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The Master Data Strategy manages millions of Project Master Data records. As part of the ecosystem, this data is shared to stakeholders through the data fabric and various reports. The primary purpose of this job is to manage & maintain the centralized Project Master Data.  The success of the role is measured (as per SLA) by the degree of data availability and quality for any downstream processes, but also by the availability of the legacy data as per the agreed timeline.

This effort requires skilled resources to assist, encode & review data, but also own various tasks & maintain the central MDM business & system architecture going forward at steady state/business as usual.  Focusing on stewardship activities, this role is accountable to provide a transversal oversight of the data part of all the streams of the Program and to ensure continued maintenance & further roll-out as global health authorities adopt new data requirements.

The role will support the mastering of Project structured data as close to source as possible by leveraging the data standards.  This role will help to generate quality insights leveraging on a mix of structured & unstructured data across both internal & external systems (Databases).


Key Responsibilities:

  • Review the requests for codification of new Projects to evaluate their adequacy and fit for R&D, Commercial, regulators, and beyond; so that we can act as a safeguard for GSK, ensure adequate and data quality.
  • Orchestrate the codification process in including the relevant experts (Development, Legal, Regulatory, PPM, Development lead, Clinical, etc…), securing the adequate information, coding the central piece, and ensuring the data are validated and signed by all function as the new master data to be used.
  • Code the ‘selected’ legacy information after having reviewed and validated the data allowing for processes such as pharmacovigilance which required an exhaustive dataset to operate to be shifted on IDMP as per compliance milestones.
  • Perform the system POCs by injecting data in the proposed tech solutions and dry-run the new process to that objective and ‘actionable’ feedbacks can be provided to tech and the experts involved.
  • Contribute to the establishment, & the roll-out of the R&D (Master) Data and Analytics strategy. This includes the contribution to the development, maintenance, and enhancement of the enterprise solutions for the management of the R&D data including the Master Data strategy.
  • Support the Development & maintenance of a data governance framework ensuring data harmonization & data quality.
  • Support GSK representation in industry & regulators activities dedicated to Master Data Management & Standardization topics.
  • Ensure the analysis & monitoring of the deviations in the remits of the group and ensure collaborative work has been done to identify enhancement opportunities; and prioritize them.
  • Is accountable of the data privacy and integrity of the systems/solutions in his/her remit.
  • This person must be able to lead independently the topics assigned to him/her; and ensure task accomplishment in time and in quality.


Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Economics, Finance, Life Science, Software Engineering, Math, Bioinformatics or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in data management, data governance or related roles within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • 3+ years experience in Data governance, data management and analytics with software experience (ie. MDM, SQL etc)


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Demonstrates capability to proactively identify and resolves data quality issues with minimal oversight
  • Expertise in MDM technologies, data management and governance tools, and methodologies such as Informatica MDM, Reltio, Collibra
  • Certifications in MDM, data governance, or related areas are advantageous
  • Experience working in Agile project delivery
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to collaborate with both technical and business colleagues

Please visit GSK US Benefits Summary to learn more about the comprehensive benefits program GSK offers US employees.

Why Us?

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organization where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people by the end of 2030.

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce.

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