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Manager, Statistical Programming, Real World Evidence

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Additonal Locations: Cambridge, MA,USA; New York, NY,USA Full time R1239889

Job description

Are you interested in the development of SAS and R programming processes & tools?  The Real World Biostatistics team is experiencing a period of rapid growth and seeking qualified individuals to help develop procedures and standards to improve efficiency and break out into emerging technologies. 

As a Manager, Statistical Programming, RWE, you will be responsible for essential functions such as:

  • Serve as a Statistical Programming consultant providing advanced technical expertise to clients, team members, and other IQVIA Biostatistics staff.
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of developments in statistical programming.
  • Ability to manage indirect and/or direct reports including planning, assigning, and directing work, and guiding professional development.
  • Independently bring project solutions to Statistical Programming teams and the Statistical Programming department.
  • Provide expert review of process and methodology development work with regards to Statistical Programming standards and validation procedures.
  • Ensure high quality and timeliness of deliverables from the Statistical Programming department and ensure the high quality of the QC expert review process.
  • Participate in project meetings; keep up to date on project issues while informing key stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and participate in process improvements and interoffice/interdepartmental task forces; oversee collection and reporting of Statistical Programming metrics, implementation of revised work practices, new guidelines, and new software tools as they become available.
  • Participate in sales meetings as required; oversee proposal preparation; ensure that all proposals bid by the department have an adequate budget, and sufficiently detailed set of budget assumptions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related field and 4+ years relevant experience; Advanced degree highly preferred.   
  • Expert knowledge of SAS required; proficiency with R preferred.
  • Knowledge of statistics and/or the clinical drug development process
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and sound judgement/decision making
  • Excellent presentation and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team while effectively delegating work

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

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