Posted to MedZilla on 4/20/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, Marketing & Sales Insights Analytics Specialist R0000677-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Specialty Analytics & Reporting Specialist Sales & Marketing Analytics in our Deerfield office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Specialty Analytics & Reporting Specialist Sales and Marketingworking on the Decision Support and Reporting Team (DSR), you will be empowered to lead business reviews with sales and marketing leadership and provide Health Care Provider (HCP), Account and Patient Analytics; a typical day a can include:


  • Analyze patient level claims, account and HCP sales and call activity data to answer business questions related to the brand, marketing and sales analytics. Analyze and add new insights in looking at call activity, sales force sizing and opportunity. Familiarity with patient journey and line of therapy analytics.
  • Acts as a liaison between the DSR, Sales and Marketing teams, partnering with field sales, marketing and senior leadership to deliver answers to key business questions around HCP, Account and Patient behavior, establishing metrics and KPIs for sales and marketing initiatives.
  • Participates in the development of a holistic cross-functional Specialty DSR point of view to address specified ad hoc sales and marketing or cross-functional business questions that require the integration of output from managed markets analytics, marketing analytics, patient hub analytics, decision science, and primary market research. Creates value by adding own and synthesizing groups insights.
  • Creates clear and concise reports for the sales, marketing and cross-functional team s needs, utilizing storytelling techniques and a deep comfort with marketing and field sales concepts.
  • Ensures that appropriate analytical techniques and data sources are fully leveraged for any incoming analytics requests.
  • Evaluates, recommends and communicates appropriate models/techniques and industry knowledge to other team members.
  • Works with DSR senior staff managers to identify internal and external resource requirements and negotiate resources to meet ad hoc brand team and field sales force needs. Can identify trade-offs in previous work plans with Senior Leadership to accommodate new projects.


  • BA or BS in an analytic field with a minimum of six years of quantitative analytical or forecasting experience or advanced quantitative degree with a minimum of four years of quantitative experience.
  • Minimum of two years of pharmaceutical analytics experience along with having knowledge of industry best practices
  • Has a deep understanding of the types of analyses and insights that can be drawn from using claims, syndicated sales, specialty distributor and call activity data and has the ability to act as an advisor and speak effectively to senior leaders about the meaning of analyses done
  • Complete understanding of data quality, validation and compliance processes ensuring accuracy in metrics and communicating discrepancies clearly, prior to being presented to stakeholders
  • Knowledge of coding techniques in SAS (or R or Python), SQL and VBA, and advanced Excel skills. Comfort with reporting production and automation techniques.
  • Experience with BI tools such as Tableau, Qlikview, Microstrategy or similar


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Program

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