Program Manager, Data & AI @ Merck

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Job Description:


  • Take an active governance role and get involved in planning of data & AI topics for SLS, aligning with business strategic priorities.
  • Lead end-to-end project lifecycle, from business requirements analysis to launch and operation of our applications.
  • Collaborate with business users, placing the customer at the center and prototyping ideas to tackle complex business challenges.
  • Partner with data engineers, analysts & scientists to design data models & AI solutions that strike the right balance between technical feasibility and business requirements.
  • Ensure that business expectations are met, that agreed business value is realized. Secure that appropriate documentation is created to launch and support our solutions.
  • Drive the organization’s empowerment and engagement program by promoting effective communication, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing initiatives.

Who You Are:

We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers and our people. We cherish curiosity.

You are passionate about AI- & data-driven innovation, business impact, solving problems, and achieving results.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to describe complex methodologies, approaches, and results to a broad non-expert audience.
  • Excited about Science & Lab Solutions, and eager to take part in our next successes! Previous experience in a business function (sales, customer excellence, marketing, product management, etc.) is a very strong asset.
  • Able to thrive in a complex matrixed and international environment.
  • Proficiency in English. German and/or in French is a plus.
  • You embrace teamwork and enjoy getting involved with colleagues from different backgrounds.

Your Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Data Analytics, Computer Science, or related field. Alternatively, a Master’s degree in Chemistry or Biology, combined with a solid data or business experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Data & AI roles or equivalent.
  • Solid project management skills, and ability to drive multiple projects simultaneously. Practice or knowledge of Agile development methodologies is a plus.
  • Proven success in contributing to the advancement of cross-functional projects, with multiple stakeholders and varying levels of complexity.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in data analysis, data interpretation and data visualization.
  • Experience in leveraging Generative AI and Machine Learning to drive better business outcomes.
  • Familiarity with Palantir Foundry highly desirable
  • Experience in Python/PySpark, including data manipulation & modelling, is a strong plus.
  • Experience with or exposure to SAP ERP and/or other enterprise solutions such as is a plus.
  • Experience in workshop facilitation and digital whiteboard applications.

Experience Level: Junior/Associate
Work From: Onsite

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