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Business Unit Analytics Manager – BioPharmaceuticals

Location Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Job ID R-124271 Date posted 23/11/2021

About AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca we're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and ignite your entrepreneurial spirit. There's no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

AstraZeneca Oncology

We are shifting the focus from medicines to outcomes – we go beyond treatment to shape the cancer care environment and transform the patient experience. From delivering earlier stage interventions to survivorship, we transform the lives of patients living with cancer.

Be a part of improving lives. This is the time to join the team who is confident that cures for cancer are within our grasp. We are turning the tide on a disease that has remained defiantly resistant to medical advances. Play a central role in the business and it’s only going to get bigger as our evolution continues.

Our diversified portfolio brings exposure to a variety of different areas. It is matched by our global footprint, with opportunities to work with and in different markets or at a global scale.

Our position

Are you insatiably curious about what drives a business to be successful? Are you a data wizard, a thought provoker who can credibly translate information about products and customers to build strategic insights? Do you have a customer focus and strive to assess and meet the needs of various business partners? Do you possess an ability to influence senior decision makers on key decisions and opportunities? Are you driven to impact how customer and product strategies are executed?

Reporting into the Sr. Manager, Performance and Digital Analytics, you will be an integral partner to our cross-functional brand teams and the BioPharmaceuticals business unit (BBU). You will work closely with other therapeutic area Insight Manager to deliver the insights, analytics and reporting needs of the business unit.

Joining AZ Canada, you will have the opportunity to stretch your skills and apply your expertise to a rapidly growing business. You will have the opportunity to influence and drive growth across multiple disease areas and brands, including the enablement and optimization of omni-channel experiences. Through these experiences, you can deepen your skillset through modern techniques applied to wide-range of data including digital (web and email) and in-person marketing, customer profiling, sales and prescription data.

You will have responsibility to:

  • Actively analyze customer, competitor and product information and provide recommendations to brand teams, sales and business unit leadership

  • Communicate and influence strategic input into portfolio planning and optimization of resources across the portfolio, including creative simulations for various scenarios

  • Manage development of customer segmentation and patient share models to generate inputs for sales targeting strategies and execution plans

  • Facilitate the annual sales quota setting process, in collaboration with the forecasting team

  • Ability to lead change and adoption through business strategies and process transformations

  • Drive implementation of advanced analytic models and outputs to enhance customer engagement effectiveness and business outcomes

  • Create data-driven recommendations through robust analysis across branded OMNI experiences and digital engagement strategies

  • Deliver monthly reports, ad-hoc analysis and recommendations for all products in business portfolio

  • Measure execution of therapeutic area strategy against key performance indicators

  • Partner with Marketing and Sales to generate insights and reports to drive the strategic direction

  • Partner with other cross-functional teams, including the Data Capabilities, Advanced Analytics, and IT, to design and implement new business capabilities

  • Responsible for collecting and reporting Adverse Events in accordance with AstraZeneca policies andprocedures.

Your qualifications include:

  • 2+ years pharmaceutical experience (preferred) and / or University degree or equivalent experience in science and/or business (Pharmaceutical sales experience is an asset)

  • Knowledge and experience within BioPharmaceuticals (e.g. Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Renal, and Infectious Disease therapeutic areas)

  • Intimate understanding and working knowledge of IQVIA & Patient Support Program data sets is an asset

  • Strong analytical mind-set and proven ability with analytics (e.g. Excel, Python, SQL, and/or R) and business intelligence solution (e.g. Power BI, MicroStrategy, and/or Tableau)

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, including proficiency with PowerPoint or similar

  • Strong strategic thinking/planning skills to create business value through dashboard and report creation

  • Strong ability to build relationships including demonstrated history of successful collaboration and partnership

Great People want to Work with us! Find out why:

  • GTAA Top Employer Award for 7 years:

  • Best Workplace Culture Award at the 2018 Canadian HR Awards:

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Are you interested in working at AZ, apply today!

AstraZeneca is committed to taking every reasonable precaution to protect employees, our customers and the healthcare systems in the communities in which we serve. In an effort to protect the wellbeing of our employees and customers, full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of all positions at AstraZeneca. As such, all offers of employment will be conditional upon either (i) proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) proof of need for accommodation under relevant human rights legislation, and AstraZeneca’s determination that the requested accommodation can be provided without undue hardship.  You will be required to submit proof of full vaccination or proof of need for accommodation during our background screening process.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination.AstraZenecais committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Such accommodation is available on request in respect of all aspects of the recruitment, assessment and selection process and may be requested by emailing

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.

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