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Statistical Programmer (R1054240) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reading, UK
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/6/2018
  • Job ID:
    R1054240

Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Perform, plan co-ordinate and implement the following for complex studies: (i) the programming, testing, and documentation of statistical programs for use in crafting statistical tables, figures, and listing and (ii) the programming of analysis datasets (derived datasets) and transfer files for internal and external clients and (iii) the programming quality control checks for the source data and report the data issues periodically..

- Ability to interpret project level requirements and develop programming specifications, as appropriate, for multiple studies.

- Provide advanced technical expertise in conjunction with clients, and independently bring project solutions to Statistical Programming teams and department, for complex studies.

- Fulfill project responsibilities at the level of technical team lead for single complex studies or group of studies.

- Directly communicate with internal and client statisticians and clinical team members to ensure appropriate understanding of requirements and project timelines.

- Estimate programming scope of work, handle resource assignments, communicate project status and negotiate/re-negotiate project timelines for deliverables.

- Use and promote the use of established standards, SOP and standard methodologies

- Provide training and mentoring to SP team members and department staff.

All responsibilities are important job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).

Desired Skills and Experience

TO MEET OUR NEEDS, YOU WILL HAVE:

- Experience in Statistical programming in SAS within the CRO/Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Healthcare industries

- Experience as project lead directly engaging clients and coordinating tasks within a programming team

- In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines

- Deep knowledge of statistics, programming and/or clinical drug development process and advanced knowledge of Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS Graph and SAS Macro Language

- Good organizational, social, leadership and communication skills

- Ability to independently lead multiple tasks and projects and to delegate work to other members of the SP team

- Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

- Exhibit routine and occasionally complex analytical skills

- Recognize when negotiating skills are needed and seeks assistance

- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

You should have Masters degree in computer science or related field and relevant experience; Bachelor's degree or educational equivalent and relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

- Extensive use of telephone, face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech and of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

- Regular sitting for extended periods

- Flexibility on travelling

Please note: Home based option applicable in all lQVIA locations.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™



Job ID: R1054240

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