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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Head of Insights and Analytics, US Oncology in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

About the role:

As a member of Takeda Oncology, your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, you'll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to deliver your best. As part of the US Oncology Leadership Team you will report to Head of US Oncology Business Unit and will be an active member of the US Oncology Leadership Team that helps drive the commercial strategy and execution.

How you will contribute:

This leadership role is responsible for designing, building and managing the following business-critical functions:

  • Brand Analytics & Customer Intelligence

  • Access Analytics & Forecasting

  • Salesforce Analytics & Incentive Compensation

  • Patient Insights & Analytics

  • Digital Analytics & Quantitative Research

The leader of this complex business function is responsible for leading, coaching and developing their team for success.


  • Provides strategic direction and oversight for the USOBU Insights & Analytics functions which includes creating short and long-term strategies, capabilities and tactics.

  • Develops and optimizes key relationships both within and outside the US Oncology Business Unit, including but not limited to: Sales, Marketing, PVA, DD&T, HR, Legal/Compliance, Medical Affairs, Procurement, Global I&A, external vendors, and others.

  • Responsible for marketing and sales force analytics and insights in the USOBU as well as supporting the Managed Markets team's research and data needs.

  • Responsible for leading a team that executes qualitative and quantitative market research to derive insights to drive, challenge and / or validate strategic business and / or tactical marketing decisions.

  • Leads a team that identifies and articulates actionable customer insights for all customer types (patients, HCP, payer and others) ensuring high quality data and reporting.

  • Creates and leverages value through advanced analytics and market research analysis that provides insight into critical business decisions. This includes developing analytical methodologies for quantitative market research studies and housing and disseminating analytical techniques.

  • Will identify and anticipate dynamic new analytical products which leverage emerging data sources, advanced methodologies, and new efficient technologies

  • Partner with DD&T function to ensure proper data management and oversight of USOBU data

  • Oversees USOBU data purchases in partnership with Commercial Operations

  • Provides leadership and subject matter expertise to support data driven business decisions by researching, identifying, and applying new algorithms and technologies to current business needs

  • Hires, develops, and mentors talent creating a learning organization to ensure employee engagement and growth.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical field such as operations research, management science, industrial engineering, or statistics. Masters or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics or other relevant quantitative discipline preferred

  • Senior management experience in Advanced Decision Analytics, Market Research, Consulting and/or related quantitative related field, leading a medium to large organization and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders

  • Proven track record of leading and driving business process transformation and organizational culture change as well as delivering on programs with complex business deliverables

  • Track record of successful leadership, management, and development of large, multi-disciplinary globally dispersed teams. Strong judge of talent with the ability to make tough talent decisions.

  • Health care business acumen with a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Boston, MA

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