1+ months

Senior Manager Data Sciences Systems and Infrastructure

West Chester, PA 19380
Company Info
Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Senior Manager, Data Sciences Systems  and Infrastructure is to lead and manage all aspects related to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of systems applications in support of Data Sciences and Global Biometrics.  As part of this responsibility, the Senior Manager, Systems and Infrastructure ensures activities and deliverables for area(s) of responsibility are completed in line with business requirements and company objectives and is responsible for assisting in improvement of database infrastructure within the department. 
1. Business owner for all internal systems used by Clinical Trial Data Science (CTDS).  Primary focal point with IT for system validation and ongoing technical system management as well as management of procedural documents related to the systems in use.  Includes serving as User Administrator for CTDS and other cross-functional systems as needed.
2. Lead CTDS technical system trainings as needed.
3. Implement robust data analytics tools and lead the associated adoption and change management activities in partnership with Central Monitoring.
4. Gather requirements, program and validate standard and study specific graphical visualizations for clinical and operational data.
5. Provides programming support to Dictionary Management including creation and maintenance of coding reports and summaries, coding system processes and infrastructure, and dictionary file setup.

6. Lead strategic evaluation, implementation and validation of new applications and enhancements to existing applications.
7. Develops and maintains reporting platform using tools and/or advanced programming to support ongoing data review.
8. Maintain and enhance the Teva Data Standard model and ensures compliance with standardization efforts across all CTDS systems.
9. Integrates and harmonizes data from different sources at study, project and/or portfolio levels.
10. Programs data quality checks as requested by study teams to ensure accuracy, reliability, integrity, consistency and completeness of the study database.
11. Develops positive partnerships with service providers and ensures a high standard of deliverables are maintained.   Supports and/or leads vendor governance for systems of responsibility.
12. Supports departmental monitoring of project activities, metrics and KPIs to ensure quality and timelines are within budget and assists with identifying changes in project scope or efficiencies to maintain budget.
13. Recruits, selects, develops, manages, motivates, coaches and appraises the performance of direct reports (when relevant).  Builds team commitment to goals, and creates a positive and productive culture within the team.
14. Ensures appropriate training for direct staff.  Acts as a leader and mentor for all Data Sciences globally.
15. Acquires knowledge related to drug development, clinical trials methodology, and applies the relevant information in recommending changes in Data Sciences to improve business performance.
16. Leads the department development of SOPs, procedural documentation and continuous process improvement.
Identifies areas for innovation and potential supporting technologies.
17. Leads global Data Sciences initiatives and represents Data Sciences as a key stakeholder in global cross-functional initiatives.
18. Act as deputy for Director, Central Services as needed.


Education Required: Bachelors Degree or higher, or equivalent amount of combined educational and work experience is required.  Exceptional candidates may be considered with fewer years depending on experience and education.
Experience Required: Requires at least nine years of clinical programming or relevant experience.
Extensive SAS software knowledge and significant SAS programming experience desired.

Experience Preferred:  
Specialized or Technical Knowledge Knowledge of at least one data visualization tool (i.e. Spotfire) Licenses, Certifications needed:
Strong Information Technologies orientation.
Significant experience (3+ years) with technical management and administration of electronic clinical data management systems.
Functional Knowledge:  Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience with CDISC/CDASH/SDTM/Controlled Terminology and experience with implementation.
Significant experience (3 + years) in managing outsourced activities.

Thorough understanding of the drug development process, clinical trial methodology and data management principles are required.   
Works effectively in a multi-task environment.  Proven success working in a virtual, global and multi-cultural environment. 
Strong and effective oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.

Research & Development
Sub Function
Clinical Research
Reports To
Tevas Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment
Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


Posted: 2019-10-24 Expires: 2019-12-16

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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