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Real World Evidence (RWE) Contract Database Analyst/Programmer

CK Group
£48.17 PAYE / £65 Umb ph
Closing date
23 Sep 2021

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CK Group are recruiting for a RWE Database Analyst/Programmer to join a global pharmaceutical company at their site based in Slough on a contract basis for a period of 12 months.

The Company:

Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in BeNeLux, with a focus on neurology and immunology.

Inside IR3, paying £65 per hour Umbrella (no paid holiday) or £48.17-59.28 per hour PAYE through CK (this includes 25+8 days paid holiday plus normal employee benefits of pension and SSP).

This role is completely home-based.

  • 5+ years experience in SAS programming.
  • 2+ years experience in Real World Evidence, Epidemiology, or Health Outcomes environment.
  • 2+ years experience with large health care databases such as CPRD or IBM MarketScan.

RWE Database Analyst/Programmer Roles:
  • Support Statistical programming activities in Real World Evidence.
  • Provide input on study design and analysis plans where necessary.
  • Review the study concept, protocol design, analysis plans, and other study-related documents.
  • Evaluate the quality of the database.
  • Develop, validate, maintain and document analysis programs, tables, charts and associated metadata following standard working practices.
  • Ensure that statistical outputs are produced in an efficient manner.

Specific Skills:
  • Advanced statistical programming skills in SAS to solve complex programming tasks.
  • Good study design and epidemiological and statistical analysis experience, including understanding of drug development, observational and epidemiological endpoints and assessments.
  • Knowledge of efficient programming with large databases.
  • Knowledge of matching algorithms such as propensity score matching is a plus.
  • Knowledge of large medical records or health claims databases such as CPRD or IBM MarketScan.
  • Advanced knowledge of statistical and epidemiological methods.
  • Knowledge of R is a plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Experience in communicating with all levels of personnel across various departments, in domestic and international environments.
  • Good command of English, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated experience in participating in collaborative work teams at local and global levels.
  • Good project management skills including experience in managing multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and without close supervision.

For more information or to apply for this RWE Database Analyst/Programmer position, please contact Sam Cupit on 01246 457733 or email, quoting job ref 51535.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.


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