Programming Specialist

CK Group
Full Time
Up to £62.50 an hour
Posted 21 days ago
Job description
  • Salary: Up to £62.50 per hour Ltd/Umb
  • REF Number: 00054865
  • Consultant: Stephen Lord
  • Contact: 01246 457738
  • Date Published: 13.12.2022
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City / Hybrid, London, Home/Field Based, Home Counties
  • Discipline: Pharmacovigilance, Biometrics

CK Group are recruiting for a Drug Safety Programming Specialist to join a pharmaceutical company based in Welwyn Garden City on a contract basis for a 12 months initially. The role has been determined as Outside IR35. The role would be expected to be initially office based in Welwyn Garden City, but can switch to hybrid (3 days in the office) once the contractor has developed and embedded within the team/department.

The Company: Our client is globally renowned pharmaceutical company with their UK Pharmaceutical Head Office situated in Welwyn, Hertfordshire. The site is accessible by motorways & airports as well as being a 30 minute train ride to London, access is easy. There are well over 1000 people occupying their site in Welwyn.The Role: The Drug Safety programming specialist is responsible for the provision of impactful safety data retrieval and reporting solutions to answer medical inquiries on the safety of our molecules. You will also also provide complex aggregate ad-hoc insight into the data flow of Individual Case Safety Reports (ICSR).

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Responsible for individual PV Safety Data requests
  • Advise the requester on the search and data display options
  • Progress to a deep understanding of the Pharmacovigilance data and processes
  • Produce high quality analyses – ensure transparency, reproducibility and compliance with applicable procedures and standards
  • Explain and share results, including assumptions, potential bias with requester
  • Apply rigor in planning of data processing and presentation of results, design fit for purpose approaches
  • Active contribution to knowledge sharing in the team
  • Ensure any issues relating to data, programs or toolsare adequately addressed at the lowest level and escalated appropriately
  • Provide out of office hour support in unforeseen urgency and if declared accordingly by management.

Your background:

  • University degree, preferably in computer sciencesor natural sciences.
  • Knowledge of Pharmacovigilance data flow and rules from data entry to processing to analysis.
  • Programming skills to perform and handle large data volumes and relational data bases (e.g. SQL) as well as analysis display (e.g. R, SAS)

Experience, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Ability to build collaborate with appropriate personnel in other functional groups within and outside of the Safety Risk Management (PDS) organization.
  • Evidence of displaying an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to think analytically to transform data information questions into data retrieval and reporting strategies as well as implementing those successfully.
  • Applied experience in visualization of data and analysis results.
  • Strong communication skills in an international cross-functional environment with the ability to effectively explain data strategies, both verbally and in writing

Apply: It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54865 in all correspondence.

Steve Lord

Principal Recruitment Consultant

T: 01246 457738

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