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Data Curator

Job Title: Data Curator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Industry:
IT
Salary: Up to £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58878_1538496758
Contact Name: Henry Lello
Contact Email: h.lello@parity.net
Job Published: October 02, 2018 17:12

Job Description

Data Curator (Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire)

The data curator will streamline the process of sourcing, organising, and accelerating operational data for analysis and reporting in pharmaceutical development.

You will be responsible for the management of operational data through its life cycle and will play a key role in eliminating operational data silos and increasing data reuse across the enterprise.

You will have up-to-date knowledge about critical operational datasets, their provenance, and what data curation is needed. They will also understand the different types of analysis and reporting that needs to be performed on specific datasets, as well as the expectations in terms of latency and availability set by diverse business users.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of how operational data is used by the business to support business process and decision making.
  • Design and manage the critical datasets that drive key decisions within PD
  • Actively collaborate with stakeholders from across the business to understand problems, key opportunities and design solutions.
  • Define and manage the process for the specification and acquisition of operational data from multiple systems and repositories, using specified standards in order to make data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR).
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date inventory of data assets maintaining appropriate governance and standards
  • Understand the context underlying each data type targeted for curation, in order to ensure that the data quality is fit for purpose.
  • Discover and implement new ways to continuously improve our data infrastructure and reporting capabilities.

Technical Qualifications, Experiences & Competencies

  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Analytics or related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Good knowledge of English in a business environment and good communication skills - both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of the UNIX operating system and experience in a scripting language (e.g. bash, R, perl or python).
  • Knowledge of CDISC data standards.
  • Knowledge of ICH-GCP and working in regulated environments.
  • Knowledge of basic biological principles and the pharmaceutical development process (including clinical trials, patient level datasets and study documentation).
  • Understanding of major internal and external trends and challenges, within a particular therapeutic area, also at a product/compound level, and across diverse areas of the business.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Systematic, structured, and pragmatic approach to tasks, with good attention to detail.
  • Able to deal positively with multiple requests and priorities.
  • Works to identify solutions that address current and future needs and different stakeholders needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities around decision-making, negotiation, motivation (self and others) and influencing.
  • Deals positively with ambiguity and finds appropriate solutions.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset.

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