Associate Director, Statistical Programming (Oncology)

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

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Morris Plains, NJ

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Job Description

Associate Director, Statistical Programming (Oncology)

*This position is located in Morris Plains, NJ.

Job Responsibilities and Skills:

- 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 study reports and integrated summaries within Genitourinary (GU) disease area.

- Anticipates resource needs and works with management and HR to ensure adequate long-term resource allocation for studies within the GU disease area.

- Manage a team of diversified statistical programmers to support analyses and regulatory submissions of studies within the GU disease area.

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

- Directs the design and/or coding of analysis files.

- Provides primary and secondary programming support as needed and harmonizes strategic initiatives (e.g., process improvement) across the GU disease area.

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

- Thorough understanding of Oncology clinical trials design and reporting process, as well as regulatory reporting requirements including electronic data submissions, especially with FDA and EMA

- Experience with leading FDA NDA/sNDA/BLA/sBLA submissions and post-filing activities

- Experience with and demonstrated ability to interact with other departments to define and produce user-defined statistical reports (e.g., ad hoc requests).

- Proven ability to anticipate and resolve study related issues and conflicts within a therapeutic project.

- Experience with and proven ability in oversight or managing outsourced studies.

- Proven ability to create buy-in and support and has demonstrated ability to negotiate timelines.

- Manages critical deadlines, demonstrates ability to resolves issues, and ensures studies will be completed within designated timeframe.

- Viewed as a key resource by more senior individuals on technical initiatives and may represent the Company on contracts.

- Identifies and leads strategic initiatives for the programming group.

- Serves as project leader on studies of greater complexity.

- Experience with attending CST (Clinical Sub- Team) meetings as a representative of Programming group

Education and Experience:

- 10 years of experience and a BS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.

- 8 years of experience and a MS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.

- 2 years of experience and a PhD degree in Biostatistics/Computer Sciences or equivalent.

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