Skip Navigation

Principal Statistical Programmer

India - Any Region - Home Based Date posted 06/02/2021 Job ID 63920BR

As a member of Parexel’s Statistical Programming group, you will be heavily involved in leading trials to successful completion, working in close collaboration with sponsor teams, and Parexel teams in differing locations. Depending on your career goals, you will be provided the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of different sponsors, products and therapeutic areas, or choose to focus your career on working with a specific sponsor and gaining in depth knowledge of a specific therapeutic area and compound.

You will become a part of a team with an inherent breadth of knowledge and expertise in small, single center Investigator studies to multi-site, multi-national trials in Phases I to IV of clinical development, as well as observational studies. From initial planning meetings at the study design stage through to implementation and execution, our team of skilled statistical programmers will employ industry-accepted statistical tools and techniques, as well as innovative consulting, to provide the quality and efficiency of projects.

Parexel develops and delivers cost effective, high-quality training programs for those employees that are directly involved with sponsor functional partnerships to ensure that our statistical programmers can quickly step in to make significant contributions to the success of a study. In addition, you will receive the opportunity to shape your development through quarterly conversations with your manager.

Success Profile

Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Team player
  • Tech-Savvy
  • Communicator
  • Proactive
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical
  • "I have learned a great deal and developed my expertise. The management team here is open and honest and it is refreshing to be treated with a high degree of trust and flexibility. I have been fortunate to work on a wide variety of projects and partnerships and the work is always interesting."

    Richard – Principal Statistical Programmer


  • Global Impact

    We are one truly global team working together to propel each client´s journey ahead faster.

  • Balance

    We value work-life balance. We try and keep regular hours and an emphasis on life outside the office.

  • Development

    Opportunity to learn and grow through a performance and development goal-setting program.

  • Collaboration

    Work with industry leaders and subject matter experts.

  • Variety

    Opportunity to work on a wide range of therapeutic areas and medical devices.


The Principal Statistical Programmer will be recognized as a subject matter expert, providing technical
support and expert advice to internal and external sponsors, and works independently to support various
programing activities related to the analysis and reporting of clinical study data. In addition, the Principal
Statistical Programmer can fill the Statistical Programming Lead role on projects and liaise with sponsors,
Biostatistics Leads, Data Management Leads, and other functional areas as required. Further, the
Principal Statistical Programmer will monitor quality, timelines, resource allocation, and productivity in
relation to budgets.


Ability to fill Statistical Programming Lead role on projects
o Input into and negotiate statistical programming timelines.
Ensure that timelines are adhered to.
o Coordinate and lead a statistical programming team to
successful completion of a study within given timelines and
o Monitor project resourcing, project budgets, and identify
changes in scope.
• Coordinate project start-up activities, creation of global programs,
tracking spreadsheets, and other required documentation.
• Review statistical analysis plans and mock-shells.
• Review database set-up specifications.
• Provide leadership, project specific training, stakeholder
management, external sponsor support, resource management,
and project management for the required programming tasks
supporting clinical trial activities.
• Interact with sponsors and internal stakeholders with regard to
statistical programming issues.
• Assist project teams in the resolution of problems encountered in
Deliver best value and high quality service.
• Check own work in an ongoing way to ensure first-time quality.
• Use efficient programming techniques to produce/QC derived
datasets (e.g. SDTM, ADaM), tables, figures, and data listings.
• Produce/QC dataset specifications and other process supporting
documents and submission documentation.
• Ensure quality control (QC) is performed on all process and
technical activities related to derived dataset, table, data listing, and
figure programming in accordance with corporate quality standards,
SOPs/Guidelines, ICH-GCP, and/or other international regulatory

Join our Talent Community

Welcome to the Parexel Talent Community! Sign up below and we’ll reach out with job alerts when positions that match your career interests become available. We’ll also share periodic updates about the latest company news and events.

Recently Viewed Jobs

You have not recently viewed any jobs

View all jobs


It has been brought to our attention that there has been fraudulent activity by scammers attempting to represent themselves as Parexel employees or recruiters. These individuals are attempting to reach potential job seekers through online chat interviews and sending false offer letters, representing Parexel without our consent. If you’re concerned that you’ve been contacted by an unauthorized Parexel recruiter or employee, please notify You may also report suspicious fraudulent activity to your local law enforcement agency or the FBI. Thank you.