Digital Biomarker, Science & Study Manager


Reference Number: 895914-W
Type of placement: Contract, Contract
Location: CH, NW


For one of our clients, we are currently looking for a Digital Biomarker, Science & Study Manager

Main Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with clinical development teams to refine remote patient monitoring solutions and workflows for use in clinical trials (especially in Multiple Sclerosis drug development);
  • Develop remote patient monitoring aspects of the clinical trial design, protocols and informed consents;
  • Specify study-specific workflows and requirements for software development teams;
  • Ensure the software/remote patient monitoring solutions meet the needs for clinical deployment;
  • Conduct qualitative studies, including physician and patient focus groups, to establish clinical meaningfulness of the collected data and optimize the usability of software/remote patient monitoring solutions;
  • Manage the deployment of the remote patient monitoring solutions into clinical studies;
  • Deliver trainings on the remote patient monitoring approach to physicians and study coordinators;
  • Manage the support of the remote patient monitoring solutions in studies, including by being a point of contact for physicians and study coordinators;
  • Prepare and deliver management presentations on the digital biomarker data analysis results;
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Native English or equivalent;
  • Passion for digital innovation in healthcare, and especially for leveraging novel technologies to modernize clinical endpoints and improve disease/treatment management;
  • Very good university degree (MSc. level or above) in neuroscience, medical or natural science, computer science, business informatics, or similar;
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry, ideally with direct involvement in clinical development and in a role with a scientific component;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Experience with software development projects, and especially with functional requirement models like use case and user story development, and requirement gathering
  • Documentation skills;
  • Self-starting team player:
  • Problem solving attitude and structured approach to work;
  • Data mindset;
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.

Nice to Haves:

  • Previous clinical experience in Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Schizophrenia, neuromuscular atrophies/dystrophies;
  • Previous experience in experimental/clinical study design;
  • Previous experience in working with patients;
  • Previous experience with analyzing data;
  • German language skills.