Contract Senior Statistical Programmer/s - Europe

European office or Remote
31 Oct 2016
04 Feb 2019
Contract Type

We are seeking a Contract Senior Statistical Programmer/s to join our team based here in Europe based at one of our offices Barcelona, Geneva or Paris. For the right experienced candidates a remote position will be considered. This high visibility role is responsible for data manipulation, analysis and reporting of clinical trial data, both safety and efficacy, including, but not limited to creation of analysis files, tables, listings, and figures, validation of those files, maintenance of associated tracking and validation documentation, and the creation and validation of CDISC, SDTMs and ADaM. 

You will provide technical and process-related guidance to team members and be tasked with leading lead sub-team projects with minimal or no supervision.  A majority of your work will be hands-on statistical programming, and you will be expected to perform complicated programming tasks quickly and efficiently.  You should feel comfortable working in a team environment, where team members may be distributed globally.  

Additional responsibilities may include:

o Lead small team projects
o Assist in some of the tasks of the Study Lead Programmer when requested
o Provide guidance to Study Programmers when requested
o Interact and collaborate with study team members from other functions
o Create specification documents as required
o Experience within Phase I-IV

Qualifications and Experience

You will have a BA/BSc or higher degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Life Sciences or other related scientific subject, relevant career within statistical programming experience in a clinical development environment.  Additionally, we require:
o Excellent SAS data manipulation, analysis and reporting skills
o Familiarity with drug development life cycle and experience with the manipulation, analysis and reporting of clinical trials data
o Working knowledge of latest CDISC SDTM standards and familiar with CDISC ADaM and Define standards
o Ability to work effectively and successfully in a globally dispersed team environment with cross-cultural partners
o Excellent oral and written English communication skills
o Ability to provide quality output and deliverables, in adherence with challenging timelines
o Willingness and ability to learn and follow Company’s standard processes and procedures.
o Ability to lead small team projects effectively
o Ability to effectively perform complex statistical programming and related tasks
o Willingness and ability to provide guidance to team members on technical and process questions
o Strong ability to implement the latest CDISC SDTM, CDISC ADaM, and Define standards

You will be located at one of European offices in Barcelona, Geneva or Paris, for the right experienced candidates a remote position will be considered.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive hourly/daily rates.
For more information please call me on +44 (0) 1444 24 2220 or email:

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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