ANALYTICS ACADEMY (REF. EXP-SER-033) (Leading to permanent full-time role as Statistician/Programmer)

ANALYTICS ACADEMY (REF. EXP-SER-033) (Leading to permanent full-time role as Statistician/Programmer)

ANALYTICS ACADEMY (REF. EXP-SER-033) (Leading to permanent full-time role as Statistician/Programmer) 150 150 Exploristics

Contract:                       Permanent full-time

Location:                       Belfast office

Salary:                            £20K – £30K + attractive benefit package (based on experience)

Application Process:   We welcome direct applications from candidates and we request that recruitment agencies do not send us applications/CVs unless explicitly invited to do so in respect of any advertised vacancy.


Who is Exploristics?

Exploristics is an established, fast growing enabling technology company providing world-class analytics and specialised software products for clinical-stage life science organisations. Our experienced statisticians and programmers develop intellectual property and assets to support the design and analysis of clinical trials, precision medicine and real-world data analytics. We address the emerging analytics needs of the Industry with our biostatistics services, bespoke algorithms and unique, state of the art, proprietary, cloud-based trial simulation software KerusCloud.


Our success is not only due to the experts we employ in the field but also the impact of high-value technical and scientific support we provide to our clients at all stages of clinical development.  We have a track record of delivering dynamic and innovative analytics solutions to global pharmaceutical companies as well as small, specialist biotechnology companies.  Our flagship simulation platform KerusCloud has enabled our customers to achieve real world success by transforming their clinical development plans.


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Why is this role important?

Exploristics accelerates clinical development by offering a uniquely targeted approach. We integrate comprehensive biostatistical services with proprietary software products to reduce the risks, costs and duration of clinical development through a data-driven approach.  We have experience working with Big Pharma, Biotech, SMEs and academia on several projects spanning the field of clinical sudies in multiple therapeutic areas as well as real-world studies.  We take pride in establishing close working relationships with our clients to provide strategic insights and flexible resources and expertise that make a significant impact  for our clients across all stages of clinical development, from protocol review, study design, analysis and reporting and real world evidence.


Why you should apply?

Have you experience in the application of statistics in the pharmaceutical, healthcare or life science sectors?  Do you want to be at the forefront of statistical innovations, leading the way on clinical trial design and analysis? Are you looking for an opportunity that offers you a flexible work solution and one that will take your career to the next level of responsibility?  Would you like to join a dynamic, growing firm where you can really make an impact, not just on the company but to accelerate drug development and ultimately benefit patients?


We are looking for passionate and motivated statisticians to work within our Services team to deliver high quality, innovative, analytical services within a clinical setting as our KerusCloud platform moves into the next phase.


We offer a competitive salary with extensive benefits including generous holiday entitlement (37 days), pension scheme and private health insurance.  We provide a fantastic opportunity for professional development both through formal training and through exposure to a variety of challenges with the chance to learn and develop new skills.


Key duties

  • Draft and review sections of statistical documents e.g. statistical analysis plans (SAPs) or reports under supervision
  • Follow specifications for programming and creating datasets under supervision
  • Follow SAPs and program summary tables, figures and listings (TFLs) under supervision
  • Perform analyses as part of a team, under supervision
  • Compare study TFL shells, case report forms (CRF) and SAPs with guidance and provide review comments to lead statistician


The essentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, physics, pharmacology, computer science, or a degree in which there is a mathematical/statistical or programming element.
  • Experience in handling data and producing summary results.


Any of the following would be desirable:

  • Master’s degree in Medical Statistics/Statistics
  • Familiar with a programming language
  • Motivated to learn new skills and develop their existing skill set
  • Inquisitive personality with the ability to problem solve and demonstrate attention to detail
  • Great team work attitude and ability to work independently when required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Can take their own initiative


Please note the successful applicant will be asked for proof of the right to work in the UK.


About the Academy

Phase I – Training begins with a thorough 6-week SAS programming schedule. You will be guided through programming standards and practices by our expert trainers, with opportunities for practical application to help with the learning process. This initial phase concludes with a practical SAS assessment to demonstrate your progression.


Phase II – Incorporating elements of statistical methodology and programming, the second phase moves towards customer project-based scenarios where you will be given the opportunity to put into practice the concepts you learnt in phase I. This phase will also encourage self-learning, and allow you to develop your research, communication and customer-relation skills throughout the remainder of the academy. Having passed phase 1 and 2 assessments, you will then graduate from the program.

Why Exploristics

We strongly believe in an inclusive and supportive work culture.  We recognise the importance of a good work-life balance and the need for a fulfilling and rewarding career.   We understand the changing demands of life and the need for flexibility in working arrangements to meet these demands.  Exploristics is an equal opportunity employer and as such we will consider all qualified applicants regardless of gender, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you would like to find out more, I would be delighted to hear from you, Meabh McCurdy, Analytics Academy Team Lead (


To apply, please send a CV and cover letter by the closing date quoting job reference to Kerry Chandler, Administrator (


Closing date is 31st December 2022.