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Data Visualization and Analytics Lead

Boston, Massachusetts
Start date
Mar 19, 2023

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Job Description

Data Visualization and Analytics Lead

Takeda PharmaceuticalUSA - MA - CambridgeAbout the role:

The Associate Director serves as a business liaison between the Oncology Data, Digital and Technology and business. The visualization lead will work collaboratively with these departments to develop data and reporting solutions primarily for the commercial sales, marketing, medical, payer and analytics departments. The Associate Director is responsible for implementing business intelligence implementing dashboards & self-services projects, defining and maintain key performance indicators dictionary, a product backlog for new requirements and enhancements to reports, daily – weekly and monthly report refreshes and ops, data aggregation, and performance tuning and efficiency. This role implement the creation and maintenance of a comprehensive, standardized data and reporting knowledgebase across oncology business unit.

How you will contribute:
  • Support the business liaison partnership between Data, Digital and Technology and Insights & Analytics.

  • Support the collaboration between field sales, field medical, marketing, contracting & pricing and home office entities.

  • Implement business intelligence solutions, data aggregation, and performance tuning and efficiency.

  • Implement the creation and maintenance of a standardized data and reporting knowledgebase(KPI repository, wireframes, user journeys, etc.,) for Oncology business unit.

  • Oversee delivery of all standard ongoing, recurring reports on timely basis.

  • Support cross-functional projects to implement business intelligence data and reporting solutions on time, within budget.

  • Create and deliver presentations that translate complex technical information into business terms appropriate for executive-level constituents and own the product backlog.



  • Oversee and manage complete report development lifecycle.

  • Demonstrate leadership in influencing and improving current reports and dashboards by understanding and identifying the user needs and implement best practices as needed to enhance dashboards in both commercial and medical domains.

  • Ability to deliver in a client-facing, high paced environment, with many reporting requirements and deadlines

  • Experience working in Pharma commercial function.

  • Lead serves as a business liaison between business functions namely sales, marketing, payer, medical and analytics. The lead work collaboratively with these departments.

  • Leads the ideation, user storying, design, and development of key Business Intelligence (BI) projects to develop reports and dashboards that will be used for providing strategic insights to Takeda leadership for decision making.

  • Plays key role in establishing communication cadence with business stakeholders, managing demand intake, prioritization of business requests.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 8+ years relevant experience.

  • Advanced degress (Masters degree/PhD) in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, engineering or related pharmaceutical science preferred, but not required.

  • Respective programming knowledge in Python/R/C/JavaScript. Further programming experience is advantageous.

  • Major Technical Toolsets used: Business Intelligence: Qlik, Tableau, Power BI, SQL server, Databricks, etc.,

  • Experienced with BI and/or Tableau development. Proficiency in database languages (SQL), understanding of data models and databases, data wrangling and data architecture. Demonstrated experience in building platforms, technologies and tools for data visualization.

  • Health care business acumen with a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry.

What Takeda can offer you:
  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Boston, MA

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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