This position will be responsible for all or part of the secondary data analytics, primary global market research, competitive intelligence, and business case development that strategically inform key business decisions for the company's growing pipeline of Oncology products. Specific responsibilities include assessing and guiding secondary data needs, designing and executing primary market research, coordinating 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 work closely with colleagues on a global, regional and national level.
Who you are:
Reports to and partners with the head of Oncology Global Strategic Insights (GSI Senior Insights Lead) to ensure internal business partner expectations are met or exceeded
Design primary market research, both qualitative and quantitative, to support business decisions for pre-launch Oncology assets
Develop, execute, and maintain market research/project plans and budgets; MR will cover key global markets including the G7 and occasionally BRIC markets
Contribute to the development of competitive intelligence KITs and KIQs, and integration of CI feedback into opportunity evaluations
Facilitate cross-functional input into the design and population of forecast models, and in the interpretation of revenue forecasts, and associated risks and opportunities, including sensitivity and/or alternate scenarios
Analyze, integrate and interpret results from CI, secondary and primary market research, and prepare meaningful, timely reports and presentations for brand teams and senior management, and ensure information is communicated clearly and effectively to all key stakeholders (global, regional and country levels).Brief multiple stakeholders, colleagues and managers so they can effectively communicate the assumptions and implications of data analyses and MR insights
Identify, evaluate and help purchase global secondary data reports and databases that support the oncology pipeline; recommend appropriate uses of each resource
Monitor and ensure appropriate level of rigor is applied in GSI activity depending on business needs and the decision to be made
Ensure compliance with internal process and policies regarding the development and approval of market research methods and materials
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
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Strong familiarity with healthcare industry and oncology trends
Requires broad experience in the key functional areas of market research including the ability to identify key business levers, to develop a robust market research plan to address critical needs, and to design and analyze primary market research
Familiarity with clinical trial databases and services like clinicaltrials.gov, TrialTrove, Cortellis, etc. is strongly preferred
Experience developing Key Intelligence Topics and Key Intelligent Questions to provide direction to CI vendors, and experience coordinating congress coverage from the intelligence perspective preferred
Knowledge of the global oncology secondary data sources (such as IMS, Decision Resources) is ideal; familiarity with syndicated databases like Intrinsiq, Ipsos, Kantar Health CancerMetrics and IMS OncoAnalyzer is preferred
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.
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
Strong Powerpoint and Excel skills required to effectively communicate strategic insights, tell a story and inform decisions
Experience with in-licensing and acquisitions, opportunity prioritization exercises and portfolio reviews is a plus
PERSONAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
Strong organization skills, attention to detail and accuracy
Concise and impactful written and verbal communications
Ability to organize and manage workload, good prioritization skills; ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Experience working on and influencing cross-functional teams
Demonstrated ability to effectively influence senior members within and/or across functional teams through robust analysis and reasoned solutions.
Ability to balance conflicting priorities, and manage key stakeholders through effective communication
Ability to work independently, prioritize work and assign resources accordingly
This position will require 10%-15% travel.
Job Requisition ID: 185474
Career Level: D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model: full-time
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