IT, Senior Director Data and Analytics
Information Technology /
Full Time /
Reporting to the CIO, the IT Senior Director of Data and Analytics, will play a pivotal role in shaping and implementing data and analytics strategies to support business objectives across the pharmaceutical value chain. This leadership position requires a seasoned professional with extensive leadership and execution experience in IT, data management, and analytics within the pharmaceutical sector. The successful candidate will lead a team responsible for developing and maintaining an integrated data lake approach, with the required data infrastructure, engineering and architecture standards and outcomes, ensuring data quality and security, and leveraging advanced analytics to drive business insights. This role will require experience with the most recent developments in cloud and data technologies and leveraging AI and ML in analytics, and be curious and active in maintaining strong technical currency in these areas.
Collaborate with executive leadership and business partners to define and execute the data and analytics strategy aligned with business goals
Identify opportunities to leverage data for competitive advantage and operational efficiency
Manage and lead a high-performing team of data scientists, analysts, and IT professionals
Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment to drive excellence in data and analytics
Enterprise Data Infrastructure, Engineering and Architecture
Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of a robust and integrated enterprise capability, including a cloud-based data lake with supporting data infrastructure and systems
Ensure the scalability, reliability, and performance of data platforms
Data Governance and Security
Establish and enforce data governance policies to maintain data quality, integrity, and compliance
Implement robust data security measures to safeguard sensitive information
Analytics and Insights
Drive the development and deployment of advanced analytics, recommending appropriate state-of-the-art tools and techniques to accomplish outstanding data-driven results
Collaborate with business stakeholders to identify key metrics and deliver actionable insights
Work closely with other IT leaders, business units, and external partners to align data and analytics initiatives with overall business objectives
Facilitate communication and collaboration between IT and business teams
Evaluate and manage relationships with third-party vendors and partners providing data and analytics solutions
Ensure that vendor solutions align with organizational requirements and standards
Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in data and analytics
Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of data and analytics capabilities
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
10+ years of proven experience in a leadership role overseeing data and analytics functions in the pharmaceutical industry
Strong understanding of data management, data governance, and analytics technologies
Excellent leadership, communication, and stakeholder management skills
Experience with regulatory requirements and compliance in the pharmaceutical sector is desirable
Familiarity with emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning, and big data analytics
We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.
Excellent salary and benefits package offered.
Please visit our website, www.madrigalpharma.com, to apply for this position.
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