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Senior / Head Data Governance / Data Privacy (m/f/d) - Job Berlin, Homeoffice - CentoCareer

Senior / Head Data Governance / Data Privacy (m/f/d)

Welcome at CENTOGENE!

We, CENTOGENE GmbH ("CENTOGENE"), 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 500 individuals from 50 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.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

We are the data-driven rare disease company and patients entrust us with their data so we can support them and the community to diagnose, understand and treat rare diseases. With this responsibility comes a strong awareness for data privacy and data governance, and we are seeking an experienced professional to lead our data governance efforts.  
  • Define strategic directions for data governance in alignment with business requirements 
  • Implement a data governance roadmap, build ownership and accountability over data assets and standard operating procedures 
  • Serve as a liaison between business, data science, IT security, legal and other relevant communities for issue remediation 
  • Facilitate workshops for designing, adjusting and implementing data governance projects  
  • Implement change control processes and communication strategies at the right audience levels 
  • Ensure that data governance related business requirements are clearly defined, communicated, understood and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning 
  • Drive change management related activities and empower business units to implement data governance standards 
  • Support operationalizing regulatory requirements on data assets (i.e. data protection, information security, risk management, etc.)

You have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Several years of corporate experience in data governance related topics and/or experience in managing key enterprise data projects 
  • Project leadership skills in a dynamic stakeholder environment 
  • Strong background and working knowledge of data management principles and best practices and/or experience in implementing and managing data governance processes and policies 
  • Ability to communicate and deliver complex content to large and diverse groups 
  • Track record in driving cultural change and being able to influence senior leaders  
  • Reliable team player who cares for and supports colleagues and direct reports 
  • Hands-on mentality along with a high degree of self-motivation and ability to motivate others
  • English fluency 

Those advantages are waiting for you at CENTOGENE:

  • Talents are individually supported by internal and external trainings
  • An international career in a multicultural environment
  • Regular company events from us as one team
  • Massages available during working time
  • Weekly fresh fruit baskets
  • Bike-leasing allows an environmentally-friendly and reasonable travel to work
  • In case of language barriers we offer German and English classes
  • Precaution and financial protection guaranteed by company pension scheme

Applications from severely disabled people with appropriate suitability are explicitly welcome. Severely disabled applicants and equivalent status are given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification.
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For those who embark on a career with CENTOGENE, they’ll enjoy an exciting, dynamic, entrepreneurial and extremely fast-paced environment. Working alongside dedicated colleagues, CENTOGENE employees enjoy other benefits including upskilling from a dedicated training department, yoga classes, company-sponsored bicycle leasing, German language classes, and new state-of-the-art premises conveniently located featuring roof terraces and an in-house fitness center. For employees new to Rostock we’ll also support on finding local housing.

Who we are

CENTOGENE is a rare disease company focused on transforming clinical, genetic, and biochemical data into medical solutions for patients. We are focused on bringing rationality to treatment decisions and accelerating the development of new orphan drugs by using our knowledge of the global rare disease market, including its epidemiological and clinical heterogeneity and our innovative biomarkers.

As one of the largest rare disease companies worldwide, CENTOGENE is dedicated to transforming the science of genetic information into solutions and hope for patients with rare diseases and their families. 


Anja Seidel
0381 80113 654