The Senior Manager, Payer Analytics position is a key role within the growing Commercial Analytics organization at Otsuka. Primary responsibilities will be to provide insightful, actionable analytical solutions to address key business questions related to OAPI business and the evolving payer landscape. This role will have to work across a complex matrix environment while partnering with teams such as Market Access, Marketing, Pricing & Contracting, Sales, Business Analytics, Commercial Operations etc.
Key Job Responsibilities Job Description:
Working closely with Market Access, Marketing and Pricing/Contracting teams address business questions with insights backed by strong analysis
Be considered a thought leader in payer/market access and Health System/IDN analytics
Be on top of dynamically evolving payer landscape and continuously evaluate and communicate the impact to business
Lead deep dive analyses such as contracting/copay opportunity assessments to support both inline and launch products
Should effectively communicate insights from complex analysis to key stake holders and Sr.leadership
Provide performance reports and insights at payer/plan level on a weekly basis
Work closely with contractors and external vendors to increase and enhance the use of advanced analytics
Knowledge, Skills, Competencies, Education, and Experience
Knowledge/ Experience and Skills:
7-10 years of strong analytical and quantitative skills within the pharmaceutical industry.
Prior experience in Payer/Market Access Analytics
Work independently and effectively with limited supervision
Experience in using both syndicated (such as Xponent plantrack, LAAD, MMIT/Fingertip formulary etc.) and specialty pharmacy data
Strong knowledge in payer landscape is preferred
Strong knowledge in Health System/IDN analytics preferred
Strong analytics skills and expertise in analytical suites such as SAS, R, Python, SQL etc.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate across multiple functions and levels
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple, cross-functional projects simultaneously
Ability to work as a team player in a very fast-paced environment
Must be open to adapt to the evolution of this role to support evolving business needs
BS/BA required; MS/MBA or advanced degree preferred
Physical Demands and Work Environment
10-15% travel might be required
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