Associate Director – Data Architect Corporate Functions



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As a Data Architect for Corporate Functions, you will contribute to solving complex problems by designing or modifying data architectures for our Corporate Functions department.
An efficient and effective technology & data landscape is essential to support our business processes within Corporate Functions. With a diverse customer group spanning from Communications & Engagement to Legal, the role will involve data architecture and governance supporting specific business capabilities.


Job Description

Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Support creation and execution of data management strategy for Corporate Functions.

  • Responsible for implementation & adoption of enterprise data management principles for higher data maturity.

  • Support implementation & adoption of enterprise data management principles. Customize and adopt enterprise data policy, data management (DM) framework, guidelines and standards for Corporate Function and execute the adoption roadmap for maturing the data management practice.

  • Identification of function specific data, by:

  • Creation of logical and physical data models based on business requirements.

  • Ensure solutions are aligned and documented according to Novartis data architecture principles.

  • Collaborate closely with domain- and solution-architects to design solution-architectures that comply to all Novartis standards.

  • Define and Track Key Performance Measure related to data architecture deliverables.

  • Define and maintain data landscape/dataflows for Corporate Functions.

  • Provide data architecture trainings, coaching and expert level advise.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: :

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Overall relevant work experience of about 5-10 years, ideally at multi-national organizations, in-depth specialized expertise in data management, ideally with a significant portion being within pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry.

  • Bachelor's degree in a computer science, engineering, or information technology discipline; an advanced degree and related accreditations is a plus.

  • Hands on experience in data management including data strategy, data governance, data architecture, source to target mapping processes, etc.

  • Experience in data governance /data management practices, systems and processes including data governance, master data management, meta-data management, data quality management.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain successful relationships with senior leaders IT or non-IT backgrounds and ability to successfully manage projects involving multi-functional teams in a matrixed environment.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience working in an IT Environment supporting Corporate Functions.

  • Experience working with Data Governance Frameworks as DAMA-DMBOK or DCAM.

Why Novartis?
Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here:

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Benefit Plus Cafeteria in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 105 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Public Transportation allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

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Accessibility and accommodation:
Novartis is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to all individuals. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, or in order to receive more detailed information a


Skills Desired

Business Architecture, Consulting, Enterprise Architecture, Influencing Skills, IT Governance, Performance Management, Solution Architecture
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Tags: Architecture Computer Science Consulting Data governance Data management Data quality Data strategy DCAM DMBoK Engineering Pharma

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Region: Europe
Country: Czechia

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