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Business Analytics Lead- PDT

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Apr 8, 2024

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Job Description

Join Takeda as a Business Analytics Lead out of our Cambridge, MA office. As the Business Analytics Lead, you will be accountable for being a strategic thought partner to multiple stakeholders, driving data-driven decision making through the generation, interpretation, extraction and presentation of critical insights, strategy, and best practices to achieve business goals. In this position you will lead commercial analytics within a division of the US Plasma Derived Therapies (PDT) Business Unit focused on intravenous and subcutaneous immunoglobulin therapies and report to the Associate Director, US PDT Analytics Lead.Given the complexity and incomplete nature of PDT data flow across channels, the business analytics lead must be curious, creative, capable of thinking outside of the box, and willing to take risks to try new approaches to proactively design and lead innovative analytical methods utilizing multiple data sources to influence key decisions and business outcomes.

How you will contribute:
  • Identify and define business issues and questions, define appropriate analytical approaches, identify source data, and conduct data analysis to develop deeper understanding of market and business performance
  • Develop and deliver high-impact presentations to leadership and cross functional partners leveraging analytics and insights to tell a cohesive and compelling story
  • Represent the PDT Strategy & Insights team and build our reputation among cross-functional teams through collaboration, transparent critical thinking, and strategic thought partnership
  • Create and deploy Tableau-based solutions and automated dashboards to enable efficient analysis of key performance indicators leveraging multiple data sources
  • Utilize SQL to execute data analyses to create a robust understanding of key business dynamics and performance drivers
  • Collaborate in building, enhancing, and maintaining data pipelines using SQL/Python to foster delivery of insightful, timely, and accurate information from numerous data sources
  • Manage external partnerships with 3rd party vendors whenever necessary in support of team outcomes
  • Train, guide, and mentor fellow colleagues and collaborators to foster continuous improvement and ensure business continuity

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical, quantitative, or scientific discipline Required. Master’s degree a plus.
  • 5-7+ years of experience in a pharmaceutical analytics role required; experience in rare diseases preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with data manipulation, exploratory data analysis, data visualization, regression-type analysis, and model interpretation to support hypothesis generation and reveal key insights required.
  • High degree of competence in claims data analysis (Komodo or Symphony); solid knowledge and hands-on experience with multiple data sources in addition to claims data such as IQVIA, Specialty Pharmacy dispense data, and Biological Distributor data preferred.
  • Proficiency in SQL and Tableau or other data visualization platform is required for success in this role.
  • Experience working with Databricks or other data intelligence platform and proficiency in Python for data management and process automation preferred.
  • Experience with primary market research and competitive intelligence preferred.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required.

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.

Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

USA - MA - Cambridge - Kendall Square - 500

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$133,000.00 - $209,000.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/or long-termincentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

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.


USA - MA - Cambridge - Kendall Square - 500

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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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