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Senior SAS Programmer

Company: Chiltern
Location: Cambridge or Home based
Reference: JT-899125
Closing Date: 07 Dec 16
Type: Contract
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: LA, PHC, etc

Job Summary:

• 12 month FTC initially (direct with client on salary and benefits) • Office based in Cambridge or homebased • Biotech company


My client were founded in 1998 and is listed on both the NASDAQ Global Market and AIM, a market of the London Stock Exchange. They are licensed by the UK Home Office to work with a range of controlled drugs for medical research purposes.

Their vision is to make a positive difference in the lives of patients through the development of a portfolio of cannabinoid prescription medicines in a wide range of therapeutic indications.  Their strategy is to build on their world leading position in the field of cannabinoid science and in the research, development and commercialization of cannabinoid molecules as novel prescription pharmaceutical therapeutic candidates.
Their lead product is currently in Phase 3 FDA clinical trials being studied in a number of catastrophic childhood-onset epilepsy syndromes.  The product has been granted orphan drug status in those indications. They have assembled a large in-house team with extensive experience in developing cannabinoids, medicines containing controlled substances, as well as plant-based prescription pharmaceutical products. They maintain in-house control over all aspects of the cannabinoid product development process. They also hold GMP manufacturing licenses for the manufacture of pharmaceutical products for both clinical trials and commercial purposes.

The Job
The SAS programmer is responsible for SAS programming on clinical studies. 
SAS programming to support the Data Management (if required) and Statistical reporting for clinical studies.
Act as Study Programmer on individual studies, across related studies and for integrated summaries.

• Act as a Study Programmer on study teams, managing your time so as to provide timely input.
• SAS programming to support the statistical reporting, including production of listing, tables and figures, for Phase II to IV clinical studies and pharmacovigilance data.
• Review and monitor data received from data management to ensure suitability for reporting.
• Assist in design of study databases (in SAS datasets) ensuring adherence to CDISC standards (when required) whilst creating databases that are amenable to processing within the Biometrics department either individually or as integrated summaries.
• Programming of ad hoc queries on study databases.
• Act as a principal SAS programming contact within the Company.
• Perform quality control review of work completed by other members of the team or CROs.
• Interact with report writers in the production of integrated clinical reports and other documents containing information from clinical study databases.

Key attributes/Skills/Education
• Relevant experience (CRO or pharma).
• Excellent knowledge of SAS.
• Experience in CDISC essential (SDTM and ADaM).
• Good understanding and experience with define.xml would be an advantage.
• Thorough knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements and guidelines, e.g. ICH Guidelines.
• Proficient in the use of computers and especially the Windows operating system and Microsoft products.
• Proficient in the use of the SAS system, especially SAS Base; experience of the use of SAS/Graph and SAS/Stat would be an advantage.

• Life Assurance
• Private Medical Insurance
• Health Cash Plan
• Income Protection
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Season Ticket Loans
• Child Care Vouchers
• Group Personal Pension Scheme

To apply please send a copy of your CV to, 01753 216725.
Please note, if your skills/experience do not match the requirements for the role you may not get a response.

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Contact Information:

Address:  London, UK
171 Bath Road Slough Berkshire
Tel:  +44 (0) 1753 512000
Fax:  +44 (0) 1753 511116
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