Bioinformatics Director

Company: Management Science Associates, Inc.
Date Posted: 08-06-07
Category: Other
Location: Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh
Job Status:Full Time
Education:Bachelor's Degree


Since 1963, Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA), has been an international leader in analytical software and information-based systems. With 850 employees and over 40 years of continual growth, MSA specializes in data management and data warehousing, business analysis, media services, and custom workflow integration and software. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, MSA also has offices in New York; Chicago; Atlanta; High Point, NC; China; United Kingdom; and Malaysia.

Description
Manage multiple medium to large-scale projects and/or clients
Develop and monitor project plans and schedule for those projects/clients
Applies technical knowledge and analytical skills to proactively identify and solve Bioinformatics issues
Responsible for identifying and developing profitable incremental business
Develops, executes and maintains strategic marketing plan for new business development
Identifies refinements and enhancements to MSA-developed software in conjunction with clients and MSA teams
Remain current on industry trends in data capture tools for clinical and research studies
Produces marketing materials
Focuses externally on business development, setting new target markets and programs for incremental business
Leverages in-depth understanding of client needs and MSA's core competencies
Serves as internal focal point for new business development marketing and sales initiatives

Required Skills
Four-year degree in Bioinformatics, Health Sciences or related field, Masters preferred
Minimum ten years of related experience inlcuding work within a hospital or clinical environment
Knowledge of new business venture operations to extend MSA Life Sciences division's reach beyond traditional organizations
Proficient in strategic planning and tactical execution of data management and bio-informatics marketing plans
Ability to anticipate client needs and translate them into sales opportunities
In depth understanding of Informatics
Solid background in clinical and Bioinformatics
Experience and excellent reputation within the medical informatics industry
Ability to develop, gain support for, execute and expand revenue-producing sales plans
Strong communication and presentation skills including the ability to articulate and facilitate technical, business and analytical discussions across all disciplines
Organized, detail-oriented person, with good time management skills
Able to work with all levels of management in an effective, proactive manner
Working knowledge of process management and control
Takes full ownership and accountability for their, and other's work
Domain expertise required (hospital, clinical, transplant specific a plus)
Provide most recent publications and presentations as well as
Professional Societal Memberships


As an international industry leader, we can offer you an exceptional working environment, salary commensurate with experience and an incredible benefits package including:

Flexible working hours
Casual dress
Profit Sharing & Savings Plan (401K with matching funds)
On-site massages
A Floating Holiday in addition to Vacation and Eight Paid Holidays
Free Parking
Cash Bonuses paid for employee referrals
Health, Dental, and Vision Plans, and Short and Long Term Disability


Your interest in our company is appreciated however, only candidates considered for interview selection will be notified.

Must Provide Base Salary Requirements Or Salary History For Further Consideration

EOE M/F/D/V

Contact Information
Company: Management Science Associates, Inc.
Address: 6565 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206
Website: www.msa.com



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