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Senior Manager, Global Oncology Business Insights

Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Job Description

As a member of Takeda Oncology, your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, youll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to deliver your best.


  • This position leverages your technical expertise to project manage and provide operational excellence, to:
    • Develop analysis of business need, knowledge gaps, primary and/or secondary research to fill prioritized gaps
    • Incorporate and distill insights from various sources to drive recommenations and alignment for action for key brand stakeholders.
    • Engage key stakeholders and extended team members to ensure insights are incorporated into the brand strategy
    • Communicate those integrated insights to relevant stakeholders across Takeda
  • Responsibilities associated with Global commercial insights include leading cross-functional teams in predicting and planning solutions to achieve successful execution, driving the brand team to achieve clarity on issues and action, consulting influence with senior management.
  • Proactively identifies strategic and tactical knowledge and market research consulting needs of GOBU, establishing both long-range and short-term business impact for specific brand(s)
  • Developing and owning an integrated market research plan, including prioritizing and executing on the plan for specific brand(s).
  • Develops market research plans and manages expectations about deliverables and timing of results, highlighting and resolving issues and ensuring regular communication of processes enhancements to key stakeholders.
  • Sets and provides clear direction in methods, recommendations and secures stakeholder support and endorsement for market research plan and individual market research projects.
  • Develops and implements new and innovative solutions to meet business needs.
  • Ensures all processes related to procurement, vendors, compliance, pharmacovigilance and budget management activities are in accordance to Takedas policy foreach Market Research projects.
  • Owning the registering, tracking compliance and pharmacovigilancerequirements for all market research projects within their scope.
  • Managing operational processes for brand(s) and presents recommended enhancements to GOBU leadership for approval.
  • Identifies ways to improve efficiency and quality of market research execution.
  • Accountable for efficient project management of primary research studies to ensure they are within scope, timelines and budget.
  • Aligns, monitors and reports on team-specific project delivery, expenses, and other insights operation metrics.
  • Executes other ad hoc tasks assigned by manager.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • In depth exposure to brand strategies for some key promoted brands, and direct contribution to brand growth and profitabilty target via generation of market research insights
  • Exposure to US Oncology leadership team, and global oncology management team as the role involves direct support of franchise lead for preparing and presenting financials for QBR, and forecasting.


Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Accuracy and precision; detail-oriented, highly-organized and resourceful


  • Communication ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written, in a persuasive, organized and appropriate manner, including running meetings and preparing presentations for customer groups.

  • Management ability to set priorities and meet specific deadlines in a changing environment, ability to be flexible, accommodating, and to deal with change effectively

Decision-making and Autonomy

  • Entrepreneurial ability and desire to take ownership over activities and projects, desire to shape the organization, consistent demonstration of out of the box thinking.


  • Customer Service Orientation ability to gain trust of high-level management and leverage relationships to provide best possible financial plans and drive impactful analytical projects.
  • Teamwork ability to work effectively in and foster a team environment, across multiple time zones


  • Masters Degree and minimum 5+ years of relevant work experience inclusive of 3+ years of Commercial experience including Market Research, Market Access, Pricing, Launch Planning and project management; Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of Commercial experience including Market Research, Market Access, Pricing, Launch Planning and project management B.A./B.S. scientific, commercial or social science education.
  • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with senior management.
  • Thorough knowledge of drug commercialization
  • MBA preferred but not critical
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of quality, comprehensiveness, and timeliness of all process outputs

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Posted: 2020-07-17 Expires: 2020-08-15
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