Jazz Pharmaceuticals

  • Associate Director, Data Management and Information Systems

    Job Locations US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/31/2018 11:28 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Commercial - US
  • Overview

    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.

    Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.

    We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 

    Position Profile

    The position is part of Commercial Operations and will be responsible external and internal data management and information systems in support of the Commercial organization.  In addition, the position will provide expertise with secondary data sources and be able to identify potential data sources to inform decision making with cross functional partners (New Product Planning, Corporate Development etc.)  In addition, the role will be closely aligned to Commercial IT to own data acquisition and ingestion, maintain and enhance data quality, structure the data for business consumption, and commercial systems management. The ability to independently manage multiple deliverables and shifting priorities with strong skills in project management, collaboration and communication will be key to success.

    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

    Data Management (Internal and External):

    • Collaborate with commercial, brand, and other functional areas to identify data sources needed to support brands, enable reporting on key metrics and inform business decision
    • Responsible for all internal and external data sources.  Identify and evaluate third party data sources (eg. SHA, IMS, HMS, MMIT, etc) to identify most appropriate data required to support and inform business decisions.
    • Manage relationship with third party data vendors
    • Develop SOPs and systems to ensure that reporting, storage, and handling of data sources meet compliance requirements

    Data Integration & Analysis:

    • Partner with IT to ingest, standardize, and store data across all data feeds (internal and third party)
    • Develop request management process (system) to prioritize and respond to data inquiries in alignment with business needs

    Master Data Management / Governance:

    • Institutionalize best practices for data usage across all brands and commercial projects
    • Ensure that data collected internally and externally meets quality standards
    • Oversee master data management (e.g. access rights, privacy)

    Information Systems:

    • Manage field systems and applications, including sales force automation (Veeva)
    • Deploy and operationalize enterprise KOL Management platform


    • Manage multiple projects and deliver consistently to the expectations of different stakeholders
    • Build strong partnerships and relationships, across the organization and externally, that lead to the highest levels of collaboration and effectiveness
    • Demonstrate the ability to influence multiple stakeholders to ensure a high-level of team involvement in key business decisions while working effectively with business partners

    Partner with the Commercial IT:

    • Set the strategy to improve efficiencies and enable enhanced capabilities to deliver advancement in business analytics, sales force effectiveness, and information management
    • Serve as the Commercial lead to collaboratively design, develop, implement and support new business analytic and operations capabilities
    • Deliver scalable solutions that integrate within the Commercial technology and processes ecosystem; ability to have a broad perspective and consider implications beyond the explicit requirements

    Job Requirements:

    • Experience with commercial pharmaceutical systems and platforms, business analytics solutions, data warehouse and reporting, and master data management
    • Strong commercial business and technology acumen
    • Excellent communication, facilitation, influence, change management and consensus building skills
    • Meticulous, highly organized and self-directed approach to work, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize competing tasks in time-constrained situations
    • Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.  Experience with Tableau, Alteryx, Veeva, and MDM is a plus
    • 7+ years in sales analytics, operations, and/or commercial IT, preferably in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry
    • Bachelor’s Degree; MBA preferred or applicable previous experience

    Description of Physical Demands

    • Occasional mobility within office environment.
    • Routinely sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Constantly operating a computer, printer, telephone and other similar office machinery.

    Description of Work Environment

    • Work indoors in normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, fumes, vibrations and temperature changes.
    • Frequent computer use at workstation.
    • May move from one work location to another occasionally.
    • Responsibilities may require a work schedule that may include working outside of “normal” work hours, in order to meet business demands.
    • Occasional public contact requiring appropriate business apparel.


    Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Connect With Us!

    Coming Soon!!