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Technology Associate

Organization

FIND, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics

Job Location

Chemin des Mines 9
1202 Geneva
Switzerland

Job Description

Location: FIND Headquarters in Geneva OR Remote

Reporting to: Deputy-Director, BI

Term : 6-12 months (possible extension)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Your Mission
Business Intelligence (BI) at FIND is a cross-cutting activity that spans across all of FIND disease programs within the organization, and aims at supporting the R&D and Access pillars, as well as other support departments such as communication, operations, etc. The BI team supports FIND’s strategic activities that require a high-level of coordination and an efficient management of data on diagnostic products/tools, companies, and partners. FIND has built a comprehensive technology database (COVID-19 Test Directory , Monkeypox Test Directory) that aims at informing the community and key stakeholders about assay features, performance, stage of development, regulatory status, etc. With thousands of tests listed, such a database requires a high degree of maintenance and quality control to ensure that the most updated and accurate data are shared. The Technology Associate/Officer will work closely with the Business Intelligence and the Data science team at FIND to develop and improve the current management of technology data at FIND.

Your responsibilities
Your responsibilities will include the support of the BI and Data science teams. Your key activities will include:
 Support with the review of new technology submissions in FIND’s technology database
 Gathering of external data from company web pages, press releases and other sources (e.g. product inserts, instructions for use, website and contact information). Use of web scraping and parsing techniques to automate the process will be of utmost importance
 Assessing and resolving the completeness and accuracy of the database through benchmarking and sense-checking data with the use of dashboards and reports
 Support with the management of data standards including quality control of new data entering the database
 Support collection and review of technology data for several disease programmes at FIND and collaborate closely with other units such as Communication, Data science, Regulatory affairs
 As needed, support general scouting for new technologies or landscaping work

Requirements

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
Required Qualifications
• Advanced studies in data science/biology/bioinformatics or a related field from a recognized academic institution
• At least 3-5 years of experience in data science/in-vitro diagnostics or a related interdisciplinary field
• High level of knowledge in laboratory technology, biomedical and/or in-vitro diagnostics
• Experience or strong interest in management of databases, particularly containing information on IVD technologies and/or medical devices.
• Understanding of global health, relevant infectious diseases and related public health is beneficial
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and superior problem-solving skills
• Team player comfortable working in a multicultural environment
• Attention to detail
• Proven experience with Salesforce (highly desirable), R (desirable), python (desirable), Power BI (desirable – not required)
• Competencies in Microsoft Office (Excel)
• Fluent in English (verbal and written)

How to Apply

To apply
https://finddx.intranet.digital/external/en/jobs/…
Please send your application by 30 September 2022

Please note that due to high volume of applications, ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted. FIND is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued. FIND is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. FIND does not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, disability status, political ideology, military status, or any other attribute protected by applicable law.

About Our Organization

Organization: FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, seeks to ensure equitable access to reliable diagnosis around the world. We connect countries and communities, funders, decision-makers, healthcare providers and developers to spur diagnostic innovation and make testing an integral part of sustainable, resilient health systems. We are working to save 1 million lives through accessible, quality diagnosis, and save US$1 billion in healthcare costs to patients and health systems. We are co-convener of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator diagnostics pillar, and a WHO Collaborating Centre for Laboratory Strengthening and Diagnostic Technology Evaluation.