Associate Platform Lead - CIM

Date: 28.3.2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: INF004863

MSD is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world. Our product categories include heart and respiratory health, diabetes, infectious diseases and women's health. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, Diabetes and Cancer - while further expanding our strengths in areas such as vaccines and biologics.  We aspire to be the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for tomorrow.

Primary job responsibilities include:
The Associate Platform Lead is responsible for supporting the Platform Lead in defining, evolving and executing on the Platform vision and strategy.
• Act as de facto Platform Lead as required to communicate and align the appropriate delivery activities to the platform vision and strategy
• Drive platform strategy across the platform and product teams to ensure alignment and identify and act upon harmonization opportunities
• Partner with strategic vendors to understand and influence their product roadmaps
• Ensuring the that the product, cross platform and platform vision, strategy and execution are aligned to common goals
• Support the marketing of the platform and products across both the GHH IT and Business
• Own the creation of the platform roadmap based on inputs from the platform leads and platform architects
• Lead cross platform initiatives to support a greater harmonization between the technical and functional solutions
• Work closely with the commercial platform architects to ensure platform vision is enabled by relevant and evolving architecture
• Manage the financial commitments of the CIM Platform based on portfolio funding
• Conduct research on and provide direction in identifying appropriate and evolving technologies that meet the business objectives
• Coordinate the delivery of platform strategic backlog items with the product build teams
• Act as key point of contact and management for stakeholders in the local region
• Advocate for the use of the commercial platforms for all stakeholders across GHH
• Implement new ways of working across the commercial platform teams and drive measurable continuous improvement activities across the platforms
• Develop deep knowledge on the CIM platform and wide knowledge across the commercial platforms
• Develop the one Platform mindset across all platform teams


We are seeking professionals with the following qualifications, skills and Experience:

Must have

• Education:  BSc or MSc in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Business Management or related discipline with 3-5 years’ experience in a Commercial environment
• Demonstrated experience in Commercial Information Management including master data management, ETL processes, and data warehousing
• Strong background in BI and Analytics tools and technologies
• Strong background in data warehousing tools and technologies
• Experience with cloud-based / SaaS solutions
• Strong analytical thinker and problem solving skills
• Experience of different ways of working and delivery methodologies – iterative, agile, kanban
• Interest in emerging technology and application to resolving relevant business issues
• Experience working with structured and unstructured data across the commercial environment (sales, marketing, digital etc.) and supporting the use of these types of data with key Business stakeholders


• Prior experience in designing and implementing cloud computing and/or web-based solutions
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a geographically disbursed environment
• Technical knowledge of ETL processing in Redpoint or Informatica

We offer:
• Competitive salary
• Position in a leading global company
• Challenging career
• Professional growth based on performance
• Innovative working environment
• Wide range of benefits

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.            

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