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Digital Biomarker Technical Project Manager

  • Salary: CHF75 - CHF85 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Basel
  • Sector: Project Management & PMO, Software Development
  • Date posted: 06/02/2019
  • Job reference: BBBH97520
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Digital Biomarker Technical Project Manager

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One of the biggest international pharmaceutical companies is looking for a Digital Biomarker Technical Project Manager. This is a challenging contracting position starting asap for 1 year in Basel, Switzerland (an extension is expected)


My client's Research and Development Informatics team is the bridge between digital technology and science. They help drive medical innovation and are integral to the realisation of truly Personalised Healthcare and the development of innovative treatments for patients.
Their objective is to use digital biomarkers to make their clinical development programs even more successful. The program has the following focus areas:

  1. Design digital biomarker concepts: Define ways to capture clinical outcomes and biometric information using sensor data collected from smartphones and wearables
  2. Develop Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) workflows and data processing pipeline: Establish processes, software, and infrastructure to handle big data collected from sensors in clinical trials
  3. Deploy digital biomarkers to clinical studies: Generate data to validate approaches and support decision making
  4. Analyse and interpret sensor data: Identify signals for disease severity and progression in sensor data collected from patients in trials.

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Support the rollout and implementation of Digital Biomarker Remote Patient Monitoring solutions in clinical trials by working closely together with client's affiliates and external research partners (communicating and explaining all aspects of technology, security and data privacy)
  • Manage data integration projects with research partners for clinical trials. This involves facilitation of the interaction between technical teams at research partners and internal technical teams & vendors
  • Support the Digital Biomarker Software Product Manager in translating solution concepts into detailed requirements for software development
  • Develop project and sprint plans for technology and software solution development
  • Drive the technology and software development for Remote Patient Monitoring solutions in close collaboration with Scientific Technical Managers, test and release managers
  • Continuously prepare and deliver presentations on project status and plans.

What you must have

  • University degree (MSc. or above) in natural science, computer science, business informatics, or similar
  • 5+ years of IT Project Management experience (technology & software)
  • Extensive experience with development projects delivering either mobile solutions (Android, iOS), sensor technology (time series) or data flow solutions (pipelines, architectures for processing and storing large data volumes)
  • Passion for digital innovation in healthcare and pharmaceutical clinical research and development
  • Proven track record of successful agile project management and software development methodology (SCRUM preferred) in complex environments
  • Focused quality mindset and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent English

What is nice to have

  • Experience in Pharmaceutical/Healthcare industry
  • Project-based work experience within clinical development
  • Experience with Computer Systems Validation (CSV)
  • Knowledge of GDPR


  • Start date: 25.02.2019
  • Latest start date: 18.03.2019
  • End date: 31.12.2019
  • Extension: Very high probability.
  • Work location: Basel
  • Workload: 100%

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Alexander Russell on +41 61 282 22 16, at or via email

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