Clinical Programmer - The Hague

Vacancy information

Publication date:January 19 2021
Employment type: Permanent
Sector: Clinical Research
Function Group: Clinical Research

Functiegroepen: Clinical Research / Data Manager


For an institute focused on innovative, early-stage clinical research we are looking for a Clinical Programmer. As the focus lies on clinical research you will contribute to the development of high-quality treatments on a multitude of healthcare frontiers. Their goal is to combine the most innovative and cutting-edge facilities to maximise a successful outcome. Therapeutic areas you will contribute to are neurology, immunology, cardiovascular, and infectious diseases. With all the in-house knowledge available, you will always learn new things. If you like the kind of environment that is knowledge and quality-driven, then it is the cultural fit for you. The team you will be working with currently exists of eight people where there is an informal dynamic driven by humour and quality. Would you like to mix different responsibilities that aren’t in the job description, no worries! You can learn programming, method development, statistical programming, or other skills, just let us know, the possibilities are endless.


As Clinical Programmer, you will be working on multiple projects at the same time whilst also supporting the in-house Clinical Database Designers. You will be involved from start to finish, talking with all the stakeholders and users to eventually make sure transfer files are properly created, safety tables are delivered including figures and listings (TFL’s). Your primary goal is to make sure existing macro’s are properly maintained and new ones are created, safety reporting is generated, electronic data files are processed, and transfer files are set up. Besides SAS programming there is room for you to develop yourself as a programmer, in case you’re not familiar with macro’s yet, you can learn these on the job. In case you see other aspects in the team that you find interesting, express it and you can add it to your responsibilities. That is the beauty of this team and of the potential, you can develop yourself in unexpected ways. Perhaps you already know exactly what you want to learn, give me a call and let me know! In case you are already a very experienced Clinical SAS Programmer, let’s have a chat and see if this is a fit for you.


You need the following experience to be successful in this role is:

  • Three years of SAS programming experience in a CRO or pharmaceutical environment
  • Preferably experience with tables, listings & figures
  • Preferably phase 1 experience in clinical research
  • Experience with SDTM is welcome
  • Knowledge of ICH, FDA, and GCP guidelines and principles
  • Able to work on multiple projects at once
  • Good presentation skills
  • Teamwork skills and a social personality
  • Fluency in English


In return for your time and energy we offer:

  • Unlimited learning and development potential
  • A quality and knowledge-driven environment
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • A team where you can be yourself, full of humour and focussed on quality instead of quantity
  • A salary range around €3,950 gross per month, depending on experience
  • Great secondary benefits
  • Being part of developing life-changing treatments


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Yvo Selderbeek
Senior Associate | Clinical Research




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