Manager, Market Research Oncology & New Product Planning

December 23 2019
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Marketing, Communication, Public relation
Montreal, QC
Company Info

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) is a leading global pharmaceutical company that delivers high quality, patient-centric healthcare solutions to millions of patients every day.

Headquartered in Israel, Teva is the world’s largest generic medicines manufacturer that also has a diverse pipeline of innovative branded products. It ranks among the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world and has a portfolio of more than 1,000 molecules in nearly every therapeutic area.

Teva Canada Innovation (TCI) is the Canadian division for Teva’s global branded business. Our mission is to introduce new, innovative, branded therapies for Canadians in the central nervous system (CNS), Oncology, Respiratory and Pain care therapeutic areas. Our purpose is to improve patient health and make people feel better.

At TCI, we focus on three areas: patients, products and people. We put patients’ needs first in everything we do. We work on bringing new health care solutions to the Canadian market in the therapeutic areas of focus through both organic and external business development opportunities. We have a culture that fosters personal growth and empowerment of our employees, making TCI a place where the best people choose to work and build their careers.

Job Description

The Manager will serve as the lead for the market research and forecasting work supporting the Oncology & NPP business unit for the specialty pharmaceuticals business. The position is responsible for building and managing a market research plan to support the key business questions facing each assigned brand team. This plan will include primary and secondary market research, competitive intelligence, and secondary data. The position will also lead the development accurate forecasts leveraging these various sources. The Manager will be the key contact for Brand Marketing leadership, as well as a connection point with other key product supporting roles including Sales, Finance, and Market Access. The individual will also serve as a key representative on brand leadership teams. This person should be confident in identifying opportunities and delivering actionable insights to drive competitive advantage for Teva. He/She will be also expected to be comfortable advising and partnering with various levels of brand management in support of products and corporate initiatives and will therefore require a high degree of business acumen and understanding, strong collaboration and interdependent partnering skills, and the ability to work independently in support of brand priorities.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a strategic partner to brand team leadership through active involvement in strategy development, brand performance, and business planning. Ensure that research plans, activities, and deliverables are aligned with brand priorities and communicated appropriately.
  • The individual should be confident in the following:
    • Proactive partnering with commercial partners to understand business needs and drivers
    • Building research plans and budgets aligned to brand strategies and organizational priorities
    • Driving High-impact, within budget projects/activities that drive decisions and sales performance
    • Managing customer-based insights and analytics with actionable recommendations
    • Bringing Innovative approaches to insight creation and business analytics tools and techniques
    • Succinct market, brand, and project overviews for brand leadership
    • Managing partnerships with 3rd Party vendors
    • Managing market research budgets
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably with a degree focused in business, marketing, statistics, mathematics, or related field. MBA is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in pharmaceutical strategic insights, market research, business analytics, forecasting or a related field is required, experience in oncology and other therapeutic areas preferred.
  • Proven record of accomplishment of performance in delivering actionable insights in close partnership with marketing teams in support of oncology and other specialty pharmaceuticals.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence beyond current role through interaction with various levels and functions within the organization.
  • Strong organizational perspective developed over many years of working across brands, therapy areas, functions, strategic initiatives, etc.
  • History of collaboration and relationship building across various departments and functions
  • Working knowledge of industry primary market research tools and techniques, secondary data, competitive intelligence, and forecasting is required.
  • Demonstrated experience creating innovation in development of customer insights and/or business analytics is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint .
  • Minimal travel will be required, typically 5% of time each year
Sub Function
Market Research/Intelligence
Reports To

Senior Director, Oncology and New Product Planning

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