Associate Manager - Data Steward

Job Description


365 days a year, our global manufacturing and supply network works to ensure our patients have the treatments they need to live longer, healthier lives. Position Purpose:Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) Global Operations Center (GOC) Data Governance team is setup to develop and maintain the right metadata, master data, data quality parameters, data lineage, KPI reports and workflows to ensure that data is governed, consistent, reliable and easily accessible for decision-making while ensuring data is maintained across NTO as per Pharmaceutical regulatory and compliance requirement. The Associate Manager - Data Steward has accountability for day-to-day management of data. They are the Subject Matter Experts who understand and communicate the meaning and use of information. They are responsible to work with the NTO Data Stewards to implement data governance standards, policies and responsible to manage metadata and data lineage.Your key responsibilities:Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to: E2E Responsibilities1. Execute data stewardship tasks, using common methods & tools2. Assist Data Steward in defining business rule for the data and documenting metadata for various data elements3. Provides inputs for Data Standards and Policies as per insights gained from the data4. Work closely with the NTO Data Stewards, Data Champions, DQ Managers to ensure execution of data stewardship tasks as per aligned stewardship agreement and standards5. Liaise with the Functional Decision Owners, Data Champions, Data Maintainers, to discuss and resolve Data Governance and Quality issues6. Continuously monitor progress of data quality KPIs and ensure adherence 7. Ensure continuous and effective communication with relevant team members, stakeholders and colleagues in relation to stewardship activities8. Review and approve data exceptions for the data created by Data Maintenance team9. Collaborate effectively with data community, to facilitate shared learning between Business Users and Stewards and to promote active Data Governance through the Data Governance team Adherences1. Adherence to the Novartis Values & Behaviors2. Ensure exemplary communication with all stakeholders including internal associates through regular updates with focus on accomplishments, KPIs, best practices, change management, key events etc. 3. Implement continuous process improvement projects to improve data quality & productivity. Support1. Implementation of Data Governance framework and processes 2. Be the change catalyst and champion of data governance3. Provide guidance and set standards of functional excellence in methodologies, processes and SOPs to enable enhancement of Global & Local data operations
Minimum requirements What you ll bring to the role: Bachelor / Master s degree from reputed University in Pharma, Computers or IT or equivalent. Overall 6+ years of experience working as a data steward for key business functions such as supply chain, procurement, finance, HR etc. Hands-on experience in working in Data Governance, Master data and data management domain Good knowledge of GxP environment Ability to work with Data Stewards and Data Quality teams in creating meaningful insights, which include data quality KPI s, policies and standards Familiar with process set-up, Data quality KPIs and operational issues / management Strong capabilities in reporting & operations management.Why Novartis 769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people s lives.We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team s representative of the patients and communities we serve.Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here:,

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