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Senior Statistical Programmer

Company: Chiltern
Location: Anywhere in Europe
Reference: HK-SSP-BNSI
Closing Date: 22 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent and competitive benefits

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Job Summary:

Due to the on-going expansion of our company we are looking for Senior Statistical Programmers for our team in Europe! We have home and office based opportunities across Europe.


Job Background

Chiltern (a Covance company) is the leading, global contract research organization. We listen to client needs to deliver customized clinical development solutions with a team of more than 4,500 working across 47 countries to provide comprehensive, yet flexible and responsive, services. Our specialties include Clinical Development, Oncology, Device & Diagnostics, Data, Analytics & Evaluation and Strategic Service Provision.

Due to our continuing success and expansion, we are currently looking for Senior Statistical Programmers for our team in Europe. We have home and office based roles, and can be flexible on location!

Locations include: France, UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Sweden

These are permanent roles employed by Chiltern, working in a well established team.

It will be your task to provide statistical programming support in the project specific programming of statistical tables, figures and listings, together with CDISC (SDTM and ADaM) datasets for clinical trials in accordance with Chiltern and/or sponsor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) or study specific guidelines.

  • Perform data manipulation techniques and advanced techniques (arrays, transpositions, complex merges, SQL, etc.) and generic macro use and development to enable listing, table and graph generation
  • Analyze information and develop innovative solutions to programming and data analysis challenges
  • Efficiently produce quality results under time constraints
  • Successfully coordinate multiple priorities
  • Complete assigned tasks within known budget constraints
  • Serve as the statistical programming lead on internal project teams and coordinate programming, verification, and documentation of statistical programs for use in creating analysis datasets, tables, listings, and figures
  • Assist internal project team in identifying project priorities and communicating such activities and associated timelines to departmental management
  • Work independently to carry out assignments with occasional support from senior management
  • Ensure the efficiency, quality, and integrity of data reporting and project activities executed
  • Represent the department in client meetings/presentation and maintain a positive working relationship with sponsors, collaborating associate and vendor personnel
  • Actively adapt and adjust priorities to ensure timely and quality completion of assigned tasks
  • Contribute to ongoing improvement of programming processes and methodology
  • Perform other related duties as required by the Department.


  • Undergraduate degree or higher in Biostatistics, Computer Science, or related field


  • Strong experience to successfully perform all responsibilities of the job
  • Experience leading statistical programming activities in clinical research Previous experience in a pharmaceutical research or CRO setting required

Skills and Attributes

  • Knowledge of one or more statistical software packages (SAS® preferred) used to conduct statistical analyses
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and contribute in a team setting
  • Demonstrates ability to successfully lead a single project

Additional Information

This is a full time position and can be office or homebased, depending on location.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please telephone Hannah King on +44 (0)1753 216639

To apply, please send your CV to -       

For more extensive information about Chiltern International, please visit our web site at


Key words: SAS, Statistical Programmer, SAS Programmer, Programmer Analyst, CDISC, ADaM, SDTM, Lead, Biometrics, France, UK, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Portugal



Position Type

Full Time


Email Hannah King -
+ 44 (0) 1753 216639

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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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