Executive Director, Business Engagement, Pharma
Attention NJ Applicants: In April 2020, our Company announced plans to consolidate our New Jersey campuses into a single New Jersey headquarters location in Rahway, NJ by 2023. Therefore, the NJ work location for this role will be temporarily based and the exact timing of the departmental move to Rahway, NJ will be communicated at a future date.
Our Digital team is innovating how we understand our patients and their needs. Working cross functionally we are inventing new ways of communicating, measuring and interacting with our customers and patients through digital channels and technologies.
This employee strategically engages and builds relationships with internal customers, prioritizes business need/ demand within a TA or market, drives solution adoption for their specific customer and the identification of opportunities for additional productized solutions to meet common customer needs, actively drives solution adoption and coordinates across multiple
Data Digital & Agile (DD&A) functions & stakeholders to best serve internal customers.
Strategically engage and build relationships with internal customers
Act as clear, known DD&A points of contact for internal customers
Manage expectations & provide transparency around prioritization of work and expected delivery timelines
Create a "seat at the table" with key senior business leaders
Understand business priorities of internal customers
Educate internal customers on DD&A value proposition
Prioritize business need/ demand within a therapeutic area and, as a group of Business Engagement Activation (BEA) leaders, across therapeutic areas
Partner with internal customers to jointly shape and prioritize their agenda
Support prioritization of that demand internally within the commercial DD&A function
Support communication of commercial DD&A prioritization back to internal customers
Drive identification of opportunities for additional productized solutions to meet common customer needs in collaboration with commercial DD&A Digital Solutions team
Coordinate across multiple DD&A functions & stakeholders to marshal resources to meet internal customer demand and best serve internal customers
Support aggregating demand coming directly into other parts of commercial DD&A beyond BEA
Understand and be able to speak to all DD&A capabilities, data sources, and assets
Coordinate with other commercial DD&A functions and relevant BEA therapeutic are/ market managers and with commercial DD&A's internal customers to jointly and continuously engage at relevant points in the digital solution / product lifecycle
Master’s Degree or higher in following fields: economics, business, science, engineering or a related field
Required Experience and Skills:
Minimum of 10 year of experience in data analytics, advanced analytics and/or digital
Combined with 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with data, analytics and/or digital
Proven track record of having the ability to translate technical concepts to non-technical groups within the business
Excellent organizational skills, with ability to navigate a complex matrix environment and organize/prioritize work efficiently and effectively
Proven leadership and influencing skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate and lead with diverse groups of work colleagues and positively manage ambiguity
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Rare disease experience
Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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Expected salary range:$259,440.00 - $408,300.00
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