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US/Global Insights Senior Manager - Respiratory Biologics

Местоположение Уилмингтон, Делавэр, США Идентификатор вакансии R-105658 Дата публикации 04/16/2021
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development

The Global I&A organisation focuses on four key responsibilities:

  • Uncovering deep understanding of patients, markets, stakeholders, competitors and brands to drive competitive advantage
  • Being a collaborative and strategic partner that provides objectivity to inform better decision making
  • Providing recommendations based upon future-oriented insights and opportunities
  • Providing an independent view in decision-making bodies with an external perspective, and a future-oriented insights and early warning intelligence.

Global I&A core capabilities are comprised of:

  • Insights – interpret patients, HCP, payers, performance data and more to shape the competitivity of our brands, inform better investment decision making and understand the implications for AstraZeneca
  • Competitive Intelligence – hold an externally focused view to understand how competitor actions will impact AstraZeneca and the implications they will have on clinical trial and global commercial strategies
  • Analytics & forecasting – strong ability to quantify strategy and support decisions with data

Global I&A uses these capabilities to drive decisions by valuing potential assets and shaping winning clinical and commercial strategies.

This role is based in our Global Respiratory Insights & Analytics team and will be responsible for the generation of insight and analytics for a US pre-launch biologic in severe asthma. As the Insight Senior Manager you will be accountable for developing and communicating actionable insights that effectively shape brand strategy and tactics based on a combination of primary research and secondary data across key customer targets (e.g. physicians, patients, other healthcare providers, etc.). In this role you will be required to design, execute and analyze primary qualitative and quantitative market research as well as demonstrate critical thinking skills to support brand teams in building a strong strategic business plan and tactical execution.   This role will be required to manage external business partners/vendors and consultants, but will not have direct reports.  Keys to success in this position are excellent communication, curiosity, consultative and influencing skills predicated on a strong foundation across a range of primary market research experience coupled with secondary data analysis proficiency. This job requires 15-20% travel for research.

What you'll do

  • Manage market research design (Qual/Quant) and execution (including vendor/project management when appropriate) with minimal supervision
  • Provide brand and market evaluation, interpretation, and communication of results synthesizing key data and insights spanning a host of different sources and types of data
  • Create insightful reports and presentations that clearly and succinctly highlight the actionable insights combined with business implications/strategic & tactical options
  • Be able to synthesize secondary research and competitive information to improve or build upon primary market research learnings
  • Identify business needs proactively and build research/analysis with foresight
  • Maintain market research budgets
  • Maintain effective relationships with cross functional colleagues as well as contractors and other third-party vendors through oversight of the vendor management process
  • Leverage/apply AZ insight best practices as appropriate

Essential for the role

  • Bachelors degree in science or commercial related program
  • At least 3+ years in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strategic and critical thinking with the ability to engage, build and maintain credibility with Commercial Leadership Team
  • Demonstrated ability to pull together insights from a variety of sources and develop strategic guidance for brand teams that result in a business decision or action
  • Strong business and marketing acumen and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with common pharmaceutical data sources and statistical analysis and techniques
  • Familiar with common sources of epidemiology and approaches to market sizing/assessment
  • Ability to navigate large volumes of information and synthesize it to what’s most important and actionable
  • Understanding of the research process and sound research principles (e.g. qualitative vs. quantitative, recruitment, sampling, bias, projection, etc.)
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking skills, including leading a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Strong organizational skills and time management; ability to manage diverse range of simultaneous projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Budget management
  • Strong PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel experience


  • Demonstrated experience in market research
  • Or experience in marketing, payer or other strategic roles that interacted with or utilized market research
  • High degree of creativity and innovation in developing new approaches, processes and methodologies
  • Experience in leading insight for a specialty product with knowledge of specialty pharmacy and buy and bill distribution and tracking

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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