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Assoc Stat Programmer / Stat Programmer 1 - Based Reading (UK) or Strasbourg (FR) - Early Talent/Graduates (1721277) - (1721277) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

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    Reading, UK
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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.


Provide experienced technical expertise to develop process methodology for department to meet internal and external partners’ needs. Provide and assist in the development of integrated programming solutions serving the full spectrum of statistical programming needs. Provide and assist in the development of project-related solutions to a wide range of statistical programming tasks.


  • Perform (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.
  • Detect errors in detail and corrects them (e.g., reviews tables/listings, edit checks output and SAS programs to ensure quality of deliverable)
  • Assist in the development of programming documentation including specifications, as appropriate, under supervision
  • Provide advanced technical expertise in conjunction with clients, and independently bring project solutions to Statistical Programming teams and department, for complex studies
  • Develop, implement and validate new process technologies, macros and applications under supervision
  • Fulfill project responsibilities at the level of assisting the statistical programming team lead.
  • Understand timelines for and milestones affecting their work and alert supervisor to potential slippage

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

Job Requirements


  • Experience in Statistical programming in SAS within the CRO/Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Healthcare industries
  • Basic knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
  • Working knowledge of computing applications such as Base SAS, SAS/STAT and SAS Macro Language-  Good organizational, social, leadership and communication skills
  • Organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks within a project, under supervision
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for mathematical calculations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients


You should have Masters degree in computer science or related field; Bachelor's degree in biostatistics or related field and 1 year relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience


  • 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

    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: 1721277