Associate Statistical Programmer - Bloemfontein based (R1107248) in Bloemfontein, South Africa at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.


Provide programming support as part of the Statistical Programming (SP) team to develop and maintain programs to meet internal and external clients’ needs. Support the development of project-related solutions to a variety of statistical programming tasks.


Program, test, and document statistical programs for use in creating statistical tables, figures and listings.

Program, test, and document analysis datasets (derived datasets) and transfer files for internal and external clients.

Program quality control checks for the source data and report the data issues periodically

Assist in development of programming documentation including plans and specifications, as appropriate, under supervision.

Assist in developing, implementing and validating new process technologies, macros and applications, under supervision.

Assist project lead in fulfilling project responsibilities.


Basic knowledge of statistics and/or clinical drug development process

Basic knowledge of Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS Graph and SAS Macro Language

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

Organizational and communication skills

Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks, under supervision

Aptitude for mathematical calculations

Accuracy and attention to detail

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


Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience


Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

Regular sitting for extended periods of time

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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1107248


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