Manager, Commercial Insights & Analytics

  • MyoKardia
  • South San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Biotech Pharmaceutical

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the market environment, including market penetration, market potential, and future trends
  • Manage primary & secondary market research studies, including project objectives & design, vendor selection & oversight, monitoring of data collection & analysis, and interpretation, across multiple customer groups
  • Integrate key market dynamics and cross-functional expertise into revenue forecasts
  • Build, refine, pressure-test, and present revenue forecasts that support decision-making processes for key cross-functional partners
  • Develop relevant and compelling presentations of market research insights, revenue forecasts, and recommendations that drive key strategic and tactical decisions for cross-functional partners
  • Manage ongoing business relationships with vendors, consultants and selected partners; manage complex projects within budget and timeline


Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience designing and conducting quantitative and qualitative market research across multiple customer groups, including but not limited to physicians, patients, allied health care professionals, pharmacists, and advocacy groups
  • Experience in building & maintaining forecast models as well as a firm grasp of complex forecasting & modeling techniques that support various types of strategic analytics; experience in generating commercial insights from pharmaceutical datasets
  • Strategic thinker who understands the critical role of market research & forecasting in developing commercial strategy in support of a product launch; ability to operate in ambiguous situations and determine focused objectives and a clear path forward in the face of open questions
  • Balance of exceptional technical expertise with strong strategic thinking and practical business orientation; strength in finding and focusing on key business drivers
  • Ability to analyze complex issues, distill information to essential knowledge, develop business-relevant strategic recommendations, and persuasively present to a range of stakeholders
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with ability to lead, interact with, focus, resolve conflict and drive consensus among individuals from a variety of backgrounds
  • Ability to multiple manage projects and timelines for both internal initiatives and with external vendors
  • Must have a proven ability to sustain a high energy level over time


Education & Experience

  • BA, BS required. Master’s degree in business or science preferred
  • 3 to 7 years of market research/forecasting experience in the bio/pharmaceutical industry
  • Launch experience is preferred
  • Previous consulting & recent bio/pharma experience is preferred