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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: UK, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, France
Reference: JW-2017-41279
Closing Date: 18 Dec 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Job Summary:

An outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading contract research organisations and be part of a dynamic and growing international company. Join PRA Health Sciences as a Principal Statistical Programmer and help realize your career potential.



Location: Europe (United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, France)

PRA Health Sciences is a top five global CRO.  We have worked on over 100 marketed drugs across several therapeutic areas and conducted the pivotal or supportive trials that led to FDA and / or international regulatory approval of over 45 such drugs.

At PRA Health Sciences, providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do.  From full service clinical development to the pioneering Embedded Solutions model, PRA provides a broad spectrum of solutions that meet the demands of a diverse marketplace.

At PRA Health Sciences, borders do not create boundaries.  PRA’s success is dependent upon our ability to attract and retain a talented team of diverse professionals.  Our growing workforce is comprised of over 14,000 employees, spanning 13 time zones across six continents and who speak more than 30 languages – yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA Health Sciences community.

For more information please see our website:


We are looking for an industry experienced Principal Statistical Programmer to complement our steadily expanding global programming team.

The global programming management team are consistently focussed on identifying and retaining industry leading talent. Using a supportive and engaged management style they will provide a focus for staff development alongside an effective work/life balance.  Home-based positions will be considered upon request for applicants with the appropriate experience and communication skills.

The successful candidate will assist with the delivery of projects as Statistical Programmer (ADaM and TFL focussed).  You will be frequently collaborating within multi-cultural global teams, so will need to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, exhibit pro-active teamwork alongside a positive attitude, and maintain up-to-date industry awareness and understanding of regulation/standards.

Statistical Programmer Role Summary:

  • Demonstrate SAS programming expertise through the development/QC of ADaM/Analysis Datasets and TFLs
  • Depending upon experience, demonstrate leadership skills in the coordination of analysis and reporting activities for statistical programming projects
  • Depending upon experience, provide input to and/or develop clinical trial reporting documentation to support the analysis and reporting activities for statistical programming projects
  • Contribute to departmental initiatives which identify process or tool developments to continuously increase project quality and/or efficiency.

Desired skills and qualifications:

In order to be considered for the Statistical Programmer position at PRA, you will have an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a mathematical, statistical, quantitative or scientific field.  A level 2 or 3 applicant will need demonstrable experience within the clinical environment, ideally gained within a Clinical Research Organisation (CRO).

In addition, you will have previously provided successful leadership in the planning, supervision, implementation and monitoring of programming processes and be comfortable working within a global project team environment.

Together with a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits and an excellent working environment. As we continue to expand, there will be career opportunities on a truly global scale.

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 213652 

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
500 South Oak Way
Green Park
Tel:  +44 (118) 918 1000
Fax:  +44 (118) 918 1001
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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