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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 2/6/2017

Shire Pharmaceutical Lexington, MA

Lexington, MA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description
The Data Governance Lead reports to the MDM/Data Governance Manager and is responsible for the end-to-end governance of commercial data supporting both operations and analytics. This person is responsible for leading and working with the various business area leads and data stewards to ensure cross-team processes are efficient and commercial data is consistent, accurate and compliant across applications. He/she is directly responsible for the operational governance of Shire s MDM customer and product data and all third party data i.e. Sales, Claims, Patient etc. with strategic direction from the MDM/Data Governance Manager from a business perspective including data quality, processes and business rules.

Work closely with the IT Governance team to establish an Enterprise Data Governance program.
Work with the Data Governance Board and Executive Sponsor to establish priorities for the U.S. Commercial Data team.
Lead the Data Governance working team in establishing commercial data definitions, standards and protocol.
Works with the Data Architect to coordinate all application changes including resolving application issues and planning for enhancements and upgrades
Define the key master, reference, reporting and metadata within U.S. Commercial Ops, working closely with business and technical leaders.
Establish an authoritative repository for these data elements and define, implement and govern practices around maintenance
Establish a commercial data definition repository and identify Data Stewards in the business that will be responsible for defining and maintaining the definitions of the key data elements.
Responsible for defining Data Governance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions (WIs)
Responsible for defining and measuring customer and product data Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Data Quality Metrics
Leads the definition of data sourcing and services strategies including the evaluation of third party data providers and services with strategic direction from the Commercial Data Lead.
Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Maintain knowledge of and adhere to Shire s internal compliance policies and procedures.
Take responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies.

A bachelor's or graduate degree and approximately 4 - 6 years of related work experience in Data Governance for mid to large sized corporations
A degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics, accounting, finance or a related field; MBA or MS degree preferred
Experience in Pharma commercial operations
Demonstrated ability to support all phases of the technology life cycle, including requirements definition, design, development, conversion and testing
Pharmaceutical background required.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Shire is an equal opportunity employer. Shire evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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