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Rare Disease Insights Lead


Smyrna, Georgia, United States

Job Function:  Clinical Development
Job ID:  66873

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with significant unmet needs. Working together, we blend the best of our talents to deliver thoughtful solutions that patients value. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?


To strengthen our Global Insights Team, we are looking to fill the position of Rare Disease Early Insights Lead. This position will be based in our Atlanta, GA headquarters. 


In this role, you will:
•    Lead competitive intelligence initiatives on late and early stage indications
•    Lead early insights initiatives on global level in the areas of rare disease

You like to work in an environment where you can: 
•    Provide holistic, insight-driven consultation to all levels of stakeholders by successfully partnering with internal colleagues;
•    Develop with the therapeutic area teams integrated insights that incorporate an understanding of primary & secondary competitive intelligence, trend watching, and environmental understanding;
•    Develop and maintain processes and communication with global colleagues to promote and facilitate the exchange of business and marketing intelligence;
•    Monitor the external environment to gain deep expertise in insight and research techniques and bring those forward within the organization;
•    Conduct primary market research projects that align with future objectives;
•    Oversees the delivery of objective, independent, and value driven insights gained from both primary and secondary competitive research designed to enable fact-based decision making 

You will contribute by: 
•    Effectively managing resources to provide management with actionable information and insight regarding customers (patients, physicians, and caregivers), the global market, and the business environment;
•    Working closely with Head of Rare Diseases Insights and Head of Global Commercial Competitive Intelligence to ensure systems, methodologies and outputs will evolve across the organization;
•    Executing primary and secondary research to clarify issues and reduce risks in decision making for molecules in development in international markets;
•    Planning bespoke projects using US secondary data sources to help understand market size, product utilization, and site of care in rare disease;
•    Conducting market research by identifying, designing, conducting, and implementing research to communicate actionable recommendations and implications;
•    Conducting payer research in the US, EU, and Asia to better understand the access environment and access strategy;
•    Developing the initial commercial insights for indications of interest during preclinical – Phase I development;
•    Developing an understanding of healthcare systems in multiple countries and geographic regions

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

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree (Biology, Business Administration, Marketing, Statistics, or related field) required
•    2+ years of expeience in competitive intelligence
•    Must have experience in at least 2 of the following competitive intelligence areas (more than 2 is preferable):  primary research, elicitation, secondary data and analytics, war gaming, scenario analysis, financial analysis, congress intelligence quarterbacking, macro/market/company/brand analysis models, AI/CI and counter-intelligence
•    Ability to synthesise large bodies of work into key actionable insights
•    Ability to lead cross-functional teams, including influencing without direct authority, in a highly collaborative matrix environment where flexibility and change management skills are needed
•    Critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to translate vague information needs into specific questions relating to expected use of results are required
•    Strong project management skills to include planning, prioritizing and organizational skills are required
•    Expert knowledge / understanding of market research and statistical techniques as well as study design
•    Ability to synthesize large bodies of work into key actionable insights

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Master’s degree preferred
•    5+ years of global Market Research, Customer Insights, or related experience in pharmaceuticals or consumer products company or agency side 
•    Strong skills partnering and communicating with stakeholders from multiple countries and geographic regions, at all levels of the organization


Why you should apply:


Do you want to contribute in bringing real value to patients living with severe diseases while driving innovation forward? Join UCB’s dynamic, inspiring and innovative environment. You will be recognized for impactful performance via a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will enjoy ample personal development opportunities.

Tell us what makes you the perfect match to our team and join one of the most dynamic & forward-looking IT organizations in the world. 

To apply, please go to www.ucb.com/careers.  



About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything 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 worldwide 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. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

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. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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