Requisition ID: QUA008022
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
Merck's Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a "patient first, profits later" ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide.
This role will harness the power of data to drive and deliver data-driven robust commercial insights that inform critical business questions arising from projects of varying complexity and scope in such areas as commercial development/business development, value-evidence and patient outcomes, clinical trials design strategy, and market access strategy. S/he will frame business problems, design analytic solutions, and deliver insights that influence business strategy and planning.
This role requires a unique combination of skills as s/he will need to be able to gain the trust of business partners, have an innovative mindset to think through novel ways to help to make better decisions, and execute on the idea by gathering the necessary data and building the necessary analytical models. Specifically, this role will use management consulting skills, business knowledge, and data science skills and tools to analyze and address issues in order to drive alignment on solutions for business results.
This role will partner with dynamic team of subject-matter experts that comes from diverse backgrounds and experiences - commercial development and marketing, market access and pricing, outcomes research, among others. As a core member of the cross functional project teams, s/he will collaborate to turn data into meaningful insights. S/he will also leverage the depth and breadth of subject matter expertise across the GCA and other groups at Merck to ensure the delivery of robust insights and recommendations to the business.
Education Minimum Requirement:
Bachelors degree required
Recent MBA preferred
3+ years of experience in analytics, consulting (healthcare, pharmaceutical, management, strategy), or related fields
Strong analytic, problem-solving and quantitative skills; demonstrated ability to quickly identify analytics needs, build effective solution options, derive insights and make strategic business recommendations
Data science/advanced analytics tools and techniques (e.g., R/Python, Alteryx)
Comfortable with ambiguity, and able to act decisively in tight timelines
Strong oral and written communication, including demonstrated ability to synthesize complex analysis into clear and succinct insights and presentation skills
Ability to work effectively independently and to build strong cross-functional partnerships; Highly collaborative
Ability to manage simultaneously multiple projects and business priorities involving a variety of internal and external partners and cross-functional stakeholders
Pharmaceutical experience is a plus; Experience with pharmaceutical industry data sources, including claims data, patient-level transactional data, EMR, among others
Fluency in data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau)
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.
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Job: Quantitative Sciences Generic
Other Locations: Upper Gwynedd, PA, US
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
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Hazardous Materials: No
Company Trade Name: Merck
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Nearest Secondary Market: Newark
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