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D&A Product Owner (all genders)


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your Role:

Become part of a highly skilled team of experts working on scalable use cases and data analytics products. Join us as a Product Owner. As a member of our data analytics team, you bring the overall data strategy to live and into the organization. You focus on data product development to bring value to the Life Science business sector. You are responsible for the entire use case journey starting from data ingestion to generating actionable insights to bringing business impact. Be a partner and key contact for our Life Science business, understanding their needs, their products, their technology stacks, and cross-cutting data-heavy processes. Analyze and prioritize requirements, transform ideas, and wishes into a structured yet agile development roadmap. Translate functional requirements into data and analytics models, process maps, and application designs to drive the development of our products and solutions. Additionally, you will serve as evangelist for data-driven innovation and organizational integration of business and technology. This position is part of our overall Group Data Strategy initiative and located in the Life Science Analytics Center of Excellence. Turn your curiosity into action and learn more about how we drive data and analytics here. https://jobs.vibrantm.com/merck/content/Data-and-Analytics/?locale=en_GB&utm_campaign=DA_JobAdTool


Who you are:  


  • B.Sc. (or higher) in Business or quantitative or technical field (math, statistics, computer science)
  • 5 years of experience in a Product Owner/ Manager role or equivalently proven experience
  • Established background in launching software or services in partnership with engineering teams and high degree of proficiency in prototyping, iterative development, understanding of Agile principles
  • Proven experience in understanding digital and leveraging data and analytics assets to drive strong business outcome
  • Experience driving product initiatives from conception to launch and ensuing iterations strongly preferred
  • Proven track record of delivering data driven solutions with a customer first mindset
  • Ability to prioritize thoughtfully and strictly in alignment with business objectives as well as financial and resource restrictions
  • Experience in driving project execution and managing stakeholder expectations around project deliverables
  • Strong ability to negotiate mutually acceptable solutions, building on consensus through give and take, while keeping in mind the sense of urgency to deliver business value
  • Strong customer orientation and communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with technical & non-technical audience


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


Job Requisition ID:  231057
Location:  Darmstadt
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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