Associate Director US Oncology Marketing Scrum Master (REMOTE)

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**Job Description**New Hires based in the US & Puerto Rico will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption or accommodation to this vaccination requirement, subject to applicable law.Our Marketing team is passionate about bringing our medicines and vaccines to our customers around the world. Through digital listening and patient analytics, we are able to understand our customers' needs and strive to provide solutions to meet them.The company's US Human Health Division has undergone significant transformation over the past few years, by building and enhancing our core commercial capabilities to be more adaptive and responsive to changing market needs and customers' expectations. As a result, US Oncology has begun to develop, manage and incorporate Agile methodologies in the way we work. To help achieve this vision, US Oncology developed Agile Digital Teams to innovate new ways of communicating, measuring, and interacting with our customers and patients through digital channels and technologies. A core member of those teams is the Scrum Master.The Scrum Master is responsible for supporting the Agile Digital Team(s) in their effort to develop and execute digital/ omnichannel strategies across our portfolio of brands to drive greater customer experience, innovation, and business value. In addition, the Scrum Master will develop a strategy to realize the cultural changes needed to embed agile principles and practices in the way we work.The work location for the role is flexible and can include virtual work arrangements.**Primary Responsibilities:**+ Supports the launch and training of the Agile Team+ Guides the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to improve the quality, speed, and compliance of digital promotion+ Coaches the team to higher levels of agile maturity over time+ Supports the Product Owner in maintenance and refinement of the product backlog (i.e. clarification of required work and what to prioritize)+ Facilitates SCRUM ceremonies (Daily Scrum, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives) and maintains KANBAN boards to enable transparency about the work and adjustments that are required+ Facilitates discussion to enable rapid and thoughtful decision making+ Guides the team on how to optimize self-organization+ Removes impediments to work progress via servant leadership, coaching or influencing actions of SMEs and leadership+ Builds a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on progress and problem-solving+ Models and coaches diplomacy and emotional intelligence to enable conflict resolution and a self-directed team mindset+ Assists with internal and external communication and manages transparency issues with leadership**Education Minimum Requirement:**+ Required: Bachelor's Degree+ Preferred: Master's Degree**Required Experience and Skills:**+ 5 years marketing or marketing communications experience+ Strong executive presence and communication skills with ability to speak with candor when appropriate+ Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to align various stakeholders to a common goal+ Confidence to work independently and successfully navigate through ambiguity+ Strong understanding of compliance-related concepts and application in all job-related functions+ Excellent communication and mentoring skills+ Experience with the promotion operations processes including content creation, approval, digital publishing, and content management+ Amenable to servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency**Preferred Experience and Skills:**+ Knowledge of other Agile approaches: Kanban being a key priority+ Scrum certified and/or experience in a Scrum Master role (i.e., understanding of scrum principles, practices, and theory)+ Strong understanding of change management+ Experience leading a large field or HQ change initiative+ Project Management experience and/or certifications+ Strong understanding of the end-to-end marketing process+ Strong understanding of the evolving US healthcare landscape and interdependencies**Position Location** : Upper Gwynedd, PA or Virtual/RemoteResidents of ColoradoClick here () to request this role's pay range.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.HHDI2021**Who we are …**We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.**What we look for …**Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.**NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS**In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.**Residents of Colorado**Click here () to request this role's pay range.Current Employees apply HERE ($1533/rel-task/3001$14.htmld)Current Contingent Workers apply HERE ($4020.htmld)**US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:**Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here () if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:EEOC Poster ()EEOC GINA Supplement?OFCCP EEO Supplement (\_EEO\_Supplement\_Final\_JRF\_QA\_508c.pdf)Pay Transparency NondiscriminationWe are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another's thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.**Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully**Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.**Employee Status:**Regular**Relocation:**No relocation**VISA Sponsorship:**No**Travel Requirements:****Flexible Work Arrangements:**Remote Work**Shift:****Valid Driving License:****Hazardous Material(s):****Number of Openings:**1**Requisition ID:** R150316