Pfizer Manager, Customer Analytics & Insights Japan in Tokyo, Japan
This is an opportunity within Customer Analytics and Insights (CAI) to work as a consultative and strategic partner to the Commercial organization.
The person in this role will generate the impactful analytics and generate meaningful insights to address key business imperatives and guide the successful performance of in-line brands. In addition, this person will support the advancement of indications or assets in the pre-launch stage of development.
This role is dynamic, fast paced, and interfaces with a multidisciplinary team (i.e., local and global marketing, other Analytic colleagues, Medical, Finance) to ensure all functions effectively collaborate to deliver smart and thoughtful solutions to address current and future business issues.
Lastly, the successful candidate will join a community of CAI colleagues worldwide that are constantly enabling business transformation through strong analytics and critical thinking, proactive thought leadership and influence, and effective communication of highly complex and dynamic information through innovative and creative ways.
Role definition and key accountabilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Lead analytics (i.e., primary market research, secondary data analysis, advance analytics) and leverage insights for better decision making
Recommend, define and implement analytical plans that generate insights to address critical success factors.
Act as strategic partner to the commercial organization in terms of consulting, framing, investigating, and answering critical business questions
Forecasting/LE Reviews/Brand Review/Operating Plan/POA
In partnership with key stakeholders, drive the development of Long Range Forecast (LRF), LE reviews, Operating Plan, and POA materials
Conduct KPI measurement, ensure accuracy and clear articulation of secondary data insights and implication to the business
Leverage appropriate internal and external data sources and primary research to communicate a 'meaningful/compelling story' for the purposes of commercial deliverables such as Operating Plans and POA materials.
Develop, commission and contract projects using (preferred) vendors with the appropriate capabilities
Provide directions in shaping quality-driven deliverables
Accountable for Compliance and Corporate SOP obligations across all projects
Manage budgets associated with assigned activities.
Identify and leverage new vendor capabilities to optimize generation of insights
Collaboration with Analytical teams
Partner with Global Analytical teams to execute Glocal-related projects
Actively seek and share knowledge and expertise with other colleagues making use of knowledge sharing platform
Alignment with other analytics teams (i.e., Advanced Analytics, Forecasting Center of Excellence, Omni-channel) to ensure comprehensive and cohesive activities
Analytical Skills : Synthesize data from variable data sources, both new and existing, into insights; utilize appropriate analytical driven approach in addressing key issues of the business
Critical Thinking : Provide data-driven insights that not only include the 'what', but also 'the why and how' for better decision making
Strong Communication Skills : Ability to effectively and confidently communicate findings in Japanese and English; readily align interpersonal style with the individual needs of customers; communicates frequently with team members earning their respect and trust
Thought Partner : Act as a thought partner and bring forward recommendations (in terms of projects and research results) that influences strategic thinking of stakeholders; build strong relationships with colleagues from all levels in the organization
Influence Skills : Favorably influence decision making by effectively communicating research insights, implication and actionable recommendations; drive implementation of recommendations, where appropriate
Highly Collaborative : Manages projects in a collaborative manner; comfortable providing guidance and sharing expertise with others to help develop their skills and perform at their best
Strong Project Management : Clearly articulate scope and deliverables of project aligned with business objectives; deliver quality projects on a timely manner
Role Model : Demonstrate core competencies and foster colleague collaboration to build and/or participate in a high-performing team
Proactive Self-Starter : Take an active role in one's own professional development; stay abreast on analytical trends and innovative methodologies
PROFESIONAL EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Strong primary research experience utilizing qualitative and quantitative research
Strong secondary data experience
Expertise in directing vendor to apply appropriate statistical analysis/rigor to data collected
Proven ability to synthesize data from various sources and develop a compelling 'story' to drive better decision making
Experience in advance analytics (i.e., Artificial Intelligence) and customer/omni-channel analytics
Experience in Oncology highly preferred
Experience in forecasting highly preferred
Fluent in English (written and spoken)
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
- 3-5+ years of commercial, strategy, and/or research/analytics experience
- Bachelor's degree required, Masters in a business or quantitative discipline, preferred
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Limited business travel required
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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