Company

KCR

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Senior Clinical Programmer (UK)

City/voivodeship

Stirling, United Kingdom

Publication

2019-12-08

Company description

KCR is a clinical development solutions provider for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. We support clients with full-service clinical development capabilities across three main areas: Trial Execution, Consulting and Placement. KCR operates across four main regions: North America, Western Europe, Central Europe, and Eastern Europe, with a main operational hub located in Boston, MA. Our strategic hub locations, technical capabilities and solution offerings allow for the optimized delivery of trial execution strategies to develop life-changing therapies. KCR offers access to an estimated population of 1.1 Billion people. For more information visit www.kcrcro.com.
KCR: We see human behind every number
KCR is a clinical development solutions provider for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. We support clients with full-service clinical development capabilities across three main areas: Trial Execution, Consulting and Placement. KCR operates across four main regions: North America, Western Europe, Central Europe, and Eastern Europe, with a main operational hub located in Boston, MA. Our strategic hub locations, technical capabilities and solution offerings allow for the optimized delivery of trial execution strategies to develop life-changing therapies. KCR offers access to an estimated population of 1.1 Billion people. For more information visit www.kcrcro.com. 
KCR: We see human behind every number.
Location:  Stirling, United Kingdom
To support further organizational growth, KCR seeks to employ a Senior Clinical Programmer to work on the implementation of some of the most innovative and disruptive technologies focusing on patient recruitment, engagement, data acquisition and retention. This position is a client-facing role that acts as a leader for the technical aspects of client configuration of our patient centric clinical research platform. Work involves liaising with clients to identify requirements, to prepare both visual and written specification materials and to carry out the configuration of the platform. Work must be carried out according to KCR’s standard business processes, and to adhere to applicable GxP and regulatory requirements.
 
The duties associated with the role include:
  • Advising external customers and internal staff on best practices for implementing our technology platform. 
  • Working with customer representatives in the translation of customer needs into effective solutions. 
  • Liaising with technology vendors to ensure capabilities are achievable and problems addressed in a timely manner. 
  • Interactively developing workflow diagrams including swimlane charts to describe flow of tasks and data through the clinical trial lifecycle. 
  • Authoring specifications based upon client requirements, including functional test cases, for use in configuring and developing solutions via the platform and in integrations with other products. 
  • Providing Team & Senior Clinical Programmer support to other staff members. 
  • Developing training materials and delivery of courses both internally, externally and electronically (e.g. via the platform, clinical sites and investigator meetings) as needed. 
  • Providing design input during the protocol authoring phase and to interpret protocols previously developed. 
  • Supporting customer during user acceptance testing cycle by resolving issues, answering questions, and guiding them through the process. 
  • Providing written and verbal status reports to management on client projects and internal projects. 
  • Participating in internal initiatives, e.g., process improvement, product improvement, and identifying best practices.
  • Complying with and enforcing KCR’s SOPs, procedures, and policies. 
  • Contributing to the development, customer delivery and partner support processes. 
  • Developing delivery tools and infrastructure. 
  • Contributing to the development of internal, external and partner training programs. 
  • Applying a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities in developing solutions in a timely fashion.
Requirements:
  • Any time served evidence of experience and performance in a related field
  • Programming in a 3rd or 4th generation language (e.g. Javascript), XML a major bonus
  • Ideally experience in clinical research EDC or ePRO implementations
  • Excellent customer interaction skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to listen well to understand underlying business needs
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Ability to use well MS Office / 365 tools
  • Experience with charting tools such as Lucid Charts or Visio
  • Demonstrable ability to work well as part of a team
  • A passion for creating great solutions for Patients and Healthcare Professionals
At KCR we put our mission: WE SEE HUMAN BEHIND EVERY NUMBER into our actions, therefore we offer our Employees benefits that comply with national regulations and provide the coverage that best meets employee needs.
To show that you are appreciated in our team, while working at KCR you will be provided with: 
  • Ability to join fast-growing international CRO company and develop knowledge of clinical trials industry
  • Possibility of getting involved in multinational studies
  • Onboarding process to enable you fast takeover of duties
  • Peer Buddy Mentor who will introduce you to the organization
  • 25 days of paid leave annually for vacation, 8 days of bank holidays without loss of pay, 1 birthday day
  • Pension: 3%
  • Open culture based on our values: learning, customer focus, accountability, commitment, tenacity and determination to succeed
  • Mentoring and training programs related with clinical trials, therapeutic areas, soft skills development
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