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Statistical Programmer

Are you our next SAS programming expert, ready to create excellent statistical outputs? Do you have the required skills to execute complex data analysis? Don’t you just only understand the complicated data, but really have a feeling of what the statistical outputs mean and how to turn this into meaningful data?


We are looking for an experienced professional to lead SMS-oncology’s statistical programming and analysis tasks in an oncology dedicated high performance organization. Somebody who can develop, test and run SAS programs for statistical analysis and reporting of clinical data and who has mastered application development skills.


  • Degree in medicine, health care, life sciences or related fields
  • At least 2 years of industry experience as statistical programmer - preferably in oncology
  • In-depth knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and local regulations and processes
  • Programming skills:
    • Preferably SAS certified or with advanced knowledge of/experience with SAS programming and associated features and their applications in a pharmaceutical industry environment
    • Experience with CDISC conventions such as SDTM and ADaM models and hands on experience implementing these models
    • Proven experience in development of advanced MACROs with high programming efficiency
    • Strong understanding of relational database components and extremely hands on in data manipulations, analysis and reporting of analysis results
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Excellent organization and management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive

The department:

You will be part of SMS-oncology’s biometrics team that provides data management services from (e)CRF design, data validation, medical coding, to statistical programming, analysis, and CDISC submission package.


SMS-oncology is one of the few CROs in the world solely dedicated to oncology. With our unique business model of integrating oncology drug development affairs and clinical operations, we cover the whole value chain from trial design to the setup, management and completion of phase I to IV oncology trials. We specialize in early phase, pediatric and immuno-oncology trials.
Our goal is to be the leading oncology CRO. We believe that oncology trials require oncology experts. Our clients can rely on our expertise and our proactive, responsive and pragmatic approach. Our mission is to excel in oncology trials for the benefit of our clients and cancer patients worldwide.
SMS-oncology nurtures a high performance culture, provides continuous training, offer unique opportunities to learn, and stimulates personal and organizational development. Our high performance culture impacts our retention rate positively, as represented by our industry leading rate of ~95%.

What can SMS-oncology offer you?

  • Exciting opportunities to further develop yourself in becoming an autonomous, flexible oncology trial expert
  • The possibility to contribute to the development of innovative cancer therapies that will benefit patients and their families
  • A fast growing and dynamic environment


Don’t hesitate to contact our recruitment team via +31 (0)20 4350 580.

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