Aug 16, 2022

Job Description

22! Be part of high performing global team of 22 associates offering services to ensure patient safety in PV system operations and technology space, live your passion for innovation and ability to build transformative solutions with opportunities to learn and lead.
The Manager Data Science and Analytics provides data science and quantitative analytical support by ensuring timely delivery of high quality reports to meet regulatory requirements, enable medical safety analysis and monitor safety profile of Novartis products. Build capabilities to leverage the Science of data to enhance safety surveillance, case management and delivery of management metrics. These tasks are to be performed independently. Responsible for independently managing small to medium projects.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
 Engineer key analytical insights into simple, intuitive, and well-designed tools and services tailored for each role and process in areas such as:
 aggregate analysis and reports including PSUR, DSUR, PQR, APR and audit/inspection related outputs
 PV leaning analytics
 budget forecasting
 resource allocation and vendor management support
 patient focused protocol design and reported outcome
 risk-based operational monitoring of country operations
 detecting data anomalies, outliers and procedural errors
 signal detection
 track the business’s performance against data analysis model and monitor trends in key business KPIs, providing valuable insights to relevant departments for overall business performance improvement.
 Interact with domain experts to understand the data and the business challenges and design solutions to the challenges using data.
 Ability to translate business questions into analytical problems and build solutions using visualisation techniques, machine learning, statistical modeling.
 Independently manage small to medium projects.
 Ability to provide understandable and actionable business intelligence for key stakeholders
 Research and develop new algorithms, methods, statistical models and business models and providing insight into structured and unstructured data.
 Working with the internal process experts and key stakeholders in providing analysis and interpretation of safety/PV data.
 Is responsible in creation of new data sciences capabilities for the business by envisioning and executing strategies that will influence improvement of the business’s performance by enabling informed decision making.
 Collaborate with partners in IT and GDD functions to improve the availability of data (near-real time data flows) and data quality as required for high quality, innovative, analytical/ technical solutions.
 Bring in efficiency with innovative solutions; effective usage of new technologies and concepts; developing new analysis opportunities by integrating existing and new data sources.
 Lead the design and oversees the development of predictive and data-driven solutions (for ex: Safety Reporting tool) and services to ensure drug, device, trial and patient level benefit/risk information is available proactively for safety analysis, signal detection and risk management.
 Manage timely delivery of high quality PV& Medical safety listing, analysis and data and ensure compliance with health authority regulations.
 Supports and represents Data Science team in regulatory inspections/audits, as and when required.
 Should mentor and coach data science leads, by guiding them through the execution of their duties, and encouraging their professional growth in preparation for their occupation of his position in future.
 Act as deputy of Sr. Manager Data Science and Analytics/Head Data Science/Head Data Analytics as and when needed.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering (Biotech, Computer Science, Information Technology), Pharmaceutical, Life Science or similar field is required. Master degree is preferred.
• Fluent English (Oral and Written)
• A minimum of 10 years of experience in Data Analytics or related fields with specific experience of producing Key Performance Indicators or similar monthly reports for Senior Management and building statistical models for addressing business issues
• A minimum of 2 years of Pharma, CRO, Life Science experience
• Expertise in at least 1 of: Statistical modelling, Machine learning, Big data or Technology solution development, along with Pharmacovigilance/Clinical operations domain expertise
• Ability to translate technical concepts for non-technical users in the areas of clinical databases (both internal and external)
• Advance level skills in at least 2 of: SAS/R/SQL/Excel/VBA and working knowledge in others - ability to write and understand queries and extract complex datasets and produce reports from Databases (including Oracle, SAS, non-relational databases)
• Ability to work independently, in teams, manage and coordinate projects, under pressure, demonstrating initiative and flexibility through effective and innovative technical ability.
• Interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to operate effectively in a matrix environment
• Attention to detail, quality, time management and customer focus

• Understanding of Safety data, Clinical Development, Clinical Trial and Database Management systems and Operational process and regulatory requirements is preferred
• Understanding trends in “big data”, global clinical development, including key competitors

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!

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

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

Vaccine Policy: While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis
Global Drug Development
East Hanover, NJ
Information Technology
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