Associate Director Data Governance

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Jan 07, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Associate Director Data Governance will support Global Development’s data governance activities including processes, policies and guidelines for administering the organization's data and records and ensure the Operational data processes are efficient and effective from end-to-end. The Associate Director Data Governance documents and monitors data standards and data curation policies and processes in partnership with Functional Areas. The Associate Director Data Governance is responsible for managing Global Development’s Master Data and ontologies and serves as a  point of contact for governance, data quality and protection issues.  

Essential Functions required for the job;

  • Drive consistency of data governance approach across Global Development Functional Areas including Clinical, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Affairs and Precision Medicine.

  • Support the design, definition and delivery of operational data exchange between Regeneron and its strategic partners e.g. CROs

  • Support and maintain a Global Development-wide federated data governance framework with business objective of ensuring quality of data.

  • Support the methodologies to define ontologies and taxonomies for information management at the Functional area level and curate at the Global Development level

  • Capture and document metadata and ontologies for Global Development data and records.

  • Facilitate the development and implementation of data quality standards and data protection standards, processes and procedures cross functionally and within individual functional areas. 

  • Develop & maintain Global Development data maps including authoritative systems and owners

  • Partner with members of Global Development, other Regeneron Departments and external third parties, to continuously validate and improve the quality of internal and external data

  • Engage with the industry to learn about best practices for data governance and support the introduction of new innovative capabilities to the business. 

  • Partner with members of Global Clinical Development, as well as external third parties, to continuously improve and validate data provided to our business partners

  • Develop and analyze metrics for data quality and data management processes.

  • Ensure alignment to security and privacy requirements/standards

Job Requirements

  • Functional area expertise preferred. Ideal candidate comes from a business function background (e.g. Clin Ops, Data Management, Regulatory).

  • Strong knowledge of industry data standards e.g. CDISC.

  • Experience defining and document metadata and ontologies

  • Good problem solving, technical writing and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency

  • Strong track record of project management, stakeholder management, budget management and collaboration skills


BS/BA Degree and/or 8+/10 years relevant experience. MS degree and 5+ years relevant experience.

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