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Digital Transformation Manager

Germany   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Digital Transformation Manager

This position is ideal for a talented digital transformation manager with experience working in a global pharma company. A successful candidate will be passionate about bringing breakthrough therapies to patients faster than ever before.
Building on emerging data-driven digital technologies this company want to generate new insights in uncharted territory of disease biology and accelerate the discovery and development of high quality therapies. A new team has been formed to pave the way for this digital journey.
You must be experienced operating at a highly strategic level with experience in data science/ machine learning, implementing techniques in a pharma/ drug discovery setting. You will be required to translate the digital ambition of the company into strategic initiatives, strong product ownership experience is desired.

Responsibilities Include:
*Support R&D functions to translate needs and challenges into concrete digital initiatives and use cases.
*Drive their preparation for implementation in close collaboration with respective R&D functions and partners (e.g. IT or external partners).
*Generate regular status overviews including financials as well as performance indicators for impact and implementation.
*Plan future activities to implement the R&D digital strategy according to agreed upon priorities.
*Support ideation for future use cases for digitalization through e.g. design thinking workshops.
*Act as coach to introduce agile ways of working in newly formed initiative teams.
*Plan and prepare internal and external communication activities in order to support the implementation of the R&D digital strategy.
*Build up a digital community and support change processes that are associated with digital initiatives.
*PhD / Master in Mathematics, Life Sciences, Computer Sciences or a related field
*Several years of practical experience in R&D project work, ideally as project lead and profound working experience in multidisciplinary environments
*Strong digital mindset and enthusiasm to promote digital working environments
*Practical experience in driving change projects
*Experience in applying methodologies like design thinking, lean start-up or agile development
*Strong influencer, open for innovation and a passionate team player
*Fluent English (written and spoken)

This is a highly challenging, director level role offering a competitive remuneration package and some great benefits.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Digital, Transformation, Manager, Product, Owner, Data, Science, Machine, Learning, Pharma, R&D, Drug, Discovery, Strategy, Leadership, Product, Owner, Life, Sciences, Germany.

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: DTMBI
  • Updated: 11th June 2020
  • Expires: 8th July 2020

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