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Associate ABA - Marketing Analytics - Regional Support - India  

Novo Nordisk (company)


Posted on : 04 April 2017

Project Description

Job Description  
  • Are you a person with innovative thinking and proactive attitude with continuous improvement as one of your career objectives?  
  • Join our  Finance Team and get a life-changing career!

 About the department:
  • Marketing Analytics is a part of GSC Finance and was founded in June 2013 with the idea of establishing a team consisting of dedicated marketing and analytics professionals. 
  • Through data analytics and insights, the unit supports the decision making process of the stakeholders across IO (International Operations) and Head Quarters, spanning Marketing and Commercial effectiveness functions.
  • Ambition is to mature into a one-stop for all Business analytics services for Marketing analytics and commercial effectiveness. 
  • Marketing Analytics aims at offering services across the sales, marketing and commercial spectrum to all geographies, by nurturing talent for our company in accordance with the company  way.
  • The main purpose of our existence is to provide superior service to our stakeholders consistently and add value to the processes in terms of standardisation and efficiency

Key responsibilities:
  •  Support the Commercial Planning & Launch Office on coordinating the launches of company products
  • Share insights with the stakeholders as a result of any analyses
  • Complete ownership of the deliverables from end-to-end with a mind-set of ‘continuous improvement’ and share recommendations with the manager
  • Drive pilot projects, track & monitor progress and ensure future stabilization
  • Ensure superior customer satisfaction by delivering high end quality support

Main job tasks:
  •  Responsible for data load & validation of launch roll-out tool
  • Follow-up and update launch status on latest  product launches and ensure coordination on Product Supply and Global Launch Office deliverables
  • Prepare presentations for NN senior management for overview of product launch
  • Support launch funding financial planning and follow-up in Region
  • Run SAP queries in alignment with Finance Operations data
  • Correlation of data/analyses with the implications of the branded product in the marketplace
  • Support planning and execution of Launch Plans (LAPs), across all therapy areas (Diabetes, Obesity and Biopharm) 
  • Support standardisation, benchmarking and better practice development in Region Europe
  • Develop custom analysis tools in a variety of programming languages and applications such as Advanced Excel, VBA, Powerpoint, Access & SAP system (Business Warehouse or Business Objects) and IMS databases (MIDAS)Independently execute tasks/projects with minimal supervision
  • Prepare presentations and participate in meetings to deliver results and make recommendations
  • Ensure documentation is recorded and maintained to deliver high quality projects. 
  • Develop operating manuals for the deliverables that have been assigned

  •  Masters Degree (preferably within quantitative/management discipline) from a well-recognized institute
  • Under-graduate degree in Pharma (BPharm), Science/Biotechnology (BSc), Engineering (BTech) 
  • Good academic track records and grades3+ years of relevant experience in Pharma industry. 
  • Consulting experience would be a plus.
  • Ability to translate business problems into most efficient and effective analysis plan; execute the analysis including data pull, data preparation
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with different stakeholders, primarily with customers, vendors, consultants and project teams.
  •  Consulting experience a plus.Experience in leveraging IMS databases (MIDAS)Strong strategic and analytical capabilities, with demonstrated experience in analysing complex situations, collecting data, effectively synthesizing the analytics/data to form a complete, cohesive picture

Technical skills
  • Must have: Proficiency in Advanced Excel, VBA & PowerPoint
  • Preferred: Knowledge of SAP (Business Warehouse or Business Objects) 
  • Plus: Experience in leveraging other IMS databases (MIDAS, Xponent, etc)