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Statistical Programmer II

Covance 4/17/2019 1:45:43 PM
JOB ID: 29469 Category: Biostatistics Programming
York, United Kingdom



Job Overview

* Statistical Programmer II required to work for Covance
* Excellent opportunities to progress
* Varied, fast paced environment
* Office based in Leeds, Yorkshire, UK or work from home anywhere in Europe
* Candidates must have Experience of working as a Statistical Programmer within a Biotech, CRO or Pharma company within Europe

Join our growing team and discover your extraordinary potential by working as a Covance Statistical Programmer II within our Early Phase (Phases I & II) statistical programming department. As a Level II Statistical Programmer at Covance you will be responsible for providing SAS programming support in terms of SDTM and ADaM datasets and tables, figures and listings (TFLs) for reports. You will also assume the role of Lead Programmer for allocated studies.

Working within early phase statistical programming we offer, in a word, variety…

In the type of studies: PK, Bioequivalence, Metabolism, Dose Escalation etc. and Sponsors

* In Early Phase we are not assigned for years to the same study, so you will be exposed to multiple studies for clients with different needs as well as working with talented internal colleagues

Job Primary Functions

Your main responsibilities will include:

* Production of SDTM datasets to the required specification
* Production of TFLs and ADaM datasets to the required specification for clinical, PK and PD reports
* Leading studies, ensuring datasets, TFLs and associated documents are completed in a timely and quality manner
* High level of interaction with external and internal clients on study related issues and technical matters

We will help you achieve your goals by offering continuous professional and career development. You will be a key team member when it comes offering SAS Programming guidance and as our Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), you will:

* Provide guidance, mentoring and training in SAS production processes and programming techniques
* Set-up utilities/SAS based systems to assist and facilitate Clinical SAS Programming activities
* Ensure quality and consistency for draft and final production runs

A comprehensive full job description is available.

Education / Qualifications

We're looking for Programmers ideally educated to degree level: especially interested in a computing, mathematical, statistical subject, or Life Science.


You should be able to demonstrate a robust and comprehensive expertise working as a SAS Programmer in the clinical research industry, either at a Pharma company or a CRO; and an understanding of the fundamental principles of programming, program development and review.

Show evidence of and Experience of leading studies and performing peer review of others work and/or dual programming.

You must be fluent in English language (both verbal and written).

If you're looking for a role in a fast-paced environment leading multiple studies for key clients then Covance is the place for you!




For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please phone Peter Lewis on +44 (0) 1628 543 457. To apply, please click on the APPLY button.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: York, UK - United Kingdom


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).