Development Lead AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine Learning (m/f/d)

Our client is a worldwide-acting research-based biopharmaceutical company whose focus is on the therapeutic area’s neurology and immunology.

Their services are impressing and yet convincing.

The total turnover has risen to € 4.9 billion in 2019.

Our client has more than 7,600 employees worldwide.

Their core pharma products have a solid foundation for continued growth. They are already preparing the market launches of other drugs that may make a positive difference in the lives of patients with epilepsy or osteoporosis.


To strengthen our international pharma client´s Digitalization team in North Rhine-Westphalia we are recruiting for a knowledgeable and forward-thinking:

Development Lead AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine Learning (m/f/d)

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    Dusseldorf area

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Then please apply directly here online or by e-mail right here, stating your earliest possible starting date and your desired salary.

Your tasks

As a Development Lead (m/f/d) Advanced Analytics (AA), Artificial intelligence (AI) Machine Learning (ML) you will play a key role in developing/scaling intelligent solutions and data-science driven initiatives across the Central European organization. With a strong end-to-end mindset you will be shaping our client´s infrastructural environment and scale-up ambitions in order to maintain, optimize and leverage productive solutions.


The tasks include among others:

  • Developing, maintaining and optimizing advanced analytics, AI & ML solutions across several therapeutic areas (such as Neurology & Immunology) in Central Europe to maximize patient value
  • Being a Subject-Matter-Expert for Data Science-driven processes & tools
  • Implementing a local process & structure to enable continuous and transversal Advanced Analytics, AI/ ML integration in Central Europe
  • Driving capabilities for Analytics, AI & Machine Learning tools & processes to ensure long-term governance and continuous improvements for projects such as Digital Assistant, Marketing Automation & Advanced Analytics based on business requirements
  • Promoting data ownership governance and competencies throughout various roles in the CE organization
  • Ensuring development of a sufficient data infrastructure and related processes such as content taxonomy in close collaboration with local i2i teams
  • Measuring impact of AI / ML integration and configuration to continuously improve governance & project impact

Your qualifications

  • Master of Science in Business Informatics, Business with focus on data science or a related discipline
  • 2+ years of strong experience in Advanced Analytics,AI & ML; demonstrated experience in driving data-science driven initiatives, preferably in a healthcare or life science related environment
  • Experience in building and scaling data science capabilities and solutions at the enterprise level
  • Experience with digital health solutions and healthcare data analytics is a plus; Working experiences with Orbit is helpful
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively present ideas and influence others that achieve desired results
  • Results-driven attitude with the ability to work under pressure, navigate through ambiguity, and balance multiple priorities
  • Ability to be ready to adjust plans and direction in response to feedback and the iterative nature of digital health projects
  • Fluent English and German skills, written and spoken

Why you should apply

You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Drive the development of capabilities for advanced analytics, AI & ML projects and acts as center of excellence for data science-driven initiatives
  • Become a pioneer and enhance the cultural and infrastructural environment to enable data driven decision making and data science-driven projects
  • Take a connecter and translator role between business stakeholders and data experts to enhance and encourage a new data-driven operating model
  • Stimulate novel business thinking based on strong business insights and expertise ensuring holistic end-to-end insights generation and implementation


Our client strives to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for our client you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. Our client places an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, he aims to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing his employees – just as they do for the patients they serve.
If you believe you are the perfect match, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Jan Büscher


Optares ICM GmbH & Co. KG
Jan Büscher
Heiligengeist Höfe 8
26121 Oldenburg