1+ months

Associate Director, Market Research

Parsippany, NJ 07054

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Associate Director will serve as the lead of the insight work supporting the U.S. (Respiratory/CNS/Migraine] Specialty Pharmaceuticals business.  The position is responsible for building and managing a fit-for- purpose market research plan to help support the key business questions facing each assigned brand team.  This plan will include primary and secondary market research, competitive intelligence, and secondary data.  The position will support the development of an accurate forecast leveraging these various sources. 

The Associate Director will be the key contact for Brand Marketing leadership, as well as a connection point with other key product supporting roles including Sales, Finance, Forecasting, Market Access, Health Economics, and Global Insight.  Role will also serve as a key representative on brand leadership teams. 

This person should be confident in identifying opportunities and delivering actionable Insights to drive competitive advantage for Teva.   He/She will be also expected to be comfortable advising and partnering with various levels of management in support of products and corporate initiatives and will therefore require a high degree of business acumen and understanding, strong collaboration and interdependent partnering skills, and the ability to work independently in support of brand priorities.   

Serve as a strategic partner to brand team leadership through active involvement in strategy development, brand performance, and business planning.  Ensure that insight plans, activities, and deliverables are aligned with brand priorities and communicated appropriately.

Lead a cross-functional Insight community in support of brand priorities bringing together Forecasting, Data & Reporting, Finance, and Sales Operations.  The Insight community provides an integrated views of performance and aligned recommendations for actions to be taken to drive the business.

The Associate Director should be confident in the following:

Proactive partnering with commercial partners to understand business needs and drivers

Building Insight plans and budgets aligned to brand strategies and organizational priorities

Driving High-impact, within budget projects/activities that drive decisions and sales performance

Managing customer-based insights and analytics with actionable recommendations

Bringing Innovative approaches to insight creation and business analytics tools and techniques

Succinct market, brand, and project overviews for brand leadership


A minimum of a Bachelors Degree is required, preferably with a degree focused in business, marketing, statistics, mathematics, or related field.  MBA or MS is preferred

A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in strategic insights, market research, business analytics, forecasting or a related field is required, experience in multiple areas preferred.

Experience working in pharmaceutical industry required.

Proven track record of performance in delivering actionable insights in close partnership with marketing teams in support of specialty pharmaceuticals.

Demonstrated ability to influence beyond current role through interaction with various levels and functions within the organization.

Broad organizational perspective developed over many years of working across brands, therapy areas, functions, strategic initiatives, etc.

History of collaboration and relationship building across various departments, functions, and regional alignments within the broader organization

Working knowledge of industry primary market research tools and techniques, secondary data, competitive intelligence, and forecasting is required.

Demonstrated experience creating innovation in development of customer insights and/or business analytics is preferred.   

Proficiency in Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint, and basic knowledge of analytical tools (eg SPSS, SAS or Tableau) preferred.

Occasional travel will be required, typically 15-20% of time each year 



Sub Function

Market Research/Intelligence

Reports To

Director, Market Research - CNS

Tevas Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


Posted: 2019-06-05 Expires: 2019-10-19

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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