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Gilead Sciences, Inc. Senior Manager, Statistical Programming - Oncology in Morris Plains, New Jersey

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Job Description

Sr Manager, Statistical Programming (Oncology)

Key Skills:

  • Successfully interacts within Clinical Data Science, with Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs groups on a frequent basis.

  • Viewed as a key resource by more senior individuals on technical initiatives for Oncology projects and may represent the Company on contracts.

  • Inform functional management programming resources required for the project.

  • Has experiences in leading Oncology studies and deep understanding of end-to-end data standards (e.g., collection, mapping, analysis, reporting and submission).

  • Has experiences with both late phase (phase II, III) and early phase (e.g., Dose Escalation) studies.

  • Has in-depth knowledge with efficacy validation and efficacy analyses for Oncology studies.

  • Recommends and provides trainings.

Job responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with Clinical Development staff to meet project deliverables and timelines for statistical data analysis and reporting.

  • Generates or oversees the production of programming deliverables (e.g., tables, listings) for Oncology study reports and integrated summaries.

  • Anticipates resource needs and works with management and HR to ensure adequate long-term resource allocation within an Oncology project.

  • May manage a small team of programmers.

  • Designs and/or codes analysis files.

  • Ensures programming and corresponding documentation is completed in a manner that is consistent with departmental procedures.

  • Is responsible for all programming activities within an Oncology project or equivalent.

  • Is responsible for implementing efficacy validation, efficacy analysis datasets and TFLs for Oncology studies.

  • Provides primary and secondary programming support as needed for Oncology projects.

  • Implements strategic initiatives.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Has a thorough understanding of clinical trials design and reporting process, as well as regulatory reporting requirements including electronic data submissions.

  • Must be able to interact with others to define and produce user-defined statistical reports (e.g., ad hoc requests).

  • Has the ability to resolve study related issues and conflicts within a therapeutic project.

  • Can create buy-in and support and has the ability to negotiate timelines.

  • Has the ability to directly supervise personnel.

Education and Experience:

  • 8 years of experience and a BS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.

  • 4 years of experience and a MS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.

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