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Associate Director, Business Analysis

Reference Number: 2908
Location: NJ

Our client is a major global healthcare company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for an Associate Director, Business Analysis.

The Associate Director, Business Analysis is responsible for providing a high level of evidence-based, strategic guidance for brand and senior management on assigned brands and therapeutic areas. Through the direction of primary and secondary market research, competitive intelligence and business analyses, the Associate Director will ensure that marketing and business decision-making is supported by timely, accurate and cost-effective data and analysis.  The Associate Director also maintains a vigilant watch over the health of his/her assigned brands, alerting brand management and corporate executives of emerging opportunities and threats, as discerned through insightful integration of the array of marketplace data, primary research and competitive intelligence at his/her disposal.  This individual’s expertise is respected and sought by all levels of management throughout the organization, and he/she is a participant in all discussions on assigned brand and therapeutic market strategy development.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Guides primary and secondary market research design, execution and reporting for a portfolio of Brands.
  • Combines deep knowledge of research findings (primary and secondary) along with strong influencing skills to guide Brand business decisions in support of annual objectives.
  • Serves as a consultative, trusted advisor to Brand leadership by providing fresh insights based on facts and data gained through primary and secondary research.
  • Teams with other members of the market research department on special projects related to specific business issues or cross-product initiatives, providing leadership on these projects as needed.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced business or scientific degree is highly preferred.
  • A minimum of 7 years of a combination of Management Consulting, Market Research, Business Analytics, Project Management, and Marketing within a pharmaceutical, healthcare and/or bio-tech industry is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of direct primary and secondary market research, competitive intelligence and the development of business insights is required.
  • Fluency in the use of a wide range of secondary data sources including, but not limited to: standard sales, prescription, medical, and promotional audits, as well as general business and pharmaceutical industry sources of intelligence is required.


Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 2908. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.