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Global Head Computational Biology

Germany   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Global Head Computational Biology

Discovery Research, Relocation Package, Pharmaceutical!

A fantastic new Global Head Comp Bio position has become available with a Top research-driven pharmaceutical company in South-West Germany. You will be supporting, developing and discovering new biomarker-supported New Therapeutic Concepts for Therapeutic Areas and provide strong organisational, technology and scientific leadership of the global Discovery Research Computational Biology Organisation to support the development of new therapeutic concepts, biomarkers and to enable early and robust development molecules towards (Start of Development) SoD and to support subsequent Proof of Clinical Principle (PoCP).

Your main responsibilities as Global Head include:
-Global responsibility for DR computational biology including internal technology infrastructure. Provide scientific, technical and organizational leadership for the DR Computational Biology organization. Place highest priority on projects where DR CompBio will have strongest impact on progression or achievement of PoCP. Effective partnerships with internal TAs, TMCP and other functions to deliver analysis plans and data on time and with excellent scientific quality.
-Develops strategic direction/plan for Computational Biology (Mid and Long Term) vetted by an external advisory board. Drives global topics regarding access and use of clinical data for research purposes. Provides updates to the DRLC, and IUEC, regarding development and implementation of strategy as well as key gaps (including proposed solutions).
-Chair of Global Computational Biology Committee, which sets the strategic direction of the global Computational Biology Team based on the IU aspiration and develops it into an area of strength and differentiation. Ensures globally aligned approach towards the priority areas of NTC and Biomarker identification. Supports biomarker qualification. Provides a strategic framework both for hard- and software solutions which allow cross-functional exchange and state-of-the-art analysis.
-Support presentation of key Comp Bio results at scientific meetings and publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
-Manage the global department operating budget, in alignment with the SC Sponsors including outsourcing and capital components, to assure that financial and people resources are aligned and managed to achieve delivery goals. Develop a culture of accountability, results, innovation and collegiality within the Computational Biology organization by establishing performance expectations and hiring and developing top talent to achieve organizational delivery goals. Through the leadership of others ensure employees are appropriately trained, following corporate policies, SOPs and practices without compromising quality.
-Management of the department "Target Discovery Research" (TDR) with full responsibility for scientific strategy, staff and budget. Setup and continuous evolution of a state-of-the-art technology portfolio to enable and support New Therapeutic Concept (NTC) and Biomarker identification in line with Core TPPs of BI's therapeutic area landscape.

The ideal Global Head candidate will fulfill the following requirements:

-PhD with minimum of 10 years' experience in biochemistry, informatics, computational biology or bioinformatics
-Internationally recognized expertise through publications and presentations in the areas of computational biology with deep knowledge of target discovery, biomarker discovery and development
-Strong industry experience essential, with additional academic experience accepted
-Needs to have demonstrated achievement in impacting pipeline development via Computational Biology
-10 years' plus leadership experience leading people at all levels through challenging scientific priorities and objectives
-Proven track record in setting strategic direction and priorities for Computational Biology and a strong international network
-Experience with global matrix organisations

In return you will receive a competitive salary and relocation package and will have the opportunity make a massive difference to research in a top Pharma company. Please get in touch with an up-to-date CV if you'd like to discuss this position in more detail.

Keywords: Bioinformatic*, Biology, Computational Biolog*,Target Discover*, Drug Discovery, Biomarker, Translational, Research, Cardiometabolic Disease Research, Cardio*, Immunology, Respiratory, Cardio*, CNS, Cancer, Alzheimers, Genomics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatic*, Deutschland, Germany, NGS, Next Generation Sequenc*, Collaboration*

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Posted: 30th April 2018
  • Expires: 28th May 2018
  • Reference: AL300418Global
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