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Principal Statistical Programmer: Real World Evidence - homebased or hybrid working

Join us on our exciting journey!

The vision of our Real-World Evidence teams is to pioneer and lead with scientific and technical expertise in the generation and dissemination of high-quality Real-World Evidence. We make a true difference to patient lives, globally. Come join us on this exciting journey!

Our Real-World Global Biostatistics & Statistical Programming team delivers insightful analytics for predominantly primary data collection studies, and we are increasingly supporting innovative studies such as External Comparators, Enriched Studies, and Pragmatic Trials.

We are a highly motivated global team of more than 150 employees, responsible for engaging with our clients early to help shape the statistical analysis of these study designs, contribute to protocols and deliver results to meet their needs.

We have unique opportunities to define the way our clients develop and apply Real-World Evidence for healthcare decision making. So we are looking for the best talent to join us.

We are collaborative, intellectually curious, entrepreneurial, and constantly looking for opportunities to harness the value of Real-World Evidence in an evolving industry!

Job Overview:

As a Principal Statistical Programmer/Programming Scientist, you will provide advanced technical expertise to develop process methodology for the department to meet internal and external clients' needs, across complex projects and studies.

This involves planning and coordinating the development of integrated programming solutions serving the full spectrum of statistical programming needs.

You will provide internal consulting services, including specifications and user needs analysis for complex project or client requirements.


  • 7+ years' Statistical Programming experience within the Life-Science Industry
  • Advanced knowledge of statistics, programming and/or clinical drug development process
  • Advanced knowledge of computing applications such as Base SAS, SAS Graph and SAS Macro language
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant Data Standards (such as CDISC/ADaM/SDTM)
  • Bachelors or Masters' in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent
  • Already possess the right to work in EMEA


Embrace your curiosity and grow your career in an exciting environment where development is a priority.

Think boldly and disrupt conventional thinking.

Enjoy what you do.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!


IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible - to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

Principal Statistical Programmer: Real World Evidence - homebased or hybrid working

Reading, UK
Full Time

Published on 06/18/2022

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