Senior Cancer Analyst - London

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Science and Research

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United Kingdom,London,London,

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Cancer Analyst, Bioinformatician, London, Bioinformatics, Next Generation Sequencing, NGS, Statistic

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Date Posted :

19 Feb, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Senior Cancer Analyst - London

Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England on the continued development of their world class bioinformatics team based in London. This revolutionary project currently has a new opening for a Senior / Cancer Analyst. This role is a permanent offer, and you will be working in the recently expanded offices close to the Queen Mary University. We have seen this organisation undergo considerable growth over the last 2.5 years, and take on some of the most talented Bioinformaticians in the industry. They continue to strive towards achieving whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants, and are hiring the best people to accomplish this.

Genomics England works with key partners in research, pharmaceutical and academia to collect, store, QC and sequence samples from participants. You will be developing strategies for quality assessment, analysis and interpretation of cancer NGS data, performing computational analyses for a range of projects, developing and implementing new features for cancer sequencing data analysis, and supporting colleagues within bioinformatics and software development. Additionally, you will be establishing general bioinformatics resources for day-to-day use by colleagues.

The 100,000 genomes project is a challenging and fast moving project, we would really like to hear from candidates with a strong cancer background to contribute to a variety of activities including DNA sequencing, handling and analysing NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) data, coding and cancer analysis. This is a senior level role, and we welcome those from both an academic or industry background.

Experience Required:
*PhD or equivalent work experience in Bioinformatics or related area
*Significant cancer genomics and analysis experience
*Experience in WGS/Exome Sequencing, DNA sequencing experience is a must
*Coding knowledge and some statistical experience
*Ability to work with and use Bioinformatics tools
*Strong programming skills in Python, R
*Ability to work independently, prioritise and deliver to deadlines
*Excellent English speaking and writing, and eligibility to work in the UK

This is a great chance to join a motivated and talented team in London and contribute to the most talked about project in the field. We have a very competitive salary on offer for the position and are open to more Senior candidates if you are interested.

Please don't hesitate to contact Jade on + 44 121 616 3472, apply to this advert and attach your CV or email me at or for a confidential discussion.

Look forward to hearing from you!
Keywords: Cancer Analyst, Bioinformatician, London, Bioinformatics, Next Generation Sequencing, NGS, Statistical Genetics, Cancer, Genomics, UK, Statistics, United Kingdom

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Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



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Pharmaceutical Recruitment



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+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
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  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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