Why Join Us?
Be a hero for our rare disease patients
Ultragenyx is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing treatments for rare and ultra-rare diseases. Founded in 2010, the company has rapidly built a diverse portfolio of small molecule, monoclonal antibody, mRNA and gene therapy candidates with the potential to address debilitating genetic diseases for which the unmet medical need is high, the biology for treatment is clear, and for which there are no approved therapies.
Developing new treatments for rare genetic diseases is challenging work. It takes courage, talent, and dedication to look past the easy answers and uncover new solutions that can make a meaningful impact. At Ultragenyx we push each other to perform at our very best, because we never lose sight of our mission to make a difference in our patients' lives.
Come join our team during this exciting time of growth and opportunities!
ultradedicated Your biggest challenges yield rare possibilities
In this unique position, reporting to the Vice President & Global Head of Disease Monitoring Programs (DMPs) & Ultra Programs and closely collaborating with the Director of DMP Technology and Data Management, you will be at the forefront of implementing mobile/digital clinical devices and technology to Ultragenyx's innovative, patient-centric, and observational DMPs; within these programs we work on multiple, well-funded projects. The senior manager will develop and implement a mobile technology roadmap aligned with the company's vision, feedback of patients and their advocacies, and the latest technology trends (web and app based); focus will be on aspects of data reporting as well as access to reports in graphic and other (mobile) formats. In this role, the senior manager will collaborate internally with IT and Data Management teams and externally with contracted vendors. The best candidate will possess a strong technical acumen and proven experience with designing, building, and operationalizing mobile applications, preferably in a life science environment.
Responsibilities including, but not limited to:
Drive the development and implementation of a roadmap of mobile applications for DMPs; this includes data reporting and access to (real-time, mobile) reports
Be the point of technical contact for the DMP team and connect with other departments in the organization proactively (e.g. IT, Procurement, Data Management)
Manage vendors involved in technical, innovative mobile applications, and continuously monitor their performance
Support the data collection using digital devices (mobile phone, apps and sensors) in DMPs and work closely together with the DMP Data Management team
Evaluate new technologies in close collaboration with the IT and Data Management teams
Respond flexibly and adaptively to the needs of the organization through a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
Review relevant proposals and translate these into internal budgets
Bachelor's, Master's Degree in Information Technology or related field
Must be a champion of new, innovative ideas combined with experience in wearable technology, preferably in a life science area
Proven ability to define and execute a successful technology-product roadmap
Experience with ePRO (electronic patient-reported outcome) is preferred
Clinical Data Managers with ePRO and technology experience are welcome to apply
Will have excellent project management skills, exceptional attention to detail and accuracy and is highly organized
Ability to independently reprioritize tasks to meet deliverables
Knowledge of data governance, preferably in a health care/GCP environment
Must be highly skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Highly self-motivated and influential
Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We understand that diversity of thought, culture and background will help us do the best for our patients. We prohibit unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status.
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