Senior Director, Data Science and Analytics

New York
US$230000 - US$250000 per annum + bonus and benefits

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF DATA SCIENCE, PHARMACEUTICAL

$230K - $250K + Bonus and Benefits

New York, NY

Do you aspire to make a difference in the world? Do you have a specialty background and looking for a role to leverage your expertise? If yes, then we might have the role that bridges data science to life sciences for you.

THE COMPANY:

Harnham's currently partnered with one of the top leaders in pharmaceuticals in search for their next senior director. This company develops treatments that improve health and lifestyles worldwide. Development areas include Oncology, Cardiovascular and Metabolic disorders, Immunology, Neuroscience, and Infectious disease. They have produced and marketed many first-class prescription medications and are looking to broaden their work across the healthcare market.

THE ROLE:

You will be partnering with the COO, Data Science, and relevant Therapeutic Areas to direct and deliver analytics, machine learning, and AI solutions for prioritized use cases. You will also be partnering up with the Data Science Portfolio Management and Data Platform teams to execute on the priorities and pragmatically build a roadmap to deliver use cases, from test and learn to scale up deployment. Throughout the day, you will be applying a range of data science methodologies and be a technical leader for the team, helping institute the best engineering practices and elevating the teams' technical capabilities.


In specific, you can expect to be involved in the following:

  • Build and cultivate the right partnerships and alliances with internal and external partners in tandem with Business Development, Innovation Centers, etc.
  • Build and lead an effective team of data scientists, helping to improve their skills, while crafting a data driven culture. Also, coach the data scientists and advocate novel data science methodology.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Familiarity with drug discovery and clinical development processes.
  • Experience delivering on data science projects using predictive technologies, data mining and/or text mining.
  • Ph.D. / M.D. degree, or Master's degree experience in Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Physics, Mathematics, Computational Chemistry, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biology or a related discipline.
  • 8+ years of experience in the Data Science and /or Digital Health space in a company ranging from start-ups to consulting firms with established Data Science practices or large Fortune 500 companies.
  • Proven track record of collaboration and leadership in a complex organization.

THE BENEFITS:

The successful senior director will receive a salary, dependent on experience up to $250K. On top of the salary, add in some fantastic extra benefits the candidates can receive like performance bonus and unlimited vacation.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register your interest by sending your CV to Hillary Tran via the Apply link on this page.

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