Global Head of Product Development and Data Science

Global Head of Product Development and Data Science

Location: Europe (remote job)

We are looking for an experienced individual to lead the Product & Data Science team as Global Head of Product Development and Data Science. This is a senior executive position that reports directly to the CSO and is responsible for a team of twelve people.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead a growing team of experts in bioinformatics analysis, and data engineering/management guide the further development and expansion of the group
  • Develop strategies and provide tactical direction to drive the evolution and expansion of internal data platforms and processes to enable our data science initiatives to align with BMK’s strategic vision. Provide thought leadership and best practices.
  • Interact with IT and operations teams to ensure that research computing needs are properly specified and met
  • Promote staff development by mentoring data scientists/engineers and providing training and engagement opportunities for lab scientists across the organization interested in applying data science methods

You have:

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology or similar.
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in a position with similar responsibilities
  • Knowledge in AgTech, microbiome and Artificial Intelligence
  • Experience building multi-disciplinary DS teams from the ground up, identifying talent needs to meet deliverables
  • Experience defining strategy, goals, and KPIs for DS teams as part of larger organization strategy
  • Proven ability to navigate complex stakeholder across all levels of an organization, including board and c-suite
  • Coding proficiency in Python, R, SQL
  • Strong understanding of advanced statistical models and Machine Learning techniques
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized, with effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Superior problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Sincere interest in working at a rapidly changing start-up and scaling with the company as we grow.
  • You are fluent in English (and Spanish is a big plus).

You might also have:

  • Feel comfortable when facing the unknown and don’t shy away from challenges.
  • You want to make an impact.
  • You blend with the company culture and have a sense of humor.

We Have:

An international rock-star team working in improving the health of our planet. With a fun and energetic working environment, our multi-skilled dedicated team composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers loves spreading expertise, creativity and desire for self-improvement. Our cultural DNA is based on these five values:

  • Inspire one another,
  • Innovate in all we do,
  • Leave a mark on the world,
  • Find the possible in the impossible,
  • Be direct and transparent.


We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Flexible work environment.
  • Time when you need it, generous vacation policy.
  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field to see first-hand how our products are being used.
  • We take part and offer workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, and tech-talks to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development.


This is the chance to boost your career and develop your skills in one of the fast-growing companies in AgTech. We need brains, ambition, and passion to continue helping farmers everywhere to maintain their soils alive and productive.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Biome Makers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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