Project Lead Data Science

€120 - €140 per hour
  1. Contract
  2. Data Management
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 04 Mar 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Lead Data Scientist in Switzerland. This is a contracted role, you will be expected to support timely and accurate delivery of the Data Science portfolio. You will also act as a project lead for multi-disciplinary team of Quantitative Scientists, Data Scientists and Data Analysts.

Job Responsibilities

  • Builds, maintains and innovates processes and tools for Data Science portfolio management, resource allocation and project tracking
  • Supports setting the goals, ways if working and daily operations for the team
  • Guides DS portfolio management
  • Support scoping of projects and efficient resourcing
  • Leads development of DS prototypes in close collaboration with RIS Customer Areas, RIS chapters as well as external research and commercial partners
  • Plans, tracks and controls execution of the portfolio and the budget to ensure best allocation of resources
  • Prepares communication materials for multiple stakeholders
  • Facilitates the effective sharing of experiences and knowledge within Data Services, Advanced Analytics Network and other relevant Data Science teams

Skills and Requirements

  • Minimum a master in business / economics / computer science / biology / chemistry / engineering / computer science / medicine or epidemiology and/or MBA
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in strategy consulting
  • Minimum 5 years experience in healthcare or life science environment
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of top management consulting
  • Solves problems in a hypothesis-driven, structured, analytical, pragmatic and end-product focused approach
  • Thinks broadly, strategically, and timely when preventing, solving or managing problems, thinks quickly under pressure
  • Possesses excellent leadership, planning, organisational and analytic abilities, manages multiple tasks
  • Has the ability to identify and resolve critical issues and to assess the impact of decisions
  • Is an excellent listener and can spot new ideas, directions and potential conflicts in DS team early on
  • Actively establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other functions; is co-operative, takes cultural and value differences into account in dealings with others
  • Communicates flawlessly and effectively in written reports, presentations and meetings
  • Transparent leadership style ensuring that DS goals, its roles, and responsibilities are well communicated to the team members

To Apply

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