Senior Clinical Information Science Specialist, AstraZeneca

Senior Clinical Information Science Specialist, AstraZeneca


Job description
Senior Clinical Information Science Specialist

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. Most importantly, we do meaningful work that changes lives. It’s our purpose that drives us, every day. Would you like to play an essential role in helping patients who need it the most?

Explore the possibility of joining us as a Senior Clinical Information Science Specialist (SCISS), within one of our key scientific focus areas; Respiratory and Immunology (R&I). Supporting the late stage drug project teams, you will be a key person for innovative use of information and data to help shape our trials, decision making and portfolio.

The position sits within our Information Practice unit, a part of the Late-stage R&I Biometrics organisation. Late-stage R&I Biometrics consists of information, statistical and programming experts for drug development in phase II and beyond. You will be part of a truly global team alongside some of the most respected specialists in the industry.

What you’ll do
As a strategic information expert embedded within dynamic drug project teams, you will deliver information that clinical teams need to make decisions in the drug development process. You will be an authority on innovative use of information and data to help shape our trials and portfolio.

You will use a variety of information sources such as scientific literature, competitive intelligence, internal and external clinical trial databases and techniques such as specialist information search and analysis, data visualization and benchmarking to extract and present key relevant information.

This role works in collaboration with other Information Practice team members to drive value of information and data and provides means to capture and retain knowledge. The Senior Clinical Information Science Specialist is expected to work independently and take responsibility for specific Information Practice deliveries within a drug project, and proactively engage and influence stakeholders to identify opportunities to improve deliveries and best practice.

Significant areas for contribution are:
Support decision-making in clinical design, submission and interpretation by identifying, extracting and presenting back meaningful facts and data via internal and external information sources
Enable quality decisions by providing comprehensive access to key decisions and rationale for study designs and project milestones from phase II and throughout the project life cycle, helping the organization to grow and maintain scientific knowledge
Information strategy for project and TA, proactively assessing information gaps that needs to be filled, enable re-use of information between project and TA and define new ways of working cross projects applying knowledge of external environment and trends
Organize and structure information for drug development decisions and for reuse of information and data
Plan and work independently and take responsibility for specific deliveries within a drug project, and ensure high quality is built into deliverables
Proactively engage and influence stakeholders to identify opportunities and provide practical solutions for problems
Contribute to the development of best practice and may serve as the point of contact from the team for specific Information Practice delivery areas
Lead delivery of specific tasks with other Information Practice staff or project team members

Minimum requirements:
Bachelors or advanced degree in a Life Science
Experience / proven track record in the application of information and knowledge management in a clinical or scientific setting (settings could include, but are not limited to clinical drug development, medical writing, medical affairs, clinical operations, competitive intelligence, regulatory intelligence)
Good organizational skills and the ability to multitask; can set priorities and follow a timeline
Ideally a self-starter, who can work independently
Good written and verbal communication skills

Preferred experience and key factors:
Good understanding of project management techniques and methods
Knowledge of the pharmaceutical clinical drug development process (with a preference for late-stage drug development in Respiratory & immunology)

Deadline: 2022-02-18 , selection and interviews will be ongoing. The position may be filled before the last day of application, therefore, apply as soon as possible.

For more information:
Please contact Veronika Knudsen or Birgitta Nyström

About the company
Randstad Life Sciences is specialized in competences within Life Science. As a consultant with us, you get a competitive salary, benefits and collective agreements. Your consultant manager is always there for you and ensures that you get varying and developing assignments at different companies, within different industries. At Randstad Life Sciences, your personal development is in focus, and you are offered a large network and many activities.

Randstad Life Sciences specializes in the field of science and is part of Randstad, the world leader in recruitment and consulting with operations in 38 countries. With this global network, in combination with our strong local foundation, we can offer a wide range of varied and developing assignments and jobs for you who are a specialist in life science. Our mission is to help you reach your true potential with your career in focus!

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Daniella Petersen

Cecilia Mannheimer

Emelie Özgun

Pontus Adolfsson

Konsultchef Katja Löfström

Maria Johansson

Maria Öhlander
Jonna Blom

Emelie Özgun
Konsultchef Camilo Garcia Sanchez


  • Arbetsplats: Randstad
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 8 februari 2022
  • Ansök senast: 18 februari 2022


Ringvägen 100


Ringvägen 100
Stockholm, 11860

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