Manager Performance Analysis - Commercial

    • East Hanover, NJ

Job Description
799 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

The Manager, Performance Analysis, embedded within one of the franchises/functions, will proactively bring insights to the business to support strategic business decisions. The Manager Performance Analysis will need both franchise/function knowledge and analytics expertise to support the synthesis of analytics, reporting, and research to provide meaningful insights to franchise management. In addition, the Performance Analyst will have the data science skills to support ad-hoc requests from franchise/function managers.
Each Manager Performance Analyst will be responsible for the following:
• Analyzing and interpreting data to monitor and providing feedback on branding performance, salesforce effectiveness, and portfolio strength; leveraging advanced dashboards to investigate and monitor the drivers behind performance
• Supporting the development and delivery of P/L attribution & variance root cause analysis
• Executing brand opportunity and threat analysis
• Prioritizing analytic development and determining insights data/information requirements to align with franchise strategy
• Performing ongoing assessments and synthesizing research on the therapeutic area landscape to keep a pulse on the market
Franchises / functions include:
 Cardiovascular
 Immunology, Hematology & Dermatology
 Respiratory
 Neurology
 Ophthalmology
 Market Access
Major Accountabilities
 Supports the Directors of Commercial Insights and Commercial Acceleration Head in synthesizing analytics, reporting, and research to deliver insights to franchise management
 Communicates business critical information to franchise/function Director of Commercial Insights and/or Commercial Acceleration Head
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 Provides creative solutions to complex issues
 Partners with business teams in goal-setting and performance measurement
 Develops data requirements for the Analytics team to use for analysis of brand/franchise/function reports
 Forms initial hypotheses to drive types of analysis requested from Analytics leads, often through interviews with brand personnel and initial research  Interprets and delivers data for actionable insights and outputs that meet the needs of the brand/franchise/function  Translates information provided by the Solutions and Data and Platforms Groups to present business scenarios and cases for the franchise/function and the implications to the success of the brand(s)
 Provides information and analysis for team to engage with franchise/function leaders to identify and prioritize areas for analytic development to address unmet business needs and new opportunities
 Performs ad hoc analyses to validate, support, and synthesize the outputs of the Solutions group
 Applies franchise/function subject matter expertise to data provided by CA org colleagues to fine tune (re)investments and recommendations for business decisions within the franchise/function
 Works well cross-functionally across the organization
 Builds strong, cross-functional relationships to leverage Novartis' expertise to accomplish business goals and customer objectives
 Develops a deep understanding of the franchise/function's needs and represents them clearly to the Solutions and Data and Platforms Groups

EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements
A minimum of a Bachelors is required with a strong preference within a STEM major

A minimum of 3 years of experience in data analytics/metrics, analytical projects, process improvement or other similar analytical role, and 1 year of Life Sciences / Healthcare is required.

 Demonstrated experience analyzing complex situations and processes and effectively integrating and synthesizing the data to form a complete cohesive picture and actionable in-sights
 Comfort with telling stories with data
 Proven self-starter with high standards of excellence and an innovative mind
 Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
 Project management experience and ability to manage multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines
 Excels at interacting with a diverse group of people, all levels of management, including senior leadership
 Understanding of database structures, data wrangling, cleansing, and manipulation in Excel, SQL, SAS, Alteryx, and ideally R or python
 Strong interpersonal and communications skills

Languages: Fluent English, other languages desirable

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