Global Manager Data Governance

Reference Number: 29341-W
Type of placement: Contract, 11 months
Location: CH, NW


Our client is a leading global player in the Pharmaceutical industry with global headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. They are undergoing a transformation with respect to culture and outside perception. The organisation focusses on novel therapies in Oncology and Ophthalmology and is also currently developing a world-leading pipeline in Neuroscience and Dermatology with one of the strongest pipelines of Phase II/III studies in the world. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Global Manager Data Governance for an 11-months contract to be based in Basel, Switzerland.

The Global Manager Data Governance will lead the effort to build a cross-divisional data governance process, master data management process and harmonized operational data model for a specific domain of expertise in Development (Clinical, Regulatory, Safety, Technical R&D, etc). This role is accountable for enforcement and maintenance of the agreed process once established.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Act as a single point of responsibility for data governance in his/her domain of expertise;
  • Plays a strategic role in the implementation of priority projects related to:
  • Centralizing the exchange of operational data between systems;
  • Integrated, cross-platform reporting and dash boarding;
  • Advanced statistical analysis and predictive modelling;
  • Analyzes multidimensional datasets and drives business processes updates to be performed and leads the respective change initiatives;
  • Drives cross divisional alignment in his/her domain of expertise to ensure a lean company wide information model enabling executive data driven decision making on a corporate level;
  • Provides expert guidance on business process and system design to support data governance and information modelling objectives;
  • Maintain documentation and act as an expert on data definitions, data flows, legacy data structures, access rights models, etc. for assigned domain;
  • Manage and maintains data modeling methodology already established within Data Governance team;
  • Evolution of existing canonical data model as outcome of change request and project activities;
  • Drive harmonization of master and reference data standards for objects where lifecycle management is not yet established;
  • Manage and evolve current data quality management practice;
  • Manage and evolve current data integration standards policies and procedures;
  • Manage maintenance of data lineage and support root cause analysis and impact assessment on data related topics;
  • Maintain methodology to link process-data-system-role elements within singe semantical model.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Advanced degree in science, engineering, business or mathematics/statistics preferred;
  • Proven experience in data management, data governance or corresponding data initiatives;
  • Extended knowledge of the drug development process especially in the field of Project & Portfolio management, Clinical Trial Operations, Patient Safety, Clinical Data management and analytics, Regulatory affairs;
  • Ability to handle complex problems with specific attention to details;
  • Experience working in multicultural teams;
  • Extensive modelling experience with standard modelling tools (SPARX EA, Visio, etc.);
  • Basic programming skills is a must;
  • Good communication skills especially using social media in enterprise;
  • Familiar with knowledge graph and semantic web technologies;
  • Good knowledge of cross-industry data standards;
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written;
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.

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