Statistical Programmer (R1102990) in Bloemfontein, South Africa at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

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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.

IQVIA is looking to appoint Statistical Programmer based in Europe or South Africa.

The GRIDDS (Graphical Review Interface for Dynamic Data Services) Lead is responsible for coordinating programming activities for graphical data visualization though tools such as JReview and Spotfire in addition to SAS. This is a client facing role that gives the opportunity to work with a variety of functions and client groups within the organization.

  • Define the scope of work in collaboration with internal and external clients.
  • Provide technical expertise to develop and maintain programs to meet internal and external clients’ needs.
  • Plan and lead the development of project-related solutions.
  • Perform and plan: (i) the programming, testing, and documentation of programs for use in creating graphical data visualizations e.g: tables, figures, listing and patient profiles (ii) the programming of derived dataset (derived datasets) and graphical data visualizations and (iii) the programming quality control checks for the source data and report the data issues periodically.
  • Detect errors in detail, correct them (e.g., review visualizations, outputs and SAS programs to ensure quality of deliverable) and report it to appropriate persons (internal or external clients)
  • Provide technical expertise in conjunction with internal and external clients, and independently bring project solutions to end users.
  • Perform and plan the development, implementation and validation of new process technologies, macros and applications.
  • Fulfill project responsibilities at the level of technical team lead for studies, under supervision.
  • Provide training and mentoring to clients and internal team members
  • Perform project finance activities.
  • Set up timelines and milestones regarding their work and alert supervisor to potential slippage.
  • Provide training and mentoring to client and internal team members

  • Good communication and coordination skills
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills
  • Knowledge of programming and/or clinical drug development process
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
  • Ability to implement programming specifications, as appropriate
  • Ability to estimate programming scope of work and assist in communicating project status
  • Working knowledge of Base SAS, SAS/STAT,SAS Macro Language, JReview and Spotfire
  • Exhibits routine and occasionally complex problem-solving skills
  • Recognizes when negotiating skills are needed and seeks assistance
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects, under supervision
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 2 - 3  years of prior relevant experience.
We look forward to your application!

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Job ID: R1102990


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