Statistical Programmer 1

Leeds, United Kingdom
13 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
  • Excellent opportunity for a Graduate (preferably life science, mathematics, computing related) to commence their career as a SAS Statistical Programmer in the pharmaceutical industry working for Covance by Labcorp, a global CRO
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • For candidates that perform well, excellent opportunities to progress
  • Office based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
  • Candidates must be fluent in English language (both verbal and written)
  • At the time of starting their employment the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK

Covance by Labcorp is seeking graduates (preferably life science, mathematics, computing related) with a passion for programming to work as entry level Statistical Programmers w ithin our Clinical Pharmacology Services department. S AS experience is a bonus but not a requirement (if you have other programming experience) as you will receive on the job training. For high performers, there will be opportunities to progress within the organisation. The Clinical Pharmacology Services department is a well-established, world leading department within Covance by Labcorp. You will work office based in our central Leeds office working alongside a large team of experienced Statistical Programmers who would train and mentor you. The role comes with a competitive salary and benefits package. This is an excellent opportunity to gain your first role in industry with one of the world's leading CROs.

Job Primary Functions
  • Responsible for the production of SDTM datasets (including the reading in and reconciliation of electronic data) to the required specification, using SAS
  • Responsible for the production of ADaM datasets and data tables, figures and listings (TFLs) to the required specification for clinical, PK and PD reports, using SAS
  • Ensure that SDTMs, ADaMs and TFLs are produced in a timely and accurate manner, and are in accordance with defined standards
  • Liaise with Medical Writers, Data Managers, Pharmacokineticists, Biostatisticians and other members of staff with regard to data and TFL specifications/requirements.

A comprehensive full job description is available.

We offer, in a word, variety...

  • In the type of studies: PK, Bioequivalence, Metabolism, Dose Escalation....etc.
  • In Early Phase we are not assigned for years to the same study, so you will be exposed to multiple studies for clients with different needs as well as working with talented internal colleagues
  • BSc, preferably in computing, life science, mathematical or statistical subject
  • Knowledge of one or more statistical software packages (SAS® preferred) used to conduct statistical analyses
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and contribute in a team setting and communicate effectively within the team environment
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize own work
  • You must be fluent in English language (both verbal and written)
  • At the time of starting their employment the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK


If you would like to find out a bit more information on clinical trials please visit:

You can find out more about Phase I trials by visiting here (including a virtual tour of our Leeds Phase I Unit):

You can find out more about our Leeds Phase I Unit by visiting here:

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please phone Peter Lewis on +44 (0) 1628 543 457 . To apply, please click on the APPLY button.


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