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Job Descriptions

Associate Director, SAS Programming

Position Summary

CRC Oncology is seeking for an Associate Director who has broad, comprehensive, and detailed knowledge of statistical programming languages and software, filing support, clinical trial databases, and pharmaceutical drug development process. This person will be the head of Statistical Programming to develop, recommend, and implement standard procedures, measures of performance, and training programs. Serve as Principal Analyst on programs to organize and allocate resources according to multi-project requirements and deadlines. Provide leadership to the company in the area of technical expertise.


• Manage a group of statistical SAS programmers, including managers and associates
• Act as principal analyst to provide statistical programming services to multiple programs
• Provide review and supervision of the departmental staff in a manner that promotes problem solving, career development, and motivation
• Develop, revise, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions
• Develop staff for current and future positions
• Stay abreast of current regulatory environment focusing on submission standards
• Lead task forces to develop complex, technical solutions for projects or business needs
• Independently bring technical solutions to the Statistical Programming department
• Develop and maintain good communications and working relationships with internal/external functions
• Ensure that the company business needs and partner organizations are satisfied within agreed-upon timelines with respect to statistical programming activities and the exchange of data sets for clinical studies
• Lead the effort of programming process improvement
• Assist in validating software products used by the Statistical Programming department


• PhD preferred, MS required
• A minimum of 5 years direct relevant industrial experience in global pharmaceutical companies
• Oncology late phase pivotal trial statistical programming and filing experience required
• Must be bilingual (Fluent in English and Chinese)
• Demonstrates ability to successfully manage a full workload across multiple projects
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (including experience in making presentations at conferences, meetings, training sessions)

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