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


Monheim, Mettmann, Germany

Job Function:  Marketing
Job ID:  71001

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?



To strengthen our Digitalization team based in in Monheim, Germany, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Development Lead (m/f/d) Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning.


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 UCB’s infrastructural environment and scale-up ambitions in order to maintain, optimize and leverage productive solutions.


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


You will contribute by:

  • 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


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


  • 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

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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