Associate Director, Strategic Analytics

Principia Biopharma, Inc.

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Bridgewater, NJ

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Who You Are:

You are a strategic thinker with an analytical mindset. You thrive on interacting with others in an effort to solve problems. You have hands on analytics experience. You are a great communicator, work well on a cross functional team, and can influence a broad set of stakeholders.

The Team:

The Associate Director of Strategic Analytics is responsible for the planning, execution and delivery of analytics to brand and/or therapeutic category leadership. The team is focused on driving brand performance through robust data driven insights.

Job Highlights:

  • Design and implement analyses to answer business questions based on secondary data, utilizing data visualization and descriptive statistics.

  • Cut through clutter to define clear business questions and deliver associated analytics approach to address them.

  • Regularly assess and communicate brand performance in various forums (brand performance reviews, leadership meetings, etc.)

  • Lead the delivery of ad-hoc and standard analyses.

  • Explore, summarize and explain trends within transactional subnational data sources including but not limited to Physician level Rx data (e.g. IQVIA Xponent PlanTrak, IQVIA Xponent Prescriber Dynamics), National Audit data (e.g. NPA, NSP), Patient level data (e.g. IQVIA APLD, IQVIA LAAD), ex-factory data and other pharmaceutical data sources.

  • Build and cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders built on trust, transparency and communication across Marketing, Sales, Finance, as well as other US business operations teams.

  • Demonstrate proactive curiosity; identifying business opportunities and risks through data and analytics.

  • Collaborate with other business operations/analytics functions such as forecasting, reporting / data ops and advanced analytics to connect the dots and deliver holistic solutions.

  • Position demands a strategic, business-driven orientation as well as an aptitude for deeply understanding of the assigned therapeutic category.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MS/MBA preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years working within the Business Analytics, Business Intelligence or Market Research function.

  • Strong ability to utilize statistical/data manipulation tools such as SAS, R, Python etc. Strong understanding of secondary pharmaceutical data sources (e.g. IQVIA Xponent PlanTrak, NPA, MMIT, Encuity, etc.).

  • Excellent writing, presentation and project management skills.

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.
Fully vaccinated, according to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.


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