Job: Technology Lead (Deadline: Aug 01, 2021) | Wellcome

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The Data for Science and Health (DSH) team is looking to recruit two Technology Leads. This team will develop, shape and execute projects related to digital technology which advance the strategies of Wellcome’s Health Challenges and Discovery Research. 

The Technology Lead will be responsible for:

  • Taking an entrepreneurial approach to developing, evaluating and executing projects related to digital tools which advance and cut across the objectives of Wellcome’s Health Challenges (HC) and Discovery Research (DR) strategies. 

  • Drawing on appropriate expertise and data from across physical, biological and social sciences, humanities, industry and other funders to develop a strategic view of the digital technology landscape relevant to Wellcome,   

  • Working with the Senior Manager, Digital Technology to develop productive relationships with other teams in Research Programmes by generously sharing expertise and developing a mutual understanding of priorities and shared objectives.  

  • Supporting digital tools funding across Research Programmes by helping to set and support common approaches, providing expert technical advice to other teams and working with the DSH team to develop a portfolio view of digital technologies across Wellcome’s current funding and pipeline.  

  • Being an effective funder of digital technology projects through efficient design and execution of landscaping projects, RfPs, contracts, funding calls and discretionary awards with hands-on work shaping and reviewing technical material as needed. 

  • Matrix management of one or more team members to support the delivery of DSH’s objectives 

  • Be the owner of the risk and control environment for your area and be accountable for the quality of you and your team’s outputs 

  • Contributing to the creation and development of a diverse and inclusive culture across the organisation, collaborating across departments. 

Experience & Skills:

  • Good knowledge of the current state of and trends in digital technologies in science and health research and practice 

  • Training in a quantitative, computational discipline with a high-level understanding of, the data and software systems used and being developed in science and health. 

  • Specific knowledge of or training in of one or more of Wellcome’s Health Challenges (climate and health, infectious disease, mental health) or training in clinical, biological, or physical science highly desirable. 

  • Experience of working with health relevant or scientific data in a technical capacity.  

  • Experience delivering complex work against agreed objectives in large organisations 

  • Experience / knowledge of working with and running projects with universities, funders and other relevant scientific and research organisations and communities   

If you are interested in the role, please make sure when submitting your application, you attach your CV and complete the questionnaire form

Salary: circa £68,000

Contract Type: Permanent

Advert closing date:  1st of August


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07/30/2021, 11:49

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