Head Clinical Bioinformatics (m/f/d)

at  Centogene Ag

Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany - 00000

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Immediate12 Oct, 2020Not Specified05 Jun, 20203 year(s) or aboveTimelines,Ngs,Project Management Skills,Communication Skills,Human Genetics,ScientistsNoNo
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We are the experts in rare hereditary diseases. We know the genetic basis and the clinical phenotype of genetic disorders inside-out. Our platform is based on the world’s largest curated mutation database for rare diseases. We have an unrivaled global diagnostic footprint, and an unmatched ability to derive diagnostic solutions to accurately identify rare disease patients and accelerate the path to approval for new orphan drugs.
How do we do this? By bringing together more than 350 individuals from 45 different countries to transform clinical and genetic data into medical solutions for patients. We work together at our HQ in Rostock, Germany, and also at additional offices in Berlin and laboratory facilities in Cambridge MA. Our employees - medical experts, scientists, IT professionals, bioinformaticians, technicians, researchers, project managers, and many more - are all passionate about one thing: improving the lives of our patients.
Does this sound like you? If it does, we’d love to hear from you.


  • A doctorate degree (with +3 years work experience) or Master degree (with +5 years work experience in the field) in Human Genetics or related field
  • Proven experience in leading a team of scientists
  • Broad experience with NGS dataset analysis, and report writing end-to-end
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills needed to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Enthusiastic to challenge existing work-flows and to ensure continuous improvements of performance and well-being of the team
  • Strong organizational, time management and project management skills required.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet timelines and company objectives.

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  • Responsible for managing the Clinical Bioinformatics staff, supporting them in their daily tasks (analyzing NGS data)
  • Provide leadership to a team of 10 bioinformaticians, structuring tasks and roles; increasing quality and efficiency
  • Close collaboration with senior management to define targets; pro-actively drive further process improvement to reach targets
  • Define requirements and communicate those to the responsible business analyst
  • Prepare standard operating procedure (SOP) documentation for the internal workflows of the Medical Reporting team.
  • Review and interpret the performance of the team
  • Interact closely with other departments of the company for bioinformatics related software assessment, installation, configuration and customization
  • Support medical team in the diagnosis process


Min:3.0Max:5.0 year(s)

Hospital/Health Care

Pharma / Biotech / Healthcare / Medical / R&D

Health Care


Human genetics or related field



Rostock, Germany