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Master and Metadata Specialist (m/f)

For our client, a well-known pharmaceutical company, we are looking for a Master and Metadata Specialist (m/f).


We are looking for someone who is responsible for the harmonization of Master Data, for the details of mapping and transformation based on user and use case needs and the integration of Master Data sources. You will be responsible to provide consumable Master Data and maintain Master Data Tools in scope. Review of the database schema and the architecture.

Support of a holistic view of specific data area (including content and structure). Provide data definitions, analytical uses, and requirements.

General Information

  • Start date: 01.06.2021
  • Latest start date: 01.08.2021
  • Extension: possible, prior approval needed
  • Workload: 100%
  • Work location: Munich (DE) / Basel (CH)
  • Working area: Pharma Technical Development / Digital Transformation

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Model data flow
  • Contribute to data architecture
  • Maintain master and mapping tables
  • Defines mapping rules
  • Develop Data Standards
  • Ensure data are defined to Data Standards
  • Contribute to Data Governance
  • Align with other initiatives on data standardisation
  • Collect requirements of data consumers
  • Document/Communicate/Explain rules and standards to data consumers

Must Haves

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent education and/or work experience in computer science, software engineering or similar field with experience working in the pharmaceutical industry in a global environment
  • Excellent english language skills (master data definitions and standardisations in english language)
  • Precision and interest in detail (working through huge lists for hours)
  • Pharma knowlegde, preferrably with an understanding of laboratory work  (otherwise terminology will be hard)
  • Basic SQL to be able to search the data in the data warehouse
  • Self-motivated and independent personality that can come up with goals and tasks for improvement (this is development on the green field and not much is given)
  • Person that can interact easily with variety of groups (Quality/CSV, Data Governance, Chemist, IT, Developer...)


Jan Schmitz-Elsen
Talent Acquisition Consultant
+41 61 500 01 74

We look forward to receiving your online application with your CV!