Associate Director, Global Market Research & Analytics Oncology in Bernards, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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About Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise
The mission of Daiichi Sankyo Cancer Enterprise is to leverage our world-class, innovative science and push beyond traditional thinking to create meaningful treatments for patients with cancer. We are dedicated to transforming science into value for patients, and this sense of obligation informs everything we do. Anchored by three pillars including our investigational Antibody Drug Conjugate Franchise, Acute Myeloid Leukemia Franchise and Breakthrough Science, we aim to deliver seven distinct new molecular entities over eight years during 2018 to 2025. Our powerful research engines include two laboratories for biologic/immuno-oncology and small molecules in Japan, and Plexxikon Inc., our small molecule structure-guided R&D center in Berkeley, CA.

Job Summary:
The purpose of the Associate Director, Global Market Research and Analytics Oncology is to provide strategic business insights for DS oncology pipeline compounds and launched brands. The role will have a strong understanding on the brand and therapeutic area, and will be responsible to plan and execute primary and secondary market research, competitive intelligence and analytics, and translate them into strategic implications and actionable recommendations to the key internal stakeholders.

  • Plan and execute primary and secondary global market research, competitive intelligence and analytics for oncology pipeline compounds and launched brands to support driving the strategic decision that has global implications. In most of the cases, the responsibilities include planning and execution, vendor selection and management, budget proposal and management and providing final result associated with strategic implications and actionable recommendations to the key internal stakeholders.
  • Brand Development Support: Plan and execute market research projects necessary to drive the Global Brand Development, including but not limited to brand positioning, global core message themes, global launch campaigns, etc.
  • Understanding The Market: Continuously monitor global market trends including multichannel communication and competitive intelligence relevant for the DS late stage oncology pipeline compounds & launched brands, and provide regular analysis update to the internal stakeholders to define the future market and disease area trends. Conduct in-depth analysis on ad-hoc basis for key issues that may impact the key Brand strategies and decisions, such as defining patient segmentation, patient journey, etc.
  • Brand Planning Support: Support oncology MR lead to develop situational analysis for annual Brand Planning exercise by consolidating critical/relevant insights from yearly information generating activities.
  • Brand Performance Tracking (Pre-and-Post Launch): Develop and track brand performance metrics to be measured at global level to be implemented in both Pre-and-Post launch together with the Global Brand Teams
  • Life Cycle Management: Provide support for the development of Life Cycle Strategies by conducting primary and secondary market research which is also fed into forecasting to define the potentials of the LCM opportunities.

Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in health sciences, business or marketing. MBA or other advanced degree is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years in market research and analytical experience in the pharmaceutical industry, such as primary and secondary market research, forecasting support, competitive intelligence, etc. or comparable education/work experience. (Oncology experience preferred)
  • International business experience (worked in multiple regions and/or worked as Global Team member) preferred
  • Experience being involved in the team responsible for the launch of the Global brand preferred
  • Strong analytical skills required. Candidate must be able to recognize and understand complex issues, identify potential solutions and communicate information to appropriate stakeholders proactively in a timely and useful business manner.
  • Develop efficient and productive relationships with partners in the regions, across all functions, in order to be seen as a global resource
  • Ideally understands the pharmaceutical business value chain (from research and development, medical affairs, regulatory affairs, quality, production, to sales) in multiple countries.
Ability to travel up to 20%

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.