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Trainee Statistical Programmer / Analyst Industrial Placement

Job description

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 visualisation 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. 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.

What we are looking for

There is no prior required experience, although any experience programming in a computer language will be of benefit.


You should currently be studying in at least your second year of a BSc degree, preferably mathematics / statistics, computer science or a science / technology related discipline.

You will have completed a minimum of two 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.

Accepted degree subjects

  • mathematics
  • computer sciences and IT

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

The assessment centre for successful applicants: Expected to take place in January 2020.

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.

  1. Eligibility form
  2. Online assessment
  3. Application form
  4. Assessment centre

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 8 December 2019

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Closing date:  8 December 2019

Expires18 days

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