Programmer, Clinical Data Programming - (1807747) in Bloemfontein, ZA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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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 technical assistance as part of a team to develop and maintain clinical systems that meet internal and external clients' needs. Assist with the development of database for local, regional, or transnational use.


Plan and coordinate database design, development, implementation, maintenance, and user support of clinical systems with guidance from senior staff.

Program, test, and document databases in accordance with programming standards and validation procedures with guidance from senior staff.

Program database manipulation and transfers of data for internal and external clients with guidance from senior staff.

Understand and comply with core operating procedures and working instructions.

Meet objectives as assigned and interact with the project team to organize timelines, responsibilities and deliverables.

Develop and maintain good communications and working relationships with CDM team.

May serve as Lead Programmer on the corporate team.

May assist IT in developing and implementing new technologies.

May assist IT in testing and evaluating new upgrades to technologies.

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


Working knowledge of SAS programming

Working knowledge of a relational database

Good conceptual, organizational and communication skills

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

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree, or educational equivalence, in computer/life science or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

1 - 2 years SAS programming 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

If you want to make an impact in the global research market, where we are working to make a real difference in patient health, we ask you to apply now and join our team. 

Connect to great opportunity™

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: 1807747

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