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Technical Project Manager – Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics Project Manager – Genomics England – London
London

Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants.
This role’s main purpose will be to assist in the co-ordination, day-to-day running and on-time implementation of key projects within Genomics England, especially those within the bioinformatics and interpretation areas. An example is the bioinformatics and clinical interpretation project to deliver key software that will support the interpretation of and provide the clinical interface for the presentation of genome data for the 100,000 genome project.

Your main responsibilities will involve:
*Effectively manage bioinformatics and genomic analysis projects, from end to end.
*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.

You will need to meet the following requirements:
*Experience of project management within an Agile software development environment, preferably with scrum master experience
*Extensive experience of managing diverse and complex projects and large software initiatives ideally in the genomics space.
*Basic understanding of genetics, sequencing and bioinformatics
*Data management, operational and scientific problem-solving skills.
*Project reporting capability and high level of analytical skills.
*Independent, highly organised and possess thorough documentation practices.
*Must have demonstrated excellent ability to interface with customers and internal teams ideally in the software settings.
*Able to work cross-functionally through many teams to help prioritise the backlog of tasks.
*Strong organisational, time management and planning skills.
*Self-motivated, with excellent ability to work on own initiative.
*Excellent team-working skills with willingness and ability to engage with others at all levels of the organisation.
*Ability to analyse information and present it in a clear, concise way to clinical, scientific, and corporate audiences.
*Ability to work under pressure without compromising the quality of work.
*Excellent written and interpersonal skills.
*Experience using Jira/Zephyr and Confluence would be a benefit
*Understanding of and experience of using continuous improvement techniques.
*Experience in managing software project development, deployment, or integration; experience with clinical genomics within a biotech/pharmaceutical organisation, research institute, or academic medical centre is preferred.

Genomics England works at the cutting edge of science, technology and healthcare. Our mission is to deliver the ground-breaking 100,000 Genomes Project − the biggest national genome sequencing project of its kind anywhere in the world. As it moves beyond the 100,000 Genomes Project, Genomics England will work with NHSE to launch the world’s first Genomic Medicine Service within a national healthcare system. In partnership with government, the NHS, academia, industry and the public, Genomics England aims to realise the potential of genomic medicine: to embed state-of-the-art care in the NHS; bring health benefits to UK citizens; and consolidate the UK’s position as the ‘go to’ destination for international genomic research and investment.
There are some great benefits on offer with this opportunity including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Technical, Project, Manager, Genomics, Agile, Prince 2, NHS, Clinical, Jira, Confluence, London.

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