Job title : Analyst – Market Research

  • Hiring Manager : Team Lead Commercial Analytics

  • Location : Hyderabad

  • % of travel expected : Travel required as per business need, if any

  • Job type : Permanent and Full time

About the job

Our Team:

Sanofi Global Hub (SGH) is an internal Sanofi resource organization based in India and is setup to centralize processes and activities to support Specialty Care, Vaccines, General Medicines, CHC, CMO, and R&D, Data & Digital functions . SGH strives to be a strategic and functional partner for tactical deliveries to Medical, HEVA, and Commercial organizations in Sanofi, Globally.

Main responsibilities:

The overall purpose and main responsibilities are listed below:

  • At our Sanofi we are leveraging analytics and technology, on behalf of patients around the world. We are seeking those who have a passion for using data, analytics, and insights to drive decision making that will allow us to tackle some of the world’s greatest health threats.

  • Within our commercial Insights, Analytics, and Data organization we are transforming to better power decision-making across our end-to-end commercialization process, from business development to late lifecycle management.

  • Deliverables support planning and decision making across multiple functional areas such as finance, manufacturing, product development and commercial.

  • In addition to ensuring high-quality deliverables, our team drives synergies across the franchise, fosters innovation and best practices, and creates solutions to bring speed, scale and shareability to our planning processes. As we endeavour, we are seeking a dynamic talent for the role of “ Analyst – Market Research

  • We are looking for a team member to support our analytics team based out of US. Robust analytics is a priority for our businesses, as the product potential has major implications to a wide range of disciplines.

  • It is essential to have someone who understands and aspires to implement innovative analytics techniques to drive our insights generation across different franchises.

  • This role is responsible for executing Immunology global market research projects and managing a consistent, timely market research process across global products. This includes finalizing questionnaires, developing recruiting lists, aggregating data, interpreting results, cross-referencing secondary sources, and reporting findings

  • The role requires a close partnership with market researchers based in the US and EU, as well as external agencies that manage panels and collect data on our behalf.

  • People:

  • Maintain effective relationship with the end stakeholders within the allocated GBU and tasks – with an end objective to develop education and communication content as per requirement

  • Actively lead and develop SGH operations associates and ensure new technologies are leveraged

  • Initiate the contracting process and related documents within defined timelines; and

  • Collaborate with global stakeholders for project planning and setting up the timelines and maintaining budget

  • Performance indicators: Feedback from (end stakeholders) on overall satisfaction

  • Weightage: 20%

  • Performance:

  • Refresh Existing Reports and identifies improvement opportunities in reporting and BI tools and as needed structure / functionality with the latest insights as they become available

  • Create dashboards to synthesize and visualize key information and enable business decisions

  • Works to develop deal tracking analytics and reporting capabilities

  • Collaborates with Digital to enhance data access across various sources, develop tools, technology, and process to constantly improve quality and productivity

  • Partner with lead Immunology market researcher across the Sanofi and Regeneron alliance based primarily, but not exclusively, in the US, for high quality execution and on time delivery of the market research projects

  • Drives and leads project management through various phases of the project including kick-off, execution, insight generation and data visualizations

  • Coordinates feedback on research materials development (e.g., screeners, questionnaires) across the alliance and key market stakeholders before project initiation

  • Participates in relevant project scoping discussions led by Immunology market research lead to understand and finalize key business questions and market research needs overall

  • Collaborates with research vendor and Sanofi and Regeneron market research leads to develop, share final report and to provide recommendations

  • Learn Sanofi compliance requirements and internal processes to initiate new market research projects and then ensure projects are executed compliantly and lead to on time delivery

  • Provide appropriate context for study findings based on prior market research, including secondary sources

  • Performance indicators: Adherence to timeline, quality target

  • Weightage: 50%

  • Process:

  • Support delivery of projects in terms of resourcing, coordination, quality, timeliness, efficiency, and high technical standards for deliveries made by the medical writing group, including scientific documents and clinical/medical reports

  • Contribute to overall quality enhancement by ensuring high scientific standards for the output produced by the medical writing group; and

  • Secure adherence to compliance procedures and internal/operational risk controls in accordance with all applicable standards

  • Refresh report on frequency/cycle basis (weekly/monthly/quarterly/annually), along with QC checks for each refresh

  • Use latest tools/technologies/methodologies and partner with internal teams to provide support on all sort of regular and adhoc business analytics activities like build, maintenance, and enhancements of such systems

  • Ability to work cross-functionally, gather requirements, analyse data, and generate insights and reports that can be used by the GBU

  • Performance indicators: Feedback from stakeholders on satisfaction with deliverables Adherence to plan/calendar

  • Weightage: 25%

  • Stakeholder:

  • Work closely with global teams and/ external vendors to ensure the end-to-end effective project delivery of the designated publication/medical education deliverables also to prioritize work and deliver on time-sensitive requests

  • Be able to provide and defend gathered intelligence, methodology, content, and conclusions to the global leadership in a clear, concise format

  • Performance indicators: Feedback from stakeholders on satisfaction with deliverables

  • Weightage: 5%

About you

  • Experience : 3+ years of market research and analytics experience with demonstrated ability to think strategically in an ambiguous environment

  • Soft skills : Strong learning agility; Ability to manage ambiguous environments, and to adapt to changing needs of the business; Good interpersonal and communication skills; strong presentation skills a must; Team player who is curious, dynamic, result oriented and can work collaboratively; Ability to think strategically in an ambiguous environment; Ability to operate effectively in an international matrix environment, with ability to work across time zones; Demonstrated leadership and management in driving innovation and automation leveraging advanced statistical and analytical techniques

  • Technical skills :

  • Strong quantitative, research, and data analytical skills

  • Knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, Q, or similar) and databases

  • Experience in statistical approaches, including conjoint, MaxDiff, linear regression, correlation, factor, and cluster analyses a plus; Advanced MS-office skills (MS-Excel and MS-PowerPoint)

  • Slide creation skills a plus (i.e., ability to bring creativity to slides vs. text and data heavy-driven slides)

  • Proficiency of programming languages (e.g. SQL, SAS, Python, R, VBA)

  • Strong exp erience using analytical platforms (e.g. Databricks, Jupyter Notebook, SQL developers, etc)

  • Exp erience with pharmaceutical data sources and CRM data systems (e.g. IQVIA, Symphony, Komodo, Veeva, Salesforce)

  • Exp erience of using analytical tools like Power BI, Qliksense, Tableau, Smartsheet, and Alteryx etc;

  • Expert knowledge of Excel and proficiency in VBA

  • Exp erience of developing and managing dashboards

  • Project management abilities; capable of prioritizing and handling multiple projects simultaneously

  • An aptitude for problem solving and strategic thinking

  • Ability to synthesize complex information into clear and actionable insights

  • Proven ability to work effectively across all levels of stakeholders and diverse functions

  • Solid understanding of pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, supply chain and marketing functions

  • Demonstrated leadership and management in driving innovation and automation leveraging advanced statistical and analytical techniques

  • Education : Advanced degree in areas such as Management/Statistics/Decision Sciences/Engineering/Life Sciences/ Business Analytics or related field (e.g., PhD / MBA / Masters)

  • Languages : Excellent knowledge in English and strong communication skills – written and spoken

  • Other Requirement: Required to align to US EST work schedule to engage global insights and brand teams; This role is a sole contributor focused on development, delivery, and communication of insights