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Head of I2I Global Insights


Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium

Job Function:  Finance
Job ID:  67857

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Corporate Development and Finance team, based in our Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, or in Atlanta, US, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Head of Global Insights.

As a Head of Global Insights you will lead Global Insights generation across the organization, develop insight capabilities and lead competitive intelligence.

You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Bring the patient’s voice into the organization and derive insights from observation
  • Integrate the patient experience from very early on in the product development process up to commercialisation
  • Quickly adopt new “state of the art” Global Insights generation strategies and approaches (vendor, tool, methodologies)
  • Provide consistency for the organization in methods, suppliers and approach at local, regional and global level
  • Be at the forefront of defining impactful strategies


You will contribute by:

  • Developing holistic view of the changing context for the short, medium and long term as an input to the strategy development at Corporate, Unit and asset level
  • Delivering global insights generation from Proof of concept to commercialization and Loss of Exclusivity for all UCB assets
  • Working with the Insight to Impact teams and Unit teams to develop integrated insights strategies that incorporate elements of market research, competitive intelligence and overall environmental understanding that will drive decision making at Corporate, Unit and asset level
  • Leading, developing and coaching team members of the Global Insights Team of 15-20
  • Being an active member of the Insight-to-Impact leadership team and establishing strong connections with Regional Insight-to-Impact teams as well as with the missions and the Unit leads
  • Establishing strategic partnerships and managing the vendors for Global Insights and ensure optimal performance with cost effectiveness.
  • Ensuring global insights compliance and making sure enablers are in place that support compliance to SOP. Accountable for the Market Research Standard of Practice


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Statistics, Sociology, Psychology or related field) required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 18+ years of increasing responsibility in one or many of the following areas: analytics, insights, foresight and/or strategy. Pharma/Biotech experience preferred
  • Proven leadership role required and ideally in both global and regional positions
  • An affinity for networking and ability to initiate relationships within and between organizations that leverage the strengths and capabilities of all parties
  • Uses a deep understanding of the industry and awareness of future trends to drive forward-thinking and develop long-term perspectives within the organization
  • Experience knowledge/understanding of market research and statistical techniques as well as study design
  • Affinity for technology and a digital mindset
  • Uses a deep understanding of the industry and awareness of future trends to drive forward-thinking and develop long-term perspectives within the organization
  • Inspires a motivational culture of learning and development across the whole organization; drives the effective use of coaching and mentoring to ensure everyone can develop to their full potential


Why you should apply

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.



About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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