Ref #: 29113

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: home based in Europe

Posted: 08-Jul-2021


ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

The Role: Senior Statistical Programmer m/f/d)

• Does both production and QC programming of SDTM datasets, analysis datasets, tables, listings, and figures, for multiple clinical trials using SAS software.
• Integrates data across multiple studies or drug programs.
• Works with minimal supervision under the direction of a lead programmer.
• Communicates issues to lead programmer or Service Provider technical lead.
• Must meet timelines or communicate proactively and effectively if timelines are at risk so that plans can be adjusted.
• Able to attend team meetings and make themselves available during Biogen working hours

To be successful in the role, you will have:

• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a scientific discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, IT, Biology, Social Science, etc.
• Minimum of five (5) years of SAS programming experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry with extensive knowledge of drug submission requirements, relevant ICH and FDA/EMEA guidelines and CDISC standards for the Programmer III position
• Minimum of three (3) years of SAS programming experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry with extensive knowledge of CDISC standards and some knowledge of drug submission requirements, relevant ICH and FDA/EMEA guidelines for the Programmer II position
• Able to handle a moderate to large volume of complex tasks with minimal supervision.
• Able to handle ad-hoc requests with minimal guidance.
• Recognizes when negotiating skills are needed and seeks assistance when necessary.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

What is offered:

• Possibility to get a foot in the door of one of the biggest and most successful global pharmaceutical companies
• 100% Home based
• Permanent contract
• Great work atmosphere
• Compensatory time-off
• Contribution to pension scheme

To apply:
Would you like to know more? We are looking forward to your application by either submitting your CV via email to or apply via our career portal on We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.