• Senior Data Programmer

    Job Locations - | United Kingdom-Reading | United Kingdom-Swansea
    Posted Date 4 months ago(4 months ago)
  • Overview

    At PRA, we don’t make our 15000+ people great. It’s the other way around. As we have grown to a top-5 CRO, we have maintained the feel of a small company, dedicated to collaboration and passion for what we do.


    We always have a desire to keep seeking new and better ways to operate. We don’t settle for the same old ways. Our passion for improving patient lives worldwide permeates all that we do. Put simply, we care.


    PRA's global programming team is steadily expanding and due to recent promotions we are looking to hire a Senior Data Programmer, based in our Reading or Swansea office. 


    The global programming management team are consistently focussed on identifying and retaining industry leading talent. Using a supportive and engaged management style they will provide a focus for staff development alongside an effective work/life balance.  


    The successful candidate will assist with the delivery of projects in either a lead or support programmer position as a Data Programmer (SDTM focussed). 


    Senior Data Programmer Role Summary:

    • aCRF creation
    • SDTM or Tabulation datasets creation and QC
    • Creation of SDTM define.xml and Study Data Reviewers Guide (SDRG)
    • Use Pinnacle 21 Report to validate datasets
    • Raw Data transfers
    • SDTM or Tabulation Data transfers
    • Direct the programming activities on multiple studies
    • Be aware of timelines, plan resources, analyse study finances etc.
    • Mentor junior programmers
    • Contribute toward SME teams
    • Become involved with process improvement and initiatives


    You are:


    Delivery focused and an innovative leader.

    Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:

    • Degree qualified and demonstrable experience working within a CRO and or pharmaceutical industry
    • Expertise in SAS and solid CDISC knowledge
    • Strong project leadership skills and have excellent communication skills

    You will be frequently collaborating within multi-cultural global teams, so will need to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, exhibit pro-active teamwork alongside a positive attitude, and maintain up-to-date industry awareness and understanding of regulation/standards.


    Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.


    PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


    For more information please visit our website:


    Salary: Will pay a salary fully commensurate both with the significance of this appointment and with the required calibre of the successful candidate.

    Closing date: 16th October 2018


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