Sr. Associate Business Analysis & Info / Biotech CI (JP4834)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-10-2018
Job Title:  Sr. Associate Business Analysis & Info / Biotech CI (JP4834)
Location: Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extension
Business Unit: GM - BAI
3Key Consulting is looking to recruit a Sr. Associate, Competitive Intelligence Business Analyst for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA
Job Details:
This team member is assigned to provide Competitive Intelligence (CI) to the Global Competitive Intelligence Function working with Amgen.

The competitive intelligence analyst role is an exciting opportunity to gain experience as a CI professional working to support and assist in implementing key strategic initiatives in the Global Business Analysis and Insights (BAI) group. The analyst will collaborate with cross functional team members to accomplish competitive intelligence project goals and objectives. The contract CI analyst position reports directly to and supports the Global CI lead for CV/M/N.

Top Must Have Skill Sets:
  • Strong pharmaceutical knowledge
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical experience
  • Clinical trial understanding
  • Science education
  • Experience in consulting/and/or data analytics for pharmaceuticals/healthcare Actual healthcare industry experience would be preferred.
Basic Qualifications
  • Master’s degree & prior pharmaceutical/biotechnology experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & 1-2 years of pharmaceutical/biotechnology experience
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Synthesize information from multiple sources to develop strategic insights and point of view on key competitive developments, implications to Amgen and actions Amgen must take.
  • Work in a highly cross functional manner and manage changing priorities across several key customers.
  • Develop productive relationships with global Product Teams to define business problems and develop integrated analysis plans based on best practice methodologies.
  • Apply structured problem solving to collect, analyze and report CI, incorporating primary and secondary data sources to generate actionable insights.
  • Articulate and educate customers on the relevant impact of changing market dynamics (i.e. reimbursement environment, biosimilar regulations, general environmental factors, etc…) to their business from a CI perspective.
  • Organize and facilitate strategic exercises & competitive simulations to generate competitive insights and company plans.
  • Coordinate and facilitate CI collection efforts at major medical conferences/congresses.
  • Manage a network of primary data sources, including vendors and Amgen employees, to enable effective project execution.
  • Assess the reliability of CI research findings, maintaining high standards for accuracy, relevance, and quality in deliverables at all times and communicate level of evidence to stakeholders.
  • Present on a regular basis in-depth analyses and summaries of results, interpreting and communicating results with recommendations to brand/business stakeholders.
  • Educate the value and importance of CI to new employees (sales, RML, BAI, marketing) and maintain a strong position of coaching/promoting CI through daily efforts.
  • Work to grow competitive intelligence/strategy to support other functions in the organization.
  • Some travel may be required. All activities must abide by and strictly enforce Amgen’s CI Legal and Ethical Guidelines with internal stakeholders and agencies
Employee Value Proposition:
Exposure to senior leadership and matrixed work teams
Red Flags:
  • Must have at least basic qualifications
  • Master’s degree & prior pharmaceutical/biotechnology experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree & 2 years of pharmaceutical/biotechnology experience
  • Must be available during regular working hours M-F
  • Poor verbal and communication skills
 Interview Process:  Phone screen followed by In-person interview
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to
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