COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.
You can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance’s impressive history of company stability and growth. We’ve achieved these results by fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team’s capabilities.
This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.
About the Job
This is a permanent role based in our office in central Leeds. As a Sas Programmer you will be responsible for providing SAS programming support in terms of SDTM datasets and reading in and reconciling electronic data. Other responsibilities and duties may include:
Responsible for the production of SDTM datasets to the required specification.
Produce Data Definition Documents (DDDs) and aCRF to the dataset.
Read-in and reconcile electronic data with the CRF.
Responsible for data transfer to and from clients in both production and developmental roles.
Ensure that datasets are produced in a timely and accurate manner and are in accordance with defined standards.
Answer QA audits with guidance from the Dataset Programmer II.
Deputize for the Dataset Programmer II at Pre-lock Meetings on studies he/she has produced datasets for.
Perform ad-hoc programming in response to unscheduled requests.
Ensure all documentation is completed on work produced e.g. QC records
May be required to help in the production of ADaM datasets.
Liaise with study team to ensure targets and timelines are achieved.
May be required to help in the SAS programming of TFLs
Contribute at department meetings, presenting SAS coding items to the rest of the department.
Typically a BSc in a Computing, Mathematical or Statistical subject.
Previous experience in Sas Programming would be highly beneficial
An understanding of the fundamental principles of programming, program development and review
Ideally experience in the preparation of Programming Plans, study set-up and review of study specific documents
Develop problem solving skills and a willingness to learn and seek advice from senior programming staff and staff in related disciplines
Good time management and organization skills, the ability to prioritize own work to meet tight deadlines while maintaining the highest standards of work.
Effective communication skills; a co-operative and team orientated approach.
Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.
At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career.
There is no better time to join us!
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