• Job Opening at Phastar

  • Posted on: 14 September, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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    PHASTAR are expanding our team in Nairobi, Kenya (near the airport) and we are looking for exceptional individuals who would like to train and develop as statistical programmers. We are looking to invest in those who have a background in computing with an interest in developing your career by getting involved in the analysis of clinical data. You will be involved in making a difference by helping to develop new medicines. This is a great opportunity to further your career within the pharmaceutical industry.

     

     

    Statistical Programmer

     

    Job description

    About the Position

    PHASTAR work within the pharmaceutical industry and use SAS (www.sas.com) as a programming language on a daily basis. We are looking for individuals to train as statistical programmers.

    You will receive thorough classroom based training for a number of weeks and then dedicated mentoring to help you become a proficient SAS programmer. After training, you will begin to work on our projects with our clients and begin to make a difference in the development of drugs within the pharmaceutical industry. After the classroom training, you will then get involved in the analysis of a simulated clinical trial.

    By the end of the training you will be able to:

    • Have an understanding of the process of collecting and analysing data from clinical trials
    • Analyse and report data from clinical trials
    • Gained expertise as a SAS programmer
    • Produce tables, figures and listings that would become part of a clinical report
    • Manipulate data using dataset programming
    • Understand industry standards (e.g. CDISC standards - SDTM and ADaM)

    After the initial few months of training, you will then be assigned to a client project, working on clinical trials in the development of new medicines. We have a large variety of projects, covering various disease areas and phases of drug development.

    Candidate Requirement

    • Educated to degree level within a computing, science or mathematical subject
    • Exceptional and highly motivated candidates with equivalent or lower qualifications with experience in computing, science or mathematics above will also be considered
    • Experience working in a computer programming environment is desired
    • Genuine interest in data analysis and computer programming and working within the pharmaceutical industry
    • Excellent written and verbal communication (in English)
    • A clear thinker with a logical approach
    • Hard-working with a positive attitude
    • Aptitude for learning and developing your skill set
    • Ability to work in the Kenya on a full time basis without any restrictions
    • The role is office based in Nairobi

    To apply for this position please send an up to date CV.

    Please visit www.phastar.com for further information on the company.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Phastar career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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