Data Scientist, Novartis, Dublin

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 by Novartis

Dublin, Dublin Ireland
Information Technology
13 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Title: Data Scientist, Novartis, Dublin, Ireland Why Novartis 927 million. The number of lives we touched in 2017. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks. And where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges. We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine. Job Summary: -Proven track-record of delivery of analytical decision making systems, at industrial scale and preferably in multiple industries, and maintains continuous focus on innovation and business impact. -Will deliver on analytics projects and analytical systems, interpret results and engage with clients to make recommendations for quantified business impact -Understand complex and critical business problems from Country/Regional/Global business functions, formulate integrated analytical approach to mine data sources, employ statistical methods and machine learning algorithms to discover actionable insights and automate process for reducing effort and time for repeated use. -High agility to be able to work across various business domains (commercial, NTO, GDD,NIBR, NBS). -Able to use business presentations, smart visualization tools and contextual story-telling to translate findings back to business users with a clear impact. -No direct team management. Key Responsibilities : -Provide solutions for a variety of business applications including but not limited to: Customer Segmentation & Targeting, Event Prediction, Propensity Modelling, Churn Modelling, Customer Lifetime Value Estimation, Forecasting, Recommender Systems, Modelling Response to Incentives, Marketing Mix Optimization, Price Optimization - Develop automation for repeatedly refreshing analysis and generating insights -Collaborates with globally dispersed internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams to solve critical business problems, drive operational efficiencies, and deliver successfully on high visibility strategic initiatives -Understands life science data sources including sales, contracting, promotions, social media, patient claims and Real World Evidence -Makes right choices from a breadth of tools, data sources and analytical techniques to answer a wide range of critical business questions -Articulates solutions/recommendations to business users. -Presents analytical content concisely and effectively to non-technical audiences and influences non-analytical business leaders to drive major strategic decisions basis analytical inputs -Project manages critical initiatives: plans proactively, anticipates and actively manages change, sets stakeholder expectations as required, identifies operational risks and independently drives issues to resolution, balances multiple priorities and minimizes surprise escalations -Ensures exemplary communication with all stakeholders including senior business leaders across Novartis -Acts as an evangelist and catalyst for innovation in Data Science and AI -Independently identifies research articles and reproduce/apply methodology to Novartis business problems About Novartis: About the Novartis Global Service Centre in Dublin: The Novartis Global Service Center (NGSC), Dublin, was set up in 2013 and is located in a state-of-the-art facility on the Merrion Road in Ballsbridge. The center, one of five around the world, delivers a broad variety of services to the Novartis divisions and organizations worldwide. Services offered by the Dublin team include scientific and commercial services, IT, HR Operations and Procurement. There are currently several hundred associates employed at the site with 32 nationalities speaking 28 languages. Novartis is a world-leading healthcare company that provides innovative solutions to address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Novartis Group companies employ approximately 120,000 full-time-equivalent associates and its products are available in more than 180 countries around the world. Benefits of Working for Novartis: Competitive salary; Annual bonus Pension scheme; Share scheme Health insurance; 25 days annual leave Flexible working arrangements Subsidized dining facilities Employee recognition scheme 'I came for the job, I stay for the culture' #LI-NOV = Novartis Minimum requirements Requirements: -Masters (or Bachelors from a top Tier University) in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, bioinformatics, epidemiology and Statistics; can also consider Operations R Fluent English - Fluent English written and verbal -Strong experience of relevant experience in Data Science Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

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