Senior Data Scientist - Italy (Home-Based)

Data Management Italy


Position at Premier Research

Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.

We’re looking for an exceptional Senior Data Scientist to bring your passion to our team. You will be encouraged to grow professionally and personally while enjoying cross-functional partnerships with genuinely supportive colleagues, regardless of location or seniority. Most importantly, you will be using your skills to bring tangible hope to critically ill patients around the world. 

As a Senior Data Scientist with Premier Research, you’ll have the opportunity to work very closely with the Project Manager on studies as the point of contact for all data management responsibilities on multiple studies, including serving as the program or portfolio manager for a key client.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Oversee the preparation of data management plans, data entry guidelines, data management reports and other documents required for preparing and completing databases
  • Review draft protocols and CRFs for potential data collection and representation, database structure or data entry problems, and provides feedback to the project team; review CRFs, data listings, and database to ensure all captured data follow the rules outlined by the protocol and data management plan; track data as they are processed through the study lifecycle
  • Generate queries to appropriate internal or external personnel (investigational sites, vendors, Clinical Research Associates, client representatives) to resolve problematic data identified during every aspect of the data management process
  • Review responses to queries for appropriateness, resolves any discrepancies and modifies the database accordingly
  • Mentor Data Coordinators and junior Leads
  • Support new business opportunities, including contribution to study budgets, proposals, and bid defense meetings

You’ll need this to be considered:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in  Life Science
  • Min. 5 years of experience in data management/science/analytics/informatics
  • Min. 2 years of experience in leading studies
  • Proven expertise in ICH/GCP and/or ISO14155 requirements; knowledge of site and institution specific contract requirements; clinical trials support or pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Understanding and experience at least one Database Management System (e.g., Medidata Rave, DataLabs EDC, Oracle RDC or Inform, etc.); knowledge of web-based communication tools for conferences
  • Known for being customer-focused in approach to work and communications with the ability to professionally Interact with site, clients, vendors and other functional areas; strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills
  • Maintains a positive, results-oriented work environment; excellent team player, collaborative and able to build an effective team.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, able to prioritize work to meet deadlines; ability to multitask and work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities