Executive Director, Enterprise Insights and Analytics
Wilmington , Delaware
September 07, 2017
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As an Executive Director, Enterprise Insights and Analytics in Wilmington, DE , you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. North American Commercial is the 'face' of AstraZeneca and MedImmune to our many healthcare clients. They represent many of the most well recognized and respected products in the industry, and build strong relationships with healthcare professionals.
The Executive Director Enterprise Insights and Analytics, is part of the US Commercial Operations Leadership Team, reporting to the VP of Commercial Operations The role leads the insight and Analytics functions essential for support of the US commercial organization, and must work across multiple functions (eg, Sales, Marketing, MAPS) to balance the immediate demands with future capabilities needed to deliver the US Business strategy.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
You will be responsible for establishing and delivering the vision for the Insight and Analytics teams aligned with the business/brand strategies as well as MAPS and Customer facing roles.
Provides leadership and strategic direction for all key I&A capabilities areas including insight tools forecasting, advanced analytics, marketing sciences, marketing analytics, and sales force analytics.
Implements world-class analytics capabilities across multiple therapeutic areas and customer types-HCP, Patients, and Payer.
Assesses novel methodologies and technologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Coaches and delivers the tools to support learning and development for direct and indirect reports creating a supportive work environment where everyone has the opportunity to fulfill their potential.
Reporting Relationship
Direct Reports - I&A TA Leads, I&A MAPS Lead, Marketing Sciences Lead
Indirect Reports - BIDs, Business Analytics Managers, Business Analytics Analysts, Primary Research/ CI Managers, Primary Research/ CI Analysts, forecasters, QCI Managers, CILs, Business Insights and Analytics Directors
Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree; preferably in a relevant subject area.
  • 15+ years of pharmaceutical/biotech Commercial experience, in roles of increasing accountability.
  • Functional expertise in Market Research, Business Insights, and Marketing Analytics.
  • Prior people management experience in a Market Research/Analytical setting
Desired Requirements:
  • Advanced Degree
  • Prior experience in other areas of analytics (e.g. Forecasting, Promotional Response)
  • Demonstrated success implementing and maintaining novel analytics methodologies.
  • Knowledge of the AZ business planning process
  • Experience managing external partners and vendors
  • Thought leader on current capability building best practice.
  • Proven capability in influencing a diverse network of senior leaders and stakeholders.
Next Steps - Apply today!
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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

A little about us:
At AstraZeneca, we believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

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