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Senior Data Scientist, Novartis, Dublin

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 by Novartis

Dublin, Dublin Ireland
Information Technology
13 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Title: Senior 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 conceptualizing, designing and building industrial-scale analytical systems, preferably across industries. -Will engage with senior stakeholders to drive data & analytics roadmap for a function, and design mechanisms to quantify impact created, drive continuous innovation and guide high performance teams for the delivery of industrial-scale analytical systems. -Contribute to the overall strategy and implementation of strategy for Data Science team, to align with Data & Digital strategy for Novartis. -Independently lead data science and AI work for global projects in collaboration with various stakeholders. Evangelize the use of analytical decision-making across Novartis leadership in research, development, commercial, manufacturing and support functions. -Supports external branding of Novartis as a leader in the field of AI/ML and advanced analytics. Key Responsibilities : -Leads independent technical charter for one or multiple 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 -Develops and executes roadmap for delivery efficiency by enabling creation of automated product suites for repeatedly refreshing analysis and generating holistic 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 sciences data sources including sales, contracting, promotions, social media, patient claims, clinical trials, and Real World Evidence -Defines right choices from a breadth of tools, data sources and analytical techniques to answer a wide range of critical business questions -Chief evangelist for 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 BI & Analytics -Grooms Data Scientists and Subject Matter Experts, and mentors associates for higher responsibilities. Identifies learning needs for analyst teams and plans for training implementation -Presents and publishes articles in conferences and academic institutions of repute and serves as an ambassador for promoting Novartis Data Sciences brand -Defines tracks for reading and explorations for data scientists and SMEs in order to enable continuous learning and keep abreast of latest developments in the field. 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 in a quantitative discipline, Ph.D. highly preferred (e.g. Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, bioinformatics, epidemiology and Statistics; can also consider Operations Research, Industrial - Fluent in English written and spoken -Extensive experience in Data Science, with a number of years in Pharma/Healthcare. -Cross-industry experience highly preferred. -Strong international experience working with Global teams. Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

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