Head of Data Strategy & Data Management - Data & AI

Jul 20, 2021

Job Description

Novartis continues to accelerate its growth in the digital world. As part of our continued growth we're hiring a Head of Data Strategy & Data Management within our Data & AI Customer & Technology Solutions team.

Reporting to our Chief Data & Analytics Office, our Head of Data Strategy & Data Management is a Senior Executive who has the end-to-end accountability for Data across our enterprise. You'll be responsible for building and sustaining a data ecosystem that drives the domain based operating model for data adopted by the enterprise.

If you're passionate about data governance, recognise the value of adopting a data first approach and appreciate the importance of quality data unification, then why not consider making an application today!

Your Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Designing the vision and direction of data management required for a world class digitally driven life science company. Driving the transformation of Novartis to truly become a strategic asset across the enterprise
2. Building & governing the flow of data management. Develops and manages data assets – including master data, transaction data and referential data – in clean linked and connected manner. That includes developing standards, policy, domain guidance, funding model (domains and others) and data products to provide the foundation for data-driven growth
3. Designing and managing the processes and tools to digitize those processes for the entire data lifecycle from ingestion to availability and then ensuring right maintenance and consumption of the data (in compliance with all risk, compliance and security considerations
4. Owning and delivering the future-focused data strategy (based on economic value) and associated enterprise wide business transformation, communication and change

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What You'll Need:

• Master's Degree in a related field
• 6-9 years consulting experience with major consulting firms or strategic roles in major global organisations
• In addition to the consulting experience, 5+ years of practical experience as a senior business leader
• Entrepreneurial leader with capability to lead without formal authority, strong strategic visioning abilities and courage to challenge current wisdom
• Experience in setting up an ecosystem of partners bringing together various sources of data, including working with offshore service teams and locations.
• Ability to reduce complexity into strategy decision and ability to work with organisation to accelerate delivery
• Strong international work experience with a track record of strong business impact
• Proficiency in English (oral & written)

Nice to Have:

• Experience in a Global Pharmaceutical company preferred
• MBA qualification preferred or advanced Degree in technology or Data Science desired

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
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Head of Data Strategy & Data Management - Data & AI

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