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Associate Director, Data Science, Oncology

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sleepy Hollow, New York
Start date
Apr 12, 2024

Job Details

The Associate Director, Data Science will support the Oncology Business Unit by leading the measurement of impact and effectiveness of commercial initiatives. This includes the design and implementation of optimization and forward-looking simulation scenarios, identification and assessment of opportunities using claims and other longitudinal datasets, and the oversight of predictive analytics, statistical modeling techniques and related analytic capabilities (e.g., Marketing Mix Analysis). The Associate Director, Data Science will work with cross-functional business partners to pull through key insights and guide stakeholders and senior management to develop brand/portfolio/Business Unit strategies and tactics.

In addition to strong analytics skills, the Associate Director, Data Science, Oncology should have excellent communication skills, a demonstrated track record of effective business partnership, business impact and influence. The ideal candidate should be able to simplify complex analytical concepts and possess strong data storytelling competencies. This role is hands on and does not have any direct reports, but will manage contractors, consultants and vendors to complete projects.

In this role, a typical day might include the following:

Developing and implementing analytics plans that leverage more sophisticated statistical modeling capabilities.
Managing budget, while guiding analytic investments towards projects of higher value/ROI.
Proactively identifying business needs and proposing potential analytic approaches for solutions. Using business understanding to translate unstructured, complex business problems into the desired business objective, and developing the appropriate datasets, models, and analytical solutions.
Assessing impact and effectiveness of commercial initiatives and delivering investment recommendations to drive business unit efficiency, effectiveness and accountability
Leading marketing mix and attribution work streams for Oncology, and collaborating with business partners to apply and pull through key insights. Providing recommendations to optimize investments based on simulation exercises.
Managing promotion response models, and developing optimization and forward-looking simulation scenarios. Clearly communicating to stakeholders and cross-functional partners on the implications forward.
Designing and implementing experimental design studies, in market and A/B tests, etc. Collaborating with business partners on how and why commercial initiatives can be further optimized and develop next best action models.
Developing and implementing capabilities such as dynamic targeting, market structures, network analytics, etc.

This role may be for you if you have:

Managing and overseeing rules and logic on relevant data sources, choice of modeling approaches, development of implications and recommendations in vendor approaches and deliverables.
Driving deeper understanding of the patient journey (including patient and treatment flow models) and identifying opportunities around patient disease progression by leveraging ML models, classifiers and predictive ML models.
Generating insights from structured (including patient claims) and unstructured data and collaborating with stakeholders to take the appropriate actions.
Informing data strategy and acquisition; decommissioning data sources that provide lesser value.
Collaborating with internal teams including, Insights & Analytics, Data Strategy Management, Incentives & Alignment, Commercial Strategy, Commercial Operations, Finance, Marketing, Sales, etc.
Complying with regulatory, security, and privacy requirements as it relates to data assets.

To be considered for this opportunity you must have a Master's degree completed by start date and 6+ years of business analytics, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, engineering, computer science or related field experience

OR a Bachelors degree and 10+ years of business analytics, statistics, data mining, applied mathematics, engineering, computer science or related field experience. 8+ years' progressive, related industry experience with a minimum 5 years analytical experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.

The salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S. based positions, where the hired candidate will be located in the U.S. If you are outside the U.S, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Salary Range (annually)

$151,800.00 - $247,800.00


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Stock Symbol: REGN

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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