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Reference Number: SK-ADGCIHCT
Location: Connecticut

My client, a small, global, publicly traded biopharmaceutical company based in Connecticut, combines groundbreaking science with a steadfast commitment to meeting the needs of patients living with severe, life-threatening, and often ultra-rare diseases. The company’s scientists are among the first in the world to unlock the therapeutic potential of inhibiting terminal complement, a group of proteins that play an important role in the body's immune response and can destroy healthy tissue in certain patients.

 

The company offers a collaborative culture of like-minded individuals gathered around a common goal. Smart, driven, high-performing colleagues for you to partner with!  Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime – like a job where you can make a real difference. My client’s people work every day to discover, develop and deliver therapies for patients with severe, life-threatening and ultra-rare diseases. They are growing rapidly as they enter new markets, begin innovative and focused clinical development programs, bring new education programs to physicians, intensify their efforts to support patients, and develop new manufacturing capabilities.

  

I am currently looking for an Associate Director, Global Commercial Insights to join this group’s Commercial Insights Team.

 

YOU:

 

  • Solid pharma/biotech commercial insights (market research) experience
  • Primary and Secondary Market research experience
  • Orphan product and/or rare disease experience a plus
  • Global experience is a plus
  • Launch experience is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High energy
  • Ability to hit the ground running
  • SPSS or SAS experience is a plus
  • Ability to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty
  • Must be authorized to work for any employer in the US without sponsorship

  

TITLE:                                    Associate Director, Global Commercial Insights - Hematology

REPORTS TO:                      Sr. Director, Global Commercial Insights

RELO OFFERED:                Yes


The Associate Director, Global Commercial Insights, is to support the franchise by enabling high quality, evidence based decision making. This person will work directly with the Global marketing team for Hematology, as well as regional affiliates on the design and execution of global and region specific primary market research projects. Additionally this individual will also be responsible for various analytics on secondary, syndicated, and internal data to ensure that insights are holistic and strategic in nature.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Take leadership of all aspects of the primary market research projects – understanding the business need; designing a project to answer the business question – methodology, vendor; executing the project in a timely manner and within budget; presentation of final results and strategic insights
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative primary market research
  • Go beyond a project-based mindset and be a strategic partner
  • Offer strategic insights, communicate these clearly, and ensure that these drive business decisions
  • Effective use of internal & external secondary/syndicated data sources to conduct appropriate analysis
  • Review and assess market research agencies and data suppliers. This will encompass a variety of agencies - those that provide primary research and secondary data
  • Aid in the enhancement of a global dashboard for monitoring hematology performance across the top 10 countries – combining metrics from primary, secondary, and internal data
  • Assessing/reporting on monthly performance for hematology with clear insights and actionable take ways
  • Managing the Quarterly Business Review for hematology, including appropriate performance indicators; insights from primary market research and CRM data analytics - to prepare the Therapeutic leadership for discussions with Senior Management
  • Support the annual situational analysis in preparation for the Strategic Planning process and tactical implementation from a Global Commercial Insights perspective
  • Develop strong partnerships with cross-functional teams – marketing, medical, sales, data management
  • Ensure relevant team members are engaged at key stages of project
  • There is full team buy-in on the project and its deliverables
  • Leverage partnerships with regional affiliates to identify best practices in market research and share these with globally
  • Arrange presentations/meetings to share insights on a regular basis
  • Remain flexible as work responsibilities change based on business needs

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in life science and/or business/marketing
  • Masters/PhD degree preferred – marketing, market research, statistics and related fields
  • 5 years of experience in primary and secondary market research
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical or biotech company preferred
  • Experience in specialty/orphan drugs preferred
  • Experience in a global role preferred
  • Analytical Skills – knowledge of SPSS, SAS will be a plus
  • Computer Skills – Excel, PowerPoint
  • Fluency in English both written and oral mandatory, fluency in other languages is a plus
  • Ability to travel ~ 30% of time
  • Authorization to work for any employer in the US without sponsorship