Commercial Analytics, Sr. Manager

Foster City, CA
Apr 27, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Commercial Analytics, Sr. Manager

The Senior Manager of Commercial Analytics within Gilead's Commercial Analytics and Forecasting organization will be responsible for providing actionable business analytics and insights to Gilead's marketing and sales teams, driving analytics and integrating insights across the patient, prescriber, and payer landscape.

This role requires leveraging a broad and deep skill set (functional expertise, therapeutic area knowledge, communication skills, leadership and influencing, executive presence, etc.) to help drive the success of work across a variety of key stakeholders – including business unit, brand and managed markets marketing leads, peer functional leads within Commercial Analytics & Forecasting, Commercial Operations, and executive leadership.

Specific responsibilities

Commercial Analytics:

Lead the development of data-based insights to inform brand, franchise, and business unit strategy and execution by:
  • Collaborating with brand marketing leadership to establish an annual business analytics plan for each brand
  • Leveraging data and analytics to develop key insights to inform each brand's strategy through the BPOA (Brand Plan of Action) process
  • Conducting secondary data analytics projects to inform a range of business issues, including MD and patient segmentation, customer journey and treatment flow analytics, sampling strategy, and managed markets analytics, etc.
  • Performance reporting and diagnostics, including design and implementation of HQ facing dashboards and reports
  • Evaluating potential new secondary data sources and analytics methodologies to continually elevate the impact of business analytics
  • Collaborating within Commercial Analytics & Forecasting to ensure business analytics context is integrated into and derives from Forecasting, Tactic Measurement and Marketing Mix, Market Research, and to identify opportunities to integrate new capabilities from the AI/Predictive Analytics Lab
  • Regularly communicating with senior executives and strategic partners to report analytical insights to ensure business issues are addressed and optimal business decisions can be made

Leadership, Influence and Communication:
  • Engages with a broad range of internal customers ranging from VP, executive directors of brand, marketing team, and IT.
  • Establishes and maintains business relationships in key segments of the Commercial organization, and consistently demonstrating a thorough understanding of internal customers' business needs.
  • Viewed as a cross-functional subject matter expert and sought for advice on decisions that can impact business operations.
  • Lead and conduct quarterly functional review with VP, Senior Director, and stakeholders in business unit to share insights and analysis on relevant business, brand, and market issues
  • Management and relationship development with key stakeholder groups in Marketing and Commercial operations.
  • Navigate organizational complexity effectively in a professional manner
  • Management of external consulting resources from a project delivery perspective.
  • Demonstrate strong Gilead core values – Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Inclusion

  • BS degree (or higher) in life sciences or medicine (or equivalent); Advanced degrees desirable
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a biopharma company
  • 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
  • Strong business and marketing acumen and excellent communication and interpersonal skills; consultative background preferred
  • Demonstrated communication and teamwork skills; ability to gain consensus and act within a matrix team environment; Ability to work in a collaborative and influencing fashion that drives to business action
  • Proficiency in secondary data analysis with intimate knowledge of a variety of industry secondary data sources (e.g., SHA, IQVIA)
  • Strong ability to use Microsoft Office (specifically PowerPoint and Excel) to present quantitative data in graphical form is required
  • Proven history of working and delivering on multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines and changing priorities is required

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