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Data Curator

Company: Roche
Location:
Reference: 3598030329
Closing Date: 27 Jun 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Purpose:The Data Curator conducts acquisition and disposition activities related to biomedical data. Such data may be collected from various sources, in diverse formats, using different modalities. He/She supports the specification, acquisition, organization, checking and annotation of said data using specified standards, thus ensuring high quality and QC’d data are cataloged and stored in a defined location or system. Thereby data remains discoverable, usable, and is preserved over time. ...

Requirements:

Purpose:

The Data Curator conducts acquisition and disposition activities related to biomedical data. Such data may be collected from various sources, in diverse formats, using different modalities. He/She supports the specification, acquisition, organization, checking and annotation of said data using specified standards, thus ensuring high quality and QC’d data are cataloged and stored in a defined location or system. Thereby data remains discoverable, usable, and is preserved over time.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Work with relevant internal staff to plan which data will be loaded for what purpose, and define the required quality control steps.
  • Direct interface with electronic data providers. E.g. involvement in RFP (request for proposal), input into SOW (scope of work), defining DTA (data transfer agreement) as well as defining FFS (file format specifications).
  • Manages acquisition of electronically loaded data.
  • Understand the context underlying each data type targeted for acquisition, in order to ensure that the data quality is fit for purpose.
  • Assess loaded data for quality and conformance, performs discrepancy management, reconciliation and takes appropriate action with data provider for query resolution.
  • Work with appropriate internal staff in the development and implementation of data standards and processes to ensure data quality.
  • Track and record data. Enable controlled access to pre-processed analysis data sets (e.g. biomarker data that have already been integrated with a subset of the clinical database annotations)
  • Ensure clear descriptions of the nature and provenance of source data; reproducibility of analyses; and a list of contacts.
  • Provide the organization with understanding of the decision-making process for data access, and suggested best practices for informing data providers of shared data use.

Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

Required Technical Qualifications, Experiences and Competencies.

  • BSc or MSc in Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer or Data Science or an alternative subject.
  • 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).
  • Awareness of Patient-level Data Access principles.
  • 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.
  • Collaborative. 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.
  • Flexible. Deals positively with ambiguity and finds appropriate solutions.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset.
Additional requirements.
Technical Qualifications, Experiences and Competencies.
  • Practical experience of clinical trial design, conduct and reporting.
  • Experience with existing in-house tools
  • Fundamental understanding of relational database systems and SQL
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Who we are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in connection with the on-line application process, please email us at US.Accommodation@roche.com.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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