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Merck Associate Director - Global Oncology Data and Analytics Product Lead in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Description

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

The primary responsibility of the lead is to collaborate with business stakeholders, have in-depth expertise in Oncology data to support business outcomes, support business data and analytics capabilities, envision and develop Insights-focused solutions and ensure high quality delivery of these solutions.

Additional responsibilities would include:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to define data and analytics capabilities and capability roadmaps to address business needs.

  • Continuously refine Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) by collaborating with business stakeholders.

  • Develop deep understanding of Oncology data used to support business outcomes – including in-house and external data.

  • Provide product ownership responsibility for Oncology Data and Analytics capabilities.

  • Ensure all technical deliverables meet necessary standards and team is striving for innovative, high quality and cost effective solutions for our Business.

  • Support the implementation of refinements that will enable the team to continuously improve delivery.

  • Responsible for ensuring quality and understanding of E2E solution for all Oncology Data and analytics projects.

  • Support and help define (in some cases) change management activities for the given product.

  • Coordinate and support Data Science needs within this business area.

  • Collaborate with Data and Analytics Architect and Leads to ensure solutions leverage existing architecture patterns and products.

You will work and learn more about:

  • Oncology Business.

  • Enabling data and analytics capability to support business strategy.

  • Working with global teams and leveraging the hub network.

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • B.S. or M.S. in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience, with demonstrated expertise in the Data and Analytics space including strong technical understanding of tools and architecture.

  • Demonstrated experience in the Oncology or related area.

  • 4+ years of leading development and design.

  • Experience with leading teams and eliciting requirements for complex systems.

  • Experience with building machine learning models.

  • High Proficiency in Information Management, Data Analysis and Reporting Requirement Elicitation.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Deep understanding of data management best practices and data analytics.

  • Ability to lead requirements sessions with clients and project teams.

  • Strong leadership, verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate results and issues to internal and client teams.

  • Degree in advanced analytics / Data Science domain.

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .

Invent. Impact. Inspire.

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If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

Domestic

VISA Sponsorship:

Yes

Travel Requirements:

10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Flex Time, Remote Work, Telecommuting, Work Week

Shift:

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Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID: R116643

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