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Head of CHC Data Architecture and Modeling

date posted 12/22/2022
contract type Full time
job id R2670748
location Bridgewater, New Jersey

Global Digital Team. The team is charged with accelerating the shift to precision marketing and to e-commerce sales, scaling best-in-class data driven decision making tools, capturing new opportunities in the digital health space and uphauling disjointed commercial systems. This team leverages both dedicated expertise internally at Sanofi, and delivery and deployment partners. It builds products, runs service / outsourcing contracts, and develops centers of excellence in technology and digital.

IShift. IShift is the new generation of SAP S4/ HANA, with one common framework across Sanofi BUs and geographies replacing JDEdwards in the US, OEP and unity in all other geographies.

POSITION OVERVIEW

A cornerstone of CHC transformation in the coming years, the Business Intelligence team defines the strategy and operationalization of data practices to lead the change and transform internal practices: 

  • Embody Sanofi transformation with regular communications, team upskilling, and proactivity 

  • The Head of Data Architecture, Modeling and BI, leads the CHC businesses and responsible for enterprise data and analytics architecture, providing thought leadership and architecture services for all aspects of data and analytics transversally, including data platforms, data services, advanced analytics, reporting, data visualizations, knowledge engineering, data acquisition, and integration.

  • Lead cross-functional enterprise-wide strategies for data and analytics, in partnership with Master Data Governance team, Platforms, Data and Learning Creation Center and other CHC Digital and business groups.

  • He/she expands the organization’s data and analytics offerings, with focus on emerging analytical approaches, skills, and technologies to drive value from CHC data assets and enable business innovation.

As part of this team the Head of Data Architecture & Modeling will be working across different data projects, applications, and processes in order to enable CHC a true data driven organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Head of Data Architecture & Modeling will be responsible for:

  • Lead the CHC organization’s enterprise data and analytics architecture, providing thought leadership and architecture services for all aspects of data and analytics, including data platforms, data services, advanced analytics, reporting, data visualizations, master data management, knowledge engineering, data acquisition and integration.

  • Initiate and oversee strategic efforts to identify, develop and host data and information services that reach across domains, support reuse of internal and external data, and build trust in data and analytical information, improving data access and usability to accelerate scientific and business insights.

  • Lead a team of data and analytics architects, Data Science and Visualization, responsible for research, analysis, design, and delivery of data and solution architectures to support business strategies and priorities across all CHC business functions.

  • Understand emerging industry and innovative technology trends to effectively prioritize and practically apply existing, new, and emerging technologies to harness insights and value from CHC’s internal and external data.

  • Develop and promote modern architectural approaches that encourage data and value exchange with partners and customers, digitization of processes, business connectivity, and partner collaboration.

  • Perform an involved advisory role on large complex analytics initiatives. Provide leadership in building consensus on approach and provide technical execution oversight. Identify and mediate conflicting requirements among solution stakeholders.

  • Contributes to strategic efforts that support integration into other ecosystems through data while building trust in end-to-end use of data for decision sciences.

  • Lead and provide oversight on data, application, and technology lifecycles, from emerging technology assessments through to renewal or retirement.

  • Cultivate technical expertise and champion and enable learning, adoption, reskill and reuse across Digital.

  • Mentor, coach, guide and grow architecture team members and other Digital colleagues, creating a strong collaborative engaging cross functional team culture.

  • Partner with internal teams regarding innovation, technologies, governance, lifecycle management (platforms), adoption and/or training/use.

  • Ensure that data is managed in compliance with applicable quality, regulatory (Data Privacy, GxP, SOX, etc.) and cybersecurity requirement

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10 years or more experience in Data Analytics and Architecture space

  • Experience of Data Architecture & Modeling, preferably in FMCG 

  • Experience in IICS, Tibco, SAP BODS

  • Experience in Advance Analytics & Cloud solutions

  • Experience in Data Science, AI and ML

  • Experience in DevOps and Product Lifecycle

  • Agile ways of working and large projects phased delivery 

  • Data & Business intelligence domain and software experience is a plus

  • Strong Experience of Interfacing heterogeneous systems and data sources 

  • Strong Experience of Snowflake, DataBricks, Python/R, Tableau, Power BI 

  • Strong Experience of Informatica, Layer 7 and Apigee 

  • Working knowledge of procuring data from ERPs (SAP, JDE, etc.). 

  • Working knowledge of Data governance and Security

Education

  • Master's degree

  • Fluent in English

International Program Management Skills

  • Leading multicultural and multi-sourced teams

  • Multi-country deployment, involving local stakeholders

  • Cross functional leadership and influencing

  • Lead people and timelines in a matrix organization in compliant and professional manner

  • Quarterly budgeting

  • Excellent presentation to executive teams, writing, power point and organizational skills

  • Contracting and contract managing software vendors and system integrators

  • Strategic development in a multi-dimensional and rapid changing environment

Digital Program Leadership

  • Leading cross-functional teams to create Digital strategies and roadmaps

  • Design thinking and product development methods (blueprint, iteration, fast pivot, etc.)

  • Transformative digital and/or technology solutions track record (design, develop, deliver)

  • Relentless & creative problem-solving to deliver in a complex governance environment

  • Outstanding risk management and “get things done” mindset

  • Educates on basics (SEO, UI/UX, Agile, etc.) and complexity (architecture, emerging tech)

  • Fast learner in new industries and functions (e.g., legal, finance)

People Leadership

  • Outstanding relationship-building, effective in a matrixed, culturally diverse organization.

  • Influence skills at all levels of seniority, including people who do not work for him/her.

  • Balance pushing for change and bringing people along; conflict resolution mindset.

  • Fast & high-quality written communications, business cases and analyses (MS Office)

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

FMCH / IT Ckills and Competencies

  • Job in FMCG & Governance (advanced)

  • Lean & Agile practices (advanced)

  • User Experience (intermediate)

  • Program / Product & Portfolio Management (advanced)

  • Financial Planning (advanced)

  • Vendor Management (advanced)

Transversal Skills & Competencies (Soft Skills)

  • Business Acumen (advanced)

  • Business Partnership (advanced)

  • Transversal collaboration (advanced)

  • Strategic Thinking (advanced)

  • Decision Making (advanced)

  • Change Management (advanced)

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

Fully vaccinated, according to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE.  

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.)

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