Director, Advanced Analytics

New York
Our client is a leading biopharmaceutical company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director, Advanced Analytics.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:
  • Builds, coaches and evolves a high performing team of quantitative and business-minded individuals that collectively extract business insights from commercial data sources.
  • Manages the Analytics budget for the department.
  • Continually evaluates the needs of the business and makes budgetary recommendations on spend changes with regard to personnel, data, vendors or planned analysis.
  • Creates and advances the analytical strategy in considerations of platforms, standards and toolsets.
  • Provides resource management of analytical projects across all commercial brands.
  • Manages partnerships with Alliance analytical groups.
  • Identifies, selects and manages a group of trusted analytical vendor partners.
  • Develops relationships with colleagues of other functions in order to ensure the downstream flow of information and data to the team.
  • Collaborates with internal teams and vendors to coordinate cross-functional analysis and data acquisition.
  • Continually updates knowledge of industry data sources that could be used to improve the company’s commercial analysis.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree in a quantitative subject (e.g. Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics) highly preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 12+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience with at least 7 years of analytical experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a consultative role. Commercial business intelligence tool report creation experience required (any, but e.g.: QlikView, Tableau, Oracle BI, Microstrategy, Cognos, Spotfire).
  • SAS code-writing skills (BASE, STAT, SQL, Macros) preferred, SQL query-writing required.
  • Requires data mining experience using secondary subnational prescription and sales data.
  • Experience with longitudinal patient, specialty pharmacy/ hub data highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with frequently used pharma data sources highly preferred.
  • Experience in resource optimization, commercial mix modeling or alignment, targeting, and call planning highly preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Must have the presentation skills needed to take sophisticated analysis and apply a business context for non-analytical associates.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us. No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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