University degree in Computer Science, or in Library and Information Studies or comparable
Business fluent in English (written and spoken)
Experience with metadata, data assets management, data governance & stewardship, 5-10 years experience
Successful global data governance & management experience with distributed teams
Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
Very good written and oral communication skills
SPECIFIC PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
The focus of the Data Steward, NERVE Live is to establish, run and mature processes and technologies enabling data and analytical asset governance for NERVE Live, and to work closely with stakeholders, data users and other data management and data governance functions across Novartis.
Acts as single-point-of-contact for all data questions in NERVE Live.
Aligns on country/region mapping for ETP/FPO and publishing to ODH.
Coordinates data masking and analysis.
Drives compliance risk mitigations for ODH/NIRT/Informa.
Creates the canonical data model in alignment with Formula1 data guidelines.
Owns EBX requirements and accepts their delivery.
Is accountable for data discrepancies and mitigation, data availability and consistency.
Streamlines process workflows and AVRO jobs to ensure data availability with least amount of delay.
Designs data flow/data models based on frequency and business needs.
Approves data ingestion in Proton.
Owns the data dictionary in Confluence.
Designs and establishes processes, tools & technologies to create, maintain and update data asset catalogues, analytical assets and metadata in close collaboration with identified data owners.
Participates in mapping business data needs to appropriate sources of data. Provides guidance and coordinates / resolves data issues.
Identifies new critical data elements and metadata working with Data Scientists, Analysts, Data Engineering and Software Engineering Legal, Privacy and Compliance stakeholders.
Manages and maintains the data asset library and master data with clear and unambiguous information on critical data elements.
Collaborates with internal data governance teams and ensures the implementation of data governance and data asset management standards and policies
Establishes and reports metrics and KPIs around the volume, quality and usage of the data assets
Escalates issues and highlights gaps and issues in established frameworks to ensure they are updated to be fit for purpose in the context of NERVE Live
Coordinates with Data Privacy, Compliance and Legal office to ensure that management and use of data assets is compliant with various geographic data privacy rules and guidelines.
Captures requirements for governance or stewardship related systems in close collaboration with stakeholders across Drug Development, Medical Affairs and IT
Educates and communicates on established processes and assets. Seeks feedback from stakeholder and data users on effectiveness and value.
Supports NERVE Live and other enterprise efforts on establishing standards, controlled terminologies and linkage to disease ontologies as needed
Coordinates and synchronizes with teams involved in data stewardship, curation and metadata management across the broader Novartis organization - research, development and commercial functions.
Collaborates with identified external partners to facilitate data transfer and exchange.