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Senior Product Owner – Real-world Evidence

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Svornosti 3321/2, 150 00 Smíchov, Czechia

We innovate the pharmaceutical industry. You can join us in the digital health revolution and tackle
biggest opportunities and challenges at the intersection of healthcare, information and technology.

Who are we looking for? 

Highly motivated and skilled Senior Product Owner – Real-world Evidence (RWE) who will be part of the Global Development IT team. We would like you to drive IT projects in the Real-world Evidence space and to be the critical contributor to the development of RWE IT competencies in partnership with IT platform teams. 

This role will allow you to focus on consolidating enterprise-wide RWE needs and advance the analytics capabilities, value evidence generation and collaboration across both research and commercial divisions. 

We will give YOU chance to: 

  • Utilize deep domain knowledge of RWE, value-based medicine, health economics and outcomes research to translate business priorities and opportunities into user stories, business/technical requirements, and propose platform-oriented solutions to advance enterprise-wide RWE capabilities
  • Lead teams of analysts and developers in developing products/solutions that allow users to extract relevant insights from real-world data assets from a variety of sources, through the use of statistical programming environments, visualization tools and vendor-enabled analytics capabilities
  • Represent the voice of the business partners and convey the vision to the development team, providing guidance on task prioritization driven by value realization
  • Be accountable for ensuring that the team delivers solutions with high quality standards, timeliness, compliance and excellent user experience
  • Provide expert guidance and consulting on RWE tools and the RWE landscape, as it relates to the business value of alternative technologies, leveraging internal IT platforms and capabilities
  • Engage with stakeholders to jointly manage priorities and maintain engagement throughout the development lifecycle to ensure that products/solutions are fully aligned with business expectations, gathering and incorporating stakeholder feedback on an ongoing basis
  • Contribute to innovative experiments, specifically to idea generation, idea incubation and/or experimentation, identifying tangible and measurable criteria
  • Participate in strategic initiatives and communities of practice, both within IT and with business partners in RWE and value-based medicine domains, to act as driver of modernization and establish a strong network, both internally and externally 

All activities must be conducted in compliance with company policies, standards and guiding principles, and in compliance with regional and country specific regulations

Expected Qualification of YOURS:

Education and Skills Required 

  • Degree or advanced degree in Science, Engineering or Computer Science fields 

Minimum Experience Required 

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant business/technical analysis or product management experience 1-2 years of relevant experience in the Life Sciences industry 

Skills/Knowledge Required: 

  • Proven knowledge of business processes and industry/market trends within the pharmaceutical R&D space, specifically as it relates to value-based medicine, real-world evidence and outcomes research
  • Knowledge of real-world data assets
  • Knowledge of data analysis and value-evidence generation methodologies, notably: descriptive statistics, cohort construction, health economic modeling, patient- and population-level estimation, dashboards and interactive visualization tools, and treatment pathway analysis
  • Excellent business acumen, with proven ability to understand business processes in detail – both at global and region/country levels – and translate these into user stories and detailed business requirements
  • Proven leadership and negotiation skills, along with good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (English – both oral and written), along with the ability to communicate appropriately and confidently with colleagues from different backgrounds and seniority levels
  • Excellent organizational skills, with ability to navigate a complex matrix environment and organize/prioritize work efficiently and effectively
  • Self-motivation, proactivity and ability to work independently with minimum direction
  • Skills/Knowledge/Experience Preferred
  • Degree or advanced degree in engineering, medical informatics, data science/analytics, (bio)statistics or related fields
  • Knowledge and experience with technology and data vendors in the RWE space
  • Basic knowledge of database (SQL) and statistical programming tools 


Our benefits

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Position in a leading global healthcare company
  • Challenging career
  • Professional growth based on performance
  • Innovative and flexible working environment
  • Wide range of benefits

We want to know about you. Contact Nikola Kalčić - nikola.kalcic@merck.com. Know anybody who might be interested? Refer this job!