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Senior Manager - Semaglutide Integrated Analytics

Novo Nordisk
Plainsboro, NJ
Start date
Mar 23, 2024

Job Details

About the Department 

At Novo Nordisk, our Finance and Operations team is the engine that elevates holistic commercialization of our products. The Finance and Operations team works closely with the business across the organization to guide enterprise wide resource allocations, investment choices, drive core operations and develop insights to drive growth and operational excellence across the value chain while innovating for future capabilities. We regulate accounting, uphold workplace safety, manage our supply chain and sampling, support technology, provide commercial operations, insights & analytics, maintain our facilities and assure the integrity and completeness of all business transactions. At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career in a global business environment. We encourage our employees to make the most of their talent. And we reward hard work and dedication with the opportunity for continuous learning and personal development. Are you ready to realize your potential?


The Position

The purpose of this role is to drive innovation in analytical techniques to advance the quality and speed of data derived insights. This role will bridge functional lines in the commercial analytics organization and eliminate barriers and silos inherent in a decentralized analytics community. This role will serve as a subject matter expert in the application of sales, marketing, market access, and trade analytics.



This position will report to a Director/Sr. Director of Semaglutide Insights & Analytics. Will also work closely with Associate Manager, Semaglutide Integrated Analytics. Extensive interaction with the Novo Nordisk analytics community including brand analytics, sales analytics, market access analytics, advanced analytics, data strategy and IT.  Other areas of collaboration include but aren’t limited to Finance, Marketing, Sales Execution, Market Access Strategy and Global Functions.  External relationships include secondary data vendors and information technology developers.


Essential Functions

  • Analysis
  • Understand organizational priorities and strategies and develop an analytical plan to support the organizational goals
  • Pioneer new ways to generate analytical insights through a deep understanding of existing data assets
  • Identify new tools to gain greater efficiencies in deriving analytical insights and drive implementation of tools across the analytics community
  • Utilize existing analytic tools including Python, R, Alteryx, etc. to derive insights from complex data sources
  • Lead efforts to explore new data sources and build recommendations for organizational priorities in data purchases
  • Build business use cases to gain Privacy and Compliance department approval to appropriately analyze patient-level data compliantly
  • Lead the development of insight pathways into consumer behavior by building expansive data models incorporating disjointed data sets
  • Democratize analytical developments to the broad Novo Nordisk analytics community
  • Identify gaps in current analytical pathways and recommend enhancements to better inform strategic and tactical decision making
  • Demonstrate competencies across descriptive, diagnostic, and predictive analytics
  • Link analytic priorities to organizational strategy to effectively demonstrate business impact in recommendations to key stakeholders
  • Collaboration
  • Work seamlessly with other members of the Sema Integrated Analytics Team
  • Share learnings with all members of analytics community
  • Develop close and impactful relationships with data governance, patient privacy, and compliance departments
  • Effectively work with Data Strategy and IT to ensure data and technical resources are available for data exploration
  • Develop productive working relationships with Sales Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Advanced Analytics and Market Access Analytics
  • Communication
  • Develop impactful story lines to drive business decision making

    Physical Requirements

    0-10% overnight travel required.



  • A minimum of a Bachelor 's degree required, preferably in Math, Science, Statistics, Computer Science or Engineering
  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in life science analytics required; Preferrably supporting a commercial/marketing organization. Masters degree may satisfy years of experience requirements
  • Experience with BI tools is required (Tableau, Qlik, Power BI preferred)
  • Experience with IQVIA, Komodo, or Symphony and other secondary industry sources is required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Experience with statistical programming language preferred
  • An innate curiosity is required

    We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.


    At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.


    Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.


    If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


    Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 54,400 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information visit

    Our US Research & Development hub, located in the Greater Boston area, brings together the best talent to drive life science innovation. Located in Lexington, Watertown and Cambridge, our teams reflect the full scope of R&D, from early research through late-stage clinical development. We are building for the future by creating a distinct R&D community based on collaboration, partnerships, and cutting-edge research across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. We recognize that improving human health starts here and that patients rely on us. By combining the speed and agility of biotech with the quality, resources, and stability of a large pharmaceutical company, our US R&D hub will benefit from the best of both worlds to develop new medicines that meet the needs of patients.


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