Senior Analyst - Brand Analytics
JOB TITLE : SENIOR ANALYST
CAREER LEVEL: D1
Embrace novel and varied challenges working across the business
Be connected to different functions, areas and roles across the business. We are supported by leaders in our aspiration to break down boundaries and draw on inter-functional learnings. It means we get to face interesting business problems and varied data. One day working along the whole development cycle from molecules to delivery, the next supporting HR processes or medicine launches
AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work.
ABOUT THE TEAM
A team of deep specialists, our skills range from mathematics to computation. Our diversity is our strength. We turning complex information into lifechanging and practical insights, every day. Our progressive operating model means that we stay at the forefront. Evolving and learning from what we’re seeing externally.
We impact patients lives. Empowering and enabling the business to run faster and better, we play a part in improving lives across the world.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Quantitative Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required in one of the following or related fields: Engineering, Operations Research, Management Science, Economics, Statistics, Applied Math, Computer Science or Data Science. An advanced degree is preferred (Master’s, MBA or PhD).
2+ years of experience in Pharmaceutical / Biotech / Healthcare analytics or secondary data analysis.
4+ years of experience in application of advanced methods and statistical procedures on large and disparate datasets, specifically:
Statistical Analysis & Modelling: Design of Experiments, Time Series, Regression, Applied Econometrics and Bayesian methods.
Data Mining, Predictive Modelling & Machine Learning algorithms.
Optimization & Simulation.
2+ years of recent experience and proficiency with Python, R, SQL and big data technology - Hadoop ecosystem (Cloudera distribution - Impala, Hive, Hbase, Spark, MapReduce etc.,).
Working knowledge of data visualization – MicroStrategy, Tableau, PowerBI, Qlikview, D3js or similar tools.
Experience in MS Office products - Excel and PowerPoint skills required.
Proficiency in manipulating and extracting insights from large longitudinal data sources, such as Claims, EMR and other patient level data sets.
Expertise in managing and analyzing a range of large, secondary transactional databases is required.
Statistical analysis and modelling background
ML a plus
Experience with IQVIA data sets
Experience with data visualization methods and tools
Ability to derive, summarize and communicate insights from analyses
Organization and time management skills
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a significant number of business leaders and cross-functional business partners.
Strong communication and influencing skills with demonstrated ability to develop and effectively present succinct, compelling reviews of independently developed analyses infused with insight and business implications/actions to be considered.
Strategic and critical thinking with the ability to engage, build and maintain credibility with Commercial Leadership Team.
Strong organizational skills and time management; ability to manage diverse range of simultaneous projects.
Knowledge of AZ brand and science is mandatory
Experience using Big Data, is a plus. Exposure to SPARK is desirable
Should have Excellent Analytical, Problem Solving ability. Should be able to grasp new concepts quickly
WHY JOIN US ?
A place to do important work. We connect across the whole business to power each function to better influence patient outcomes and improve their lives. Impactful and valuable, this is where you come to raise your profile and do good for others. Rise to the challenge of shaping the future of an evolving business in the technology space.
SO, WHAT’S NEXT?
Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE?
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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.