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GlaxoSmithKline LLC Programming Leader in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 280222Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence, USA - Massachusetts - WalthamPosted Date: Feb 17 2021Are you an experienced clinical programmer looking for a new leadership opportunity? If so, this programming leader role could be an ideal opportunity to explore!GlaxoSmithKline is one of the world's foremost pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, with statisticians and programmers working in Research and Development with a global footprint spanning the UK, US, Canada and India. The Biostatistics division includes a Clinical Programming department, covering all phases of clinical drug development and commercialization in a wide range of therapeutic areas. Programming's deliverables form the core of all regulatory submissions, health authority assessments, safety updates and publications (for peer review journals and scientific meetings).In recognition of the developing sophistication and technical requirements of the role, Clinical Programming was formed as a standalone department distinct to Clinical Statistics. Programming asset teams are now stepping up to achieve the goal of being the Biostatistics' leaders of delivery and execution, in a way that optimizes, expedites and delivers to the highest quality. In addition to the group's activities supporting GSK's pipeline of drugs, key accountabilities include developing and implementing strategies for programming resourcing using both internal and external resource; driving CDISC implementation for the reporting of clinical trials; and identifying and implementing IT solutions to offer further benefit and efficiency for the group's activities.The Clinical Programming team at GSK has a strong focus on innovative ways of working and we are leading the way to implement these innovations and embracing an evolution for increased data science skills; this is already resulting in the introduction of new programming languages, technology and software. Some of these initiatives include the pathway for adoption of R and Python open source coding into day to day programming tasks, exploring machine learning to drive efficiencies for clinical reporting, developing desktop visualization capabilities and we even have an annual challenge for Programmers who are rewarded for bringing new innovations into the department. But it's not just about the tech! We also encourage involvement in other initiatives too and we focus on your personal development path, building your project and leadership skills, your inter-departmental liaison and collaboration skills and we provide you with opportunities to get closer to the science and decision making.Within the clinical programming team the Programming Lead leads the planning, prioritization and execution of multiple programming activities for GSK clinical trials, including approval of plans, accountable for creating, verifying, and documenting analyses of clinical data while adhering to study protocols, analysis plans and GSK / industry standards.This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:Internally and/or externally recognized as a technical expert in their area of specialism and can apply this expertise effectivelyActs as an expert representing department or programming function on departmental initiatives providing input and influencing groups outside of own discipline.Strong all-round technical competency in key areas of project delivery.Negotiates strategy and issues at internal regulatory meetings.Effectively explains concepts at all levels in the organization, including senior managers/stakeholders.Defines, develops and embeds standards / best practices within a function in accordance with internal and industry standards.Represents programming at external discussions of technical concepts and use of standards, to advance technical capability across the Industry.Why You?Basic Qualifications:We are looking for professionals w