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Director, Neurology & Immunology Advanced Analytics and Insights, GSI

Your Role

This role will be responsible for all analytics (including advanced analytics) and performance reporting for N&I Franchise. This role will also be responsible for supporting Neurology Situation Room (NSR) and potential advanced analytics projects associated with it. The ideal candidate will have experience with commercial analytics, third party databases such as IMS, forecasting, and integration of primary and secondary market research with other data sources. This role will support (20% time) in designing and executing primary market research, coordinating some competitive intelligence requirements, and actively contributing to strategic discussions to optimize pipeline opportunities.  He or she will deploy methodologies and advanced analytic tools and capabilities which reflect best practices, and ultimately will ensure that customer insight informs the product development process.


  • Reports to and partners with the head of the N&I Global Strategic Insights (GSI Senior Insights Lead) to ensure internal business partner expectations are met or exceeded
  • Analyze, integrate and interpret results from Analytics, CI, secondary and primary market research, prepare meaningful, timely reporting for senior management, and ensure information is communicated clearly and effectively to all key stakeholders (global, regional and country levels).
  • Identify, evaluate and lead all analytics projects across N&I franchise.
  • Responsible for all GSI reporting including HEC and LSC reports.
  • Ad-hoc support with primary market research, both qualitative and quantitative, to support business decisions for   N&I inline and pipeline assets
  • Develop, execute advanced analytics projects including predictive analytics where possible.
  • Ensure compliance with internal process and policies regarding the development and approval of market research methods and materials
  • Monitor and ensure appropriate level of rigor is applied in GSI activity depending on business needs and the decision to be made
  • Brief multiple stakeholders, colleagues and managers so they can effectively communicate the assumptions and implications of data analyses and MR insights
  • Provide analytical input into the design of forecast models, and in the interpretation of revenue forecasts, and associated risks and opportunities, including sensitivity and/or alternate scenarios
  • Represent GSI in cross-company projects with broad strategic or tactical objectives
  • Support the implementation of functional excellence and standards across all GSI activities within the company.
  • Help the company maintain pace with current industry best practices for quality business analysis


Who You Are:

  • Degree level education preferably in science or equivalent experience. Post-graduate degree strongly preferred (MA, MS, MBA, PhD).
  • 6-8 years of relevant competitive intelligence and commercial analytics experience.
  • Strong strategic skills including ability to see the big picture, conceptual/out of the box thinking, proven senior management presence and exceptional communication skills are a must.
  • Broad experience in other key functional areas of CI, analytics and forecasting including the ability to understand and identify key business levers
  • Expert knowledge of classic industry secondary data sources.
  • Understanding of marketing/commercial and key financial levers within the pharmaceutical environment a must. 
  • Global experience strongly preferred
  • Expert level Powerpoint and Excel skills required to effectively showcase how market research results tell a story and inform decisions and to understand forecasting models and manipulate performance reporting tools
  • Ability to lead a cross-functional discussion in an organized and tactful manner, systematically using supporting information and logic, by building and defending cogent arguments; ability to guide the group to a consensus of opinion
  • Familiarity with key global market and technology trends in the pharmaceutical industry is required 
  • Experience with in-licensing and acquisitions, opportunity prioritization exercises and portfolio reviews is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively influence senior members within and/or across functional teams through superior analysis and reasoned solutions.
  • Demonstrated competencies required in the following areas: collaboration, organization, written and verbal communication, accuracy, and personal initiative.
  • Other requirements include concise and impactful written and verbal communications; first-hand experience working on and influencing multi-functional teams; and the ability to provide leadership across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to balance conflicting priorities.
Job Requisition ID:  182231
Location:  Rockland
Career Level:  A - Current Student
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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