Business Insights Lead Job

Date: Apr 29, 2019

Location: Hoddesdon, ENG, GB

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Requisition ID: MAR007272

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

The Business Insights Lead role within the team is a
critical role responsible for delivering Market Research, Analysis, Forecasting
and Performance Monitoring to provide customer and market insights effectively
and efficiently to the Business Units to enable better decision making and
execution. The lead needs to be highly skilled with greater customer and brand
understanding; consulting as a business partner to inform strategic direction
and effective tactical implementation. Applying technical skills and experience
to support the design of innovative and efficient business insights to deliver
the UK goals, including the active involvement in cross MSD initiatives and
project teams.


Delivery of forecasting both National and
Sub-National, as well as Market & Environmental understanding

Delivery of National/Regional/Local Customer
Mapping and Profiling

Delivery of Tactical UK Market Research and
liaison global UK-based Market Research

Delivery of customer targeting and

Providing Multi-channel preference evaluation
& tracking

Providing National, Sub-National and in-market
performance reporting, KPI Reporting Tool Management

Market, Product and Competitor Analysis

Sales force Incentive planning, Target Setting
and Bonus Implementation


Skills/Knowledge Required

  • Strong
    numeracy and analytical skills
  • Good
    Microsoft skills
  • Collaboration
    and teamwork approach
  • Strategic
    thinking and business acumen
  • Good
    communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Good
    IT skills and high numeracy, analytical, statistical and critical
    reasoning skills, including MS Office applications
  • Previous experience of leading, prioritising
    and implementing projects ideally
  • Good prioritisation, co-ordination
    and output orientated
  • Good problem solving and decision
  • Organised and detail orientated
  • Good
    understanding of market research, analytical methodologies, techniques and
    guidelines preferred, not essential
  • Work
    experience through an analytical based placement/internships preferred 
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.
MSD is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms / recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MSD via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MSD.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MSD as a result of the referral or through other means.


Job: Market Research & Analytics
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
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Company Trade Name: MSD

Job Segment: Medical, Consulting, Market Research, Animal Health, Healthcare, Technology, Research, Marketing, Veterinary

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