Strategic Insights Lead - Zurich

Lieu: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Fonction: Commercial

Niveau de Séniorité: Senior Manager

Votre profil

Vifor Pharma, a world-leading Iron Deficiency, Dialysis, Nephrology and Rare Disease pharmaceutical company, is experiencing rapid growth through new product launches and geographical expansions.
We are currently looking for a Global Strategic Insights Lead, Senior Manager for our global headquarters in Glattbrugg (Zurich, Switzerland) for a 12-month contract with a high likelihood of  extension. 

The Strategic Insights & Analytics function is part of our Commercial organization and drives strategic and tactical plans across brands leveraging insights and analytics. In this role, you be responsible for driving the strategic and tactical plans for specific brand/s by leveraging analytics to generate actionable insights. 
This role will require a high level of cross-functional interaction and internal customer management at senior levels. You will work closely with the assigned brand team including but not limited to Global Marketing, Medical and Market access Directors. 

This would present an opportunity for an individual currently in the consulting environment with a passion for scientific excellence in the natural or life sciences to further their career on the sponsor side to delve deeper into the strategic aspects of product launch on a global basis. 

Your tasks and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 
  • Leading the development of insights generation / business analysis plans
  • Providing insights & foresight on markets, competitors, customers & patients to the Brand Teams, to help develop strategic and operational tactics
  • Leading strategic projects with significant business analysis components (e.g., TA prioritization assessment, LCM opportunities)
  • Developing forecasting models and leading the assessment of business opportunities (including geographical expansion), root cause & situation analyses
  • Managing overall market research / business analysis processes and budget, ensuring adherence to compliance and safety regulations
  • Supporting the brand planning process by leading the Situational analysis, connecting the dots to reveal drivers & barriers of brand performance & identifying strategic and tactical opportunities for business growth 
  • Leading competitive intelligence monitoring for the assigned brand/s
  • Defining and tracking relevant KPIs 
  • Driving the development of innovative solutions to complex, unstructured problems
  • Acting as HQ liaison to affiliates, fostering best practice sharing and collaboration across forecasting, CI and market research
Minimum Qualifications 
  • Master’s degree in Life Science preferred an additional qualification in business administration would also be an asset 
  • 5 years minimum years of relevant experience in top tier consulting company &/or in strategic planning/ analytics/insights roles in the Pharma/Biopharma industry 
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a top tier consulting company 
  • Experience in supporting international product launches with Market Insights / Business Planning 
  • Expertise in building forecast models / business cases
  • Rigorous research skills and experience with primary market research methods / techniques (quantitative and qualitative), including knowledge of questionnaire design, data analysis techniques and statistics
  • Must have strong, persuasive verbal and written communication skills and experience with delivering executive level presentations 
  • Must have proven leadership competencies not necessarily line management but ‘influence without authority’ is desired
  • Strong time and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong analytical and data visualization skills in Excel and ability to see beyond the numbers. 
  • Ability to coordinate multiple initiatives simultaneously and work under pressure
  • Professional level in English, both in oral and in written communications. 
Competencies, Skills & Knowledge

Your strong communication skills and creative, open-minded personality allow you to engage, inspire and influence people at all organizational levels with future-oriented ideas and concepts. You are willing to learn new approaches and adapt well to change, leading by example and working well in a team
Your strong analytical and quantitative analysis skills combined with your rigorous research, synthesis and sense-making capabilities enable you to thrive on complex and ambiguous scenarios.

You examine and understand issues from multiple perspectives, readily seeing interrelationships and cause-and-effect relationships, taking a systematic approach to successfully resolving all issues. You have demonstrated the ability to anticipate and solve problems e.g., evaluate, interpret, and present highly complex data. You show a clear mindset for agile ways of working & have a proactive drive to negotiate, influence, coach and advice teams and leaders to develop impactful solutions 

A propos de nous

Le groupe Vifor Pharma est une entreprise pharmaceutique internationale spécialisée. Son ambition est de devenir le leader mondial dans les domaines de la carence en fer, de la néphrologie et des traitements cardio-rénaux. L’entreprise est le partenaire de choix pour les médicaments et les solutions innovantes axées sur le patient. Le groupe Vifor Pharma aspire à aider les patients du monde entier atteints de maladies graves et chroniques à mener une vie meilleure et plus saine. La société développe, fabrique et commercialise des produits pharmaceutiques offrant des soins de précision aux patients. Le groupe Vifor Pharma occupe une position de premier plan dans toutes ses activités clés. Il se compose des entreprises suivantes: Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care); et OM Pharma.

Le groupe Vifor Pharma a son siège en Suisse et est coté à la Bourse suisse (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348).

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