Associate Director Commercial Information Management

Whippany, NJ, United States
May 14, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Associate Director Commercial Information Management, are to:

  • Be accountable for recurring and project-related data and reporting deliverables to internal customers - primarily Business Insights, Reporting and Incentive Compensation;
  • Translate business needs into data business rules and requirements and ensure implementation through the data landscape and systems with IT;
  • Provide guidance on the acquisition of third party data, including marketing data (especially web, email and other digital data) to support the business and ensure the data is loaded and made available for use through the BU Data Landscape;
  • Proactively anticipate data issues through strong understanding of BU data landscape that may impact sales, analytics, IC and reporting stakeholder decision-making;
  • Ensure that all data and performance requirements to meet business needs are reflected in the contracts negotiated with third party data providers (SPs, GPOs, etc.) in partnership with Market Access and Contracting teams;
  • Lead Reporting and IC business needs requirements gathering and overseeing implementation;
  • Lead implementation of Data Governance processes with internal and external data providers to ensure timely, accurate and complete commercial data;
  • Manage the identification and implementation of KPIs and metrics to ensure third party vendor compliance to data requirements.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. with at least 10 years of overall experience working in the US Pharma industry, with three to five years of experience developing centralized data strategies for specialty products (i.e., Oncology, MS, orphan drugs);
  • Demonstrated understanding of marketing data, especially digital (video, email, etc.);
  • Demonstrated understanding of logistics and distribution processes for specialty products;
  • Demonstrated project management experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to consolidate disparate business requirements into clear, concise documentation;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand pros, cons, and caveats/limitations of third-party supplied data, as well as have an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of third-party players involved (i.e., HUBs, specialty pharmacies, marketing agencies, digital);
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data quality management and best practices;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relational database structures and practices as well as newer cloud based, big data technologies;
  • Proven ability to represent key subject matter to audiences with diverse backgrounds (sales, marketing, market access, analytics etc.);
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment;
  • Proven communication skills and ability to present ideas in a clear, concise and user-friendly language;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong analytic and problem solving skills;
  • Must demonstrate interest in data management, large-scale data modeling and business requirements gathering.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.B.A. or M.S.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany