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Business Insights Manager

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Business Insights Manager

London, UK

Competitive salary & benefits

Closing Date: Friday 31st May 2023

Do you have expertise in, and passion for data, insights & analytics? Would you like to apply your expertise in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

There are countless opportunities to develop and grow with AstraZeneca – working with top people to build a diverse career and learn what Commercial looks like at its best. A crucial step on the journey to being a future leader – it’s a fantastic opportunity if you’re up for the challenge.

At AstraZeneca UK, we bring life-changing medicines to patients across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. As a member of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), all of our sales, marketing and communications activities are subject to the ABPI Code of Practice. If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to make a difference and ready to discover what you can do – join us!

Site description

Our move to Pancras Square offers us the strongest possible platform to transform the lives of patients in the UK, as the country’s leading biopharmaceutical company. It will bring AstraZeneca UK closer to our customers, partners and collaborators in the UK’s healthcare environment, as well as foster greater collaboration with the wider AstraZeneca footprint.

What you’ll do

Working within the Data, insights and analytics team, the business insights manager provides relevant insights and analysis to enable an optimal diagnosis of our business performance. In this regard, the business insights manager will be responsible for analysing different data sources (sales data, competitive insights, activity, etc.) to generate insights aimed at delivering competitive advantage.

In addition, the incumbent will also lead the development of market research projects to answer some important business questions.

Generate insights on patients, customers and NHS as well as brands, markets and TA by analysing multiple data sources to inform and influence business decisions.

Design high quality market research to increase business understanding and to support brand strategy and marketing mix decisions.

Deliver performance analytics on priority brands by (1) identifying patterns within the data, (2) uncovering insights / brand opportunities and (3) articulate actionable recommendations.

Essential for the role

  • Several years of experience in analytical or insights generation roles
  • Experience working inhouse at a Pharmaceutical company
  • Proven track record of working with senior stakeholders in a complex environment
  • Knowledge of NHS and the pharma industry
  • Ability to distil impactful insights out of different data sets

Desirable for the role

  • Marketing/business related master’s degree
  • Sales & Marketing experience

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.