Bioinformatics Partnerships Manager
To build on the success of the 100,000 Genomes Project, the Government tasked NHS England with support from Genomics England to launch a new NHS Genomic Medicine Service comprising a National Genomic Test Directory where 300,000 tests have been re-profiled and whole genome sequencing will be available for direct healthcare. Through 7 Genomic Laboratory Hubs this offers equitable access to the 55 million people in England to the latest genomic medicine and research. This will lead to faster diagnosis and personalised medicine.
Genomics England has been asked to prepare a plan for up to 5 million genomic tests over the next 5 years.
To provide high quality project and relationships management of projects and contracts in Bioinformatics, with particular attention to those that involve third party suppliers, such as Decision Support Suppliers, Annotation Providers, Pipeline/Genomic Analysis Services, Interpretation Services. Ensuring the co-ordination, day-to-day running and on time execution of contract deliverables.
*Effectively manage bioinformatics and genomic analysis projects, from end to end.
*Taking a product ownership role for the contract deliverables, representing stakeholders and aligning requirements and delivery.
*Assist with the collaborative development of bioinformatics and clinical interpretation platforms, to ensure that key milestones are met for their development, highlighting risks to the projects and ensuring that resources are appropriately assigned.
*Interface with stakeholders such as NHS genomic medicine centres, scientists, clinicians, bioinformaticians and Genomics England working groups as needed to ensure the successful roll-out of software products, and to ensure that customer requirements are met.
*Support and organise project meetings, including organising and producing agenda, papers, actions and notes.
*Analyse, interpret and present data to highlight issues or risks and support decision making.
*Ensure all partners are aware of each other’s priorities and activities.
*Experience of managing diverse projects and large initiatives.
*Strong record of leadership and successful delivery of projects across multiple stakeholder groups while under tight timelines.
*Commercial contract and partnership experience desirable and good with senior stakeholders.
*Experience of overseeing software product development is desirable
*Data management, operational and scientific problem-solving skills.
*Project management and report writing, analytical and reporting skills.
*Independent, highly organised and possess thorough documentation practices.
*Must have demonstrated excellent ability to interface with customers and internal teams ideally in both clinical and software settings.
*Be able to work cross-functionally through many teams to execute goals and set and meet milestones.
*Basic understanding of genetics, sequencing and bioinformatics is essential.
*Familiar with the challenges of clinical interpretation of genetic test results would be an advantage.
There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Partnerships, Manager, Genomics, Software, Clinical, Leadership, NHS, Clinical, Scientists, Operational, Data, London.
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Job Reference: BPMLGE_1556114614
Broadcast As: 18372
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Recruitment Consultant: Harvey Uppal