3x AD, Data Scientist (Omnichannel Decision Engines)

Job Description

20 petabytes of data, across 30 data domains across the whole bio-pharma value chain waiting for us to unlock the next breakthrough in medicine!

At Novartis, we are reimagining medicine powered by data science to make the world a healthier place to live.

Are you passionate about data science & AI and motivated to operate in an ‘unbossed’ culture? Are you curious to see how your technical skills and experience can impact breakthrough life-changing medicine and have a positive impact on the lives of everyday people?

Then come and join our Commercial Acceleration organization in one of 3 exclusive roles we have for Associate Director, Data Scientist . Here are focus areas for each of the role we are recruiting for :
• Data Science for Content Automation
• Data Science for Decision Engine Consumer
• Data Science for Decision Engine Analytics & Rollout

The purpose of these roles is to be responsible for bringing commercial and business context to the data science work streams to improve and transform solutions offered to the business. The roles bring expertise in cutting edge analytic and data science methodologies partnered with the ability to apply these new approaches to current or upcoming business challenges across the US Pharma portfolio in a scalable way.

They will define and execute strategy that supports the use of data science models and techniques to tackle challenging business scenarios.

What will you be in charge of (non-exhaustive list) ?
• Lead development, implementation, coordination, and communication of decision engine models for recommending optimal engagements based on channel, cadence and content. Work closely with Brand and Digital Marketing teams to coordinate rules requirements that are layered on top of the recommendations from the models.
• Assist in the design and creation of A/B Testing for campaigns and content journeys: Work with Digital Marketing team, Brand Analysts, and external vendors in setting up specific campaigns, KPI metrics and Dashboards. Also identify data needs, and set up back-end models to understand the impact of channels and content. Actively build commercial context and alignment on assumptions into advanced analytics work streams
• Industrialize successful data science solution across other franchises
• Act as a data science SME to Brand Analysts in structuring and conducting analyses to answer the most pressing questions across franchises
• In addition to conducting data science and enterprise analytics, the individual in this role will collaborate closely with other data science teams to conduct modeling and piloting for various brands.
• Closely partners with other Data Science and AI Innovation group to represent US Pharma and bring developed solutions to the franchises

EEO Statement
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum requirements

What will you bring to the role ?
• 6+ years of experience working as a data scientist/design expert
• 2+ years of experience with advanced data modeling and business intelligence techniques; pharmaceutical industry data preferred
• Extensive experience designing and managing data strategy and research methodologies: machine learning, information retrieval, recommender system, natural language processing, optimization techniques, knowledge management, offline / online evaluation methodology or data mining
• Strong understanding of, and ability to program, evaluate, and commercialize, advanced machine learning, including NLP, Neural Networks, and a wide variety of classification and predictive algorithms
• Functional knowledge of full stack development, pharma market research, and human-centered design
• Experience working in digital and emerging technologies, preferably in life sciences
• Demonstrated experience analyzing complex situations and processes and effectively integrating and synthesizing the data to form a complete cohesive picture
• Strong interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines
• Excels at interacting with a diverse group of people, all levels of management, including senior leadership
• Change management and project management experience

What you'll receive in return ?
Competitive salary, annual bonus, long term incentive for select levels, health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. 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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!