Competitive Intelligence and Market Research Management Director - Zurich

Lieu: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Fonction: Marketing

Compagnie: Vifor Pharma

Georgia Izzat

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 83 78

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To support our Global Marketing Excellence team at our Operational Headquarters in Zurich, we are seeking a Competitive Intelligence and Market Research Management Director. Responsible for leading a team of four direct reports on all competitive intelligence (CI) and market research (MR) activities, you will support the decision making in Global Brand Teams (GBTs), supporting with relevant primary and secondary CI and MR activities, and the implementation of insights into brand strategies. Reporting directly to the Head of Marketing Excellence, your tasks and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Strategic Planning

  • Align with business analysis advice to frame key business questions to enable the identification of the respective information required and the development of corresponding research and analysis plan
  • Inform and implement a strategic vision for the MR&CI team as thought partners and first-class practitioners of insight generation & delivery
  • Translate insights to action through pragmatic, action-oriented delivery and knowledge sharing
  • Focal point for GBTs’ insights needs
  • Manage and improve insights process and budget
Insights Generation
  • Provide GBT with primary and secondary MR & CI for markets and customers, to develop strategy as well as operational level tactics
  • Provide clear guidance and innovative, feasible solutions to manage complex and ambiguous scenarios structured problems
  • Influence the development of strategic and tactical priorities through the planning process and ad-hoc analyses
  • Build relationships with relevant partners and the Global Commercial Organisation (GCO) for joint insights efforts & knowledge sharing
Education and Leadership
  • Contribute to the development of presentations and messages with clear storylines and concise conclusions and recommendations aligned with the strategies and key business imperatives
  • Educate and share information, act as an experienced resource and a strategic advisor across brand portfolios
The successful candidate ideally holds a degree in business administration, statistics or a related education in addition to the following knowledge and experience:
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience related experience in previous position(s) within the Life Science or Pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong reporting & communication skills
  • Strong familiarity with secondary research sources
  • Structured, prioritised and diligent work approach
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of questionnaire design, data analysis techniques and statistics
  • Relevant computer skills (PPT, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Professional level in English, both in oral and in written communications
You have strong analytical, strategic thinking and quantitative analysis skills. Combined with your rigorous research, synthesis and sense making capabilities, you thrive on complex and ambiguous scenarios. You examine and understand issues from multiple perspectives or points of view, readily see interrelationships and cause-and-effect relationships and take a systematic approach to successfully resolve all issues. You demonstrate intuition to recognise market changes and opportunities. You have excellent communication and power skills – storytelling, influencing, persuasion and able to influence people at senior levels in the organisation – and possess a high level of discretion. You have a creative and open-minded personality with leadership qualities, with the ability to engage and inspire people with future-oriented ideas and concepts. You facilitate cooperation of internal and external partners and take a proactive approach to identifying service support, information flow and process; resolves issues appropriately. You are willing to learn new approaches and adapt to change, leading by example in working together. You have strong organisation and time management skills and are reliable in completing tasks and delivering on commitments in a timely manner. You behave in line with the Vifor Pharma Values.

A propos de nous

Le Groupe Vifor Pharma, anciennement Groupe Galenica, est une entreprise Specialty Pharma mondiale qui se consacre à la recherche, au développement, à la fabrication et à la commercialisation de ses propres produits pharmaceutiques. Il est le partenaire de choix pour les solutions innovantes axées sur le patient. L’entreprise, qui entend devenir le leader mondial des traitements de la carence en fer et des affections néphrologiques et cardio-rénales, aspire à aider les patients du monde entier souffrant de maladies graves et chroniques à mener une vie meilleure et plus saine. Le Groupe Vifor Pharma possède des sites de production en Suisse et au Portugal, ainsi qu’un réseau dynamique de sociétés affiliées et de partenaires lui assurant une vaste couverture de marché dans le monde entier. L’entreprise affiche une présence mondiale en constante augmentation mais conserve de solides racines dans son marché d’origine, la Suisse.

Le Groupe Vifor Pharma est constitué de Vifor Pharma, de Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma – sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care –, de Relypsa et d’OM Pharma.

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