Specialty Pharmacy Data Management Leader (Sales Force Operations)

Wilmington, Delaware

Posted in Pharmaceuticals
26 days ago

Job Description

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person.

AstraZeneca is looking to hire a Specialty Pharmacy Data Management Leader to join the Sales Force Operations team. S/he will be accountable to represent the Data Management function aligned to the Respiratory & Immunology Biologics franchise. S/h will lead multiple cross-functional business, operations, technology and vendor relationships having a core responsibility for Specialty Care data operations, projects, platforms and enhancements.

S/he must bring a foundation of data management & business acumen related to R&I Biologics and Specialty Care (Commercial) Data Management. The candidate's thorough understanding and application of Specialty Care distribution data (Specialty Distributor & Specialty Pharmacy), data aggregation and other key data sets (including APLD/claims) will foster the continued development of strategic sales force operations that maximize the value of the expanding R&I portfolio (including inline Resp Bio and Vaccines brands as well as Rheumatology and Resp Bio pre-launch assets). In exchange for a fast-paced environment, this role affords significant professional development and cross functional exposure.

S/he must be a confident problem-solver and solutions-oriented but without being constrained by in-place process or precedent. S/he will lead Data Management centric relationship management capabilities within Sales Force Operations.
The candidate will leverage hands-on experience in data management synthesizing a variety of data and actionable business insights to drive business imperatives.S/he will contribute in the identification, evaluation, interpretation, integration, aggregation and visualization of different data sources across AZ platform(s) driving key business capabilities. The candidate will act as subject matter expert for specialty data in support of stakeholder projects and contract renewals.

The candidate will have a secondary focus on Specialty Care Master Data Management (MDM) questions and best practices.

In summary, the candidate will be the AstraZeneca in-house go-to lead for Specialty Care data while optimizing the data management capabilities that drive our business, provide insights and create the opportunity to improve the patient experience.


  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, integrate, aggregate and optimize Specialty Care data management processes, tools and techniques (for Specialty Pharmacy, Specialty Distributor, APLD/Claims, Affiliations, Diagnostics, Master Data Management)
  • Strong business and marketing acumen and excellent communication and interpersonal skills; consultative background preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines plus identify and mitigate risks.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities.
  • Ability, want and purpose to transform and shape the future of commercial operations and the value we bring.
  • Strong analytical skills with working knowledge of variety of secondary data sources and or primary data sources (e.g., IQVIA, Symphony Health, Prognos, HMS etc)

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree; preferably in a relevant field
  • 4+ years pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience - Specialty Care experience Required, Respiratory Biologics experience preferred
  • 5+ years of Specialty Care Commercial Data Management and/or related experience.
  • Experience working in a Data Management, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and/or Analytics environment.
  • Experience in Market access/managed markets a plus
  • Experience across product life cycle (emerging, launch, in-line, mature)
  • Experience working with and optimizing "Buy and Bill/Contracts" Data a plus

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