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Global Head Computational Biology Discovery Research – Germany

Global Head Computational Biology Discovery Research – Germany

Paramount Recruitment are working exclusively on an assignment for a Global Head Computational Biology Discovery Research with a top 20 Pharmaceutical Company based in Germany.
The successful candidate will support, develop and discover new biomarker-supported new therapeutic concepts for a variety of different therapeutic areas.

You will provide strong organisational, technology and scientific leadership of the global Discovery Research Computational Biology Organisation to support development of New Therapeutic Concepts, discovery of biomarkers, to enable early and robust development of molecules towards start of development and to support subsequent proof of clinical principle.

The role also involves close interfaces with Therapeutic Areas and Translational Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology, to ensure a coordinated and smooth progression of projects towards proof of clinical principle. You will ensure future competitive positions through management and integration of new technology initiatives and data, both internal and external, in alignment with the overall aspiration of the Innovation Unit. You will be expected to provide a plan and lead the implementation to develop the global Computational Biology Organisation into an area of strength and differentiation.

Tasks & responsibilities
*Global responsibility for Discovery Research computational biology including internal technology infrastructure. Provide scientific, technical and organisational leadership for the Discovery Research Computational Biology organisation. Place highest priority on projects where Discovery Research CompBio will have strongest impact on progression or achievement of proof of clinical principles. Effective partnerships with internal TAs, TMCP and other functions to deliver analysis plans and data on time and with excellent scientific quality.
*Develops strategic direction/plan for Computational Biology (Mid and Long Term) vetted by an external advisory board. Drives global topics regarding access and use of clinical data for research purposes. Provides updates to the Discovery Research Leadership Committee, and Innovation unite Executive Committee, regarding development and implementation of strategy as well as key gaps (including proposed solutions).
*Chair of Global Computational Biology Committee, which sets the strategic direction of the global Computational Biology Team based on the Innovation Unit aspiration and develops it into an area of strength and differentiation. Ensures globally aligned approach towards the priority areas of NTC and Biomarker identification. Supports biomarker qualification. Provides a strategic framework both for hard- and software solutions which allow cross-functional exchange and state-of-the-art analysis.
*Support presentation of key Comp Bio results at scientific meetings and publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
*Manage the global department operating budget, in alignment with the Steering Committee Sponsors including outsourcing and capital components, to assure that financial and people resources are aligned and managed to achieve delivery goals. Develop a culture of accountability, results, innovation and collegiality within the Computational Biology organization by establishing performance expectations and hiring and developing top talent to achieve organizational delivery goals. Through the leadership of others ensure employees are appropriately trained, following corporate policies, SOPs and practices without compromising quality.
*PhD with minimum 10 years’ experience in biochemistry, informatics.
*Internationally recognized expertise through publications and presentations in the area of computational biology with deep knowledge of target discovery, biomarker discovery and development
* Strong Industry experience essential with additional academic experience accepted.
* Candidate needs to have demonstrated achievement in impacting pipeline development via Computational Biology
* Demonstrated experience and success in supporting programs at various stages in the value chain through computational biology programs
* 10+ year leadership experience leading people at all levels through challenging scientific priorities and objectives
* Proven track record in setting strategic direction and priorities for Computational Biology and a strong international network.
* Experience working in global matrix organizations

On offer is an extensive benefits package, relocation assistance and highly competitive salary and bonus. For further details or a confidential discussion please contact Eugene Mc Daid tel: +44 (0)121 616 3475 or emcdaid@pararecruit.com.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Genomics, Computational Biology, Executive Director, Global Head, Germany, Target Discovery, Biomarker

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Job Reference: EMGHCOMBIO_1513942532

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Recruitment Consultant: Eugene McDaid