Celgene Associate Director Commercial Insights in Summit, New Jersey


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

The Associate Director, Commercial Insights’ function is to lead, conduct and oversee Market Research & Analytics initiatives across I&I Franchise products. The role will collaborate across Marketing, Commercial Analytics, and Forecasting to provide key insights, strategic recommendations, and drive business results. The role will have responsibility across a broad variety of projects and as needed lead cross functional efforts. For launch situations, this role will lead U.S. market research projects and act as the U.S. Market Research point person for the Global team.

The individual in this role must have strong leadership qualities and the ability to manage a wide-breadth of projects ranging from qualitative & quantitative research, primary & secondary analytics, HCP & Patient perspectives. Prior experience conducting Demand and forecasting studies and experience building forecast assumptions and scenarios is desired. They must be able to effectively conduct and coordinate large scale projects, manage critical timelines, budget, and ensure quality deliverables. The ability to collaborate with internal stakeholders and positively impact business decisions is an important success factor. The individual must be adept at communicating complex information, translate research results into clear, concise, and compelling implications for the team. Present as needed to various levels within the organization.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Execute Market Research projects, provide interpretation of findings and their implications to US I&I Franchise

  • Collaborate with Marketing and other stakeholders to define business information needs

  • Solutions oriented - Proactively identify information gaps and recommend innovative projects to answer the same.

  • Integrate insights across the various Market Research and analytics projects to develop a multidimensional perspective and provide richer understanding of business dynamics

  • Manage the AE compliance process to ensure all projects are in full compliance with Adverse Event tracking and reporting processes

  • Write descriptive RFPs, identify and select the optimal external business partners to execute projects. Manage these effectively to ensure timely delivery of projects with efficient budget.

  • Ensure secondary data and tracking studies are fully leveraged to answer strategic questions

  • Work with the Senior Director, Commercial Insights to enhance the I&I Insights capability. Proactively identify new and innovative research approaches – and utilize appropriately for business issues

  • Build Agency of Record (AOR) relationships with select agencies and enhance value delivered to the Business.

  • Manage the output of Market Research vendors

  • Effectively manage both HCP and Patient research projects.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor's degree / MBA preferred. Minimum 7 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Market Research with extensive experience in the US market

  • Secondary data Analytics and Forecasting experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of quantitative and qualitative research techniques

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in rapidly changing environments.

  • High energy, driven, creative personality with strong project management skills

  • PC literate including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Familiarity with Tableau highly desired.

  • Experience in data analysis techniques - SPSS, SAS preferred

  • Ability to organize/analyze multiple data sources and events into a cohesive result through the utilization of various analytical tools and technologies

  • Strong organizational skills are required

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written), with the ability to communicate across multiple functions and levels

  • Strong sense of teamwork

  • Demonstrate integrity, flexibility, and a strong work ethic

  • Travel as required 15-20% domestic

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE

At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.