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Sr. Manager, Market Access Analytics

Multiple Locations
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Job ID R0108882 Date posted 10/24/2023 Location Multiple Locations

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Job Description

Sr. Manager, Market Access Analytics

Takeda Pharmaceutical

About the role:

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as the Sr. Manager, Market Access Analytics. This position is hybrid and can be located in either Cambridge, MA or Lexington, MA. This role involves managing key analytic responsibilities for products and initiatives as well as providing quantitative analytical support in relation to managed markets data, insights, and market access strategy decisions.  

How you will contribute:

  • Assist with the development of key analyses providing strategic insight to senior leadership for decision making

  • Generate concise presentations outlining key findings of analyses that can be presented to brand leadership to help the decision making process

  • Independently analyze and understand claims datasets to develop an access story for both internal and external (competitor) products and market trends

  • The ability to convert analyses to actionable insights, articulate their meaning and/or implications and support decision making is critical to this position

  • Manage multiple complex projects (Stakeholder Management, Requirements Gathering, Business Objective Establishment, Analysis Design and Execution) for Strategic Analysis and Business Unit analysis simultaneously

  • Look across business unit and other franchises to find efficiencies and value in analytics and projects that can benefit other disease areas

  • Analytical lead may need to work closely with partners across market access, franchise insights teams, patient services, and commercial excellence Data Management and Reporting

  • Work with IT and internal data teams to communicate data requirements and aid in the purchase of and loading of data sets

  • Coordination with 3rd party vendors and internal partners as required to maintain validity and accuracy of data

  • Contribute to forecasting, business review processes, and business cases as needed

  • Internally, the position interacts heavily with the US Market Access Strategy Leads, US Market Access Commercial Account Team, brand/franchise leads, Commercial Operations, and Patient Services.

  • Externally, the position interacts with data suppliers (Komodo, Symphony, Fingertip Formulary, Policy Reporter, etc.) and other data/analytics vendors.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree with 5+ years of analytics experience in Pharmaceutical, Life Science, or Managed Care/Healthcare environment or Graduate degree with 3+ years of analytics experience in Pharmaceutical, Life Science, or Managed Care/Healthcare environment

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

  • Fundamental understanding the implications of contract and market access strategies

  • Fundamental understanding of government and commercial drug policy environments

  • Ability to collaborate, listen, and anticipate individual needs of supported franchise

  • Knowledge of a variety of databases and software used to generate analytics and insights

  • The role requires management of multiple projects simultaneously as well as the ability to analyze complex data and provide summarized recommendations and guidance to appropriate business partners

  • The ideal candidate would enjoy working with data and be fueled by a curiosity to understand patterns and how they impact the overall business goals.

  • Demonstrated expertise in quantitative analysis

  • Strong ability to simultaneously manage multiple complex analytical projects

  • Strong communication skills, problem-solving skills, and business acumen

  • Relationship management skills to develop working partnerships in support of business units

  • Skills in database querying, manipulation, and data visualization tools (Tableau, Qlik, Databricks, etc.)


  • Prior Managed Care / Market Access or consulting experience

  • Working knowledge of pharmacy + medical claims and script data sets such as Komodo, Symphony, CMS

  • Experience with additional datasets including MMIT, DRG, Fingertip Formulary, specialty pharmacy, and patient service

  • Experience supporting launch brand analytics

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Ways of Working

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


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USA - MA - Lexington

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Our embedded Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) strategy enables us to attract and retain exceptional talent, drives innovation, and helps address systemic inequalities in our communities.

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