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Head of Data and Infrastructure - Pharma

Germany   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Head of Data and Infrastructure

The Head of Data and Infrastructure is fully accountable for all Computational Biology Data and Infrastructure activities. This person will develop strategies for data infrastructure, tools, apps, licenses and data within our global organization, and assist in the co-creation of strategies in these domains in other parts of the organization.
The Head of data and Infrastructure is accountable for the global strategy of our data landscape in collaboration with sites in the US and Austria. This is to coordinate gCBDS activities of our global unit to shape one global and connected data landscape.
This person will be the Chair of our data management charter, partnering with Vienna, Ridgefield leads, as well as key stakeholders in IU.
You will enable data and infrastructure in collaboration with DIU, Horizon 2030 and IT to allow for in-silico methods development for the research teams and manage the global portfolio of activities in partnership with the other sites to deliver on the strategic intent for gCBDS as well as implementation of roadmap activities.
You will lead the delivery of the required Data Core/Foundation and ensure the FAIRification of data and collaborate with the IT Organization (including IT RDM, DIU and the RIX council) on the data foundation/data generation topics.
Accountabilities Include:
*Establishing the strategic direction of the CB Data and infrastructure teams. Definition of strategic priorities, goals and deliveries aligned with DR intent, gCBDS intent and strategic goals (roadmap).
*Leading the strategic direction of the CB Data Infrastructure team Biberach, leading strategic partnering comprised of data foundation, IT enabling, and data generation (NGS) team as well as all tools and software build or licensed within Global CB. Building a new data culture (FAIR data).
*Alignment with the global portfolio of CB activities to ensure priorities and deliveries are aligned with gCBDS strategic intent for CB on data and Infrastructure.
*Fully accountable for line management of the Genomics lab, and for our new goals of data generation as a proactive mission.
*Building strong relationships with the DIU, IT global org., RIX council including the co- development of strategies within these areas to achieve data interoperability across BI.
*Interfacing with other CB team Heads (Directors and team leaders) and ensure adequate support, infrastructure and enable human data at scale. Pro-actively building, enable and cleansing human data for the use of gCBDS in projects.
*Establishing and ensuring an end-to-end data process for DR TA groups (Globally) and for driving the implementation of FAIR data principles across DR as well as providing the research organization with tools, apps, and software build tailored for use. This include all internal and external collaborations as well as partnership with Horizon or IT activities.
*Collecting and make it transparent, all global software packaged used in gCBDS, including budget planning and overlap with IT
*Responsible for a state-of-the-art Genomics lab. which include development of new techniques and partnering with DR laboratories, in-house pipelines and deliver sequencing results
*Support the definition and drafting of new governance guidance and policies as needed
*Support in planning and hiring of global org. key staff, aligned with lead in Vienna and Ridgefield.
*Recruiting and managing CRO / contractors etc. to outsource key activities for building a data and infrastructure, as well as ingestion of relevant data aligned with our strategic intent

This is a highly challenging, strategic 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: Head, Data, Infrastructure, Director, Leadership, Management, Strategy, Computational, Biology, FAIR, Genomics, Global, IT, Drug, Discovery, Human, Genetics, Germany.

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: HDIBI
  • Posted: 24th May 2021
  • Expires: 21st June 2021

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