Associate Director Global Market Access Advanced Analytics
Posted on: May 28, 2023
At our Company we are leveraging analytics and technology, as we invent for life on behalf of patients around the world. We are seeking those who have a passion for using data, analytics, and insights to drive decision making, that will allow us to tackle some of the worlds greatest health threats.
Within our commercial Insights, Analytics, and Data organization we are transforming to better power decision-making across our end-to-end commercialization process, from business development to late lifecycle management. As we endeavor, we are seeking a dynamic talent to be a Founder and serve in the role of Associate Director of Contract Optimization.
The Associate Director of Global Market Access (GMAX) Advanced Analytics is a member of the Market Access Center of Excellence within Human Health Digital and Data Analytics (HHDDA). This role acts as a subject matter expert and sets best practice methodologies in market access analytics and leads cross-functional agile teams to provide advanced analytic support to the GMAX organization. The Associate Director of GMAX Advanced Analytics leverages a deep understanding of market access analytics combined with superior business acumen and knowledge of the ever-changing health care payer environment to proactively shape global access strategy.
The Associate Director of GMAX Advanced Analytics is responsible for developing & maintaining a set of advanced analytic tools to inform HTA and launch planning and modeling, pipeline assessment, optimal pricing and bid strategies at the country level across our Companys portfolio. The Associate Director role also develops tools to provide internal stakeholders with rapid access landscapes for early-stage assessment as well as optimal launch planning. The Associate Director of GMAX Advanced Analytics will act as a global market access subject matter expert in working with Human Health Digital and Data Analytics (HHDDA) functional areas such as Data Science, Data Visualization and the Business Engagement team. This role will focus on keeping our Company ahead of the industry in applying new tools, techniques, and technologies to drive the organization to make optimal market access decisions.
This position demands strong applied analytical skills and the ability to lead cross functional agile teams to support access optimization business decisions. Leadership skills are necessary to advocate improved investment strategies to executive management based on data-driven research. This role also requires extensive experience analyzing ex US data sources such as HTA assessments and country level claims and sales/Rx data sources as well as hands on experience using tools such as SQL, python, R, SAS, Spotfire, PowerBI. Effective written and oral communication skills are required to convey technical concepts to business stakeholders.
+ Advanced Analytics, Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics
+ BS in a field related to analytics
**Knowledge and skills:**
+ 2-3 years delivering ex-US Market Access analytics projects.
+ Expert knowledge of ex-US market access data sources to enable market access insight generation.
+ Strong programming skills (Python, R, SQL) and BI skills (PowerBI, Spotfire).
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., Rahway, 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 usand start making your impact today.
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Expected salary range:
$144,320.00 - $227,100.00
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**Flexible Work Arrangements:**
Hybrid, Remote Work
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Business Intelligence (BI), Database Design, Data Engineering, Data Modeling, Data Science, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Project Management, Software Development, Stakeholder Relationships
**Requisition ID:** R227379
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