Healthcare Market Research Associate Director

Hiring By - Biostaffic


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Not Disclosed

Remote Job

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Title: Associate Director

Salary Banding: $100,000 - $120,000

CALLING ALL HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The team and I here at Albion Rye Associates are currently partnered with a boutique biomedical consulting company who specialise in variety of therapy areas with a strong focus on Oncology and Hematology. They focus on partnering with manufacturers within biopharmaceutical, medical device, and medical diagnostics to bring their exciting and successful innovations to a successful market launch and commercialization. They offer their clients a highly customed, professional and bespoke approach to projects and all employees love to create new solutions and will manage project execution from end to end.

My client are currently recruiting for a Healthcare Associate Director where there is a unique opportunity to rapidly learn about the commercial side of the pharmaceutical industry. You will interact with clients, provide strategic input to project scopes, and manage custom market research projects from start to finish. The Associate director role will also be working within the oncology, hematology and rare disease therapy areas with a mixed methods approach. There is also an opportunity to learn about adjacent areas such as Medical Affairs and Market Access.

Key Responsibilities?

Strategy and Business Development (20%)

  • Participate actively in the business development process, supporting market research services and solutions pitches, engaging with clients to understand their business needs, and designing customized solutions
  • Evaluate market research Business Development opportunities and strategies with the support of the Leadership and Business Development teams
  • Provide content and strategic input to SOWs to ensure projects can be appropriately operationalized including identifying methodologies, determining deliverables, supporting budget development (including sourcing any necessary vendors/consultants), developing project timeline(s), and supporting the development of project staffing plan(s).
  • Work closely with the Director of Business Development, Executive Director of Medical Affairs, and Director of Market Access to align on market research services and solutions for clients including providing the content for pitch materials and for the website and other marketing materials as needed
  • Attend conferences and networking events as needed to develop relationships with key stakeholders and pitch their market research services

Project Execution, Content Development and Adjacent Consultancies (60%)

  • Manage market research projects end to end for the entire life cycle to include: Sample criteria and screener development
  • Research design (discussion guide and questionnaire development) and methodology
  • Moderation of qualitative interviews
  • Data management, cleaning, and QCing
  • Analysis, interpretation of results and reporting, including executive summary creation
  • Other market research project tasks such as (but not limited to) Creation of note-taking templates
  • Analysis of transcripts and moderator notes for reporting
  • Headlining of slides and elevation of findings to insights
  • Liaising with graphic design team to develop final deliverables/graphics
  • Management of complex, multi-faceted projects, where deadlines and budgets must be met.
  • Determine and execute appropriate, often customized, methodologies as client needs shift.
  • Identify changes in scope as requested by clients and discuss with the project team and business development.
  • Ability to travel for work up to 20% required (approximately 4-8 trips per year, some overnight travel (2-4 days), mostly US, some over weekends). This would include client meetings, client research in facilities, at conferences, as well as in-person meetings, etc.
  • As needed support team members/projects and complete other tasks as assigned within medical affairs, market access and related custom engagements. Tasks may include:
  • Secondary Research
  • Moderation of non-Market Research Projects
  • Disease state knowledge transfer
  • Strategic support
  • As needed, support research projects related to internal proprietary research needs, working in collaboration with department leads to determine research objectives, timelines, and budgets.

Market Research Resources and Relationships (15%)

  • Liaising regularly with all key stakeholders to ensure that reliable results are delivered to the client in a timely, cost-efficient manner.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key clients by responding to queries and providing updates proactively as well as per client requests.
  • Support in the oversight of any internal recruiting databases providing recommendations and implementing improvements.
  • Oversee and source both vendors and contractors and work closely with them to ensure high-quality execution of projects.
  • As needed manage direct reports.

Team Engagement (5%)

  • Model Core Values at all times.
  • Engage in weekly team meetings, quarterly team summits and other team/ planning/ strategy meetings as needed some via Zoom some in-person.
  • Prepare reports, materials, presentations as needed for team meetings.
  • Role will interface with direct manager, colleagues in other areas (such as finance when managing budgets and expenses) and business leadership team.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or related healthcare degree required, Advanced Degree preferred
  • Market research professional with a minimum of 4 years’ relevant biopharmaceutical oncology/ hematology experience in a healthcare market research agency or consultancy required
  • Experience with the range of custom quantitative and qualitative research engagements required
  • Experience project managing end to end the entire life cycle to include proposal development (and methodology determination), screener development, discussion guide and questionnaire development, data management, and reporting.
  • Experience as a moderator is required – ability to moderate custom qualitative research interviews among a variety of healthcare stakeholders • Prior experience (work or education) with data analytics considered a plus
  • Prior experience in secondary research, including data mining, analysis and reporting considered a plus
  • Experience with market research operations (vendor estimate requests, vendor management, etc.) a plus
  • Highly motivated, driven, entrepreneurial self starter who capable of working within tight deadlines
  • Ability to travel for work up to 20% required. This would include client meetings, client research in facilities, at conferences, as well as in-person meetings - Approximately 4-8 trips per year, some overnight travel (2-4 days), mostly US, some over weekends
  • Experienced and competent in using Microsoft Suite/ 365 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, Teams, and Outlook)

Why Clients Choose Them?

  • Their processes are influential with extensive experience, and deep expertise within the oncology, hematology, and rare disease markets resulting in with wide-reaching relationships
  • They work across all stages of the product development life cycle from pre-clinical to post approval
  • They simplify the complex and provide actionable insights to help manufacturers gain access for their innovations
  • They take the time to embrace new and innovative research techniques as well as creating their own approaches
  • They take time to listen and gain a real understanding of their clients brief, identify strategic objectives and tailor a bespoke research solution to their unique needs.

Why Candidates Choose Them?

  • You get the chance to work on projects across market access, market research and medical affairs
  • They work across all stages of the product development life cycle from pre-clinical to post approval
  • They have a global reach across North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Western Pacific
  • Not only do they care about the work they do, but they care about the people who do it. Togetherness is the heart of their business and they believe relationships are the foundation and priority of their team.
  • They work together seamlessly in a remote environment and value opportunities to come through as a team and learn from each other and have fun while doing it
  • Working in a boutique agency, working alongside each other, wearing many hats, and gaining more skills and responsibilities
  • They all work together and help each other out; no matter how big or small. They are supportive, collaborative, and are stronger together

If this role and company sounds of interest to you, and you match the requirements of the opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply today! If this role isn’t for you but you are a market research professional looking for a new role, connect with me on LinkedIn, would be more than happy to connect and align your experience against our clients current or future hiring needs.


Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Mid-Senior level

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Albion Rye Associates
Albion Rye Associates

Current Openings: 0

Albion Rye Associates are global single sector, life sciences recruitment experts, dedicated to supporting clients in their mission to positively impact, and improve patient lives globally. Boasting in excess of 8 years market expertise, our business was formed to offer an adaptable solution to clients. Focused on mid-senior hires, we support our clients through each step of the drug development life-cycle, from translational sciences to commercialization and product launch. Our core expertise lay within: • Medical Communications, Advertising & PR • Market Research • Health Economics & Outcomes Research • Market Access • Regulatory Affairs • Clinical Operations & Development • Commercial • eClinical We offer the following options; Exclusive Contingency, Executive Search & Contract.
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