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SAS Programmer/Data Transfer Specialist - West Lothian

Clinical Operations - Clinical IS & Data Management
Ref: 1059 Date Posted: Monday 13 Aug 2018
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SAS Programmer/Data Transfer Specialist (Clinical Trials)


Central Belt of Scotland

Entrust People have a fantastic opportunity for a SAS Programmer/Data Transfer Specialist (Clinical Trials) to join our client to provide SAS Programming support as part of a team to manage delivery of projects through the full laboratory Data Management project life-cycle. 

Within this role you carry out the following:

  • Deliver SAS programming solutions to manage the development and delivery of data-transfers from the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), which meet client data reporting needs
  • Understand and verify error-logs generated from SAS Data Transfer programs and communicate effectively to resolve issues.
  • Serve as primary Laboratory Data Management (LDM) point of contact for clients, across assigned projects.
  • Establish and maintain strong internal and external customer relationships.
  • Ensure service and quality meet agreed upon timelines and deliverables detailed in the Data Transmission Agreement.
  • Work with client data managers and internal team to help project-manage: finances, processes, timelines, workload projection, resources, issue escalation and out-of-scope work.
  • Identify gaps in database set-up or programming, and resolve using appropriate escalation and communication (both external and internal). Providing corrective and preventive action plans where required.
  • Assist in developing and implementing new processes and technology.
  • Understand and comply with core standard operating procedures and working instructions
  • Train and mentor junior SAS programming where appropriate
  • Perform other duties as directed by the functional manager.

About You

  • 2 to 3 Years SAS Experience within health care/life science/clinical trials space
  • Academic background in data analysis, statistics with life science
  • Able to analyse and interpret clinical trial data i.e. test results
  • SAS qualification or extensive use as part of their overall qualifications

In Return

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits Package: Pension Plan, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance etc.,
  • Industry Leading Projects
  • Flexible Working

If this role is of interest, please contact Suzi at Entrust People on 01224 608988 OR email