:Degree in Mathematics (i.e., Applied Math, Engineering, etc), Statistics, Computer Science, Life Science, or equivalent experienceProven programming leadership experience including input to functional strategies, hiring and nurturing talent, risk management, in global organization/sThorough knowledge of the clinical development process, regulatory requirements and industry standardsAbility to influence relevant stakeholders and global teamsExcellent problem solving and conflict resolution skillsDesirable Skills/Experience:Experience working in the Respiratory or Immunology therapeutic areaDemonstrated experience designing and implementing business processesWillingness and ability to travelWhen we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn’t mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.Are you interested in working at AZ, apply today!AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination. AstraZeneca is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Such accommodation is available on request in respect of all aspects of the recruitment, assessment and selection process and may be requested by emailing .Date Posted 02-Jun-2024Closing Date 08-Jul-2024AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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Mississauga, ON

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Wed, 05 Jun 2024 07:43:00 GMT

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