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Manager, Statistical Programming

Bristol Myers Squibb Company
Lawrence Township, New Jersey
Start date
Apr 8, 2024

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Information Technology, Bioinformatics
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Managers of Statistical programming provide programming expertise to clinical project teams to support the development, regulatory approval and market acceptance of Bristol Myers Squibb ( BMS ) products. This position is primarily responsible for the design, development and implementation of technical solutions for analyzing and reporting clinical data . Managers of Statistical Programming develop collaborative relationships and work effectively within Global Biometrics & Data Sciences (GBDS) , with external vendors and members of cross-functional development teams.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Create SAS programs to generate derived analysis data sets and content for tables, listings, and figures; Perform programming validation to ensure quality of analysis d atasets and programming outputs
  • Provides programming support for project teams, including development of programming strategies, standards, specifications and programmed analysis
  • Support the electronic submission preparation and revi e w
  • Reviews key planning documents (e.g., statistical analysis plan, data presentation plan, data review plan) to ensure alignment with development team objectives and clarity and completeness of programmi ng assumptions and requirements ; Assesses impact on programming activities
  • Interacts with vendors regarding project standards, programming conventions, programming spec ifications and file transfers
  • Provides leadership for ensuring quality of Global Biometric and Data Sciences ( GB D S) deliverables by consistently applying s tandards and complying with regulatory requirements, guidance and corporate and departmental SOPs and work p ractices
  • Identifies opportunities for increased efficiency and consistency within GB D S and our interactions with strategic vendors
  • Independently leads and / or performs programming assignments with minimal supervision
  • Support improvement initiatives
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, computer science or life sciences required .
  • At least 3 years programming experience in industry recommended .
  • For US positions: US military experience will be considered towards industry experience .
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using SAS , R or other programming languages to produce deriv ed analysis datasets and TFLs.
  • U nderstanding of clinical data structure ( e.g. CD I SC standards) and relational database.
  • Demonstrated skills in using software tools and applications, e.g., MS office, XML.
  • Demonstrated ability in the handling and processing of upstream data, e.g., multiple d ata forms, workflow, eDC , SDTM.
  • Demonstrated ability in providing outputs to meet downstream requirements, e.g., ADaM , Data Definition Table, e-submission.
  • Have good understanding of regulatory, industry, and technology standards and requirements.
  • Have good knowledge of statistical terminology, clinical tests, medical terminology and protocol designs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environm ent with clinical team members.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical / statistical programming experience within pharmaceutical clinical development
  • Knowledge of the drug development process, clinical trial methodology , statistics and familiarity with global regulatory requirements
  • Experience in other software packages ( e.g. R)
  • Experience with the Linux operating system.
If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through science , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol

BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role:

Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.


Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we believe in the power of science to address some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our focus on these unmet needs comes during a remarkable time, when unprecedented scientific breakthroughs are advancing the treatment of disease as never before in human history.

We work every day to transform patients’ lives through science. Each day, our employees around the world work together for patients – they are at the center of everything we do. They inspire us. They are the reason we come to work each day.

We combine the agility of a biotech with the reach and resources of an established pharmaceutical company to create a global leading biopharma company powered by talented individuals who drive scientific innovation.

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