Sr Manager, Market Research

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Sep 04, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary:

This Senior Manager level position will provide in-depth comprehensive customer insights to support the Gout franchise. Core duties and responsibilities will involve directing and managing the development, execution, and analysis of market research projects for pharmaceutical products. This will include questionnaire development, fieldwork/data collection management, and report writing. Experience with syndicated and custom and qualitative and quantitative projects is desired.

  • Independently manage qualitative and quantitative market research projects supporting primarily the Gout Business Unit.
  • Work collaboratively with brand partners and cross-functional stakeholders to assure research activity supports business strategies and information needs, and identify additional opportunities for brand growth.
  • Align and execute brand plans in partnership with multi-functional teams:
    • Work collaboratively with internal partners to ensure business issues are translated into specific research questions with clear business impact.
    • Identify research design and/or secondary data analysis that is appropriate to address business issues; interpret research findings and synthesize into actionable business insights and recommendations.
    • Assess vendor capability and research designs to answer core business questions and maximize value.
    • Distil data from primary and secondary information sources to drive business decisions.
  • Articulate market dynamics and performance, customer needs, attitudes, and behavior around assigned brand(s) and categories.
  • Think beyond a project mindset to proactively identify strategic knowledge gaps in context of current and long-term business needs, recommending and aligning management to close these knowledge gaps.
  • Demonstrate agility in managing multiple priorities and projects in a complex environment.
  • Design and analyze research in conjunction with appropriate research vendors.
  • Develop socialization plan and workshops as necessary to create actions from the research work.
  • Consult with commercial analytics to enhance performance reporting.

Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's in in science, market research, and/or business required.
  • 5+ years of experience in a market research firm, or pharmaceutical insights and analytics role preferred.
  • Experience in specialty/orphan drugs is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of market research principles.
  • Strong survey methodologist skills in designing and writing surveys with experience in multiple qualitative interview activities (i.e. telephone, face-to-face, focus group live or web based, etc.).
  • Strong project management skills, ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated strategic & critical thinking abilities and business acumen.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Professional, proactive demeanor.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Develops Talent

  • Drives Results
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Decision Quality

  • Courage
  • Collaboration
  • Instills Trust

Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.