Dec 02, 2022

Job Description

- Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) Global Operations Center (GOC) Data Governance team is setup to develop and maintain the right metadata, master data, data quality parameters, data lineage, KPI reports and workflows to ensure that data is governed, consistent, reliable and easily accessible for decision-making while ensuring data is maintained across NTO as per Pharmaceutical regulatory and compliance requirement.

- Data Champion is considered a functional expert who would liaise with the business and data governance team. They are passionate about and promote the concepts of data governance and data management in their respective functions. They are responsible for driving the vision of a program, developing and implementing solid guidelines, procedures and processes, ensuring data quality improvement through data stewardship, mitigating non-cooperation and data issues that impact the business, helping with technical issues and aligning IT to the business goals that deliver business value by developing realistic timescales for acquiring data.

• Data Champion for Pharma Supply Chain function acts as a functional data expert (SME) for Pharma Supply Chain data that require specific insights of Supply Chain function
• Acts as a Data Owner on behalf of Business (delegated authority). Work closely with business to translate business needs into measurable critical metrics/data elements
• Define critical metrics and data use case in collaboration with the business. Act as focal point and SME for issues related to data domain (accuracy, completeness, timeliness, consistency and validity) for a given function
• Responsible for providing Data Stewards/DQ Experts/Data Solution Designers with business exceptions to ensure global data definitions are incorporated with business exceptions and global processes are aligned with business requirements
• Collaborate with Functional Data Owners, Global Business Process Owners, Data Quality and Data Management team.
• Adherence to the Novartis Values & Behaviors. Ensure outstanding communication with all customers including internal associates through regular updates with focus on accomplishments, KPIs, standard processes, change management, key events, etc.
• Implement continuous process improvement projects to improve data quality & productivity.

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

• Overall 12+ years of experience with 5+ years in the Supply Chain function of Pharma or Life Sciences industry.
• Preferred - Deep functional/process knowledge of the Supply Chain processes having worked on transitional and groundbreaking programs.
• Good to have - Hands-on experience in working in Data Governance, Master data and data management domain in multiple engagements.
• Ability to articulate data use cases in conjunction with business owner and produce detailed requirement specifications that can be implemented.
• Must - Has very good understanding of systems and processes used for Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Long Term planning, Logistics etc.
• Must - Should have good understanding of Material master data, Intercompany Customer and Vendor Setup. Good understanding of Supply Chain and Quality parameters

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!

Accessibility and accommodation
Novartis is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

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Novartis Technical Operations
Hyderabad, AP
Technical Operations
Full Time
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Senior Manager - Data Champion

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