Associate Director, Market Research
Lawrence Township , New Jersey
January 12, 2017
This role is responsible for leading design and execution efforts, customizing research methodologies to deliver strategic customer insights and drive improved decision-making for the Immuno-Oncology business.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Provides leadership for Customer Insights efforts, developing and deploying innovative market research techniques that reflect best practices, in order to develop key strategic customer insights and drive superior decision-making
  • Accurately assesses business issues faced by OPDIVO and develops the appropriate market research design to address them, providing superior analysis and reasoned solutions
  • Synthesizes data from multiple sources to bring added value to research studies, then draws and communicates customer insights in a business-oriented, concise and meaningful way to be delivered to the OPDIVO matrix team
  • Consistently develops and recommends reasonable, data-driven business-building ideas and encourages the use of customer and market insights to inform business decisions
  • Demonstrates mastery of primary research designs and analysis, and independently develops customized non-standard research solutions to address complex, multi-faceted tactical and strategic business issues
  • Develops and aligns effectiveness metrics to quantify impact of key strategic initiatives, including market development efforts and customer model

  • Advanced degree in General Business, Finance, Economics, Market Research, Operations Research, Statistics, or Engineering strongly preferred
  • 5-8 years of relevant market research experience
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in the key functional areas of market research, including design and analysis of primary market research, secondary data analysis and modeling, required
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team, provide direction and oversight, and motivate others
  • Proven ability to effectively operate and influence cross-functionally
  • Strong technical understanding of marketing research models and deep knowledge and experience across multiple complex research tools
  • Developed or participated in the development of one or more proprietary research models or techniques
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking ability
  • Concise and impactful written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a face-paced environment, handle multiple projects simultaneously and deliver high quality business results within tight deadlines

A little about us:
Our shared focus to become a Diversified Specialty BioPharma company is driving us forward. Pioneering in new areas of research.

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