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Head of Biometrics & Data Management

Nestlé Schweiz

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Head of Biometrics & Data Management

Head of Biometrics & Data Management (

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  170007BY )

Head of Biometrics & Data Management
“Want to make advances in health that will change people’s lives?”
Nestlé Health Science, Bridgewater, NJ, USA, or    Undefined period of time contract,
Nestlé Health Science, Epalinges, Switzerland       act rate 100%
Are you ready to join a transformational company in healthcare? Nestlé Health Science is an innovative and fundamentally different type of company: a health science company engaged in advancing the role of nutritional therapy to change the management of health for consumers, patients and our partners in healthcare. Nestlé Health Science is accelerating the development of its established portfolio of consumer and medical nutrition brands and is investing in research and partnerships to build a pipeline of truly novel therapeutic nutrition.
For our R&D Operations department, we are looking for a Head of Biometrics & Data Management.            You will be accountable for all scientific, operational and strategic aspects of Data Management, Biostatistics, and Statistical Programming supporting product development activities and clinical decision making.                             
Key responsibilities
  • Manage Biometrics & Data Management resources and budget, Biometrics vendors and CRO activities
  • Provide biometrics representation and leadership in the area of clinical trial design and analysis, including participation in protocol development process, including responsibility for biometrics and statistical sections of the protocol. 
  • Lead development of SAS programs as necessary to perform planned or ad hoc analyses and prepare data displays. Lead verification of statistical programs, data sets used and statistical results in regulatory documents and other clinical data reports.  Participate in the writing, review, and finalization of regulatory documents, CSRs, abstracts, and manuscripts for publication
  • Lead the development and adaptation of new data management platforms and statistical methodology in support of drug development; keeping current with regulatory guidance and requirements in the global environment; ensure statistical integrity of deliverables; provide statistically sound scientific methodology input to meet project objectives and regulatory data and statistical requirements
  • Create solid infrastructure to bring elements of Biometrics and CDM in-house by leveraging both external and existing resources in the broader Nestlé
Education and experience
  • Master's degree or Ph.D. (preferred) in sciences, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, or other closely related discipline with 15+ years of prior biometrics / data management / biostatistics experience in a drug-development environment or in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Track record of leading and managing Biometrics and Data Management functions, with all aspects of DM activities in clinical trials, leveraging internal and external resources, and experience in timeline/resource/budget planning and vendor/contractor oversight.
  • In-depth knowledge of the global drug development process; hand-on experience with clinical trials (Phase I to IV).
  • Evaluation, selection and implementation of various EDC and IWRS platforms                  
Show us that you have apassion for Innovation and Renovation.  Your ability to think outside the box and to challenge the status quo are key elements. Your ability to motivate and inspire people to share their vision will be strongly appreciated in our fast-pace environment. Your willingness to challenge stakeholders as well as team members for the best results will greatly contribute to your and our success. If you feel that you can make a difference to our performance please apply in Englishatwww.nestle.com/jobs.
With global headquarters in Epalinges, Switzerland, Nestlé Health Science already employs approximately 3,000 people globally. Our portfolio of nutrition solutions, diagnostics, devices and drugs, targets health areas including inborn errors of metabolism, paediatric and acute care, obesity, healthy aging, and gastrointestinal and brain health. Our intent is to bring forward nutritional therapies that have proven clinical and health economic value and improve the quality of people’s lives. Nestlé Health Science plays a key role in the Nutrition, Health & Wellness ambition of our parent company Nestlé. We have privileged access to Nestlé’s R&D network, including the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, a biomedical research Institute established at the same time as Nestlé Health Science, in January 2011.
The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with 89,5 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2016, more than 328,000 employees worldwide and 418 factories in more than 86 countries. We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us onwww.nestle.com.

Primary Location

:   Switzerland-VD-Lausanne


:   Research/Development


:   Nestec S.A.


:   Full-time

Job Posting

:   Sep 8, 2017, 12:29:18 PM