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Manager/Senior Manager, Business Analytics

Corcept Therapeutics
Menlo Park, CA
Start date
May 26, 2023

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Information Technology, Business/Data Analytics
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay

Job Details

Corcept is a commercial-stage company engaged in the discovery and development of drugs to treat severe endocrine, metabolic, oncologic and neurological disorders by modulating the effects of the hormone cortisol. Since 2012, we have marketed Korlym® for the treatment of patients suffering from Cushing’s syndrome, a life-threatening orphan disorder caused by excess cortisol activity. In 2022, we generated revenue of $402 million and net income of $101 million.

We have discovered a portfolio of more than 1,000 proprietary selective cortisol modulators.  Our lead compounds are in Phase 2 and Phase 3 trials for the treatment of patients with Cushing’s syndrome, advanced ovarian cancer, castration-resistant prostate cancer and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (“ALS”).  We plan to initiate a Phase 2b trial in patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (“NASH”) by the end of this year.  Every year, we advance new molecules to the clinic.

Over the next few years, we expect to submit several new drug applications.

The Senior Manager or Manager, Business Analytics will be responsible for applying rigorous analytic methodologies to develop cross-functional insights that will inform our Endocrinology business decisions.


  • Develop data-driven insights, opinions, and recommendations to answer key business questions, generate data driven recommendations, and drive the business forward in a measurable way
  • Work cross-functionally with Marketing, Sales, Managed Markets & Commercial Operations, Medical Affairs, and Finance functions to generate holistic recommendations
  • Develop and implement customized tools to innovate and/or streamline data analytics processes to match business needs and market specific dynamics
  • Support the planning and execution of market research projects and brand analytics to generate insights and actions
  • Develop data-driven approaches to monitor and evaluate payer/access pull-through, specialty pharmacy metrics, and patient support initiatives
  • Support short- and medium-term forecasts including data aggregation, identification of key risks and opportunities to clearly characterize forecast uncertainties and key drivers
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to develop and refine targeting algorithms to support our field personnel
  • Provide and ensure the interpretation of complex analytical information, including: Primary and Secondary Data, Forecasting, Competitive Intelligence, Scenario Planning, and other relevant sources of information and analysis
  • Develop KPIs, metrics, reports, dashboards, and benchmarks to gain insights into commercial performance and drive strategic and tactical decision-making

Monthly, Quarterly, or Yearly Responsibilities:

  • Develop, QC, and deliver QBRs to sales leadership
  • Coordinate with Finance on shipment tracking
  • Execute primary market research tracking studies (e.g., ATUs)
  • Support targeting exercise
  • Develop, QC, and deliver Specialty Pharmacy and Patient support KPMs to MCCO leadership

Preferred Skills, Qualifications and Technical Proficiencies:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to synthesize information from multiple sources into cohesive ideas and use cases that would benefit from analytical solutions
  • Understand the required data (e.g. patient data, payer data, targeting data, product data, CRM data, secondary sources) & statistical methodologies (e.g. regressions, correlations)
  • Excel black-belt required: strong experience in Excel-based analytics
  • Ability to work collaboratively and handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to develop and deliver compelling presentations to senior leadership, and communicate analytical findings and business insights to diverse audiences
  • Detail-oriented with a proven track record for meeting or exceeding goals and objectives
  • Fluency in MS PowerPoint

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • B.A. / B.S. required, graduate degree preferred
  • 3-5+ years in analytics, data science, sales operations, management consulting, or other analytically-based roles required
  • Some experience in the Healthcare sector (i.e., Pharmaceutical/Biotech) is required
  • Experience developing and using Excel-based models and conducting rigorous quantitative analysis is required
  • Experience with 3rd party pharmaceutical data (e.g., IQVIA, Komodo Health) and basic understanding of claims data and managed care data is preferred
  • Experience in CRM management (e.g. Veeva or Salesforce) is preferred
  • Understanding of database querying, manipulating, and analyzing large, high dimensional, structured, & unstructured datasets is preferred
  • Experience managing projects and vendors is preferred

The pay range that the Company reasonably expects to pay for this position is $137,900 - $194,700; the pay ultimately offered may vary based on legitimate considerations, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and education.  An annual cash bonus and equity grants may be provided as part of the overall compensation package, in addition to a full range of financial, health and wellness benefits, dependent on the position offered.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents linked here.

Corcept appreciates the commitment and hard work of all our team members as we strive to discover and develop novel treatments for patients with serious unmet medical needs.

 Please visit our website at:

Corcept is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Corcept is leading the discovery and development of drugs that modulate the effects of cortisol.
Cortisol dysregulation plays an important role in a variety of endocrine, metabolic, oncologic, psychiatric, and ophthalmologic diseases.  Corcept leads the field in the research and development of selective glucocorticoid receptor (GR) antagonists, having discovered more than 500 proprietary molecules since being founded in 1998.
Corcept is committed to improving patient lives through the discovery and development of drugs that address serious unmet medical needs related to excess cortisol activity.  To support this mission, Corcept collaborates with numerous basic scientists and clinical researchers to find better ways to improve patient lives.
Through our collaborations with researchers around the world, more than 30 studies are underway to investigate the potential benefits GR antagonists may have in the treatment of serious and life-threatening diseases driven by cortisol dysregulation.

Stock Symbol: CORT

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Menlo Park

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