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Trainee Statistical Programmer / Analyst Industrial Placement

Salary notes: 
Job/scheme locations: 
Brentford, Stevenage
Type of opportunity: 
Application deadline: 

The Assessment Centre for successful applicants: Expected to take place in January 2020.

Degree Requirements:

  • You should currently be studying in at least your 2nd year of a BSc degree, preferably mathematics / statistics, computer science or a science / technology related discipline.
  • There is no prior required experience, although any experience programming in a computer language will be of benefit.
  • You will have completed a minimum of 2 years of your undergraduate degree but will not have graduated at the start of your placement. You will be expected to provide evidence from your university to show you will be an undergraduate student for the duration of the placement year.

What does a Regulatory Affairs industrial placement have to offer?

Your role at GSK will enable you to understand the process of drug development from the perspective of Biostatistics, you will be involved in the work of the clinical programming department. This placement will enable you to understand the programming methods important in drug development. To do this, you will become familiar with various GSK systems used in Clinical trial reporting, such as internal reporting systems and data visualization tools. You will learn how to interact effectively with colleagues and customers to deliver responsive, robust solutions that will improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of R&D at GSK. A range of training courses will be available, giving you the opportunity to develop your technical and personal skills.

During your time at GSK you will become proficient in SAS with the opportunity to learn r. You will also have the chance to write programs to analyse and report clinical and metrics data using SAS® software, working in close consultation with professional Programmer Analysts and Statisticians. You will work closely with your team giving you the opportunity to learn from more experienced staff. The IP student will have the responsibility of maintaining and updating Team and Community SharePoint Sites used for internal/external communication.

We recruit on an on-going basis and prioritise applications based on the application date.

Applications will closed when we have filled our assessment centre dates. If you have what we’re looking for apply today

This opportunity has the following recruitment stages you must successfully pass to be offered a placement year with GSK for 2020:

  • Eligibility Form
  • Online Assessment
  • Application Form
  •  Assessment Centre

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More about this vacancy

South East
Number of vacancies: 
6 to 10
Degree requirements: 
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