Paramount Recruitment

Data Steward

7 days left

Pension, bonus, healthcare
09 Feb 2021
09 Mar 2021
Seema Rana
R & D , Biotechnology
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Data Steward - South Germany

We are working exclusively with a client who develop breakthrough therapies and innovative health care solutions in areas of unmet medical needs, for both humans and animals. Our client is a family-owned company who Employs over 50,00 people worldwide.

They are now seeking an experienced Innovation Unit Data Steward to join their team in the South of Germany.

Tasks & responsibilities
*As Innovation Unit Data Steward R&D you represent a crucial role in the execution of our digital strategy ensuring long-term value of data assets according to FAIR principles.
*You lead the implementation of an IU-wide data foundation in close collaboration with IT-teams and business subject matter experts.
*You ensure cross-functional linking and alignment of data concepts, vocabularies and taxonomies to ensure a seamless connection of data from different domains.
*By nursing and contributing to a community of data stewards across IU functions you drive the adherence to overarching data governance guidelines and principles as well as alignment of terminologies.
*In addition to the tasks above, you manage and facilitate access to relevant data outside the IU.

*PhD in biology, chemistry, pharmacy bioinformatics, information sciences or a related field, alternatively completed Master studies with several years of professional experience
*Extensive experience in multidisciplinary and international environments as well as proven expertise in leading digital projects with several team members
*Excellent communication, moderation and intercultural skills as well as the ability to convince an audience of a desired strategy
*In-depth understanding of data domains that are relevant for pre-clinical and clinical drug discovery and development
*Profound understanding of data integration and management concepts like e.g. semantic data integration, FAIR principles or similar
*Familiarity with IT data infrastructure concepts like data lake and/or graph data bases

This is an exciting and challenging, strategic role which will require someone with strong interpersonal skills. Our client is offering a competitive package, with excellent benefits which include a relocation allowance, plus bonus, health care a pension and many more.

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

Keywords: Data, Engineer, Management, Analysis, Visualisation, Bioinformatics, Genomic, Discovery, Data, Lake, Graphs, Domains, Database, Semantic, Pharma, Governance, SQL, Python, Germany.

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