Insight Manager / Senior Manager – Consumer (Respiratory Biologics) - Wilmington, DE | Biospace
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Insight Manager / Senior Manager – Consumer (Respiratory Biologics)

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

Wilmington, DE
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Location: Wilmington,
United States
Job reference: R-009160

Posted date: Jun. 12, 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 a Insight Manager / Senior Manager – Consumer (Respiratory Biologics)

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.

AstraZeneca holds a unique position in respiratory disease, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), with a range of differentiated potential medicines in development by leveraging novel combinations, biologics and devices. The pipeline also has a number of promising assets in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases within areas such as psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

The Insight Manager is accountable for developing and communicating actionable insights that effectively shape brand strategy and tactics based on a combination of primary research and secondary data focused on patients (Consumer-focused tactics) this individual will be part of the Respiratory Insight team. The Insight Manager will use sound market research along with strong analytical and critical thinking skills to support brand teams in making strategic decisions, developing promotional campaigns, and developing business cases. Keys to success in this position are superlative communication, consultative and influencing skills predicated on a strong foundation of primary market research skills coupled with secondary data analysis proficiency. This job may require travel for research.

Major Responsibilities:

Manage primary market research design and execution (including vendor/project management when appropriate) with minimal supervision

Compile and analyze secondary marketing and/or sales data (including identification and appropriate use of data sources)

Provide brand and market evaluation, interpretation, and communication of results synthesizing key data and insights spanning a host of different sources and types of data

Create insightful reports and presentations that clearly and succinctly highlight the actionable insights combined with business implications/strategic & tactical options

Identify business needs proactively and build research/analysis with foresight

Develop and maintain market research budgets

Maintain effective relationships with contractors and other third-party vendors through oversight of the vendor management process

Leverage/apply AZ insight best practices as appropriate


Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in a relevant field
  • 3+ years of primary market research experience in health care industry; preferably 5+ years
  • 5+ years of analytical experience, 3+ years in health care industry

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience with conducting patient-focused research within the Respiratory Biologics space
  • Demonstrated success in applying various primary research techniques to inform strategy in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Demonstrated ability to pull together insights from a variety of sources and develop strategic guidance for brand teams that result in a business decision or action; demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels
  • Experience with common statistical analysis and techniques
  • Familiar with common sources of epidemiology and approaches to market sizing/assessment
  • Thorough understanding of standard primary market research tools and techniques
  • Strong business and marketing acumen and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to navigate large volumes of information and synthesize to what’s most important and actionable
  • Strong influencing skills, demonstrating consistent drive to ensuring insight-informed business actions
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking skills, including leading a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills with hands-on knowledge of variety of secondary data sources (e.g., IMS, WK)

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them

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.