Senior Manager RWI Business & Market Analytics

Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Northbrook , IL 60062

Posted 1 week ago

Developing innovative therapies is one of the most challenging, most essential and personally rewarding fields in science. This is the most exciting time to be a part of Astellas, a company with a uniquely collaborative and patient-focused culture.

There's something special about working at Astellas. It's reflected in our focus on the people we serve, the way we treat each other and the results we achieve together as a company.

Astellas is announcing a Senior Manager, RWI Business and Market Analytics in Northbrook, IL.

Purpose & Scope:

The Senior Manager, RWI Business & Market Analytics is responsible for consulting with regional and global clients, thoroughly understanding their strategy and tactics, and utilizing real world analytics to address business opportunities. They will design and execute advanced analytic studies and in collaboration with the RWI Analytics team and external partners.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide actionable insights to regional and global stakeholders

  • Participates in cross functional team environments and handles a variety of concurrent projects including patient flows, market assessments, outcomes research, and others

  • Stays current on RWI data sources and advises on acquisitions, divestitures, and partnerships to improve divisional efficiency and drive innovation. Collaborates with Finance, Information Systems, and the RWI team to acquire new data.

  • Conducts statistical analyses and uses machine learning to estimate to better understand Astellas' markets and products of interest and presents the results to regional and global management.

  • Identify best practices within the region and collaborates with other regions to champion best practices and encourage innovation across regions

  • Maintains technical expertise on RWI systems and trains regional users to improve organizational efficiencies and increase RWI skills

  • Ensures that established RWI policies, methodology, standards, and practices are followed by employees, contract resources and third party partners.

  • Prioritizes work and budget based on the needs of business , organizes the description of the markets to be evaluated, develops analysis plans and the research designs for estimating business impact

Quantitative Dimensions:

  • Reduce outsourcing of RWI projects and increase regional efficiency

  • Identify new applications of existing data

Organizational Context:

Reports to Director, RWI Business and Market Analytics

This position requires close collaboration with Marketing, Sales, and Outcomes Research leaders.


1.Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Economics or other quantitative discipline
2.Minimum of 5-7 years statistical analysis and design experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
3.Experience managing and establishing partnerships with external vendors
4.Possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees including senior management.
5.Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and SQL
6.Proficient in SAS, R, or Python
7.In-depth knowledge to Real World datasets within the United States (Optum, Humedica, IMS Health, Symphony, Truven, GEHealth, and others)
8.Working knowledge of various Outcomes Research and/or Marketing Analytics techniques
9.Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to details, and the ability to multi-task.
10. Excellent organizational, planning and project management skills and ability to effectively manage cross-functional projects.
11. Ability to work independently in a dynamic fast paced environment, with shifting priorities and minimal supervision.

1.M.S. or PhD in Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Economics or other quantitative discipline is preferred or MBA with Marketing Analytics/Decision Science Concentration
2.Working experience with market structure, patient flows, segmentation, adherence, and other applications are highly preferred.
3.Experience in a consulting firm


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Senior Manager RWI Business & Market Analytics

Astellas Pharma US, Inc.