Strategic Competence Specialist, Digital Health (Project Manager) (40%, initial period of 12 months)

About us: Karger Publishers is a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. It is independent and family-led in the fourth generation by Chairwoman and Publisher Gabriella Karger. Connecting and advancing health sciences since 1890, Karger has been continuously evolving, keeping pace with the current developments and shifts in research and publishing. The publishing house is dedicated to serving the information needs of the scientific community, clinicians and patients with publications of high-quality content and services in health sciences. Karger Publishers has 240 employees and is present in 15 countries around the globe.

For the Strategic Competence Center Digital Health within Karger Labs, the Karger division focused on strategy, innovation and product development, we are looking for a motivated person to join our agile organization as a

Strategic Competence Specialist, Digital Health (Project Manager) (40%, initial period of 12 months)

In this role you will manage a strategic project and help structure new projects in the field of Digital Health and specifically Digital Biomarkers.You will report into the Strategic Competence Lead, Digital Health.


This multifaceted role includes:

  • Managing Digital Health projects in close collaboration with colleagues in the Competence Center, other Karger units, and the professional community
  • Contributing to concepts and implementations by leveraging your knowledge in Digital Health, Data Science and Software Development
  • Taking part in Digital Health meetings and conferences
  • Suggesting new projects and products in the field of Digital Health

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Solid and proven project management and organizational skills to manage projects from submission to execution
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Digital Health and Clinical Research
  • Expertise in Data Management and Semantic Technologies a strong plus
  • Interest in the development of Digital Health
  • Confidence interacting within key stakeholders inside and outside the company
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a good team player
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Very good command of English (German and additional languages a plus)

What we offer:

  •  A work environment where personal development and responsibility are highly valued
  • Modern offices that contribute to innovation and collaboration
  • Flexible working hours and generous remote work arrangements
  • Benefits of the Swiss social system

If you would like to take on the challenge this role presents, we look forward to receiving your application.