1 month ago

Principal Scientist - Biobanks Specialist

Stuttgart Pension, bonus, healthcare Permanent

Job Reference: BBS/SER_1627484866

Principal Scientist - Biobanks Specialist - Germany

We have a very exciting opportunity for Principal Scientist - Biobanks Specialist to join a well known, friendly and successful team in Germany.

You will have the opportunity to be part of their Discovery Research area within the Innovation Unit. Their aim is to use In Silico methods combined with disease biology to increase human disease insights, with the overall goal to drive faster and improved decision making in order to identify impactful first-in-class therapies for their patients.

As Principal Scientist - Biobanks Specialist you will establish, manage and develop strategic partnerships with external partners to accelerate the acquisition of, the access to and the ingestion of our external healthcare database and biobanks strategy.

You will identify new external database opportunities, and ensure the timely access to external healthcare datasets, and therefore drive their data ingestion objectives.

Tasks & responsibilities

*In your new role you scout for external population-scale biomedical databases and biobanks to support the implementation of our portfolio of initiatives.

*You establish, manage, and grow a network of biobank partners in order to be able to act on specific portfolio needs.

*It is your responsibility to continuously explore healthcare biobank opportunities through external innovation for strategy and portfolio.

*You provide expert knowledge concerning the biological content and data types of the respective biobank and dataset to key partners and stakeholders.

*While managing the establishment of partnerships you also provide resources and capabilities to the use case team.

*You plan and conduct tailored outreach and engagement activities and collaborate closely with different Therapeutic Areas and the global Computational Biology and Digital Sciences to identify areas for strategic database partnerships.

*Communication and networking with external partners is an essential part of your new profile too.


*PhD or master's degree in life sciences, computer sciences or a related field with long-time professional expertise in pharma Research & Development

*Extensive experience in conducting and managing external partnerships and collaborations in multidisciplinary environments

*Previous experience in working with biobanks / consortium data assets

*Experience in managing population scale healthcare databases / consortium biobanks like data access agreements

*Biomedical knowledge of multiple datatypes is highly desirable

*Rapid recognition of innovative and breakthrough opportunities offered by partners, including their match with current use cases and initiatives.

*Quick grasp on new concepts, domains, function-specific needs and challenges paired with a strong digital, well-structured mindset with an open and curious attitude

*Excellent communication and intercultural skills in English

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 srana@pararecruit.com

Keywords: Data, Engineer, Management, Analysis, Visualisation, Bioinformatics, Genomic, Discovery, Data, Lake, Graphs, Domains, Database, Semantic, Pharmaceuticals, Governance, SQL, Python, Germany, Data Steward, Curation, Biobank, Strategy, Epidemiology.

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