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Senior Statistical Programmer, South Africa

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Primary Location: Bloemfontein, South Africa Additonal Locations: Belville, South Africa,ZAF; Centurion, South Africa,ZAF Full time R1344998

Job description

Join us on our exciting journey!

From camaraderie to professional development, working at IQVIA provides unique opportunities to advance your career alongside a group of diverse and talented colleagues. 

We have one of the largest Biostatistics departments within the industry of around 1,100+ staff. Due to continued growth, we are seeking new brave minds to join our award winning and innovative department.

Job Overview:

As a Senior Statistical Programmer, you will provide experienced technical expertise to develop process methodology for the department to meet internal and external clients’ needs.  You will plan and coordinate the development of integrated programming solutions, serving the full spectrum of statistical programming needs, along with providing technical expertise and leadership to the department and provide internal consulting services, including specifications and user needs analysis for complex project or client requirements.  Acting as a lead on studies, you will directly communicate with internal and client statisticians and clinical team members to ensure appropriate understanding of requirements and project timelines and support the training of new or junior team members. As well as, estimating programming scope of work, manage resource assignments, communicate project status and negotiate/re-negotiate project timelines for deliverables.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent

  • 5+ years Statistical Programming experience within the Life-Science industry

  • Experience in SAS® Base, and good knowledge of SAS® graph and SAS® Macros

  • Ability to implement more advanced statistical procedures as per specifications provided by Biostatistician.

  • Excellent knowledge of CDISC standards (SDTM and ADaM)

  • Thorough understanding of relational database components and theory

  • Excellent application development skills

  • Strong understanding of clinical trial data and extremely hands on in data manipulations, analysis and reporting of analysis results.

  • Experience as technical team 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

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Embrace your curiosity and grow your career in an exciting environment where development is a priority.

Think boldly and disrupt conventional thinking.

Enjoy what you do.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

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IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at https://jobs.iqvia.com

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