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Statistical Programming Scientist

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Primary Location: Bloemfontein, South Africa Full time R1246799

Job description

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 Statistical Programming Scientist/Principal, you will provide advanced technical expertise to develop process methodology for the department to meet internal and external clients’ needs, across complex projects and studies. This involves planning and coordinating the development of integrated programming solutions, serving the full spectrum of statistical programming needs. You will provide internal consulting services, including specifications and user needs analysis for complex project or client requirements.


  • Bachelors or Masters’ in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent

  • 7+ years’ Statistical Programming experience within the Life-Science Industry

  • Advanced knowledge of statistics, programming and/or clinical drug development process

  • Advanced knowledge of computing applications such as Base SAS, SAS Graph and SAS Macro language

  • Advanced knowledge of relevant Data Standards (such as CDISC/ADaM/SDTM)


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!

At IQVIA, 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. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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