Sanofi Group Associate Director, Global Analytics in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Associate Director of Analytics – Global Rare Diseases

DESCRIPTION:

Sanofi Genzyme focuses on developing specialty treatments for debilitating diseases that are often difficult to diagnose and treat, providing hope to patients and their families.

The Associate Director of Analytics for Global Rare Diseases will be responsible for creating, measuring, and tracking key patient performance metrics for the Global Rare Disease Franchise which includes 7+ commercial brands that treat several Rare genetic disorders. This is a leadership role and will be an integral strategic business partner to Global brand leads and heads of the Commercial business at the Regional level. Key components to this role will include developing and monitoring KPIs, highlighting issues, investigating and interpreting data, and communicating findings to leadership to drive decisions. In addition, this role will be involved with validating effectiveness of commercial strategies and tactics and providing recommendations around new performance metrics to track. This role will also be critical in leading and developing a new data warehouse/infrastructure along with corresponding BI reporting tools to enhance Global analytics capabilities.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Partner and work closely with Global Senior Leadership/Regional/Country heads to understand their business reporting and analytics/KPI needs.

  • Participate in Global brand meetings to review key updates and continue to understand areas of focus, while proactively providing research grounded insights

  • Provide day to day oversight and leadership over 2+ direct reports/business analysts, responsible for generation & management of brand specific dashboards.

  • Oversee monthly global data collection, data validation and patient reporting process.

  • Responsible for analyzing overall BU performance and market trends as well as ad hoc analytics that provide insightful analyses

  • Develop and drive analytics to identify go-to-market opportunities and challenges including identification of new sources of growth

  • Recommend tools / platforms to improve business productivity and enhance capabilities

  • Act as a point contact for key regional, global and country stakeholders, ensuring they receive timely business insight support that is aligned with regional and global objectives and KPIs

  • Define and evaluate reporting and analytics needs at the individual country level while enhancing solutions catered to individual needs based on feedback

  • Ensure pre-launch/launch excellence in preparation of new product launches

  • Understand/define/refine customer segments and develop strategies, based on insight into customer behaviors

  • Partner with market research as well as internal ops teams to create a comprehensive monthly trends and insights report to address the current state of the business

  • Coordination with ITS, Business Operations, Supply Chain, Forecasting, Data management to ensure insights are based on reliable, high quality information

  • Modest travel (up to 20%) may be required

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or related discipline

  • Minimum of 5+ years of Pharmaceutical Commercial Analytics/Forecasting or Sales Operations experience is required.

  • Strong proven leadership, analytical and communication skills required

  • Thorough knowledge of and a high skill level in analytics

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Demonstrated the ability to work in a matrixed environment with several stakeholders

  • Ability to provide and lead training on KPIs, reporting tools, as needed

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent presentation skills

  • Global Experience Preferred

  • Self-starter. Proactive in nature, actively participates and self-motivated

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree or MBA preferred

  • Experience in Specialty or Rare Diseases

  • 2+ years of Consulting Experience, Global Experience preferred

  • Ability to manage direct reports

  • Superior analytical skills with proficiency in a broad range of data analysis, data warehousing and intelligence generation tools

  • Experience with Global pharmaceutical data sources (e.g., IMS, Syndicated data sources).

  • Experience working with CRM data systems like Salesforce, Cognos, Veeva, etc.

  • Familiarity with data visualization and business intelligence tools (e.g. Qlikview, Spotfire)

  • Excellent project management skills with demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects and priorities

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law. #LI-GZ

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.

At Sanofi, our ambition is to be an integrated global healthcare company, focused on patients’ needs. Much more than just a leading pharmaceutical company, Sanofi is committed to transforming scientific innovations into solutions and services that protect health, enhance life, and respond to the needs of the 7 billion people in the world. We trust our ambition to guide and inspire us as we work to create a future with optimal health and wellness for everyone.

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.