Manager, Market Access Insights

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Jul 23, 2021
Marketing, Market Access
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Job Summary:

Responsible for managing the design, execution, analysis, recommendations and reporting of business analytic initiatives and primary/secondary market research projects related to Market Access and Managed Markets for Daiichi-Sankyo's in-line and pre-launch products to provide strategic guidance to Market Access Marketing team and the extended Managed Care Field teams. Develop strong leadership relationships with senior business partners (Market Access & Managed Care teams, Brand teams, global marketing teams, co-promote partners, etc.) and lead strategic assessment efforts to provide insights to our customers to maximize the future market potential & profitability of Daiichi Sankyo's assets. Work collaboratively with analytic teams (Business Intelligence, Forecasting, Market Planning, Sales Ops), as well as extended business partners (Brand teams, Access Strategy, Medical Affairs, and Finance), to inform key business decisions. This role will focus primarily on the Oncology space but may also work in other therapeutic areas as needed to align with Daiichi Sankyo's evolving pipeline.


Design and execute market access primary research and secondary analyses to generate insights in support of the brand’s value proposition, price/access strategy, life-cycle management, and overall payer strategy.
Leverage market access reports in assessing current product and competitive markets for assigned products to drive strategic and tactical access decisions.

Prepare presentations, deliver research findings, and make strategic recommendations.

Manage business analytic relationships with partners in Access Strategy group as well as field-based market access and managed care teams.

Partner with Global brand teams and ensure payer/access position is incorporated into brand market research assets.

Develop strong relationships with senior market access, field managed care and brand partners (including brand directors and cross-functional leaders) and serve as their analytics “point person” on relevant payer issues. Attend appropriate meetings and help organize work/project assignments for other team members. Collaborate with co-promote partners.

Develop functional excellence by identifying and demonstrating “best practices” in market access market research and business analytics, incorporating learnings from across the industry. Maintain high level of proficiency and understanding of currently available data sources, analytic techniques and market research agency capabilities to ensure the selection of agencies and products that provide Daiichi Sankyo with optimal value for our budgeted investment.

Partner with Access Strategy Team, Pricing & Contract Strategy, Customer Insights, and Market Access Field Leadership to manage relationships with thought leaders and vendor-side firms specializing in access strategy. Leverage relationships with the aforementioned to understand drivers of success for product access, and develop strategic recommendations based on primary and secondary research.

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


Bachelor's Degree required; Degree in Business or quantitative discipline preferred.
Master’s Degree/MBA or related discipline preferred

4 or more years’ market research or business analysis function, managed care or market access functions, brand marketing (within the pharmaceuticals industry) and/or relevant experience obtained through a Fellowship program or similar program required

4 or more years’ oncology and new product launch experience preferred

1 or More Years market access specific market insights experience preferred

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.