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Director, International Data Infrastructure & Data Governance

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary:

The Director, International Data Infrastructure and Data Governance works cross-functionally with all International stakeholders to lead the Data Infrastructure and Data Governance initiatives in Commercial Operations for different domains like HCP, Account, Payor, and Patient by providing best practices and coaching on Data Infrastructure, and its architecture. Top candidates will have good international data architecture skills, deep experience with EU, ME, LatAm, APAC, and NA data & regulations, deep understanding of GDRP, track record of leading Data Governance, extensive experience with EU, ME, LatAm, APAC, and NA pharma data, excellent problem-solving, and strong design thinking capabilities in delivering robust Data Infrastructure solution


  • Manages and guides the delivery of all International Data Infrastructure programs and its operational needs
  • Creates an operational International Data Infrastructure strategy, roadmap, and prioritization process by working closely with analytics partners across Commercial Operations organization and International Stakeholders
  • Lead International Data Governance for internal and external data, evaluate and document all current and industry available data sources, evaluate new and current data sources, own vendor relationships, review and submit all International Data SOWs
  • Provide technical leadership and support for the International Data Infrastructure platform including solution architecture, inbound/outbound integration, maintenance/tuning of match rules and exceptions, data model changes, executing and monitoring International Data Infrastructure software updates
  • Ensures International Data Infrastructure follows international data governance and GDPR compliance framework to enable data quality assurance, data protection, and compliance processes with global and local regulations including but not limited to GDPR, CCPA, Sunshine Reporting, PDMA, AMA, etc.
  • Implement International Data Infrastructure standards, to ensure data quality and integrity across multiple platforms
  • Collaborate with International business and analytics teams to ensure timely updates and access to International Data Infrastructure data assets
  • Establish policies, processes, standards, and feedback loops to streamline partnership with International Brand Analytics, Data Governance, and IT system owners to govern Customer/Account/Payer/Product
  • Works cross-functionally with the CRM team, On-prem data warehouse, and MDM team and oversees the data integration between various systems and data stores
  • Incorporates robust data validation, cleansing, and management methodologies with team members
  • Manages and maintains comprehensive documentation of processes and associated business logic
  • Maintains a critical eye on the data needs of the business, making recommendations to the business for new data sourcing or integration to help drive key insights generation
    Qualifications and Skills Required:
    • BA/BS required graduate degree preferred
    • 10-15+ years in the pharmaceutical industry, including experience implementing and owning multiple International Data Infrastructure implementations
    • 10+ years of experience with cloud platforms, Azure is a big plus, analytics layer, Customer360, etc.
    • 10+ years of Data Governance Experience, deep knowledge of pros & cons of all international databases for EU, ME, LatAm, APAC, NA, etc.
    • Demonstrated successful cross-functional collaboration and leadership, particularly with International Business, Brand Analytics, Data Governance, and Commercial brand teams
    • Demonstrated high proficiency in understanding International Data Infrastructure , data nuances, and application of data to pharmaceutical business needs
    • Highly proficient in all components of International Data Infrastructure solutions like Data Quality, Hierarchy management, and workflow management
    • Proven working experience on MDM software like Informatica, Reltio, Semarchy, or other similar software
    • High degree of independence and exceptional work ethics
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Professional, proactive demeanor, and strong interpersonal skills
      Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

      • Manages Ambiguity
      • Strategic Mindset
      • Demonstrates Self-awareness
      • Cultivates Innovation
      • Develops Talent

        • Drives Results
        • Ensures Accountability
        • Decision Quality

          • Courage
          • Collaboration
          • Instills Trust

            Horizon requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated, as a condition of employment, with either Pfizer (fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration), Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (currently granted emergency-use authorization by the FDA). "Fully vaccinated" is defined as two weeks after your final dose of the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Horizon will provide medical and religious accommodations as required by law.

            Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Arlington Heights , Director, International Data Infrastructure & Data Governance, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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