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Associate Director Commercial Data Stewardship

Job Category:
Technology Provider
Career Level:
Management (Manager/Director)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
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Associate Director Commercial Data Stewardship

Your tasks and responsibilities


The primary responsibilities of this role, Associate Director Commercial Data Stewardship, are to: 

  • Account for recurring and project-related data and reporting deliverables to internal customers – primarily Business Insights, Reporting and Incentive Compensation;
  • Translate business needs into data business rules and requirements and ensure implementation through the data landscape and systems with IT;
  • Lead Reporting and IC business needs requirements gathering and oversee implementation;
  • Proactively anticipate data issues, through strong understanding of BU data landscape, that may impact Sales, Analytics, IC, and Reporting stakeholder decision-making;
  • Ensure that all data and performance requirements to meet business needs are reflected in the contracts negotiated with third party data providers (SPs, GPOs, etc.) in partnership with Market Access and Contracting teams;
  • Provide guidance on the acquisition of third party data to support the business and ensure the data is loaded and made available for use through the BU Data Landscape;
  • Lead implementation of Data Governance processes with internal and external data providers to ensure timely, accurate and complete commercial data;
  • Manage the identification and implementation of KPIs and metrics to ensure third party vendor compliance to data requirements.


Who you are


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. with at least 10 years of overall experience working in the US Pharma industry, with 3-5 years’ experience developing centralized data strategies for specialty products (i.e., Oncology, MS, orphan drugs)
  • Understanding of logistics & distribution processes for specialty products;
  • Project management experience;
  • Ability to consolidate disparate business requirements into clear, concise documentation;
  • Demonstrate ability to understand pros, cons, and caveats/limitations of 3rd party supplied data, as well as have an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of 3rd party players involved (i.e., HUBs, specialty pharmacies, marketing agencies, digital);
  • Knowledge of data quality management and best practices;
  • Knowledge of relational database structures and practices as well as newer cloud based, big data technologies;
  • Proven ability to represent key subject matter to audiences with diverse backgrounds (sales, marketing, market access, analytics etc.);
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment;
  • Proven communication skills and ability to present ideas in a clear, concise and user-friendly language;
  • Attention to detail and strong analytic and problem solving skills;
  • Must demonstrate interest in data management, large-scale data modeling and business requirements gathering.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.B.A. or M.S.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany