Information Science Analyst – Slough – 6 month contract
Initial 6 month contract – Pharmaceutical – Scientific Information – Immunology – Competitor Insight – Ontologies – Business intelligence – Secondary Data -Data Collection
Our client, a global biopharmaceutical leader, is looking to add to their highly skilled Scientific Information Services team in Berkshire with a contractor for an initial 6 months, with the view to extend. This company transform the lives of people living with severe diseases, particularly in the areas of the central nervous system and immunology. As the world moves towards tailored medicines and treatment, this organisation is at the forefront of translational medicine and target discovery.
This role will provide support to therapeutic projects, with an emphasis on delivering competitive analysis and insight both in the research department and also globally in the organisation. The candidate will partner with internal clients to understand their requests, identify the appropriate information sources, conduct subject matter investigation, evaluate and compare results and provide the most relevant scientific literature and business information, delivering insight that will enable actionable outcomes.
The candidate should have a good knowledge of discovery, research and development environment and have an information science background. With a data driven focus, the candidate will be expert in data collection, verification and visualisation of information and will align closely with the business to ensure information is represented in meaningful outcomes.
Responsibilities will include:
*Scientific literature, patent, clinical trial data, patient-reported outcomes, business and competitor company-related information searching
*Gathering data from multiple information sources and evaluation of data for quality and accuracy
*Organizes, prepares and delivers targeted results from multiple information sources in visualized formats
*Evaluates and recommends new information sources that might enhance competitor intelligence activities
*Post graduate level with proven experience in the following areas
*A deep understanding of Informatics principles and practice
*Basic understanding of Immunology domain and a solid understanding and command of information science role
*They will also have proven and relevant experience of delivering support/solutions within a working environment of their own field of scientific expertise
*Good level of verbal and excellent level of written communication skills in English are essential
*The candidate will be a strong communicator with the ability to transform complex theories/methodologies into messages suitable for a broad audience.
*This individual must be self-driven to maintain a competitive expertise in the information analyst field, and must work well within a team-orientated, highly flexible and dynamic group.
*Experience with commercial tools to support competitive information monitoring, delivery and visualisation such as Spot fire, Pipeline pilot, Intellixir would be ideal
*Experience with pharmaceutical databases including but not limited to Pharmaprojects and Clarivate
*Ability to work in a matrix environment
It would be great to hear from you if you are interested in a new challenge for the next 12 months and the opportunity to gain exposure in a pharmaceutical environment. The hourly rate will be competitive and we will support you in the process if you have not taken on a contract before.
Please contact Jade on +44 121 616 3472 for more information and an informal discussion.
Keywords: Information Analyst, Competitive Analysis, Pharmaceutical, Therapeutic Projects, Immunology, Scientific Information, Contract, Europe, Belgium, United Kingdom
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Job Reference: JPISA3101_1548958711
Broadcast As: 184
Salary Currency: GBP
Salary per: Annum
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: Pharmaceutical
Job Specialism: Science R and D
Recruitment Consultant: Jade Page