Mantell Associates is currently partnered with a leading Life Science Consultancy in their search for a Director of Analytics to act as a key member of their Pharmaceutical Database team, overseeing general operations of data collection and management.
You will have a team of Directors, each aligned with specific modules of data (drugs, clinical trials, etc.), reporting directly to you.
Director of Analytics - Responsibilities:
Supervise teams across various databases on a daily basis including monitoring and reporting of various KPIs on a weekly or monthly basis
Ensure that research deliverables meet quality standards and business requirements
Analyse and resolve research issues promptly and accurately
Manage projects across databases to continuously ensure high data quality and report the same to management
Identify areas for improvement across databases through KPIs and QA initiatives and collaborate with team manages and team members to evolve sourcing, processes/standards and automation
Coordinate the evolution of taxonomies and scientific logical rules across various datasets and data teams; accounting for data accuracy, team execution and users' expectations from a business operations perspective
Conduct primary/secondary research, assist with database search strategies and perform basic data analysis, including supporting coverage when team members are on leave
Apply knowledge of the pharmaceutical drug development, clinical trials, regulatory requirements and commercial products to provide clients with the highest quality data and tools
Assist with production and/or quality review of content for internal and external client projects, analyst briefings, reports, and external deliverables in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and/or PDF formats
Director of Analytics - Requirements:
Advanced degree in life sciences or another relevant field
10+ years of experience in life sciences research or biopharmaceuticals, data science, consulting and/or relevant project-based work
5+ years of experience managing a research or data analyst team
Strong managerial and interpersonal skills, including ability to collaborate cross-functionally with colleagues in research, product development, software, consulting and other divisions
Breadth and depth of knowledge of pharmaceutical industry trends and dynamics across global markets
Experience in data handling and proficiency in Microsoft Office
Experience with data manipulation and advanced Excel and/or modelling skills desirable
Excellent oral and written communication in English
Preferred experience working in market research with SaaS data platforms
Preferred experience managing proprietary taxonomies that evolve with a constantly developing life sciences landscape
Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.