Data Sharing and Integration (DSI) Specialist II
Purpose: The Patient Level Data Sharing Specialist provides senior support to the Data Sharing and Integration Manager and Data Sharing and Integration Consultant(s) in the tracking, management and delivery of internally generated and externally generated requests for patient level data. The role encompasses all activities from the initiation of a request, delivery of data and generation of insights by the data user, with additional responsibilities as needed. Able to lead activities within the group and drive innovation and efficiencies.
The Data Sharing Specialist supports the Biometrics Data Sharing & Integration (DSI) Team in the tracking, management and delivery of requests for patient-level data access. Request delivery encompasses all activities from the initiation of a request, assessment, contracts, delivery of data and eventual publication by the data user.
Depending on the area of individual focus, the role may include responsibility for requests and queries regarding access to datasets from both external and internal researchers; ensuring delivery of such requests with support from both in-house and off-shore team members; protection of patient privacy (data anonymization); data security; the protection of the company’s rights to the data any insights derived from their use (contract aspects); technical expertise to support increased utilisation of internal data assets, plus additional responsibilities as needed.
In addition, you may be tasked with leading various data sharing activities within the group and drive innovation and efficiencies. Examples may include training and communications, cross-functional working groups, metrics, involvement in external working groups e.g. PhUSE, TransCelerate, working on business solutions to meet requirements of new regulatory/external mandates etc.
Who you are
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a team where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
With a BSc or MSc in a biological field, data sciences or the equivalent, you’ll bring extensive knowledge of clinical trials, patient level datasets and study documentation, including reporting of clinical trials. Ideally some regulatory knowledge including a good understanding of related Disclosures responsibilities, Roche’s Data Sharing Policy and experience of using or ability to navigate in-house tools (e.g. publishing systems, Biometrics statistical computing environments etc.). Some knowledge of SAS is an advantage but not essential. You will have a good knowledge of functions and processes involved in drug development and understanding of processes and roles related to data delivery, analysis and reporting.
You take a systematic and structured approach to tasks, able to deal with positively with multiple requests and priorities, analytical, with good attention to detail. You will represent Roche in external forums, e.g. communicating with requesters, at industry meetings, be diplomatic and collaborative in approach and willing to challenge and generate debate in a constructive manner. You should be proactive, deal positively with ambiguity and develop networks beyond Biometrics to further develop support and tools for the organization. You will be a good communicator with a pragmatic approach and a focus on excellent results.
In return we offer a competitive salary plus the excellent benefits you would expect from a blue chip organisation, including a genuine interest in your development. For internal candidates, please be advised that you require approval from your Line Manager before making a formal application. Good luck with your application.