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About the Challenge

You’re ready for your first professional challenge or are already looking for a new one. You want to work for a large, global corporation that sets the benchmark worldwide for quality and integrity. At SGS, you can count on an interesting position where you can take responsibility and enjoy a fun work environment with great colleagues.

As an SAS Programmer, you will create, program and validate SAS datasets. You will get the opportunity to program and review NCA and NONMEM datasets and to create randomization lists. Creation and review of the specifications and requirements of the deliverables, as well as quality control of datasets is also part of the challenge.

SGS Life Sciences carries out all types of services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies: clinical trials, consultancy, quality control,…


Your skills

We’re looking for someone with a positive and constructive mindset, with an eye for detail and a commitment to quality. You have a professional attitude towards colleagues, team members and clients. You have good, open communication skills in order to liaise with clients and external data providers. You have very good time management skills and you know how to cope with stress (of course, you get the support of your team manager and colleagues!).

  • You have a Master’s degree in Statistics
  • You have good knowledge of SAS (BASE-STAT-macros-…) in order to solve SAS programming errors, create SAS datasets, create and validate new SAS macros, create and document specifications and requirements of SAS datasets, …
  • You have excellent knowledge of English
  • You’re a true team player, convinced that good working teams can achieve things individuals would never be able to
  • Any relevant job experience is of course an asset

Our offer

Exellys isn’t your typical recruiting or consulting agency, we’re a different breed. We are a tech talent incubator, which is every bit as cool as it sounds. Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • You’ll join an awesome community and enter one of our Smart Programs, based on where you are in your career and where you want to go. Did we mention you’ll get a personal coach as well?
  • Next to a generous monthly salary, you'll receive a company car or a flexible mobility budget and tons of other benefits (pension, daily compensations, etc.)
  • You’ll spend most of the time at (y)our client’s, except for regular Exellys trainings, fun events, tribe meet-ups, after works, knowledge sharing sessions, etc.
  • After two years of coaching and upskilling from Exellys, you’ll get the opportunity to join (y)our client’s organization as an internal employee. Or if you prefer to stay with us, you could explore our follow-up Smart Programs as well.

Key figures

  • 100,000 employees worldwide
  • 1,650 employees in Belgium
  • Network of 2,600 offices and laboratories
  • 15 locations in Belgium, headquarters in Antwerp
  • Established in 1878 in Switzerland

Company insights

More about this organisation

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We’re also the benchmark worldwide for quality and integrity. And that makes us very proud. This can only happen thanks to our employees, who give 110% of themselves every day, divided over all expertises, branches and cultures. Our coworkers build their own way inside the company, the services and the expertise.

Next steps


  • Apply now
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  • Ace a phone call
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  • Convince us
    You can expect up to 2 rounds of interviews
  • Show your skills
    A series of technical tests based on your expertise
  • Sign the contract
    Welcome and congratulations!

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