EpiCX Data Governance Lead
EpiCX is an integrated suite of foundational technologies that enables affiliates to have access to more data, generate richer customer insight, and design and deliver more personalised customer interactions.
Our ability to connect meaningfully with customers today and tomorrow is critical in delivering on our North star and Pharma vision.
Concerning IT ambitions, the key factors for the program are the reduction of complexity of our global commercial solution landscape and replacing many legacy solutions with state-of-art technologies formed as one ecosystem and resulting in a single source of truth approach for many systems globally.
Role & Job Description
In this role, the individual will own and manage data governance function centering around the MDM domains Customer and Product.
Individual in this role will partner with business stakeholders primarily and also with IT architecture and system owners to build governance processes including but not limited to data privacy, reference data management, data dictionary, data encyclopedia, business glossary, data cataloging.
Own & manage master data assets pertaining to customer and product domains, in a global setting.
Own and act as the SME on Data Stewardship, Governance & Reference Data.
Build enterprise wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to organizational policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools and data architecture
Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards, data protection standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise
Establish & oversee data stewardship & data governance processes, collaborating with specified stakeholders and organizations units.
Oversee relevant work and deliverables coordinating with assigned internal resources and external consultants (onshore / offshore).
Ensure adherence to various regulations like CCPA, GDPR and other Data Privacy regulations applicable to the organization and our industry.
Manage & maintain stakeholder relationships in a cross functional environment relevant to the DG function.
Create and own the budget and ensure that the assigned projects are executed within the planned budget.
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Minimum of 8-10 years of experience of structuring & managing data governance function.
Minimum of 6+ years of experience in commercial / medical Pharma - biotechnology industry.
Strong knowledge of industry leading data governance, data quality and data protection management practices
Strong knowledge on data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protection
Knowledge of data related government regulatory requirements and emerging trends and issues
Very proficient in all functions related to data governance applicable to life sciences industry, centered around commercial and medical function.
Hands on Data Stewardship experience commercial / medical life sciences domain.
Good exposure to industry standard data governance framework
Prior work experience on technology platforms like Collbra will be a plus
Extreme Proficiency in data privacy regulations like CCPA, GDPR, HIPAA etc.
Experience in leading cross functional teams on various projects and processes.
Experience working in a matrix organization leading resources within organization as well as external consultants - onshore / offshore.
Strong working knowledge of industry standard MDM solutions like Reltio, Informatica etc, relevant to global life sciences industry
Excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written), be proactive, self-initiator and collaborating attitude