Graduate Statistical Programmer

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    State/ProvinceCity of Edinburgh
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Here at Syneos Health we are excited to be launching the second round of recruitment for our new Statistical Programming Graduate program, starting Autumn 2019.

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic graduates to start at the Statistical Programmer I level and work from our UK offices in Edinburgh. No previous industry experience is required and if selected you will become a permanent employee of Syneos Health, benefiting from a robust training program; designed to provide you with all the skills and knowledge to become a Statistical Programmer working on clinical trials.

You will be supported through dedicated line management whilst working within an established and highly skilled team of programming professionals, all focused on delivering to the Syneos Health values of Collaboration, Passion and Challenging the status quo.

Where’s the catch? There isn’t one!

Why become a Statistical Programmer?


Advance healthcare by providing analysis on clinical trial results


Develop and use SAS Programming skills within a pivotal function for drug development and clinical trials


Be involved in both project based work and working independently on assigned tasks


Enjoy team work, including working within matrixed study teams including Biostats, Data Management and Project Management


Long term career development and training within an ever-changing environment

What are the main responsibilities of a Statistical Programmer?


Use SAS software (BASE, STAT, GRAPH, MACRO) for the production of well formatted datasets, tables, listings, and figures, per programming specifications, Statistical Analysis Plan, and other study related documentation


Perform Quality Control to ensure that outputs meet quality standards and project requirements. Works with Programmer, Biostatistician, and other project team members to resolve discrepancies or any findings


Maintain well organized, complete, and up-to-date project documentation, testing, and verification/quality control documents and programs in compliance with Company and sponsor standards


Develop specifications for outputs of low to moderate complexity. Anticipate and address potential programming issues, reflect forethought to establish the basis for efficient programming, accurately define all variables to be accepted by peer review and sponsor/requestor with little rework


Complete project programming activities within a timeframe allotted by Lead Statistical Programmer and/or management

What are the entry requirements?

* Degree or Masters level qualification in a relevant subject e.g. Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or Life Science (summer 2019 graduates can be considered)

* Fluency in English, with strong interpersonal skills

* Display an interest in programming and a passion for working within clinical trials

* Demonstrate effective organisational skills and the ability to be customer-focused

* Ability to start in Autumn 2019

What will you get paid?

* You will receive a competitive starting salary as well as our comprehensive benefits package, including private healthcare and pension

If you are interested then please apply by CV to our website.

Syneos Health™ is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization. The Company, including a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Contract Commercial Organization (CCO), is purpose-built to accelerate customer performance to address modern market realities. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies – INC Research and inVentiv Health – we bring together approximately 24,000 clinical and commercial minds to help our biopharmaceutical customers shorten the distance from lab to life. Learn more at our website.