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Statistical Programmer

The Statistical Programmer plays a leading role in all programming tasks that are needed for the analysis and reporting of a clinical trial. This position generally requires a close cooperation with other departments to be able to complete the day-to-day activities.


What will you do as a Statistical Programmer?

Statistical Programmers develop codes for the analysis and reporting of clinical trials. These codes need to be efficient and flexible in use. The Statistical Programmer has the responsibility of developing and maintaining the internal standardised SAS programs. SAS-programming is a common skill needed as a Statistical Programmer. As a Statistical Programmer, you will collaborate with statistical colleagues and researchers from other departments to realise statistical analysis plans. Examples of colleagues from different departments he or she is collaborating with are Biostatisticians and Data Managers. The Statistical Programmer collaborates closely with other statistical colleagues to write reports and communicate results to each other. Communicating these results to key customers is another responsibility the Statistical Programmer has on a day-to-day basis. Lastly, the Statistical Programmer needs to stay informed on developments in the technological systems used in the industry and be able to implement these developments in his or her daily tasks.



The requirements for this position are dependent on the type of company and clinical trials that are executed. These different types of activities and companies require different knowledge and experiences. In general, there are basic requirements and skills needed:

  • Master’s degree in the field of statistics or biostatistics
  • Proficient in statistical programming languages, such as SAS
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • General knowledge of regulatory and drug development processes
  • A minimum of three years of experience within statistical programming

Vacancies for Statistical Programmers regularly come available at QTC Recruitment. The available vacancies exclusively belong to QTC Recruitment’s employers. If you are interested in this position, or any other related position, feel free to contact us at +31 (0)23 754 86 60.


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