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Company: Covance
Reference: 2018-16781
Closing Date: 24 Feb 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Office based in Leeds, and for the ideal person we are able to offer some flexibility to work from home regularly.


EDC, Rave Medidata Applications Programmer job. UK, Leeds. eCRF, Electronic Data Capture, Screen Development, Edit check specifications.




As an integral part of everything we do, our employees make a difference in the lives of millions of people… and you will too.


If you want to accelerate your EDC/ Rave Medidata Applications Programming career, think long-term and the extraordinary possibilities we can offer you at Covance. We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop more medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today and 100 % of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016.


Explore this EDC/ Rave Medidata Applications Programming job with us and check for yourself why Covance is known to promote 2.5x more employees annually than the average company in the biopharmaceutical sector.





This is an office based job in Leeds, and for the ideal person we are able to offer some flexibility to work from home regularly.


In this job you will assume the role of Lead Clinical Applications Programmer for assigned studies, acting as our main internal consultant:

  • Building and reviewing eCRF Specifications/ScreensBuilding and reviewing Edit Check Specifications
  • Programming, testing, validating and maintaining derivation and Edit Check procedures in the EDC and related environments
  • You will be the go-to person to perform study build and design activities, annotated data capture instruments and screen development. In fact, as our SME, you will have the opportunity to also play a key role with study migrations, integrations and URL activities. 



You are educated to Bachelor’s Degree level in Computer Science or Life Sciences.

This position makes the difference in our team, so we really need you to know how clinical trials, GCP and ICH guidelines work: you bring robust experience in database design/programming and change control within the CRO or BioPharmaceutical environment.

You have developed your EDC systems, clinical trials data management, Database Development, SQL, JavaScript or other programming/scripting languages skills working directly in clinical trials (ph I-IV).

If you bring Medidata Rave and/ or Medidata Customs Professional certifications, working knowledge of C# programming and/or XML technologies, these are an added plus.


As a core member of our team, you will be expected to work autonomously and deliver on project phases on time and on budget. We will help you achieve your goals by continuous professional development, and regular career progression sessions.





Your clients will be any of the Top 20 Biopharmaceutical companies, so you are used to work with tight timeliness and are flexible and agile to adapt to changing scope of work.


Your future supervisor, Jana, emphasizes how important it´s for her you are a proactive communicator! –be open and honest about your triumphs and difficulties: we are a supportive community where everyone helps each other to succeed, and you will receive direct mentoring from our expert supervisors and managers.





Firstly, work-life balance: flexi time and regular home based work


But also importantly, variety:


  • **Career Growth**: you will be exposed to multiple therapeutic areas, study designs and clients
  • Attractive combination of project-specific work with COVANCE-wide EDC system technical support tasks
  • We’ll invest in your development from day one. We want you to be up-to-speed as soon as possible, so we’ll make sure you have all the training you need


Join us and see why Covance has been named among the World´s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes´ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… we can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career.


Contact Information:

Address:  Covance- Madrid

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