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Merck Organon -Associate Director - Commercial Analytics & Insights Data Steward in Jersey City, New Jersey

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Position Overview - Basic Functions & Responsibility

The Associate Director, Data Steward serves as the first point of contact for data sets for commercial applications. The incumbent promotes data usability by maintaining large information systems and datasets, creates and maintains data catalogs, manages data standards and access rules, and 3rd-party data relationships. This individual provides instruction in data navigation, promotes data stewardship, shapes data strategy, and is a key contributor to data governance working across functional areas for an enterprise view of data capabilities and use.

Primary Activities

  • Manages 3rd-party data relationships ensuring data standards are maintained and data pipelines have minimal maintenance

  • Assists in developing tools and platforms that bring disparate data sources together in a new tool or application thus allowing data-based insights about customers

  • Develops standardized reporting and performs customized analyses to inform business decisions.

  • Consults with commercial teams, countries, and analytics team members as to what data sources would best address key business questions and how to analyze the data to inform decisions.

  • Identifies gaps and data needs across the commercial organization, seeking solutions to address strategic business questions, including the acquisition of new assets from external sources, or identifying partners to create needed assets, or enacting internal initiatives for gathering new 1st party assets

  • Helps with data navigation & promotes stewardship

  • Works with IT & Analytics leadership to help define data quality standards and help improve the process of centralizing data sources

  • Onboards new team members – showcasing the tools and data analytics to help answer strategic business questions

  • Owns training for applications and data capabilities

Required Skills and Experiences:


  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, information management

  • Minimum of (5) years’ experience in Pharmaceutical Marketing, Analytics, Data Management, or a similar role

  • Strong project management skills

  • Proven analytical and data interpretation skills. Ability to distill down and synthesize complex information from various sources and create effective reports and solutions.

  • Strong leadership skills, ability to work independently and deal well with ambiguity

  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong influencing, negotiating, conflict resolution skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication/presentation skills

  • Knowledge of both the US and global healthcare environment

  • Working knowledge of Data Protection & Privacy commercial and FCPA laws and regulations as they apply to the pharmaceutical industry.


  • Master’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other relevant disciplines

  • Understanding of the therapeutic areas of focus (knowledge of Women’s Health in particular)

Who we are …

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions.

Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

At launch, we will be more than 10,000 Founders strong, ready to rise together as we make a difference in a new way. As Founders, employees will create their future and will help shape the direction of Organon and its impact on the world. Our culture reflects our passion for those we champion.

At Organon, we all belong. We embrace diversity and give it a voice. Our commitment to supporting women is reflected in the make-up of our leadership team, which is majority female and our diversity of experience is core to who we are and what we are designed to do.


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Requisition ID: R104981