Jul 22, 2022
Czech Republic

Job Description

This role is responsible for the co-design and deployment and delivery of business data solutions vertically across Product & Platform Delivery (Digital) units for the Sandoz Innovative Medicines business unit. You will implement data strategy and roadmap in alignment with strategic priorities working along with architecture teams and Technology Transformation (TT) Strategic Business Partner teams

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Partner with business stakeholders and TT Strategic Business Partners to provide demand analysis, solution proposal/evaluation, and funding estimates.
• Partner with relevant Technology Service/Solutions Delivery teams to ensure that the product and platform strategy balances the sophisticated needs of Sandoz key market for reuse across other priority markets and efficiently scale
• Ensure on time, within budget, compliant, secure, and quality delivery of data related projects / products
• Ensure governance structure for data products, operations, etc. with right partner representation and communication. Track, report, and deliver against agreed success factors and critical metrics for various stakeholders in TT and across the business
• Define, plan and implement the Sandoz Data & Analytics strategy following the Novartis principles of going big on data & digital including advisory to business stakeholders
• Elaborate the solution design for the Sandoz Data Product considering all relevant functional and non-functional business requirements in close collaboration with global architects and drive technology transition to future platform
• Implement industry standards and development methodologies, including Agile and DevOps, within the analytics product to increase responsiveness and growth. Drive communication in close collaboration with Service Operations team when critical issues arise.
• End-to-end responsible for the Sandoz Data Warehouse / local data product with regards to it`s lifecycle, design, development, enhancement, operations and consumption cost.
• Drive enablement of multiple Analytics & Exploratory business use cases through in-time & in-quality provisioning of required data. Focus on DARWIN program digital data deliverables including integration with other/supporting streams.

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 will bring to the role:

• Solid educational background, MBA or advanced degree in Information Technology, engineering or computer science.
• Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in multiple assignments in IT, preferably relating to Marketing & Sales, in large, multi-national companies.
• Project / Program management skills validated in complex organizational environments (e.g. matrix organizations).
• Outstanding communication and collaborator management skills applied in complex environments (e.g. matrix/divisional organizations).
• Deep knowledge of innovative IT technologies and best practices around Data Warehousing, Reporting and AI & Advanced Analytics (like e.g. Python)
• Background / experience on big data technologies and related capabilities for data ingestion, storage, data quality framework, exploratory, DevOps tools etc. (like but not limited to: AWS storage, ETL tools Streamsets, Airflow, Databirks, SnowFlake)
• Sound understanding of business & backend processes across commercial platforms. Experienced related to IT controls/audit requirements.
• Experience in preparing & executing digital data strategy and maximising data for (advanced) analytics & generating business insights.
• Healthcare industry including FMCG experience & understanding commercial business process is a plus

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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!
Czech Republic
Full Time
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Associate Director, Sandoz Data Solution Delivery

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