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Job Overview

Functional Area


Work preferred

Work from Office


Min Experience

8 Years

Max Experience

10 Years


Job Description

28,000 associates of more than 100 nationalities deliver high quality and affordable medicine on time, every time, safely and efficiently.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) Global Operations Center (GOC) Data Governance team is setup to develop and maintain the right metadata, master data, data quality parameters, data lineage, KPI reports and workflows to ensure that data is governed, consistent, reliable and easily accessible for decision-making while ensuring data is maintained across NTO as per Pharmaceutical regulatory and compliance requirement.
  • Data Quality Analyst engage to build and adopt a strong Data Quality Management culture within team particularly focusing on improving Master Data Quality and enabling Master Data Governance by publishing KPIs & Reports. Drives and participate in Data Quality enhancement for consistency, correctness and completeness and facilitate data enabled decision making for Novartis Technical Operations (NTO) by providing quality data.
  • Support resolution of Data Quality issues in NTO in collaboration with Data Stewards and Business SPOCs. Follow up with the Business SPOCs on data quality issues
  • Create/modify new or existing reports as per different user requirements or Data Governance strategy. Analyze data quality enrichment and cleansing requests from Data Stewards and Business Owners
  • Implement data cleansing and linking strategy as per documented data quality improvement strategy. Responsible for rolling out the periodical Data Quality assessments, DQ KPI measurements, Gap analysis & Continuous improvement to ensure that active Data Governance is achieved, and data quality meets business need and complies with mandatory standards
  • Work on enhancement of training materials, documents on scope of the reports, data quality rules and various data governance modules. Perform root cause analysis on data inconsistencies highlighted by users and recommending improvements
  • Successful implementation of Data Governance framework and processes. Provide support and set standards of functional excellence in methodologies, processes and SOPs to enable enhancement of Global & Local data operations and governance.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • 8-10 years of relevant professional experience. Good knowledge on data quality fundamentals and data governance concepts.
  • Hands-on experience with Informatica Data Quality (IDQ) & Informatica Power Center tools. Performing hands-on development with Informatica Data Quality (IDQ) using transformations like decision, exception, update strategy, lookup, labeler, standardizer, joiner, etc.
  • Experience in source data profiling, creating and applying DQ rules, creating score cards using Informatica Analyst tool, Experience in Informatica Power center tool for extracting, transforming, loading from various source data inputs to various targets using transformations like source qualifier, aggregator, update strategy, expression, joiner, lookup, router, sorter, filter, etc.
  • Experience in ETL transformation logic like Filter, Sorter, Aggregator, Lookup, Expression, Filters, Router, Update Strategy, Joiner, Normalizer etc. in the Mappings. Extensively used Informatica Data Quality (IDQ) profiling capabilities to profile various sources, generate score cards, create and validate rules.
  • Experience in writing complex SQL queries and experience with any data visualization tool is preferable e.g. QlikSense, Power BI. Good to have experience on UNIX commands, Shell Scripting and Python.
  • Supply chain/ Manufacturing domain experience in Healthcare / Pharma is preferred

Why Novartis?

236 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent whats possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Accessibility and accommodation

Novartis is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

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Business Unit




Work Location

Hyderabad, AP

Company/Legal Entity

Nov Hltcr Shared Services Ind

Functional Area

Technical Operations

Job Type

Full Time

Employment Type


Shift Work


Early Talent



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