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Please find below our latest contract SAS programming vacancy for the UK and a brief job description working with a top pharmaceutical company.


Position: Principal SAS Programmer (Full Time)
Location: Greater London
Start Date: April 2013
Rate: Competitive


I am currently working on an opportunity for an experienced SAS programmer to join a top 10 pharmaceutical company as a Principal SAS programmer. The role would require someone who has an excellent and up to date SAS knowledge with experience using SAS in a clinical trials environment.

The role will include responsibilities in data manipulation, analysis and reporting on clinical trails. Main responsibilities will include:

  *   Planning and participation in programming/QC activities for multiple studies or across an indication including submission activities.

*         Contributing to standards within a therapeutic area in accordance with the Asset Data Strategy.

*      Leading the eCRF Development process.

  *   Plans and manages the eCRF Development and Post Go Live timelines.

  *   Providing Technical expertise to internal/external customers in support of clinical study data.

  *   Providing consultancy with regard to study specific technical activities and issues, I.e., analysis of existing business technology issues and development of plans for capability improvement through increased efficiency or effectiveness.

  *   Provides Technical consultancy to R&D strategic initiatives and contributes to plans for capability improvement through increased efficiency or effectiveness.

  *   Leading small non-clinical projects within department and with experience in grade, major projects (clinical or non-clinical), across the wider Programming Community.

  *   Identifying recurring problems and initiates process improvement. Proactively identifying, assessing and resolving the impact of decisions/actions from other groups.


*   Excellent understanding of drug development (Pre-clinical Development, Clinical Development, Medical Affairs).

*   Good knowledge of clinical trials within Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Medical environment.

*   Excellent statistical analysis background/experience.

*   Excellent understanding of statistical programming languages including SAS.

*   Clear and effective communication of statistical information (written and oral).


*   MS/MSc or PhD/equivalent in Statistics or other subject with high statistical content

*   Good knowledge of English in a business environment

If this position is of interest to you and would like a more detailed job specification please send an updated CV to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or alternatively call me on +44 (0)203 465 0040 for a confidential discussion.

Kind Regards,

Ricardo Lucas
Resourcer, Biostatistics & SAS Programming
Recruiting experts in Life Sciences

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