Our client, a leading global CRO, provides a comprehensive range of services in Phase I-IV clinical trials to the biopharmaceutical and device industries. They are currently seeking Contract Clinical SAS Programmers and Senior SAS Programmers to be office or home based in the UK and Ireland.
JOB ROLE: Plan, develop and validate project/study level programs. You will design and develop standard project/department macro programs and data structures and also provide technical support to SAS users.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES include:
Responsible for the planning, development and execution of project/study level programs
Maintenance of documentation and files according to departmental policy
Must ensure the accuracy of all project/study level output
Liaise with Clients on specifications and with Data Management on database creation, edit check specifications, data quality and query resolution
Develops, maintains and validates standard data structure and software
Designs and writes standard departmental macros that are maintainable, supportable, well-documented programs that are user friendly and accessible
Monitors procedures for program development and validation
Assists in the training of statisticians and programmers and ensures the development of data analysis skills
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor''s degree, in a quantitative or scientific discipline and good SAS programming experience
Advanced SAS Certification
Familiarity with multiple software products and platforms
PERSONAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
Good problem solving skills, attention to detail, verbal and written communications skills
Demonstrated leadership skills as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team
BENEFITS OF THE ROLE: This company has an outstanding track record with a style of work that has been rated as the highest in the in the industry.
Fforde is acting as a recruitment agency/business.
KEY WORDS: SAS Programmers, Senior SAS Programmers, SAS Programmers, SAS, Clinical, CRO, Data Management, Scientific, Drug Development, Bachelors Degree, England, Eire
Posted: 07/08/2012 | NPJ Ref: 84710