GSK

Functional Genomics Data Strategy Director

Employer
GSK
Location
United States; Germany; United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 15 2021
Ref
312796
Organization Type
Pharma
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence, Home Worker - DEU (Hamburg), Home Worker - DEU (Munich), Munich - Office, UK - Hertfordshire - Stevenage, UK - London - Brentford Posted Date: Nov 15 2021 Functional Genomics Data Strategy Director Any UK, US East Coast site, or Germany with flexibility Are you energized by a global leadership role that requires strategic thinking and extensive internal and external engagement? If so, this Functional Genomics Data Strategy Director role could be an exciting opportunity to explore. As Functional Genomics Data Strategy Director, you will be responsible for developing and delivering a Functional Genomics (FxG) data strategy to ensure highly dimensional data produced by FxG is delivering value for the pipeline from target discovery to clinical decision making. You will ensure seamless integration of data generated by external collaborations; coordinate and ensure connectivity with essential business partners across the data space, including: Computational Biology, Data Science & Data Engineering (DS&DE), Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (AI/ML) and R&D Tech. You will define best practice for data analytics for bench scientists in FxG and ensure GSK is connected to cutting edge advances in data analysis by identifying and developing next generation data approaches to address complex biological problems. You will also understand the needs of business partners in Human Genetics, AIML, Research and Oncology by developing strong working relationships in order to maximize the business impact of investments in Functional Genomics for pipeline impact and technology innovation. To be successful in this role you will need: A PhD in data analytics and computational science applied to genomic technologies a good understanding of data flows, computational approaches, advanced analytics such as machine/deep learning, experience with data visualization and decision making Demonstrated delivery of integrated computational solutions Awareness of or experience in functional genomics technologies, omics pipelines and gene editing assay systems in a pharmaceutical or biotech R&D environment or leading academic research center. Demonstrated ability to build forward-thinking strategy for a technology area Strong written/verbal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work in a matrix and effectively collaborate with internal and external groups Why GSK? At GSK, we're a company with a special purpose, to help people do more feel better and live longer. Realising our purpose starts with us. When we feel at our best, we perform at our best. When you set out on your adventure at GSK, we make a deal. You commit to living GSK's values and expectations and performing against our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities. And in return, GSK commits to providing the right environment for you to thrive. Put simply, it's about you being motivated to do your best work, in a place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing. Together we build an environment where we can all thrive and focus on what matters most to each of us. It is only through the energy, dedication, drive and passion of all of us that we can be the very best for GSK, and importantly, for our patients and consumers. When applying for this role, please use the ‘cover letter' of the online application or your CV to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application. 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