Director, US Data Strategy & Governance

Job Description

What You'll Do:
  • Set direction for the Enterprise Data Strategy and Management team based on a comprehensive understanding across business units of the business challenges, the business model, the competitive environment, and challenges/opportunities as it relates to data strategy
  • Lead and inspire a team of direct reports to develop data strategy and governance aligned with and guided by sales, marketing and payer business priorities and strategies
  • Build and foster a team that delivers value in partnership with each business unit across the enterprise ensuring policies and best practices exist and are followed for high data quality across systems
  • Foster personal development, employee engagement, and enhanced organizational culture

Key Responsibilities

• Overarching
  • Sets a clear vision and purpose for the US Data Strategy and Management team based on the priorities and needs of the US organization
  • Leads, develops and executes US data strategy and governance process consisting of acquisition strategy, contract management, business rules, quality, stewardship, reporting change management, governance and communication plans
  • Acts as liaison, communicating through reports, meetings, and memos the best use of data in each department from business owner, to IT, all the way to the consumer
  • Partners with Global Customer & Data Analytics team, Customer Excellence & Operations teams, all BUs and Payer regarding data access and appropriate tools

• Governance
  • Creates, implements and manages data governance standards
  • Creates, monitors and manages data policies and business rules ensuring enforcement through data governance standards
  • Develops and manages Governance KPIs

• Quality
  • Drives overarching data quality strategy through use of industry best practices
  • Develops and manages Governance KPIs

• Automated Performance Reporting
  • Ensures appropriate use of data and data quality of deliverables created by vendors

• Acquisition strategy and management
  • Develops data acquisition strategy, directs data acquisition and consumption, and the corresponding management of contracts and
  • Ownership and management of 3rd party data agreements

• Management of team of individuals

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Qualifications

What you'lldo:
  • 10 years’ experience in commercial analysis related fields (data management/governance, market research, marketing/sales analytics, forecasting, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to attract talent and develop future leaders focused on achieving results with effective communication and influence skills
  • Experience managing direct reports, including first line leaders, and leading a productive team
  • Strong leadership and influence skills to advance the business
  • Strong verbal and written communication/ presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with executives and understand the complexity of their decision making
  • Demonstrated proficiency in matrix management and building relationships to gain trust and drive organizational change
  • Experience in AWS or other cloud based data solution as well as Master Data Management (MDM) experience

Application of Knowledge
  • Leverage broad experience to set a clear vision for the team
  • Leverage past team leading experience to mentor, coach first line leaders and individual team members and develop strong talent
  • Gain support from stake holders through effective communication and relationship building
  • Apply management skills to optimize the usage of team resources
  • Apply knowledge of analytic applications and best practices to drive organizational change to embed analytics for improved decision making

Problem Solving

Advanced problem solving skills are required to anticipate stakeholder and customer needs/challenges to lead and inspire the team to develop appropriate business processes that can be embedded into the business.
  • Set direction for the Enterprise Data Strategy and Management team based on a comprehensive understanding across business units of the business challenges, the business model, the competitive environment, and challenges/opportunities as it relates to data strategy
  • Lead and inspire a team of direct reports to develop data strategy and governance aligned with and guided by sales, marketing and payer business priorities and strategies

Education

BS/BA required, MS/MBA Preferred



Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.

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