Director, Market Research

Our client is a biotechnology company. They have asked us to assist them in a search for a Director, Market Research.  

Major tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Executes market research projects, manages agency partners, and leads cross functional teams.
  • Provides deep customer insights and leverages market research to drive business success.
  • Leverages secondary data, such as prescription, patient level, sales, and payer data to include a wide array of organizations.
  • Selects, manages, and develops market research agencies to become trusted business partners, provides exceptional insights, and communicates clear and cogent stories that drive business value.
  • Owns work product quality, expected timelines, and budgets.
  • Develops communication plans to update key stakeholders on commercial analytics strategy and leads conversations with executives to effectively integrate and communicate analysis findings.
  • Applies cutting edge market research tools and techniques to positively influence business decision making and brand performance.
  • Supervises staff, organizes and prioritizes work, writes and conducts performance reviews, trains, develops, and manages work performance.
  • Integrates primary and secondary data into synthesized information and insights.
  • Communicates goals clearly to employees to ensure understanding and success in achieving them.
  • Motivates and inspires employees to do their best work through coaching.
  • Collaborates effectively with marketing and sales partners.
  • Upholds company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Supports and complies with the company’s quality management system policies and procedures.
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Data, Science, Business, or field as outlined in the essential duties is required. An advanced degree is preferred.
  • Requires 10+ years of work experience in business analytics, and 5+ years of team management experience.
  • Must have the demonstrated ability to create effective plans and influence C-suite on key decisions.
  • Strong presentation skills to take sophisticated analysis and apply a business context for non-analytical associates is required.
  • A deep understanding of both qualitative and quantitative market research tools and techniques is required.
  • Must have the ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation.
  • Requires the ability to act with an inclusion mindset and model these behaviors for the organization.
  • Must be able to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and perform typing for approximately 80% of a typical working day.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to travel 20% of working time away from a work location, including overnight and weekend travel is required.
If interested, please apply directly to this job posting. No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.  

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