PDIX SDS_R Strategy Lead / ro-303

4303 Kaiseraugst
50-100 %
All-in / Hour
ask us for more details
Total Hours
30.03.2020, 9am.

PDIX SDS_R Strategy Lead / ro-303

4303 Kaiseraugst
50-100 %

Start DATE


End Date



30.03.2020, 9am.

  • 4303 Kaiseraugst
  • Applications have closed
  • ro-3034303 Kaiseraugst01.05.202031.12.202050-100 % 1400ask us for more detailsDeadline
    30.03.2020, 9am.

For our customer located in Basel-Kaiseraugst/Switzerland we are currently looking for a: PDIX SDS_R Strategy Lead (m/f/d)




Pharma Development IT / Scientific Decision Support (SDS) Network.

We are looking for a self-driven individual who can join an IT team that are focused on working with the Business in delivering information and technology solutions to support a function in the Data Science discipline. As part of this role, you will be required to network with leaders to influence decisions in the development of a cohesive strategy; ensuring solutions consider the broader context in terms of company direction and industry. You will also need to have the ability to be delivery focused and looking for rapid solutions that have impact to business.

Due to the current situation, things can change quickly. Due to the environmental factors it is difficult to determine clear timelines for onboarding of candidates coming from either inside or outside of Switzerland. Nevertheless, the location of a candidate will not have an influence on the decision of the Hiring Manager. Focus on this posting will be to find the right person, and the start date will be defined in line with the situation and the availability of a possible candidate.

General information


      • Start date: 01.05.2020
      • Latest start date: 01.07.2020
      • End date: 31.12.2020
      • Extension: To be determined
      • Workload: 50-100%
      • Work location: Kaiseraugst / Basel
      • Remote: 1 day per week, (or prior approval needed)
      • Travel: max. 10 %
      • Team: approx. 15 key stakeholders
      • Department: PD IX Scientific Decision Support Network (FPDN)

Tasks & Responsibilities

      • Brings credibility to the role through experience and knowledge of R working in a business discipline
      • Demonstrate indirect leadership across and within teams
      • Strategic thinker
      • Ability to influence at all levels
      • Able to see the big picture and socialize a vision
      • Connecting the dots
      • Strong communication skills
      • Experience developing and maintaining scientific software in a regulatory environment.
      • Collaboration skills and strong team player
      • Preference to have DEVOPS and automation experience
      • Experience with source control systems and testing framework
      • Experience working within an agile framework
      • Talk technical to others experienced in this area
      • Ability to take a technical topic and explain to a non-technical person.

Must Haves

      • Demonstrated expertise with R
      • Proven experience working as Software Engineer and/or Software Architect and in defining governance processes (SDLC)
      • Several years of experience working in similar positions with strategic impact, preferably in a regulated environment (e.g. moving from a role as a Developer into positions with increasing responsibility)
      • Experience as Program / Project Manager and previous working experience within an AGILE environment (ideally experienced Scrum Master)
      • Relevant and proven experience in mentoring and supporting project teams on complex OCM journeys related to business transformation
      • Previous experience, training or certification in specific Change Management Methodology (Prosci) and/or project management Methodology (Agile)
      • Strong analytical skills combined with conceptual thinking and structured working style
      • Strong soft skills typically required in stakeholder engagement (empowering people, influencing, negotiation, conflict management)
      • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal

Nice to Haves

      • R Developer experience, and preferably experience in other languages (Python, Julia, SAS, etc)
      • Experience with Clinical trial analytics
      • Experience with Software validation / CSV in a GxP environment
      • Experience in ITIL
      • Former pharma experience

Did we catch your interest?

The SymplyVision-Team is looking forward to receive your application (Word file is highly appreciated).

Kindly be informed that our customer is located in Switzerland. Therefore only applications from candidates within the EU or candidates holding Swiss work permission are required.

Preferred Interview Dates

  • 2020-04-02

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