July 28, 2020

Closing date for applications: 31 August 2020



MAC Clinical Research manages clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry and we are seeking to appoint a SAS Programmer to join our biometrics team and make a positive impact in a world-leading Clinical Development Organisation. We are happy to be flexible with regards to location in the UK, so any of our clinical site locations may be considered. This role would suit candidate with background or keen interest in life sciences or statistics.


The focus of this role is to provide expert SAS Programming support to the company and its customers. You will also develop best working practices and Standard Operating Procedures to deliver the portfolio of projects within the department.


The successful candidate will have the tenacity to succeed in a very busy and demanding environment, have impeccable standards with a desire to achieve, be organised, assiduous and efficient. A working knowledge of electronic data capture systems, quality assurance, good clinical practice, clinical research management and medical terminology/experience would be an advantage.



  • Support the SAS Programming aspects of projects within the Biometrics department.

  • Assist in developing the processes to support all activities within the SAS Programming department.

  • Serve as a resource for allocated projects and its deliverables.

  • Ensure SAS Programming deliverables are achieved on time and to high quality.

  • Assist in the coordination of the SAS Programming activities and resources for allocated projects.

  • Ensure that all SAS Programming activities are performed in line with relevant SOP’s and in accordance with GCP.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction.


  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in an area relevant to the role such as Mathematics or Statistics.

  • Demonstrable experience in SAS Programming and working knowledge of effective SAS Programming practices. Preferably, a minimum of 2 years in a SAS Programming role within the Pharmaceutical or CRO Industries.

  • Working knowledge of CDISC data standards including ADaM and SDTM.

  • Excellent computer skills including competent use of SAS and other relevant programming software.

  • Excellent oral and written communicative skills. Fluent in oral and written English.

  • Excellent time management to organise and prioritise workload.

  • Able to lead by example on process development, departmental and project objectives, and overall business strategy and initiatives.

  • Able to work in a collaborative team environment.

  • Able to proactively identify risks and issues and be able to devise mitigation and contingency plans and solve problems as they arise.

  • Encourage team members to apply the same approach to seek solutions.

  • Knowledge of drug development process including the relationship between the CRO industry and Pharmaceutical companies.

  • Knowledge of the regulatory framework that surrounds drug development and the clinical trial process.

  • Knowledge of clinical trial process; including the interaction between the SAS Programming team with the wider Biometrics team and clinical operations



  • Competitive salary in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards and will reflect experience

  • Free onsite parking

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years long service)

  • Your birthday off work

  • Regular hours (including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day off)


MAC Clinical Research invites applications from highly motivated candidates, with a desire to achieve their full potential.  You will be working with an organisation that sees you as an investment and is keen for you to achieve your career aspirations.


Please note that if we receive a high volume of applications this date may be brought forwards.

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