Head Of Competitive & Strategic Insights (m/f/d)

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
Job details
As our Head of Competitive & Strategic Insights (m/f/d), you`ll drive global insights for assets across all development stages. As a strategic partner to our Global Product Teams (GPTs), you will shape overall asset strategy and influence critical development decisions.
  • Holistic Insights Generation: Derive actionable insights from diverse perspectives, including patients, healthcare professionals, payors, competitors, and the competitive intelligence landscape
  • Strategic CI Planning and Execution: Drive and execute the CI plan to support research and clinical insights across the asset portfolio. Ensure robust methodology and timely execution through expert vendor selection
  • Leadership and Team Direction: Provide strong leadership and direction to the Global Competitive & Strategic Insights team, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment
  • Scientific Proficiency: Apply scientific proficiency to inform and align with clinical and discovery scientists, evaluating early development targets, trends, and assets
  • CI Expertise: Act as a CI expert, demonstrating awareness and understanding of appropriate CI applications and key internal and external data sources
  • Therapeutic Area Insights: Develop CI and generate insights across Neurology key areas (Movement disorders, chronic pain and pipeline projects) and other key therapeutic areas (e.g. urology, rare diseases) as well as general trends in biopharma/tech
  • Strategic Partnerships: Create strategic partnerships with internal stakeholders (Marketing, Digital, R&D leadership, Global Medical Affairs, Development, and Corporate Development)
  • Influential Voice: Be an influential voice regarding R&D and Corporate Development CI within the organization. Advise senior management on CI topics and implications for Merz
  • Innovation and efficiency: Bring innovative methodologies and approaches into the organization to enable process efficiency, ease of access and content management on highest standard of professional conduct
  • Bachelor’s Degree in health/life sciences required; Advanced degree (PhD, PharmD) in Life Sciences/Medicine is preferred
  • Strong background in Pharma/Biotech with profound experience in CI or market research in Pharma/Biotech pipeline assets; Neurology clinical development/regulatory experience preferred
  • Superior analytical skills are required with an understanding of a broad range of CI & market research methodologies Experience in multiple regions (required) and US (preferred)
  • Proficiency with global and regional CI vendors necessary to assess clinical status and end to end overall strategy of competitive assets required
  • Executive presence with strong oral, facilitating and written communication skills; ability to distil complex information synthesized into concise and impactful messages and communications
  • Ability to interact effectively with to all levels of the organization; Stakeholder management and executive presence
Your Benefits
  • Individual career development with the purpose of improving the quality of life of our patients
  • Hybrid work model that allows a good work-life balance
  • Attractive location with good transport links, modern workplaces and a company restaurants (€3.80,-/menu)
  • International family business with flat hierarchies and an open, appreciative corporate culture
  • Attractive remuneration with extensive social benefits
  • Variety of employer-subsidized benefits such as WellPass (€17.90,-/month), Germany ticket (€ 10,-/month), Corporate Benefits and JobBike
About Us
Find out more about our benefits here.
Welcome to Merz Therapeutics, a leading pharmaceutical company that helps people with movement disorders, neurological diseases, liver diseases and other health conditions regain their quality of life.
We are proud to be a family-owned and value-driven company that has been dedicated to serving the needs of our patients for 110 years and is now a global innovation leader with products in more than 90 countries.
Our goal is to use our products to improve treatment outcomes for patients around the world, thereby reducing the burden of suffering for affected people and their surroundings.
Our dedication and commitment to relentless research and development is to ensure that unmet patient needs are identified and appropriate treatments are provided.
Therefore, become part of our international and motivated Merz Therapeutics family now and help us achieve our goal:

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview
Merz Therapeutics
Merz Therapeutics

Current Openings: 0

At Merz Therapeutics, we seek to address the unique needs of people who suffer from movement disorders, neurological conditions, and other health conditions that severely impact patients’ quality of life. With our patient-centric approach, cutting-edge research and development efforts, highly-scientific medical affairs resources and dedicated commercial teams, we continue the advancement of new and individualized treatment standards, including botulinum toxin. Merz Therapeutics is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and is represented in more than 90 countries, with a North America affiliate based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Merz Therapeutics GmbH is part of the Merz Group, a privately held, family-owned company that has dedicated more than 110 years to developing innovations that serve unmet patient and customer needs.
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