Pharma Data Strategy Lead

Oct 13, 2021

Job Description

The Pharma Digital Strategy Lead will be responsible for supporting Pharma Business Unit’s (PBU’s) commercial and medical data initiatives in Japan. This role will drive enterprise commercial and medical data transformation aligning with global. Understanding the pharmaceutical business, develop strategy to leverage data & analytics to support transforming commercial model and advancing customer engagement. This role will also be responsible for the governance of data.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develop data strategy to leverage data & analytics to transform the commercial model and advance customer engagement in line with business objectives.
• Translate business requirements into technology requirements and define data standards and principles
• Develop data foundation where users/analysts can access and extract necessary data to analyze and understand customer needs, improve activity impact, etc. in collaboration with internal/external partners (IT, external vendor, etc.)
• Ensure data governance and data quality needs are met.
• Leverage functional expertise to guide efficient development and implementation of data deliverables
• Strengthen internal capability on data, advanced analytics to foster data-driven decision making and continuous iteration through quick PDCA cycle
• Ensure adequate reporting of adverse events / technical complaint / compliance issue in accordance with company procedures
• 100% timely delivery of all training requirements including compliance

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, computer science, or related discipline required
• Native Japanese, and business level English
• Experience in data modelling, architecture, engineering, or analytics
• Computer programming experience and/or experience with ETL
• Understanding of pharmaceutical business model and data
• Experience using data analytics to support business decisions and drive process improvement/optimization
• Strong capability to drive cross-functional projects in a complex setting
• Proven self-starter with high standards of excellence and an innovative mind

Desirable requirements:
• Experience with rolling out data warehouse or related systems, designing data governance preferred
• Experience in BI tools and analytical languages is a plus

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

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