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  • Posted: Aug 8, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 2016 marked an important milestone in our continued global expansion as we opened our first permanent offshore PHASTAR office located in Nairobi, Kenya. Our new office is located to the south east of Nairobi, equidistant between the city centre and airport: This expansion built on our established ties with Kenya with three of our long serving employees al...
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    Statistical Programmer

    PHASTAR are expanding our team in Nairobi, Kenya 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.

    About the Position

    PHASTAR work within the pharmaceutical industry and use SAS ( 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 before being assigned a dedicated mentor to help you become a proficient SAS programmer. Upon completing your training you will begin to work on projects with our clients and begin to make a difference in the development of drugs within the pharmaceutical industry.

    Once completing the training programme 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 
    • 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) 

    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

    Please visit for further information on the company

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Phastar on to apply
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