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AbbVie Manager, Statistical Programming (Remote) in Waltham, Massachusetts

Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas – immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

The Manager of Statistical Programming is a strategic role which guides a team of Statistical Programmers in the research and development of new pharmaceutical products. This role is directly responsible for leading the statistical programming activities for a compound/indication or therapeutic area in early development. The Manager of Statistical Programming must effectively interface with Statistics, Data Sciences, Medical Writing, Regulatory Publishing and Clinical Operations.


  • Leads the statistical programming activities for a compound/indication or therapeutic area in early development.

  • Leads a team of statistical programmers and manages the resource planning for assigned staff.

  • Ensures timely deliverables, that all quality processes are followed and consistency within the projects.

  • Develops and oversees the development of SAS programs for the creation of ADaM data sets following CDISC standards.

  • Develops and oversees the development of SAS programs for the creation of Tables, Listings and Figures.

  • Ensures consistency of ADaM data sets for individual studies and integrated data.

  • Creates documentation for regulatory filings including reviewers guides and data definition documents.

  • Leads the development of standard SAS Macros and participates in the development of standard operating procedures.

  • Provides oversight and mentoring of assigned Statistical Programmers, Statistical Analysts and Senior Statistical Analysts.

This role can be based remotely within the US.


  • MS in Statistics, Computer Science or a related field with 8+ years of relevant experience. OR BS in Statistics, Computer Science or a related field with 10+ years of relevant experience.

  • Previous experience leading a team of statistical programmers.

  • In-depth understanding of SAS programming concepts and techniques related to drug development.

  • In-depth understanding of CDISC Standards.

  • In-depth understanding of the drug development process, including experience with regulatory filings.

  • Ability to communicate clearly both oral and written.

  • Ability to effectively represent the Statistical Programming Organization in cross functional teams.

  • Ability to accurately estimate effort required for project related programming activities.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law: ​

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.​

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.​

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs. ​

  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs​

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law. ​

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.