Shire Commercial Anayltics Lead in Lexington, Massachusetts

This position will be in the US IM/ONC Franchise advanced analytics to support current and future commercial objectives. The Analytics Lead will be accountable for:

  • Generation, interpretation and extraction of critical insights, strategy creation, and best practices to drive and achieve organizational goals

  • Defining & executing analytics in support of market sizing, customer centric marketing (multi-channel), impact analyses, and resource allocation

  • Partner with Marketing and Sales leaderships in identifying and leveraging business opportunities and challenges to generate impactful outcomes

  • Lead efforts to deliver new analytical tools, measurement approaches and solutions to support deeper insights.

70% of Time:

Advanced Analytics

Execute and manage advanced business analyses to deliver high quality, actionable business insights to commercial leadership

  • Deliver innovative analytics and reporting solutions on commercial products

  • Subject matter expert on analytic models used to conduct analysis for Marketing/Sales promotions for ROI and opportunity assessments

  • Subject matter expert on various health care related data sets, both internal and external

  • Drive collaboration with various internal business and support stakeholders

  • Collaborate/manage external agencies or vendors when needed

15% of Time:

Sales Force Effectiveness

  • Assist in creation and validation of HCP targeting when needed

  • Partner and guide SFE groups in best analytical approaches

15% of Time:


  • Participate in the US sales forecasting process for commercial products

  • Create analysis that will support or provide inputs to the development of forecasts and scenario building

  • Knowledgeable in forecasting fundamentals

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Recommended 7+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry

  • BS required.MS/MBA preferred

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills required.statistical skills preferred

  • Experience of project management across a range of functions, seniority, andgeography

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required; Proficiency in SAS, SPSS, R a plus

  • Ability to influence and challenge the business decisions; Ability to influence without authority;

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/assignments to demanding deadlines with minimal supervision

  • High degree of creativity and innovation in developing new approaches, processes and methodologies

  • Ability to lead projects

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to synthesize findings into strategic guidance

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

  • Comfortable working in a matrix environment

  • In-depth knowledge of statistical analysis and quantitative resource allocation and measurement methods/techniques

  • Experience with multiple types of syndicated and adhoc data sets

  • 20% TravelasrequiredsupportingShire’scurrent & emergingfootprint.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.