Quanticate UK - Head Office

Senior Programmer I

3 days ago
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This is a multi-discipline role within the Quanticate Programming department, with focus on delivering project leadership of assigned projects and technical expertise and leadership in support of Programming deliveries and training development of Programming personnel.


  • Deliver excellent customer care in support of genuine value and a great customer experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of clinical and pharmaceutical drug development and associated ICH/GCP guidelines.
  • Comprehensive understanding of current Quanticate, and client-specific standard operating procedures (SOPs) and processes, as well as applicable regulatory requirements and/or guidelines on behalf of the client.
  • Good knowledge of pharmaceutical industry standards.
  • Provide mentoring in area of technical expertise.
  • Ability to work with different teams, functions, and across sites, as required.
  • Ability to review clinical documents, e.g. protocol, CRF and SAP.
  • Perform other reasonable programming tasks as requested by management.
  • Follow appropriate Project Management procedures.
  • Work to the appropriate standards of the project.
  • Demonstrated SAS programming knowledge to an advanced level with expected results in SAS competency test.
  • Ability to work independently as a programmer.
  • Provide programming expertise and support within the function on programming standards, processes and procedures.
  • Provide high quality deliverables and appropriate communication to the client within expected timelines and budget as directed by the Project Lead.
  • Ability to represent the Company at external conferences and forums, from a clinical programming perspective.
  • Contribute to SAS training and workshops and other programming-related training sessions as applicable.
  • Continuous acquirement of SAS and other appropriate programming expertise within pharmaceutical industry.


  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent, preferably in a numerate discipline.
  • Understanding of basic statistics.
  • Preferred 3 years’ programming experience, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry or medical sector.
  • Knowledge and experience on pharmaceutical industry and requirements for delivery of clinical trials.
  • Preferably have programming experience covering activities from study set-up to final reporting.
  • Should have PC skills, good knowledge of statistical software packages (particularly SAS), good organisational skills, good communication skills (oral and written), excellent analytical skills, works well as part of a team, and has a continuous improvement mentality and a good attention to detail.



You will work within Quanticate’s global programming department, providing the highest quality statistical programming services to our pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutritional and medical device clients.


Having formed in 2007, from the merger of two specialist Biometrics CROs, Quanticate has grown to become the world’s largest CRO specialising in the provision of data-related services. Our services include Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics, Clinical Programming, Medical Writing and Pharmacovigilance.


As a recognised "Investors in People" employer, Quanticate is committed to the development of its employees. With structured career paths across each of its functional areas, and Junior and Expert Academies that have been created to help fast-track you up the CRO career ladder, you will be working for a company that is able to provide long-term career development opportunities alongside flexible working arrangements.


The Programming Group


With approximately 100 clinical SAS Programmers spread across each of our global offices, the Programming Group is Quanticate’s largest department. The UK and US teams report to a Senior Director of Programming based in the UK, and the ROW teams i.e. Poland, India and South Africa, report to a Senior Director of Programmer based in Poland.


Each Programmer will have a line manager, who will be responsible for each individual’s development and performance, including objective setting, mentoring and support. Programmers will also work under the guidance of a Project Delivery Manager who will ensure that employees are delivering their projects on time, to budget and to the required quality standard and applying Quanticate Project Management Principles.


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