Senior Statistical SAS Programmer (Early Phase) - home- or office-based, UK

Labcorp Drug Development
Start date
3 Nov 2022
Closing date
3 Dec 2022

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R & D , Bioinformatics
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

As an experienced SAS Programmer in our Clinical Pharmacology Services (CPS) Center of Excellence based in Leeds, you are central to the crucial early phases in a vast variety of clinical trials, across an equally vast variety of therapeutical areas. You will be supporting renowned, innovative, global top pharmaceutical and biotech companies, while working alongside our dedicated, talented and growing team of Early Phase statistical programmers. You will develop and validate SAS programs for data presentation and analyses, and provide programming support to multidisciplinary global project teams during clinical trials in healthy volunteers ("first in human" studies).

If you thrive in a role where your work makes a real difference in the lives and health of humans, in a highly professional environment that offers you lots of and fast-changing projects, continuous learning opportunities and strong support from your team mates, this is an excellent opportunity. Join us and see why more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers!

Your work location can be 100% home-based anywhere in the UK - or, if you prefer, based out of one of our offices in the country, e.g. in Maidenhead or Leeds.

What else can you expect from us?
  • Rewarding and meaningful work in an established, diverse, highly profitable and respected global company
  • Highly competitive compensation packages, including various local benefits such as pension contributions, complimentary health insurance plans, remote working allowances etc.
  • A genuine work life balance
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • A thorough onboarding with support from your personal mentor
  • A permanent employment contract with Labcorp Drug Development
  • Excellent training and career development opportunities, as well as support with advancing your individual education
  • Strong support from your Labcorp Line Manager and your team, as well as from more than 20,000 colleagues worldwide

Your responsibilities:
  • Review SAPs and TFL shells from a programming perspective
  • Advise on the development of complex TFL shells from a programming perspective
  • Develop and/or lead the development of complex specifications for SDTMs and ADaM datasets
  • Develop and maintain SAS programs to create SDTM and ADaM datasets and TFLs, and perform quality control of SDTM, ADaMs and TFLs
  • Produce / define XML/PDFs, Analysis Results Metadata (ARM), aCRFs and Reviewers Guides to support SDTMs and ADaMs
  • Respond to QA and client audits and support qualification audits
  • Identify and propose innovative ways to improve the efficiency, quality and productivity of clinical statistical programming at Labcorp
  • Maintain awareness of industry standards, global regulatory requirements, internal guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

Your profile:
  • Degree in a relevant field such as mathematics, life sciences, statistics, computer sciences, etc.
  • In lieu of the above: an equivalent completed vocational training and / or equivalent professional experience in statistical programming
  • Solid professional experience as a statistical programmer within a biotech, CRO or pharmaceutical company
  • Demonstrated knowledge of base SAS, SAS macros, SAS/STAT; demonstrated ability to debug SAS programs
  • Proven professional experience with SDTMs, ADaM datasets and TFLs
  • Strong organizational skills, an autonomous and collaborative work style, a curious mind and a keen attention to detail
  • Business fluency in English - both verbal and written - is a must



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