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Senior/Principal Statistical (SAS) Programmer, EMEA

Company: Syneos Health
Reference: LJ17006217
Closing Date: 24 Feb 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Here at Syneos Health we are currently recruiting for a Principal Statistical Programmer/ Senior Statistical Programmer to be home-based in Europe.


Reference number: 17006217

Job Title: Senior / Principal Statistical (SAS) Programmer, EMEA

Office-based / Home-based: Home or Office based

Contract / Permanent: Permanent




Here at Syneos Health we are currently recruiting for a Principal Statistical Programmer/ Senior Statistical Programmer to join our expanding organization and work with Bayer Pharmaceuticals, one of the world’s foremost innovators in the field of pharmaceutical and medical products.

Syneos Health and Bayer have a strategic partnership in biometrics that is well-established and global in scope. Within this partnership, you will work as an integral part of the Programming Team and will contribute directly to increases in quality, efficiency and flexibility in the development of new medications and medical devices.

Job Details:


  • Act as the core project team lead to coordinate and manage all statistical programming activities.
  • Serve as the lead programmer to design and specify the overall approach to a project’s programming tasks.
  • Provide statistical programming liaison to clients and input for Statistical Analysis Plans.
  • Create and maintain programming tracking documentation.
  • Create, test, and maintain SAS programs for clinical studies.
  • Generate summary tables, data listings, graphs and derived datasets as specified in the statistical analysis plan.
  • Generate outputs and reports to support other departments.
  • Perform validation on computer-generated output to verify accuracy.
  • Develop utility SAS macros for use in project programs.
  • Performing validation on standard SAS macros.
  • Transfer of deliverables.
  • Following departmental SOPs, OGs, and relevant regulatory guidelines (e.g. ICH).




  • Undergraduate Degree, preferably in a scientific or statistical discipline
  • In lieu of degree, either community college diploma with two (2) years of programming experience or SAS certified programmers
  • Proven track record with SAS programming in a relevant clinical trial environment as demonstrated by the ability to lead multiple complex and/or global projects with teams of statistical programmers
  • Ability and skill in mentoring more junior staff
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal skills, both written and spoken, with an ability to inform, influence, convince, and persuade



  • A competitive remuneration package with excellent benefits
  • A commitment to your development and training, with the opportunity to progress your career within a market leading and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to work within a successful and rewarding environment




If you have the required experience for this position and are eligible to work in the required location then please apply by CV or contact Lyndsey Jewitt on +44 1628 551159.


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Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies, INC Research and inVentiv Health, we bring together more than 22,000 clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get biopharmaceutical therapies into the hands of patients who need them most. Evolve in a global company that is always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently as the only fully integrated Biopharmaceutical Accelerator. You'll be supported with comprehensive resources based on today's emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge - instead of practices from the past. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to over-deliver and outperform. A career with Syneos Health means your everyday work improves patients’ lives around the world.


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