MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.
The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-
year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
MSD’s Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world.
Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing MSD’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.
We are seeking energetic, forward thinking professionals to join our Information Technology group. You will have the opportunity to work on global teams to identify the biggest opportunities as well as tackle the biggest challenges at the intersection of healthcare, information and technology.
We offer rotations to help with your professional development, incredible opportunities to learn from others and a flat, collaborative environment.
This position will be part of our Research Division which supports the areas of Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Discovery / Pre-
Clinical in the following regions : Latin America (LA), Europe / Middle East / Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (AP).
The position will preferably be operating within our Research Division Global Development (GD) IT Competency in Prague, which supports the areas of Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Assurance and Real-world Evidence.
The incumbent will provide account management to the Research Division business partners within the EMEA (Europe / Middle East / Africa) region.
The incumbent will be responsible for relationship management, will support the business and IT strategy, will drive the IT portfolio and innovation discussions and contribute to the delivery and execution of our research division IT programs.
Key responsibilities include :
All activities must be conducted in compliance with company policies and standards, as well as regional and country specific regulations.
Education and Skills Required
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in Science or Computer related field
Skills / Knowledge Required
At least 2 years of experience in (preferably IT) account management, business architecture and analysis and / or client relationship management within the pharmaceutical industry
At least 2 years of experience and / or knowledge in at least one of these areas : Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance (business and / or technology exposure)
Demonstrated success building and maintaining relationships with business partners and IT areas
Business acumen, stakeholder engagement, strategic account planning
Strong cross-functional communication and collaboration
Energetic self-starter, proactive approach and ability to work independently with minimum direction
Ability to thrive in a dynamic and complex matrix environment and to navigate through ambiguity
Ability to identify and influence the changes necessary to ensure solution adoption and value realization
Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization.
Ability to look at situations from several points of view
Proven leadership skills
Persuasive with details and facts
Good analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent English communication (both oral and written)
Skills / Knowledge / Experience Preferred
Advanced degree in scientific or medical field
Knowledge of IT tools and assets
Experience in a GxP environment
Network leader; Focus on influence rather than control, creating a work environment based on trust, sharing and collaboration
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement.
At MSD, we’re inventing for life.