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Associate Director Market Research & Analytics

Janssen Global Services, LLC is recruiting for an Associate Director, Market Research & Analytics, Immunology to be in Horsham, PA or Raritan, NJ. (If based in Raritan, will need to spend 2 days a week in Horsham, PA).

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.

Janssen Global Services, LLC encompasses groups that provide leadership across critical business areas for Janssen including, Global Commercial Strategy Organization; Global Pharmaceuticals Communication and Public Affairs; U.S. Pharmaceuticals Procurement Group; and Pharmaceuticals Group Business Development.

We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

The Market Research & Analytics Associate Director is responsible for delivering global insights from both primary & secondary market research for new Immunology product development. The role will also conduct data analytics for new pipeline and business development opportunities, which may include forecasting, sales, claims, and other data analyses.

Critical capabilities include defining and translating key business question and objectives into actionable study plans, advising and choosing appropriate research methods, guiding and tailoring research design, and presenting actionable insights to stakeholders to drive product development.

The MR&A AD will serve as the “voice of the customer” to the Disease Area Strategy (DAS) teams, translating "customer learning" into actionable recommendations based on key insights. You will facilitate and lead discussions with cross-functional teams regarding implications and relevant recommendations based on those insights generated from primary and secondary research and other analyses.

In addition to market research, the role will conduct basic forecast and data analytics activities as needed to support business development or pipeline development needs. These may include assessing disease populations, identifying targets, size markets, manage simple forecasts, and apply use of other data sets to understand market needs and opportunities.

As a strategic partner, you will work collaboratively with marketing team(s) as well as other cross-company and cross-functional partners (Medical Affairs, Regulatory, R&D, Global Analytics Hub). Due to the nature of the work, you will lead where there is complexity and think analytically, prioritize work and allocate resources accordingly. This role will demonstrate an understanding of marketing and science. In addition, you will ensure compliance policies are followed.

  • Gather data inputs to answer key strategic business questions about product/portfolio(s) dynamics and associated performance.
  • Partner across multi-functional partner groups to provide input and direction to develop and execute market research learning plans; analyze market research data to uncover novel and pertinent insights.
  • Establish key issues, objectives, strategies, and tactics, as well as develop multi-year growth strategies including a future focused vision for assigned product/portfolio(s).
  • Actively identify macro trends impacting regional patient and prescriber needs, respectively; consumption and prescribing habits, respectively within the context of the business landscape.
  • Use insights gained from analysis of qualitative and quantitative measures to inform key business partners of necessary marketplace understanding and the environmental landscape such as technological advances; disseminate learning and action plans across multi-functional team(s).
  • Progress initiatives from ideation to commercialization through providing fully developed business cases for projects and partnering cross-functionally to execute on ideas and projections.
  • Actively partner with entities such as Regulatory, Legal, R&D, and Supply Chain to ensure preparation with “upstream” understanding of their roles for initiatives to ensure efficiencies optimization.
  • Act in the role of subject matter authority to educate multi-functional and multi-level team business partners to provide new value as they develop and execute strategies leading to improved business results for assigned product/portfolio(s).
  • Partner with forecasting and competitive intelligence to develop P&L drafts and to examine ROI on projects and to benchmark against best practices for similar product/portfolio(s)
  • Present to senior leadership and other key stakeholders on marketing plans, programs, performance, success stories and other key insights.
  • Lead multi-functional and multi-level project teams to ensure the timely execution of project plans that lead to enhanced product/portfolio(s) performance, and against established objectives, where appropriate.
  • Dedicatedly share key achievements and methods for anticipating and/or overcoming potential obstacles to performance.

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. An MBA or other advanced degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Primary Market Research experience is required.
  • Experience in business analytics, forecasting and other analytical areas is preferred.
  • Experience in the healthcare industry is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Excel and other analytical tools (Tableau, SAS, SPSS, etc.) is preferred.
  • A solid understanding of the product development process (pre-clinical to launch) is preferred.
  • Candidate must be able to develop and execute innovative and novel approaches for insight generation when and where appropriate.
  • Hands on experience designing, implementing and presenting a range of primary and/or secondary market research methodologies is required.
  • Experience with secondary data sources and modeling is preferred.
  • The ability to be capable of leading cross-functional teams of people is preferred.
  • Strong project management skills are required.
  • Experience leading in a matrixed environment.
  • This position requires up to 10% travel.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Janssen Global Services, LLC (6085)
Job Function
Market Research
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