Statistical Programmer

Category:  Clinical Development and Medical

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Do you want a chance to really make a difference? Every ten seconds two people are diagnosed with diabetes, and more than 371 million people worldwide need us. Working here is not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a difference. At Novo Nordisk, we create value by putting patients first. Novo Nordisk Global Business Services – is looking for Statistical Programmer, responsible for statistical programming and reviewing of SAS programs. The position is based in Bangalore.


About the department

The Clinical and Data Science (CDS) Global Business Service (GBS), Biostatistics and Programming department was established in August 2010. The team has a good blend of experience and fresh perspective and comprises experienced statisticians and programmers, who form the core of the team. The main purpose & objective is to ensure high quality in preparing and conducting statistical analysis in accordance with the project milestones and provide statistical support and expertise to all clinical development activities within Novo Nordisk. 


The position

As a Statistical Programmer, you will be responsible for statistical programming and review of SAS programs in the designated clinical trial. Further, On medium to high complexity trials, you will coordinate and provide input to the Senior Programmer/Trial Programmer for planning and coordination of programming tasks in the designated clinical trial globally, including contribution to programming task prioritisation within the trial. Furthermore, On low complexity trials, you will be responsible for planning and coordination of programming tasks and task prioritisation within the designated clinical trial.


You will be driving the risk modelling for anonymization of documents for public disclosure. Further support the NovoNordisk organization by providing insight & knowledge of anonymization. You will be responsible for driving the anonymization of data sets for independent researchers, external collaborators and external partnerships. Also, participate in initiatives for improving efficiency of anonymization activities. In collaboration with stakeholders and colleagues globally you will ensure timely, clear and proactive communication. This position requires you to be highly self-motivated, innovative, having a global mind-set, creative trouble shooting experience, with flexible attitude, and a problem solver.



Below are the required skills.

  • M.Sc in Life Science or comparable degree in computer science, Information Technology clinical information management or equivalent qualifications.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience working as a statistical programmer within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience with SAS programming and creating Adams datasets.
  • Experience with clinical database technologies, data models and advanced programming.
  • Extensive experience with collaboration across professional and regional borders.
  • Experience with communication and presentations.
  • Demonstrated experience with project management.
  • Flexible and constructive attitude towards change.
  • Team player capable of collaborating with multiple global stakeholders.


Working at Novo Nordisk

At Novo Nordisk, we strive for excellence. You share the same passion and commitment as our employees in our journey to make a difference to patients’ lives. In exchange, we offer you the chance of a lifetime to work with extraordinary talent and benefit from unmatched opportunities for professional and personal development.



If you have questions about the position, you are welcome to reach out to Punit at puig@novonordisk.com



3 December 2021.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.