Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Below are details of our current vacancies:

Senior Statistician

Section: Statistics

Job Description: Responsible for leading all statistical activities relating to clinical trials.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Providing expert point of contact with sponsor and internal project teams
  • Leading projects and delivering on time and within budget
  • Protocol and sample size consultancy
  • Randomisation design
  • Data capture design review and input into data standards
  • Development of Statistical Analysis Plans
  • Statistical programming and modelling
    • Meta-analysis
    • PK/PD and bioequivalence studies
    • Mixed models
    • Adaptive designs
    • Survival analysis
    • ISS/ISE
  • Expanding the department expertise in other areas of statistics
  • Peer review of statistical deliverables
  • Providing statistical expertise and presentation of results at sponsor meetings
  • Providing statistical evaluation and reports for inclusion into Clinical Study Reports
  • Project management including resourcing, financial planning and budgetingGeneral responsibilities include:
  •  Contributing to SQN’s development of new systems, processes and SOPs
  • Expert assistance in the help and compilation of bids and contracts
  • Business develop expert support – contributing to meetings
  • Ability to communicate effectively with non-statisticians

 

Experience and skills required: 

  • Strong analytical and data interpretation skills
  • Statistical programming and modelling with experience ideally across:
    • Meta-analysis
    • PK/PD and bioequivalence studies
    • Mixed models
    • Adaptive designs
    • Survival analysis
  • Minimum of 5 years in the Pharmaceutical or CRO Industries and preferably an MSc in Statistics or related discipline
  • Project management, organisational and matrix management skills with the ability to proactively prioritise projects
  • Budgeting and resourcing skills
  • Leadership and mentoring skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Experience with SAS v. 9
  • Wide clinical development knowledge across Phase I through IV studies

If you have the necessary experience, qualifications and skills and are interested in being considered for this full time permanent position please submit your application to: karen.grover@synequanon.com

Clinical Applications Developer

SQN is an award-winning Norfolk based specialist clinical biometrics CRO supporting global pharma, biotech, medical device and animal health partners with innovative clinical development services. They have recently been awarded the Queens Award for Innovation.

SQN is looking to appoint a Clinical Applications Developer

An exciting opportunity to join a team of Clinical Database Programmers. The successful applicant will be responsible for the design and development of clinical study databases coupled with supporting continued system development of SQN’s key innovative Electronic Data Collection system and related processes.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Build and update clinical study databases, according to specifications, from build and the programming of edit checks, through testing to go-live.
  • Provide technical solutions for ad-hoc study requirements, and lead their development.
  • Input into the development of database and software solutions; Enhance, recommend, support and install existing solutions.
  • Work closely with Lead Data Managers and eCRF Developers to lead study database programming elements; investigate problem areas and existing solutions.
  • Provide support and technical assistance for internal and external reported issues.
  • Perform, guide and facilitate functional testing of study specific software enhancements and contribute to, and maintain company processes.
  • Proactively identify, drive and develop system and process improvements.
  • Support version control, validation and approval of generic system software to ensure a quality software product and fulfilment of local process and regulatory requirements pertaining to computerised systems.
  • Prioritise tasks and resource time accordingly.

 

Key Skills:

  • Previous database programming experience.
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience of SQL and web development and support.
  • Experience of programming in any of a number of the following: ASP.NET, HTML, C#, CSS, JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of System Validation Life Cycle in relationship to the implementation of new applications and processes.
  • Understanding of the Pharmaceutical industry and other clinical data management systems preferred but not essential
  • Good organisational skills including planning, prioritising, multi-tasking and problem solving.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and operate as part of a team.
  • Flexible and self-motivated.

 

Position Location

  • Office based in Diss Norfolk
  • Full-time permanent

To start ASAP

Please send your resume and your contact information to : info@synequanon.com

Senior SAS Programmer

Section: Statistics

Job Description: Responsible for statistical programming activities relating to clinical trials. Senior programmer will additionally be responsible for leading the programming activities on studies.

Areas of responsibility include:

 Primary areas:

  • CDISC SDTM mapping and programming. Creation of SDTM mapping specs, SDTM defines and reviewer’s guides
  • Senior role will include project leadership activities

 

 Additional areas:

  • Development of analysis dataset specifications
  • Development, maintenance and validation of SAS® programs for the production of analysis datasets and tables, figures and listings for inclusion in clinical study reports
  • Creation and review of shells for tables, figures and listings from a programming perspective
  • Development, maintenance and validation of SAS based utilities
  • Data capture design review and input into data standards
  • Contributing to SQN’s development of new systems, processes and SOPs  

 

Experience and skills required:

  • Expertise in CDSIC SDTM standards, including thorough understanding of SDTM IG, creation of SDTM mapping specifications, defines and reviewer’s guides. Experience in the conversion of data sets into SDTMs
  • The equivalent knowledge of ADaM standards preferable
  • Experience of running data integration projects
  • Strong analytical, programming and data interpretation skills
  • Minimum of 5-6 years SAS® programming experience ideally in the CRO environment
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to proactively prioritise projects and allocated activities
  • Experience of leading project teams, forecasting work and assessing progress
  • Budgeting and resourcing skills
  • Leadership and mentoring skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Practical experience with SAS v 9 and macro development
  • Understanding of clinical development processes
  • Good communication skills and high level of English language

If you have the necessary experience, qualifications and skills and are interested in being considered for this full time permanent position please submit your application and CV to: karen.grover@synequanon.com