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Associate Director, Quantitative Sciences , Diabetes

Requisition ID: QUA008188

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century . Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck's Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a "patient first, profits later" ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide.

The Global Customer Data and Analytics Team is responsible for leading strategic market research by leveraging secondary data sources, including real-world data, formal and informal relationships, and national-level prescription data along with the development of enhanced analytic platforms to support of business needs across the Merck portfolio.

We are looking for an Associate Director in Quantitative Science for the Diabetes Franchise who will:

  • Lead the organization in gathering data-based insights about our customers Globally and within the US.
  • Provide expert advice with secondary data needs and analysis to Marketing and Market Research.
  • Provide data analysis in order to support analytical needs.


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other relevant discipline
  • Master's degree preferred

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of (5) years' experience with analytics in the Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industries
  • SQL,SAS programming, or other Statistical Software experience
  • Strong understanding and experience with data and statistics and relational databases
  • Strong understanding and experience with Pharmaceutical marketing and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Ability to understand the strategic vision and key leverage points of various clients. This includes the ability to understand therapeutic categories, patient flows, and data capture through the various patient interfaces.
  • Strong analytical skills, strong problem-solving, and demonstrated ability to think strategically and objectively
  • Must demonstrate the appropriate degree of performance in all Leadership Standards (particular emphasis on Focus on Customers, Make Rapid/Disciplined Decisions, act with courage & candor, drive results, foster collaboration)
  • An in-depth knowledge of the Global and/or US healthcare environment
  • Strong communication, presentation, collaboration, and influence skills

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Alteryx experience
  • Knowledge of the diabetes market
  • Knowledge of medical coding, CPT, ICD

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.

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Job: Quantitative Sciences Generic
Other Locations: Kenilworth, NJ, US
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Hazardous Materials: None
Company Trade Name: Merck

Associate Director, Quantitative Sciences , Diabetes

Upper Gwynedd Township, PA
Full Time

Published on 01/18/2019