Shire US Immunology Commercial Data and Analytics Lead in Lexington, Massachusetts
Provides strategic business insights leadership for Shire’s US Immunology Franchise. This will include, home office reporting, analytics, data synthesis, and insight generation for the US Market. This role leads a US based team to support the Franchise.
Business Analytics & Insights
Builds and maintains internal analytics capability to support the US Genetic Diseases Franchise
Player/Coach that builds, develops, and leads a team of high performing analytics professionals
Leads a proactive and systematic approach to capturing and understanding stakeholder needs for standard and ad hoc analytics, reporting, and insights generation.
Leads a proactive and systematic approach to synthesizing various Franchise data sources and identifying insights.
Supports Finance driven sales forecasting process for US Immunology Franchise
Provides input and support to ensure Market Research drives quality business insights.
Leads a wide range of analytics projects and acts as primary point of contact for key business stakeholders
Leads US innovation for franchise analytics team
Initiates key questions for Genetic Diseases Franchise leadership
Communicates clear findings and recommends appropriate action to executive level Franchise leadership.
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Health Sciences or related discipline / Business Administration.
MBA/M.Sc./Pharm.D. an asset
Recommended 7+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry 3-5 years of experience in advanced analytics
Experience in project management across a range of functions, seniority, and geography
Market Research, Forecasting, Business Development experience preferred
Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies
Ability to influence and challenge the business decisions; Ability to influence without authority;
Ability to manage multiple tasks/assignments to demanding deadlines with minimal supervision
High degree of creativity and innovation in developing new approaches, processes and methodologies
Ability to lead projects on behalf of the US BIO Team
Strong written and verbal communication
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills as well as teamwork abilities
Comfortable working in a matrix environment
High emotional intelligence
Builds a Collaborative Culture
Builds and models a culture of questioning and constructive challenge to foster openness and candid dialogue
Listens to and carefully considers others’ perspectives, especially to manage and resolve conflict
Acts with an understanding and sensitivity to others locally and globally, internally and externally
Encourages accountability and responsibility that enables others to act with integrity
Leads with Strategic Agility
Sets and clearly articulates a compelling vision for the future that fosters enthusiasm
Develops bold strategic plans and crafts pragmatic solutions to implement them
Recognizes opportunities and challenges and modifies strategy accordingly
Moves easily between addressing current needs and planning for the future
Considers marketplace and economic forces and trends in advising and supporting sound business decisions
Decides and acts, even when faced with uncertainty
Clearly communicates the need for change and is actively responsive to the resistance it can evoke
Anticipates and proactively addresses the conflict and ambiguity inherent in change
Quickly focuses on the critical issues while prioritizing current work
Develops Organizational Capability
Inspires passion for growth and change in Shire’s people
Builds and improves effective internal systems and processes that align with organizational priorities
Builds and fosters effective teams in a global matrix organization
Considers and addresses business and development needs both locally and globally
Generates breakthrough solutions, and enables others to do the same
Draws on unexpected or seemingly unrelated ways of thinking
Operates from a framework of possibility
Complexity and Problem Solving
The candidate will design and implement primary and secondary research, either internally or choosing and managing appropriate external business partners; interpreting research results and recommendations, including presenting findings and strategic recommendations to all levels of management; oversight of syndicated data, analytics, competitive intelligence, promotional ROI, predictive modeling and market simulations.
Proactively anticipates solutions
Defines assumptions, facts and strategic intent for the Product strategic plans
Decide when market research analytics are best performed to ensure the broader matrix team can make the best decisions
Provides implications to the business and forecasts around any major CI findings
Designs KPIs for the franchise and interprets brand performance for stakeholders
Internal and External Contacts
Product Team and in particular Marketing related functions
US Sales & Marketing Leads
Other Job Requirements
International travel may be required.
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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.
Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.