SAS Programmer/Data Transfer Specialist (Clinical Trials) based in Livingston, West Lothian - (1721583) in Great Britain at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Job Description

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.


We are currently looking for applicants with varying levels of SAS Programming experience to join us in Q2 Lab Solutions, Livingston.

This role provides SAS Programming support as part of a team to manage delivery of projects through the full Laboratory Data Management (LDM) project life-cycle.

To meet our needs, the successful applicants will be able to:

  • Deliver SAS programming solutions to manage the development and delivery of data-transfers from the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), which meet client data reporting needs

  • Understand and verify error-logs generated from SAS Data Transfer programs and communicate effectively to resolve issues.

  • Serve as primary Laboratory Data Management (LDM) point of contact for clients, across assigned projects.

  • Establish and maintain strong internal and external customer relationships.

  • Ensure service and quality meet agreed upon timelines and deliverables detailed in the Data Transmission Agreement.

  • Work with client data managers and internal team to help project-manage: finances, processes, timelines, workload projection, resources, issue escalation and out-of-scope work.

  • Identify gaps in database set-up or programming, and resolve using appropriate escalation and communication (both external and internal). Providing corrective and preventive action plans where required.

  • Assist in developing and implementing new processes and technology.

  • Understand and comply with core standard operating procedures and working instructions

  • Train and mentor junior SAS programming where appropriate

  • Perform other duties as directed by the functional manager.

    This is a full-time position, based in our modern, purpose-built facility in Livingston, West Lothian, with the option to work from home for part of the week. We value individuality, fresh ideas, and the contribution that our employees make to our success.  In return we offer career opportunities providing flexibility and growth across the organisation, a competitive salary and a fantastic benefits package including bonus scheme, contributory pension, Private Medical Cover, Permanent Health Insurance and strong focus on health and wellbeing.

    QuintilesIMS, Q2 Lab Solutions parent company, is the world’s leading provider of biopharmaceutical services. With a network of more than 50,000 professionals working in more than 100 countries, we have helped develop or commercialize all of the top 50 best selling drugs on the market. 


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Job Requirements

Degree in appropriate discipline and/or combination of relevant experience

Job ID: 1721583