The successful applicant serve as focal point for IT needs in the area of Clinical Operations and thus support the delivery of a portfolio of projects in order to meet the ongoing and future needs in this area. Lead the design and support the implementation of IT solutions, based on functional specifications, while meeting quality and performance requirements and technical constraints using classical analytics as Big Data and Advanced Analytics technologies. Implement Novartis-wide strategy and system architecture for Big Data, Advanced Analytics systems Drive innovative and effective Analytics Solutions focused on drug development domain in alignment of Novartis investments Leads, advises and "safeguards" solutions.
1. Acts as single point of accountability for IT solution design in the area of analytics, advanced analytics, visualizations & reporting related to different areas for within drug development process. 2. Support on delivery of Projects and represent 3. Contribute to the development of roadmaps working closely with the business enablement function and the business and communicate to all relevant stakeholders 4. Ensure designs produced adhere to architectural roadmap and support the development, execution and operations of solutions 5. Ensure that solutions meet requirements outlined in the design documentation 6. Ensure that developed solutions are peer reviewed, formally documented and signed off by business 7. Ensure that all release and deployment packages can be tracked, installed, tested, verified and backed out (if required) 8. Ensure that release delivers the expected outcomes and value for the customers 9. Support hiring and training of new team members 10. Provide excellent subject matter expertise and develops an environment, which fosters innovation 11. Act as trusted advisor driving decisions, priorities and relevant project information aligning with appropriate levels of staff regarding business needs, projects and initiatives 12. Manage, coaches and oversees external resources in line with their targets, roles and responsibilities and the Novartis values & behaviors.
First Degree in Technology, Life Sciences or related. University degree or equivalent Fluency in English (oral and written).
Additional language (German and/or Spanish) could benefit SAP BW, Oracle, SQL Server, QlikView, QlikSense, R, Python At least 10 plus years of experience in Business and IT, predominantly in Business Analytics and data architecture 3 plus years of experience in Big Data and Advanced Analytics Good understanding of Data Management concepts and Architecture Good understanding of Drug Development domain. Excellent communication skills and fluency in English (speaking and written) High level of independency and proactivity Ability to deal with virtual global team (India, Europe, US) Experience in Pharma industry, Global drug development and clinical trial operations Strong experience in Finance applied to drug development Knowledge in project management methodology (CSV, Agile) Experience of working with multiple third party vendors, strong customer focus General to detailed understanding of current technologies and trends, and their application. Knowledge and experience of GxP and IGM standards