Associate Director, OneSearch, Global Knowledge Management

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New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

In April 2020, our Company announced plans to consolidate our New Jersey campuses into a single New Jersey headquarters location in Rahway, NJ by 2023. Therefore, this role will be temporarily based in a and exact timing of the departmental move to Rahway, NJ will be communicated at a future date.

The Associate Director, OneSearch in Global Knowledge Management within the Human Health Insights, Analytics and Data organization, will oversee the end-to-end management of our global knowledge insight repository, system of record, OneSearch. The role is accountable for the project management, day-to-day operations, training and consultation and development of OneSearch & data assets within, specifically increasing the knowledge, awareness, dissemination, utilization, and insight creation of the commercial data assets within.

Key assignments include:

  • Management and development of knowledge “Insights” platform (OneSearch)

  • Management of OneSearch data assets; ranging from vendor partnerships/collaborations, ingestion criteria, search optimization, and innovative solutions. Data assets include primary market research, syndicated market research assets, conference abstracts, external perspectives, journals, news, etc.)

  • Management of OneSearch taxonomies and corresponding vendor metadata rules for ingestion and searching

  • Management & development of curated content dashboards

  • Conduct current landscape and roadmap assessment of syndicated market research vendors and their offerings to fill gaps identified by global data strategy guides

  • Data stewardship for syndicated market research data assets and consultation of syndicated offerings (What are they/what questions can they answer, how to access)

  • Socialization & user training for OneSearch platforms and data assets within

  • Platform administration, management of day-to-day operations, and ensuring compliance access and usage of data within

  • Cross functional partnerships with HHIAD teams, commercial teams, internal IT partners and vendor partners


  • Excellent project management skills, ability to multitask and attention to detail

  • Comprehension of the therapeutic areas in which our company strives and healthcare environment

  • Strong influencing skills, an ability to work independently and deal well with ambiguity

  • Strategic alignment with the multiple stakeholders including data strategy, contracting, compliance & governance, procurement, IT, commercial analytic services, data management, primary market research and other commercial areas such as marketing, business development, strategic planning, Animal Health, as well as countries/regional stakeholders.

  • Strong communication, presentation, partnership and influence skills


  • BA/BS in Business Administration


  • Minimum of (3) years’ of working knowledge in Pharmaceutical Marketing, Sales, or Analytics

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 …

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.



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.

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

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We 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.

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