Logistics and Deployment Specialist (Scientific & Manufacturing) / ro-516

4070 Basel
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2018-08-09 09:00
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) an Logistics and Deployment Specialist (Scientific & Manufacturing)

  • Type of placement:   4 months, external contract with possible long term extension
  • Company:  major Pharma company in Basel area
  • Salary:  level 2 , please ask us for the exact rate range 

IT: (monthly all in salary levels in CHF,  level1= 5-10k , level2=10-15k,  level3= >15k)



We are looking for a number of roles to support the Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) Digital Biomarker program. This program’s objective is to develop digital biomarkers for Pharma.


The program’s focus areas are

  • 1) Design digital biomarkers: Define ways to capture clinical outcomes using sensor data collected from smartphones and wearables
  • 2) Develop apps and data processing pipeline: Establish processes, software, and infrastructure to handle big data collected from sensors in clinical trials
  • 3) Deploy digital biomarkers to clinical studies: Generate data to validate approaches and support decision making
  • 4) Analyse and interpret sensor data: Identify signals for disease severity and progression in sensor data collected from patients in trials


General information

  • Preferred start date: 27.08.2018
  • Latest start date: 03.09.2018
  • End date: 31.12.2018
  • Extension: Very high extension probability (but needs to be approved).
  • Work location: Basel, Building 92 (Grenzacherstrasse)
  • Workload: 100%
  • Travelling: Not required.
  • Department: (PXI) pREDi


Tasks and responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate end-to-end deployment workflows and logistics, including batch preparation and shipments
  • Manage device deployments
  • Plan and track equipment demand and provide input to purchasing process



Must Haves

  • 3+ years of similar experience (logistics support and deployment management)
  • 3+ years of IT project experience
  • Capable of combining project and operational work
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to plan work ahead and manage and direct execution by others
  • Skilled with technology (educational background also important)
  • Quality mindset and attention to detail
  • Process-oriented but still flexible
  • Native-English speaker or equivalent (written and spoken)


Nice to Haves

  • +++ Pharmaceutical industry experience
  • +++ Project-based work experience within the area of clinical development
  • ++ Good German skills, written and spoken