Jan 11, 2023

Job Description

365 days a year, our global manufacturing and supply network works to ensure our patients have the treatments they need to live longer, healthier lives.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• The Manager Data Steward has responsibility for day-to-day management of data. They are the Domain Experts who understand and communicate the meaning and use of information. They are responsible to work with the other Stewards across the organization as the governing body for most data decisions and issue resolutions. They will represent the Data Owner in most discussions. Data Stewards utilize the Data Owners and the Governance Steering Committee when the Stewards Council cannot resolve a data issue.
• Build & communicate standards, benchmarks and processes for the daily execution of data stewardship tasks, use of common methods & tools. Collaborate closely with the Data Champions, DQ Experts and Data Solution designers to ensure alignment between central DQ activities and the stewardship community.
• Collaborate closely with the Functional Decision Owners, Data Champions, Data Maintainers, Stewards & IT organization to calibrate, discuss and resolve Data Governance and Quality issues. Own, build and maintain the metadata, data quality parameters, data lineage, important metric reports and workflows to ensure that data is governed, consistent, reliable and easily accessible.
• Continuously supervise progress (with particular focus on DQ KPIs) and track benefit realization of use cases and delivery of intended results. Ensure continuous and effective communication with relevant team members, stakeholders and colleagues in relation to stewardship activities.
• Review and approve data exceptions for the data built by Data Maintenance team. Crafts an effective data community with a distinct identity, to facilitate shared learning between Business Users and Stewards and to promote active Data Governance through the Data Governance team.
• Ensure successful implementation of Data Governance framework and processes. Be the change catalyst and champion for data governance. Provide guidance and set standards of functional excellence in methodologies, processes and SOPs to enable improvement of Global & Local data operations

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 bring to the role:

• Bachelor / Master’s degree from reputed University in Pharma, Computers or IT or equivalent.
• 9+ yrs of demonstrated ability working as a data steward/functional expert in Pharma Industry for key business functions such as supply chain, procurement, finance.
• Hands on SAP experience with expertise in SAP MM and ECC in Pharma Industry.
• Good experience in SAP MDG implementation with testing capabilities in Pharma domain.
• Experience of working in Data Governance, Master data and data management domain. Good knowledge of GxP environment.
• Ability to work with Data Owners and Data Quality specialists in creating significant insights, which include data quality critical metrics, policies and standards.
• Familiar with process set-up, Data quality critical metrics and operational issues / management. Strong capabilities in reporting & operations management.

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!

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Novartis Technical Operations
Hyderabad, AP
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Manager - Data Steward

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