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Data Manager

Switzerland   •  EUR66 - EUR75 per hour  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


My client, a highly successful large pharmaceutical company in the Basel area, is looking for a Data Manager to join the team on an initial 6 month contract basis.

As Data Manager you will be accountable for study/studies and non-study project deliverables. You partner with cross-functional teams and external partners and work with considerable independence.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT​: Develop risk management strategies and proactively manage timelines to ensure successful oversight and delivery of studies, projects and coding responsibilities, including the implementation and adoption of new technologies. ● STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT:​ Proactively engage with stakeholders across the business to understand their needs and influence their understanding of decisions made in our function. Inform stakeholders of status of key deliverables and act on changing milestones. ● VENDOR MANAGEMENT:​ Partner with relevant functions for external data vendor selection and management. Oversee development of data transfer agreements with vendors ensuring use of standards, fit-for-purpose data models and transfer intervals. ● DATA COLLECTION AND ACQUISITION: ​Act as experts for data collection, advising teams and stakeholders on best practices and proposing innovative solutions. Ensure a high quality of data and compliance with applicable pharma industry regulations and standards. ● PROVIDE DATA SOLUTIONS:​ Stay current with and adopt emergent data collection, data management, visualisation and provision tools and applications to ensure fit-for-purpose and impactful approaches. Deliver on solutions as needed. ● DATA QUALITY REVIEW​: Use data surveillance tools and strategies to provide aggregate level reviews designed to identify patterns or anomalies in our data to ensure high quality results. ● DATA CURATION:​ Organization and integration of data collected from various sources. Maintain value of data through application of FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) principles. ● SUPPORT ANALYSES:​ Partner with stakeholders to understand their data insight needs and offer Data Management solutions. Demonstrate a strong understanding of the data flow from collection through to analysis and filing. ● FUNCTIONAL EXCELLENCE​: Collaborate and contribute to functional/cross-functional initiatives or goals to promote new ways of working, including emerging technologies. Enable broader and more effective use of data to support the business. ● TECHNICAL CONSULTANT​: Offer guidance and advice to peers within the function, to key stakeholders and to FSPs, ​CRO and collaborative groups on technical solutions to ensure high quality data collection and delivery. Deliver on solutions as needed

● BSc or MSc in Life Sciences, Data/Computer Science, Bioinformatics OR equivalent industry experience. ● Demonstrated strong collaboration and excellent communication skills - both written and oral (proficiency in English required). ● Knowledge of CDISC data standards. ● Knowledge of ICH-GCP and working in regulated environments. ● Project Management skills. ● Able to manage multiple requests and priorities.● Demonstrated leadership capabilities around decision-making, negotiation, motivation (self and others) and influencing. ● Experience with data analytics and/or visualization tools and techniques. ● Demonstrated entrepreneurial mindset and self-direction, ability to mentor others and willingness to learn new techniques. ● Knowledge of biological principles, display interest and demonstrate scientific curiosity including an understanding of data types and their scientific use (​clinical, biomarker, WGS, RNA-seq, etc.).

Please apply and get in touch with Ross Wilson at rwilson@keypeople.co.uk for further information.


You MUST be eligible to work in Switzerland. Learn more

  • Agency: Key People
  • Reference: 24674
  • Posted: 15th November 2019
  • Expires: 13th December 2019

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