Digital Innovation Strategist – R&D – Computational Sciences

Digital Innovation strategist needed to introduce innovation into a global preclinical R&D Centre.

Region: Europe
Location: Germany
Posted: 14th February 2021

Digital Innovation strategist needed to introduce innovation into a global preclinical R&D Centre.
The ideal candidate will have a mixed technology & scientific background and have experience driving digital innovation to help transform a scientific portfolio within an research and development environment.

This is a unique opportunity to oversea an entire R&D portfolio and find opportunity for innovation, this would involve partnering with external partners, consultancies, start-ups etc to establish where they can utilise new ideas to bring in new tools. Techniques, platforms etc to revolutionise the R&D function.

To be effective in this role my client needs someone who have experience in working with cutting edge digital innovation such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computational Sciences. Working alongside internal stakeholders and scientists to understand where they need innovation and spot opportunity.

Our ambition is to accelerate the digital transformation of our Innovation Unit to enable usage of data and knowledge at scale in order to drive understanding of human disease and boost the discovery and development of new medicines.

You should be at the forefront of identifying and engaging cutting edge digital technologies. Be a driver to integrate them in high impact applications in a Pharmaceutical environment.

Passionate about building networks and facilitating strong partnerships for pushing digital innovation.


PhD or master’s in biomedical sciences or computer sciences

Professional experience in Pharma R&D or biotech

Experience in managing external partnerships and collaborations

Passion for novel digital technologies

Excellent networking skills



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