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Our client, a pioneer in Drug Discovery and Development and a leader in Personalized Healthcare, stands at the forefront of innovation. As the world's largest R&D spender in the pharmaceutical and diagnostics domain, they operate across a wide spectrum of drug discovery and therapeutic areas, earning global recognition.

We are currently seeking an Genetics and Genomics Data Manager to join their headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, on a 6-month contract with chances of extension. The ideal candidate is someone who has experience of having worked with genetic/genomics next generation sequencing (NGS) data such as whole exome, whole genome and/or RNA sequencing data. An understanding of the end-to-end flow- Patient- Sample- Assay- data is preferred. Working with global CROS / vendors / central labs is preferred.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support ingestion of High dimensional Genomic and Genetic data on studies
  • Work with gRED colleagues/PS BioX GnG scientists, CROs/Vendors to pre-align on data transfer requirements (e.g. Metadata requirements)
  • Manually create or provide fit-for-purpose tools that allow an overview of what patients, samples we have data for in our repositories and thereby facilitating high dimensional data reconciliation possible at a patient or sample level
  • Perform data reconciliation checks on samples and data

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must possess a relevant Swiss working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship.
  • MSc, PhD or similar qualification in a data science discipline combined with a degree or significant research experience in biology
  • • 3 + years of relevant industry experience or a role as a project manager in a multi-lab/research group academic collaboration involving significant data generation and data analysis components
  • Project Management, Ability to work in matrix teams, strong communications, influencing, negotiation, and networking skills
  • Data Management experience with genetic and genomic data or bioinformatics analysis experience
  • Soft skills: Attention to detail, ability to articulate complex topics in simple words, flexibility to work across cultures and time zones, willingness to learn

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