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J&J Family of Companies Statistical Programming Lead- Oncology in High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for an enthusiastic, innovative, data and analytics focused Statistical Programming Lead, Oncology to join its Statistical Programming and Analysis (SP&A) group within Janssen Research & Development (JRD), to be located in Spring House, PA, Raritan, NJ, Titusville, NJ, Los Angeles, CA, La Jolla, CA, Beerse, Belgium OR High Wycombe, UK.

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As a member of the Janssen Integrated Data Analysis and Reporting (IDAR), Statistical Programming and Analysis group, the Statistical Programming Lead plays a key role as a Programming Lead in support of clinical projects, compounds and/or submissions generally of low-medium complexity/criticality. They are responsible for making decisions and recommendations that impact the efficiency, timeliness and quality of deliverables and provide leadership, direction and technical and project specific guidance to programming teams.

As an experienced Statistical Programmer, they apply advanced technical and problem-solving skills to complete programming activities of high complexity that may benefit multiple project teams.

In addition to supporting the clinical portfolio they may contribute advanced knowledge and technical skills to Therapeutic Area or departmental innovation and process improvement projects.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Programming Lead:

  • Accountable for Statistical Programming team delivery for one or more clinical projects generally of low to medium complexity, scope or criticality.

  • Coordinates and oversees programming team activities and provides technical and project specific guidance to programming team members to ensure quality and on-time statistical programming deliverables in compliance with departmental processes and procedures.

  • Develops detailed programming strategy, specifications and plans the programming deliverables for a one or more clinical projects. May act as a section lead of programming activities supporting a clinical program, compound or submission.

  • Performs comprehensive review of, and provides input into, project requirements and documentation.

  • Collaborates effectively with statistical programming and cross-functional team members and counterparts to achieve project goals.

  • As applicable, oversees statistical programming activities outsourced to third party vendors adopting appropriate processes and methods to ensure their performance meets the agreed upon scope, timelines, and quality.

    As an experienced Statistical Programmer:

  • Designs and develops programs in support of complex clinical data analysis and reporting activities.

  • Applies technical and analytical expertise to develop and implement solutions for use on clinical projects leading to increased efficiency and quality.

  • May contribute to or lead others in an area of expertise that results in solutions increasing the efficiency and quality of deliverables across multiple projects.

  • May play the role of a Therapeutic/Disease Area Expert contributing to standards strategy and definition and providing expertise for a specific Therapeutic/Disease area across value streams.

  • Ensures continued compliance with required company and departmental training, time reporting and other business/operational processes as required for position.

  • May contribute to departmental innovation and process improvement projects.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher and/or equivalent in computer science, mathematics, data science/analytics, public health or other relevant scientific field (or equivalent theoretical/ technical depth) is required.

    Experience and Skills:


  • Approximately 6-8+ years programming experience with increasing responsibility, preferably in a pharmaceutical/clinical trial environment.

  • Advanced knowledge of relevant statistical programming languages including SAS (required), other relevant programming languages (e.g. R, Python etc. preferred), and data structures.

  • Demonstrated experience planning and coordinating programming activities and leading teams.

  • Demonstrated experience working with cross functional stakeholder and teams.

  • Working knowledge of regulatory guidelines (e.g. ICH-GCP) and relevant clinical R&D concepts.

  • Basic project management skills.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.


  • Experience working in the Oncology Therapeutic Area.

  • Experience working with external vendors/CROs.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-Raritan-920 US Highway 202

Other Locations

North America-United States-California-Los Angeles, North America-United States-California-San Diego, North America-United States-New Jersey-Titusville, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe


Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)

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