Director/Senior Director, Commercial Insights

San Francisco, California
Sep 30, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 30+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zug, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at

Who You Are:

The Director/Senior Director of Commercial Insights will report directly to the VP of Commercial Insights, Analytics & Operations. This individual will lead critical market insights workstreams to support strategic business decisions and organizational success across the BridgeBio portfolio.

  • Serve as an active member of the BridgeBio Commercial Team
  • Deploy various primary market research techniques to answer critical business questions and to provide performance and market-based insights to senior leadership and key stakeholders
  • Lead strategic research and promotional launch campaign market research to support acoramidis launch planning, combining qualitative and quantitative approaches as needed
  • Triangulate across all sources of market insights, including competitive and field intelligence, collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders gathering those insights as appropriate, to bring a holistic perspective on the pulse of the market
  • Support earlier stage affiliates and occasional business development initiatives as a shared service in market research by consulting and leading market research workstreams
  • Triangulate across insights to inform and create the in-depth long-range product forecast for the US for acoramidis, leverage inpatient/epi-based forecasting expertise to optimize funnel structure, and develop assumption inputs.  Ensure forecast functionality meets Commercial team needs.  Collaborate with BD/Corp Dev and other key cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Begin as an individual contributor, but as we scale, hire, develop and maintain talented additional market research/ insights/ market planning experts to form a highly effective centralized team
  • No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive towards practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • BA or BS; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • 7-10+ years experience in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry, including a demonstrated ability to recruit and develop talented individuals
  • At least four years in Commercial Insights/Market Analysis/Market Planning (Sr. Mgr/Group Mgr/AD or above)
  • Expertise in a range of qualitative and quantitative market research approaches to be deployed to support products throughout their lifecycle (development, launch readiness, post-launch)
  • Experience in promotional campaign research (HCP and patient)
  • Expertise in inpatient/epi-based forecasting and flow models, incorporating segments, promotional investment scenarios, and uncertainty analysis
  • Skilled at clearly communicating the insight as well as the implications and recommendations distilled from the analysis
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving, dynamic, and evolving small-company environment
  • Strong project management skills—the ability to plan, organize and execute multiple projects efficiently, on time, and within budget
  • Intellectually curious, seeks and evaluates innovative approaches
  • Experience in the rare disease space preferred
  • Specialty product launch experience in the US; rare disease therapeutic launch highly preferred
  • Ability to lead by example, build partnerships and cross-functional collaborations with open communication, constructive feedback, and organizational flexibility

What We Offer:
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision – both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels seen, valued, and heard

We will not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not send agency resumes to our website or BridgeBio and affiliating employees.