This global leader in pharmaceutical development produces a broad range of imaginative and innovative solutions for hitherto unmet medical needs that enhance people''s health and quality of life. They are seeking a SAS Programmer for a 6 month contract at their UK location.
The SAS Programmer provides statistical software and software documentation support to biostatistics in general and to specific clinical projects.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES include:
Maintains proficiency with respect to in-house computer facilities and software
Makes presentations at professional forums
Develops and documents statistical programming standards in accordance with current statistical programming practices and regulatory authority requirements
Program, validate and document software in SAS following statistical programming standards and ensures its availability to users
Creating new software, ensuring the efficient use of existing software
Responsibility for planning, development, validation, documentation and maintenance of generic tools
Coordinate internationally plans and tasks for a tool development project
Assists in the development of trial protocols, trial analyses, editing procedures and data presentations
Provide SAS datasets to the Biostatistics Team in the format required for special evaluations
Programs, validates and documents data tabulations, graphics and statistical evaluations for efficacy and safety
Ensure that programs developed for specific projects/protocols are sufficiently portable to allow application to other projects and protocols
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or other analytical field
Pharmaceutical industry drug development experience using SAS
Good knowledge of international clinical research and drug development.
Experience in programming and using statistical software as well as knowledge of databases and interface systems
Very good knowledge of SAS
PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
Good communication skills
Availability to travel is needed
Fforde is acting as a recruitment agency/business.
KEY WORDS: SAS, Programmer, Clinical Research, Clinical Trial, Clinical Study, Clinical Trials, Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, Drug Development, Pharmaceutical, CRO, SAG, Programming, Contract, UK
Posted: 14/08/2012 | NPJ Ref: 85057