European Advanced Analytics Orchestrator (m/f/x)

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Date: 05-Jan-2022

Location: Munich, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


For our headquarter in Munich we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:


European Advanced Analytics Orchestrator (m/f/x)


The position:

Join Daiichi Sankyo Europe as European Advanced Analytics Orchestrator and coordinate the different data science developments across business units. 
You will be responsible for driving business value by usage of data and supporting Daiichi Sankyo Europe in providing constantly the best customer experience. You draw on your domain expertise to help commercial business to identify and prioritize business problems, which will create the highest value when solved. Success means for you that deep insights generated through advanced analytics translate into impact at scale: You identify required business/customer data needed to produce most useful insights and ensure solutions solve our business problems in an efficient and easy to interpret for business users.
You will be the evangelist of data transformation and you will coordinate the advanced analytics community, bridging between business needs and data science solutions. You will work together with SCRUM masters, Product Owners and Data Governance team to best select the business questions with the highest impact on our business objectives and KPIs.  
Your engagement goes beyond facilitating informed-decision making; you drive implementation/deployment of digital content, solutions and services and ensure that we execute on insights. You empower others to fail, learn and grow and aren't afraid to roll-up your sleeves. This is your preferred way of driving high adoption of developed analytics, content and services among our business users and customers. 
At Daiichi Sankyo, we care for every heartbeat and you will help us to make a difference by embracing digital into the heart of our business. Empowering. Meaningful. Every day.


Roles and responsibilities:


  • Coordinates overall the product development across several advanced analytics products, prioritizing business value creation and orchestrating the implementation of data science use cases, from ideation phase to operationalization
  • Supports affiliate and European Product Owners with the business case estimations , formulating the value add for the customers and patients along with monitoring the advanced analytics KPIs and acting upon the learnings 
  • Collaborate with Data Scientists & Engineers and IT to ensure models are developed and updated according to business requirements and that they are integrated to other components in an appropriate way
  • You will support and consult the local and European organisations to collect, refine and prioritize business hypothesis and any new developments    
  • Defines the implementation team and is in charge of resource allocation and planning across different products while acting as Advanced Analytics advisor on timelines and feasibility to the business counterparts     
  • Fosters a culture of collaboration by creating data communities to share best practices and collect business questions from stakeholders
  • You actively educate on advanced analytics, share best practices and consult our business partners  
  • Identify ways to capture new data (e.g., CRM, sensors), clear organizational hurdles to gain access to data and forge partnerships with 3rd party data providers


Personal skills and professional experience:


  • University degree in Technology or Innovation Management, Information Design, Business Informatics, STEM or comparable degree
  • 5+ y experience in e-commerce, digital (management) consultancy, digital pharma unit, start-up, tech company or a comparable digital unit/workplace 
  • Experience in the healthcare/pharma domain and profound understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the industry, especially around Commercial and Customer Centricity
  • Experience working with teams in an AGILE setting as Product Owner incl. facilitation of cross-departmental exchanges, managing a backlog/release plan and stakeholder management etc. 
  • Strong acumen in quantitative analytics and structured problem solving
  • Overview of common machine learning techniques (Categorical Encoding, Random Forest, Decision Trees) and technologies commonly used (Database and Data Modelling concepts, Deployment tools (e.g. Cloud))
  • Strong communication skills with ability to present complex messages, manage expectations and trade-offs to various business stakeholders
  • Strong problem solver with ability to push the solution and progress
  • High level of commitment, collaboration and an integrative personality
  • Excellent language proficiency in English (at least C1)
  • International work experience    


What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.