Senior Manager, Decision & Marketing Analytics 

Senior Manager, Decision & Marketing Analytics 
NJ

RESPONSIBILITIES:


•Develop and lead the implementation of sophisticated analytics and processes at a global level that will inform on business performance and opportunities (e.g., forecasting, market drivers, marketing effectiveness analysis)
•Lead the forecast modeling, implementation and alignment process, as well as evolve forecasting approaches to support business needs and decision making
•Challenge assumptions in analytics modeling and ensure that appropriate methodology, documentation, data quality control and version control is in place
•Work collaboratively with internal clients (BD&L, Strategy, Portfolio Planning) to provide deep marketing science support
•Collaborate with internal corporate resources in marketing science and decision support to leverage and lead in methodological and process approaches
•Establish a marketing science Center of Excellence approach for global, providing thought leadership on analytical science approaches, findings and implications for the broader business. 


WHO YOU ARE:
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, we seek an incumbent who possesses the following:


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Minimum 7 years’ background in market research disciplines in analytics, marketing science, finance/financial modeling and/or forecasting
•Bachelor’s Degree
•Knowledge of the nuances of syndicated data including IMS, IRI and Nielsen
•Strong project management, analytical skills, learning agility, active listening and communication skills
•High level of personal and professional integrity
•Self-motivated and have the business acumen to connect back to the strategic implications of the business
•Strong presentation skills and the ability to express analysis plans and results clearly in writing and verbally
•Excellent communication and consultative selling skills and ability to thrive with ambiguity and succeed in a matrix environment
•Knowledge / experience with Tableau, SAS or other statistical software. 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
•Experience working with a mix of vendor and client
•Advanced degree in business analysis (MBA, MS, PhD)
•Understanding of the Consumer Health landscape.

Candidate Must Have:

  • Bachelors Degree 
  • 7 years’ background in market research disciplines in analytics, marketing science, finance/financial modeling and/or forecasting 
  • IMS, IRI and Nielsen 
  • Proven project management experience