Data Manager

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameJordan Robb

Job description

Orion Group Life Sciences are currently recruiting a Data Manager on behalf of our Multinational Pharmaceutical Client based in Dublin on an initial 11-Month contract with potential to extend.


  • Develop and implement data models revolving around animals.
  • Define and enforce data standards, naming conventions, and classification schemes.
  • Collaborate with marketing, veterinary professionals, researchers, data engineers, and data management teams to identify data-related requirements and ensure alignment with animal health objectives.
  • Monitor data quality and proactively identify and resolve data issues or anomalies in animal health records and datasets.
  • Conduct data profiling, analysis, and validation to ensure the accuracy, completeness, and consistency of animal health data.
  • Establish data documentation and metadata management processes for animal health records, diagnostic, and research data.
  • Provide guidance and support to veterinary professionals and researchers on data governance best practices and standards in the context of animal health.


  • 5-8 years of proven hands-on experience working as a Data Steward, Data Manager, or similar role.
  • Proficiency in data quality, cataloguing, modelling, analysis, and metadata management.
  • Experience with data management tools and technologies, such as Collibra, Immuta, and Data Bricks
  • Experience harvesting data from ERP and CRM systems such as SAP and Salesforce.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to interpret and analyse veterinary records and diagnostic data.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively prioritize tasks in dynamic environments
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Management or a related field


  • Experience in Data Science or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of veterinary medicine and animal health data management principles.
  • Experience working for multi-national companies.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.