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Commercial Data Steward

応募 後で応募 求人ID R0009048 掲載日 07/16/2019 Location:Tokyo, Japan

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Job Description


The Commercial Data Steward will support Japan’s Pharma Business Units (JPBU & JOBU) ample Commercial data management needs. The person will understand in depth the existing data structures and DWH and maximize its usage in the existing and new dashboard solutions. Person will also be responsible to ensure our data is cleansed constantly.


  • Understand business requirements on existing and new data sources

  • Be the Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) in Japan for Commercial Data. Act as the source of knowledge for JPBU, JOBU and CBC teams, the business stakeholders for Japan.

  • Responsbile to get the changes for MDM executed by the data operations team in a timely manner and with quality

  • Responsible for driving accuracy of the data within Japan

  • Primary interface for the business stakeholders on a day to day basis when it comes to data questions/extractions. They will also be part of the business discussions for important areas like New Product Introduction, Reassignment of customer hierarchies/territories etc.

  • Responsible for handling any immediate escalations and to expedite requests.

  • Oversee the deployment of data to the Commercial data warehouse

  • Develop policies and procedures for the collection and analysis of data

  • Review customer files to ensure integrity of data collection and utilization

  • Perform data profiling to identify and understand anomalies


  • In depth knowledge of the different data sets within Commercial accompanied by the technical knowledge of the platform components of Enterprise Analytics

  • Capabilities to translate business needs into data analytics concepts

  • Hands-on, able to implement and execute initiatives

  • Understanding of Commercial Master Data, dimensions, complexity


Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Knowledge in Big Data Concepts and application of these concepts with Big Data tools for storage, ingestions and analytics

  • Knowledge of visualization techniques and tools like Qlik, Tableau or Microstrategy

  • Knowledge of Informatica MDM tools or similar

  • Knowledge of Commercial relevant data sources like ERP Financial data, Salesforce/ CRM, IMS, etc.


  • Ability to partner with stakeholders in the organization

  • Demonstrates Curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity

  • Has no issue speaking up and encourages the team to do the same

Decision-making and Autonomy

  • Feels comfortable operating alone, within the boundaries set by Commercial IT’s management

  • Ability to develop solutions with a wide cross-functional team of colleagues and collaborate effectively

  • Able to influence stakeholders in a matrix organisation, with ability to ensure delivery and maintenance  of Commercial Analytics solutions at all levels of the organisation

  • Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance and defend it

  • Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace


  • Able to clearly communicate and foster alignment across all levels of the organisation

  • Is required to build strong working partnerships with IT Business partners and Enterprise Analytics team

  • Build strong cross-functional relationships with team members in: System Integlators, IT Business Partner, Enterprise Architects.

  • Strong ability to build external collaborations with industry partners and suppliers


  • Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas and then brings them proactively to his/her business stakeholders

  • Generates breakthrough solutions, and enables others to do the same

  • Draws on unexpected or seemingly unrelated ways of thinking


  • Able to present issues and recommended solutions in a succinct manner to Management on a frequent basis

  • Recommend and monitor spend for project budgets


  • Fluent Japanese & High Level Business English

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Marketing, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with data management.

  • Understanding commercial data domain

  • The ability to implement complex, yet efficient business processes, data and work-flows

  • Ability to work with business stakeholders at Region / market level (should be able to discuss issues with data)

  • Demonstrated Leadership skills, with proven management experience within a matrix organisation

  • Strong Business Acumen of a LifeSciences company or deep expertise in one industry

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (Add any information legally required for your country here)

  • Domestic Travel of up to 5% may be required from this position.


Tokyo, Japan

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