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Strategic Business Planning Analyst


10 - 12 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation, Bachelor of Business Administration(Management), Bachelor of Pharmacy(Pharmacy), Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Production/Industrial). Any Nationality

, Posted on May 14, 2018 1 Opening

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Assist the COO & Global Marketing Director in strategic market planning activities through primary and secondary research for Neopharma in-line and pipeline products.
• Evaluate the market landscape, monitor changes and predict trends in market dynamics and competition. Provide recommendations on marketing strategies and tactic effectiveness and/ or inputs on go to market strategies and other strategic planning initiative.
• Provide an objective market viewpoint based on an in-depth understanding and analysis of customer and environmental information.
• Partner with sales/ marketing, commercial development, business development, medical/ clinical, research, regulatory, finance, manufacturing, and others.
• Lead primary research activities for creative development process and Branding
• Support strategic decision making with quantitative and qualitative analysis across functional areas to help maximize Neopharma commercial success by establishing him/herself as a strategic thought partner who provides an objective commercial viewpoint based on understanding and analysis of commercial and market information.
• Successfully work with others to create research plans/ methods and budgets and implement secondary and primary market research techniques with defined business impact.
• Manage the research process, investigate key questions, summarize findings and provide information to enable decision making.
• Consolidate views for structured scenario planning and assumptions and lead forecasting efforts for marketing/ sales and supply planning, commercial development and business development.
• Support Life-Cycle and Portfolio Management analytics process with revenue forecasts and commercial assessments.
• Monitor and track Neopharma performance and provide regular updates of any developments

Industry Type : Pharma / Biotech / Clinical Research
Functional Area : Sales / Business Development

Desired Candidate Profile

10-12 years of experience working in Market Research/ forecasting within the pharmaceutical industry, in-line brand or marketing experience a plus including experience with acute & chronic disease therapeutic areas.
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with the capability to appropriately define issues, questions and data; to comprehend qualitative and quantitative methods to perform accurate analysis and valuation/ forecasting exercises.
• Ability to creatively think about different problems and devise pragmatic solutions to develop data into actionable information.
• Ability to work well with others and properly manage work with counterpart(s) at Neopharma Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to drive toward consensus.
• Exceptional persuasive written/ verbal communication and presentation skills. Willingness to present the facts and put forth hypothesis in the face of differing opinions.
• Ability to adjust to changing needs within the organization and flexibility to change priorities as needed
• Intellectually curious to research pertinent information to further inform/ educate the commercial team and proactively recommend solutions to answer business questions.
• Demonstrated values-based skills and strong work ethic.
• Ability to travel up to 25% required, including weekends.
• Experience managing quantitative and qualitative primary market research projects with physicians, healthcare provides, patients, practice managers etc.
• Experience with pharmaceutical secondary databases.
• Strong computer skills, notably Excel and PowerPoint skills.
• Ability to consolidate and present key findings to relevant parties.
UG: Any Graduate - Any Specialization, B.B.A / B.M.S - Management, B.Pharma - Pharmacy, B.Sc - Any Specialization, B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization
PG: MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization


Branding Pharma Healthcare Strategic planning Analytics Primary research Secondary research Forecasting Global marketing Portfolio management

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Neopharma is a leading pharmaceutical company recognized for world class manufacturing facilities and a comprehensive product mix. It caters to over 50 countries across Middle East, Africa, CIS, Far East and South East Asia.
In addition to the various prestigious regulatory accredita tion, it is also the recipient of the Specialist Award in Pharma for the Best Pharmaceutical plant in the Middle East. In our continual endeavor to expand our business across the globe, we have commenced our operations in India as well.
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