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Head of Data Infrastructure

Business Type: Biotechnology Company, Drug Development Company
Job Type: Biotechnology, Genomics
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Salary: Pension, bonus, healthcare
Location: Germany
Reference: HOI/GMY
Closing Date: 18/05/21
Job Details:
Head of Data Infrastructure - Germany!

I am working exclusively with a top 10 Global Pharma organisation based in the South of Germany. We have been tasked with growing their computational biology and digital sciences function.

The Head of Data and Infrastructure is fully accountable for all CB Data and Infrastructure activities at their largest drug research site. The Head of Data and Infrastructure Germany will develop strategies for data infrastructure, tools, apps, licenses and data within their Global organisation, and assist in the co-creation of strategies in these domains in other parts of the organisation (TMCP, IT RDM and EDS).

The Head of data and Infrastructure is accountable for the Global strategy of their data landscape in collaboration with their other offices.
They will Lead the Head of Data & infrastructure as line manager of the Genomics Lab in Germany as well as the Data & infrastructure group.

They will lead the delivery of the required Data Core/Foundation and ensure the FAIRification of data and collaborate with the IT Organisation (including IT RDM, DIU and the RIX council) on the data foundation/data generation topics.


Degree preferred in Computer Science, software/hardware engineering, or Information Management or a similar field
8+ years of experience in industry
Proven experience in developing R&D data strategies
Experience implementing and managing enterprise programs around data management and governance
Leadership experience with groups of 10+ people
Cutting edge knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues
Handling data at large scale and FAIRication and integration of data Experience with sequencing (newest technologies if possible)

This is an exciting and challenging, strategic role which will require someone with strong interpersonal skills. Our client is offering a competitive package, with excellent benefits which include a relocation allowance, plus bonus, healthcare a pension and many more.

For more information on this role, and to discuss the benefits on offer, please call me on
t: +44 (0)121 616 3404 | m: +44 (0)7985 635091 or Email

Keywords: Data, Engineer, Management, Analysis, Visualisation, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Discovery, Data, Lake, Graphs, Domains, Database, Semantic, Pharmaceuticals, Governance, SQL, Python, Germany, Data Steward, Curation, data infrastructure, data science, head of data infrastructure, FAIRication

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Posted: 20/04/2021 | NPJ Ref: 269306
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