Associate Director - Global Oncology Digital & Analytics

Bio-Life Plasma, LLC

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Cambridge, MA

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About the role:

As a member of Takeda Oncology, your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, you'll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to deliver your best. As part of the Global Data Science and Digital, you will report to Senior Director of Digital & Analytics and work partner with cross functional stakeholders.

How you will contribute:

  • Support execution of long-term OBU digital and analytics strategy that integrates broader strategic goals and organizational initiatives to aid data-driven decision making and growth

  • Support implementation of pilot digital solution(s) that drives organizational value for implementation in different markets

  • Understand the brand strategies & important questions in the context of the OBU vision/objectives, then develop hypothesis, design and implement key analytics to address the business questions

  • Conduct above-market analytics to promote launch excellence and improve in-market performance

  • Identify best practices for data strategy, acquisition, and reporting; ensure data transparency across regions

  • Develop standardized analytics frameworks to guide regions and share best practices among insights and analytics community

  • Build relationships with business users of digital & analytics insights to support their requirements through communication, data governance and documentation

  • Implement thoughtful use of data assets and decision sciences methods to assist other OBU teams in answering challenging questions

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree required. Master's degree in Computer Sciences, Business, or related field

  • Minimum 8+ years' related experience in commercial analytics and digital solution support

  • 3+ years' experience in the bio/pharmaceutical or related field with direct responsibilities in digital, analytics, or data strategy and governance

  • Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action; excellent analytical skills and communicate complex issues in a simple way and to orchestrate plans to resolve issues & mitigate risks

  • Experience working with all levels of management and consulting with key business stakeholders. An ability to influence for greater outcomes

  • Knowledge of digital technologies and best practices of leveraging data to drive informative decisions

  • Proficiency in digital operations including channel optimization, ROI/value assessment, digital KPI tracking, campaign measurement, etc

  • Experience leveraging complex data to drive business decisions, hands-on experience in data science methodologies (predictive analytics, machine learning, patient level data triggers) using R, Python, SAS, etc.

  • Able to set priorities, develop and manage multiple projects and timelines simultaneously

  • Ability to build strong positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to manage vendor relationships and maintain an accurate budget

  • Exercises sound business judgment and can identify simple, effective, and practical operational solutions

  • Possesses a data-driven mindset, and makes decisions based on sound analytics and robust / continuous study of data

  • Driven to quickly arrive at answers to deliver on results

  • Excellent communication of ideas including written and in-person presentation skills in a persuasive and appropriate manner. Ability to frequently communicate changes and intentions with high level of transparency to all stakeholders

  • Ability to quickly learn Oncology therapeutic area and products

  • Deep knowledge and experience using pharma data sources to build statistical models

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience using Real World Evidence data including claims and EHR/EMR data assets to drive business decisions


  • 10%, more as needed for specific business purposes Some international travels will be required

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

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Cambridge, MA

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