• Associate Director Payer Analytics

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
    Requisition ID
  • Responsibilities

    Position Summary:


    This position is part of a high performing Business Analytics and Insights team reporting into Director of Portfolio Analytics.

    The position requires a person who can:

    1. Provide actionable and innovative analytical solutions to address key business questions related to OAPI business and payer landscape leveraging various datasets & advanced statistical techniques
    2. Work independently and effectively with limited supervision
    3. Work across a complex matrix environment including teams such as Market Access, Marketing, Pricing & Contracting, Sales, Business Analytics, Sales-Operations etc.

    Job Description:

    • Working closely with Marketing Access, Marketing and Pricing/Contracting teams address business questions with insights backed by strong analysis
    • Be considered a thought leader in payer/market access analytics 
    • Be on top of dynamically evolving payer landscape and continuously evaluate and communicate the impact to business 
    • Lead deep dive analyses such as contracting/copay opportunity assessments to support both inline and launch products 
    • Should effectively communicate insights from complex analysis to key stake holders and Sr.leadership
    • Provide performance reports and insights at payer/plan level on a weekly basis 
    • Work closely with contractors and external vendors to increase and enhance the use of advanced analytics 



    • BS/BA required; MS/MBA or advanced degree preferred
    • 7-10 years of strong analytical and quantitative skills within the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Prior experience in Payer/Market Access Analytics 
    • Experience in using both syndicated (such as Xponent plantrack, LAAD, MMIT/Fingertip formulary etc.) and specialty pharmacy data 
    • Strong knowledge in payer landscape is preferred
    • Strong analytics skills and expertise in analytical suites such as SAS, R, Python, SQL etc.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate across multiple functions and levels
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple, cross-functional projects simultaneously
    • Ability to work as a team player in a very fast-paced environment
    • Must be open to adapt to the evolution of this role to support evolving business needs


    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.

    In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016.

    All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.


    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

    Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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