Data Lead – GCC Jobs in Dubai – UAE at MSD

Title: Data Lead – GCC

Company: MSD

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: IT/Tech, Business

Job Description


Shape data-driven decisionsthat solve business challenges and deliver on desired outcomes.

Drive innovationin analytics solutions, strategy, and methodology.

Based in UAE.

We are innovating how we understand our customers’ and patients’ needs and is inventing new ways of communicating, measuring and interacting them through digital channels and technologies.

In this role, you will help our Company make strategic decisions with data to ensure that we are best-placed to bring our innovations to customers and patients.


Facilitate Change managementGuide & advise GCC leadership and commercial teams on the business opportunity to leverage Data & Analytics and evolve toward data driven decision makingEducate about what data science is, what it can bring and how to approach itBe the Data & Analytics ambassador to share learnings across the organization and other markets

Ensure evolution from data to insightsCollaborate with in-country stakeholders to understand business challenges and desired business outcomes, and define methodologies to extract actionable insightsIdentify new data sources that would help address business prioritiesEnsure data quality and stewardship liaising with Data steward teamDeliver or oversee descriptive and predictive analytics solutions and track their impact on business outcomes, leveraging industry best practices and new modeling techniquesEnsure all project deliverables are of the highest quality, and all project documentation is organized, up-to-date, and error-free.

Oversee Data & analytics ecosystemCollaborate with IT to ensure Technology ecosystem supports Data & Analytics currents needsDefine evolution roadmap to support future opportunitiesEnsure data integration and ingestion is delivered error-free


To be successful in this role, you will have strong technical skills as well as business capabilities.

At least 5 years of analytical experience in applying statistical solutions to business problems, with a strong focus on Change management

A Masters degree or PhD in a Quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or equivalent.

B2B sales and marketing experience is strongly preferred.

Hands-on experience with one or more data analytics/programming tool such as SAS/Salford SPM/Hadoop/R/SQL/Python/Hive.

Demonstrated expertise in planning, organizing, and managing multiple analytic projects with stakeholders across functions.

Proven experience in articulating data-driven findings to various audience levels, and translating these findings into actionable recommendations.

Managerial experience in data and analyses fields

Leadership skills

Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.

Who we are…

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees opera…


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