Director Data Science

  • Marketing
  • Problem-Solving
  • Segmentation
  • Self-Starter

~~~Please note: This is a temporary contractor opportunity at Novartis ~~~
Novartis touches the lives of a tenth of the world’s population. Every role here, regardless of contract type, makes an impact on human life! 
Novartis US partners with external managed service provider Magnit Global to offer engaging temporary contractor opportunities like this, to those who are looking for flexibility in their career while looking to gain new skills and experiences providing services to an inclusive global medicines company. Click here to learn more about Magnit 
Ready to work with/through Magnit at Novartis? Please read on... 
Director Data Science
What you’ll be doing:

• Integrated data and research then analyze related to consumer behavior, segmentation, behavior shifts, market trends, and closed loop campaign performance.
• Responsible to gather, prep, mine and format customer information and data to analyze for meaningful insights and recommends.
• Develop and maintain models that predict market dynamics, consumer behavior, shape segments, understand campaign performance, and other key metrics.
• Collaborate to deliver closed loop customer impact and behavior change insights.
• Analysis business performance, brand position, and marketing activities of competitors.
• Collaborate as part of a team to drive analyses and insights, shaping insights narratives that explain results and aid in more informed decisions and improved business performance.
• Shape customer and market activation playbooks for key markets that include but not limited to segmentation, accounts, KOL, A to B behavior shifts, channel mix, pre-post customer and business measurement guidance.

What we look for in you:
• Demonstrate analytical principles, strong problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
• Experience using data to solve business questions and drive business solutions.
• Comfortable working with a team developing and presenting presentations using insights.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
• Self-Starter that likes complex problems and innovate solutions.
• Translates insights into stories that are actionable and meaningful.
• Effective Communication Considers the audience and communicates appropriately.
• Accountability & actively looks to offer ways to contribute during downtime.
• Creative Collaboration Builds relationships with team and contributes regularly.

Technical Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or above (ideal areas of study: Business Analytics, Econometrics, Behaviors science or Marketing
• Hands on experience developing customer attributions models, sentiment analysis, behavior segmentation, campaign optimization, and sequencing recommendations.
• Professional experience in analytics and integrating insights (quant/qual) together to shape strategic recommendations.
• Hands on analytics platform experience for Adobe, Google Analytics, Sprinklr, Salesforce & General BI tools

Location: East Hanover, NJ
Pay Rate: $50 - $62/hour
Contract: 6 months 
Health, dental, vision, 401k

Why Novartis? 
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives. 
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. 
We believe we can reinvent what's possible when we collaborate with courage to ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! 
Imagine the impact you could make here at Novartis! 
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment with diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve. 
To do our best work we need different viewpoints, which is why here at Magnit, we celebrate diversity and embrace inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Magnit is dedicated to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We strive to ensure that we maintain a positive and enriching work environment for all. 
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Magnit at or 1.862.778.5441. 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion / EEO

  • Work Authorization : Green Card, US Citizen, Other valid work visa
  • Preferred years of experience : 5+ Years
  • Travel Required : No travel required
  • Shift timings: East Hanover, NJ
Job Location
East Hanover, New Jersey
USD 50.00 - USD 62.00 Per Hour
6 month(s)
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