Merck US Vaccines Integrated Business Planner in Boston, Massachusetts
New Hires based in the US & Puerto Rico will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption or accommodation to this vaccination requirement, subject to applicable law.
Our Marketing team is passionate about bringing our medicines and vaccines to our customers around the world. Through digital listening and patient analytics, we are able to understand our customers’ needs and strive to provide solutions to meet them.
Reporting to the National Business Operations Partner for Vaccines, the Integrated Business Planner (IBP) will be a critical member for centralized business planning in support of the US Vaccines Commercial Operations Organization, including both field sales and key account management teams.
The incumbent will provide the planning support for sales leadership to help achieve business, customer, and people goals. The IBP executes the decision analysis & strategic planning support within the purview of the leaders to facilitate resource optimization and trade-off decisions across all customers and customer segments. The IBP will also lead the business planning and resource allocation for the product portfolio and work to identify business opportunities at the national, regional or local level for the product portfolio. The incumbent will collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders and manage the complexity across headquarter functions to facilitate a seamless operational experience for both field sales and account management, including collaboration with brand marketing and payer brand leads to inform strategy and monitor execution.
Under the leadership of the Planning Team Leader, the incumbent will participate in the department’s evolution to align with US Market and brand priorities. This includes an acceleration of planning/ analytic capabilities anchored in advanced analytics and optimized standard reporting via appropriate implementation of tools, techniques and approaches. The IBP will demonstrate close collaboration with other IBPs and US Operational peer functions to ensure an integrated approach across the Sales Force Planning organization. In addition, the IBP will work collaboratively across the US Vaccines Commercial Operations Organization and related marketing functions to identify and understand reporting requirements and create pre-built views as needed to support Senior Sales Leadership.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred: MBA Degree
Required Experience and Skills:
Minimum 3 years field sales or related HQ experience
Strong business acumen, project management, communication and teamwork skills
Consultative and creative approach to strategic thinking, business analysis and problem-solving
Ability to work effectively in a dynamic working environment
Experience creating views in Spotfire and/or Tableau
Experience with MicroStrategy platforms
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Ability to Influence Sales Leaders
Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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Requisition ID: R159491
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