Executive Director, Business Intelligence

  • Eisai
  • 8 Dorchester Rd, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
  • Full-Time
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Job DescriptionThe Executive Director, Business Intelligence is responsible for delivering direct value to ESI neurology and oncology commercial business leaders by developing, driving and implementing the execution of the Business Intelligence team strategies. This is a new position and function within the organization and will require the Executive Director to develop new and existing talent. In order to achieve short, mid-term, and long range goals for the organization, the team will focus on developing innovative and advanced analytics, design and execution of research (primary, secondary and competitive intelligence), sales force effectiveness, forecasting, and execution reporting. The Executive Director will serve as a key innovative and strategic partner to ESI executive leadership with the ability to provide unique concepts and approaches to enable the business to Break Through existing and future challenges. This leader will play a key role in providing key insights to the business and must possess the ability collaborate with partners and effectively raise and debate strategic questions, taking counter positions when necessary to influence the team toward well-informed decisions. The role will be responsible for providing leadership, direction, mentorship and management to the BI team.Additional key responsibilities for this position include:Deliver insights that lead to actions and adjustments to accelerate demand for our productsPartner with internal clients, prioritize deliverables and manage the workload for the teamDevelop, implement and maintain the required infrastructure to enable the function to effectively & efficiently meet or exceeds its goals, targets, objectives and other expectationsDevelop individual direct reports and advance proficiency in best in class insight generationCreate a robust succession plan for all key positions within the functionEffectively manage third party suppliers and associated budgetsJob QualificationsBS/BA degree required, advanced degree preferred15 years relevant experience in the pharma industry. A minimum of 10 years of market research/business analytics experience.Previous launch experience in US marketsStrong understanding of healthcare provider and consumer behavior in Rx categoriesProject management skillsBudgeting skills commensurate with position/departmentVendor management, including negotiation of $10+ million dollar data service contractsAbility to build organizational talentAbility to lead transformational change in evolving pharma companyPrevious experience working with partners or co-promotionsStrong influencing skillsDemonstrated ability to work well under pressure, including experience of handling high volume, demanding, and detailed workloads to tight timelines; Ability to handle many tasks and setting shifting and competing priorities.Ability to demonstrate diplomacy in difficult situationsWorking knowledge in statistical modeling and forecastingWorking knowledge of both small molecule and bio-pharma/specialty market business modelsPrimary quantitative/qualitative marketing research/study designsCompetitive intelligenceKnowledge of IT enabling systems (data warehouse, data processing, data visualization, technology support) for analytics and reporting capabilities3rd party syndicated and non-syndicated data sources/providersKnowledge of pharmaceutical secondary data sources, including Neurology & Oncology specific data sourcesEpidemiology/disease prevalence data sourcesMarketing/sales strategiesFinance principles (NPV analyses/ ROI methodologies)Good to Know: New product development market research and portfolio analysis disciplines;Strong familiarity of lifecycle issues, managed care, generics and IP; Direct to consumer research methods


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