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Clinical Database Programmer II

Job ID R0000002125 South Africa, Remote

When our values align, there's no limit to what we can achieve.

At Parexel, we all share the same goal - to improve the world's health. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, every clinical development solution we provide is underpinned by something special - a deep conviction in what we do.

Each of us, no matter what we do at Parexel, contributes to the development of a therapy that ultimately will benefit a patient. We take our work personally, we do it with empathy and we're committed to making a difference.

The Clinical Database Programmer II provides technical expertise for the conduct of clinical trials and works with minimal supervision to support various programming activities related to clinical systems, and/or the applications/systems within eClinical technologies.

General areas of responsibility also includes: eCRF design, edit check programming, edit check validation and integration of third-party systems with the EDC databases. All tasks should be performed in accordance to corporate quality standards, SOPs/Work Instructions/Guidelines, ICH-GCP and/or other international regulatory requirements.

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Written and oral fluency in English.

  • Experience in at least one programming environment (e.g. SAS, CDMS, EDC, SQL, VB, Java).

  • Knowledge of SOPs/Guidelines/Work Instructions/System Life Cycle methodologies, ICHGCP and any other applicable local and international regulations such as 21 CFR Part 11 and proven practical application.

  • Experience working with at least one system used within the Clinical Trial process (e.g. SAS, CDMS, EDC (Inform, RAVE, DataLabs, Medrio, Veeva), CTMS, Medical Safety Reporting).

  • Experience in clinical research industry or similar field is desired.

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant science discipline.

  • Strong ability to collaborate with global teams and work independently.

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills using concise phrasing tailored for the audience with a diplomatic approach.

  • Demonstrate ability to learn new systems and function in an evolving technical environment.

  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning; ability to adjust rapidly to changing environments.

  • Customer focus to interact professionally and respectfully within Parexel and all external colleagues to build rapport and trust.

  • Basic presentation skills.

  • Time management and prioritization skills in order to meet objectives and timelines.

  • Proven problem-solving skills including capability to make appropriate decisions in ambiguous situations, ability to conduct root cause analyses.


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