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Head of Commercial Analytics & Insights

応募 後で応募 求人ID R0008959 掲載日 07/16/2019 Location:Tokyo, Japan

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Job Description


The Head of Commercial Analytics & Insights will personally support - as well as lead a team in supporting - Japan’s Pharma Business Unit (JPBU) and Japan Oncology Business Unit (JOBU) ample Business Intelligence needs. This will include, but not be limited to roadmap & capability definition, business analysis, business consulting, requirement gathering, project management and team management.

The role requires a person who can combine an ability to partner with stakeholders at all levels in the organization, who has deep domain experience in Analytics in one industry (not necessarily Pharma) and who is well versed with technology and the platforms and systems that support the business.


  • As primary IT contact for JPBU’s Commercial leadership, when it comes to their Analytics & Insights needs, you will be responsible for the delivery of dashboards & reports that produce insights into our brands (new launches & existing ones), sales and other relevant KPIs through the use of technology and digital solutions

  • Support our business in their data driven strategy by cleansing and maintaining our large commercial datasets (sales, marketing, multichannel, etc.) so that our systems can provide accurate analytics, as well as continuously bring new relevant data sources (RealWorldData, National patient DataBases, etc.) to our DataLake

  • Interact & partner with executives and senior managers in multiple JPBU&JOBU departments such as Sales, Marketing, Distribution/Wholesaler Management, Market Access or Patient Advocacy

  • Identify opportunities & provide recommendations on how to leverage system resources, reuse local or global solutions and align analytics needs across JPBU&JOBU’s commercial functions by facilitating cross functional, cross regional discussions and forums

  • Lead a team of business analysts & data stewards to capture business requirements which later are built into dashboards and transformed to digital solutions for consumption by multiple layers in the organization (from senior leadership to junior medical representative)

  • Partner with JPBU&JOBU’s relevant functions to support them in their data purchases to ensure consistency and availability of relevant data

  • Aligns global Analytics & Insights technology roadmap with JPBU&JOBU’s Commercial’s needs

  • Responsible, together with your team, for the Analytics & Insights workstreams within the Commercial IT Program in Japan (BI, DWH, MDM, R, SAS, WebFocus, HN)

  • Accountable to decommission legacy Analytics &Insights platforms


  • Ability to connect, orchestrate and influence different stakeholders from various departments and vendors to drive for affordable and usable Commercial Analytics solutions

  • In depth knowledge of the different data sets within Commercial accompanied by the technical knowledge of the platform components of Enterprise Analytics such as Qlik, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Informatica, Azure, MS PowerBI, etc.

  • Capabilities to translate business needs into data analytics concepts

  • Hands-on, able to implement and execute initiatives

  • Understanding of Commercial Master Data, dimensions, complexity


Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise

  • Knowledge in Big Data Concepts and application of these concepts with Big Data tools for storage, ingestions and analytics

  • Knowledge of visualization tools like Qlik, Tableau or Microstrategy

  • Knowledge of Commercial relevant data sources like ERP Financial data, Salesforce/ CRM, IMS, etc.


  • Ability to partner with stakeholders at all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to lead a team of direct and indirect reports in a global organization

  • A strategic mindset, able to capture business priorities and articulate those into Commercial Analytics solutions

  • Able to create a technology roadmap and to lead a team towards this technology roadmap

  • Empowerment of direct reports to be successful in creating Commercial Analytics solutions

  • Acts like an owner by delivering results, creating value for our stakeholders (internals and externals)

  • Inspire others to deliver Takeda’s mission, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to enjoy their work

  • Develop self and support others' development to achieve their full potential

  • Demonstrates Curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity

  • Has no issue speaking up and encourages the team to do the same

Decision-making and Autonomy

  • Feels comfortable operating alone, within the boundaries set by Commercial IT’s management

  • Ability to develop solutions with a wide cross-functional team of colleagues and collaborate effectively

  • Able to influence stakeholders in a matrix organisation, with ability to ensure delivery and maintenance of Commercial Analytics solutions at all levels of the organisation

  • Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance and defend it

  • Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace


  • Able to clearly communicate and foster alignment across all levels of the organisation

  • Is required to build strong working partnerships with IT Business Partners and Enterprise Analytics team

  • Build strong cross-functional relationships with team members in: System Integrators, IT Business Partner, Enterprise Architects.Strong ability to build external collaborations with industry partners and suppliers


  • Tracks and shares external trends, best practices, or ideas and then brings them proactively to his/her business stakeholders

  • Generates breakthrough solutions, and enables others to do the same

  • Draws on unexpected or seemingly unrelated ways of thinking


  • Day-to-day decisions regarding design, development and implementation of Commercial Analytics solutions

  • Able to present issues and recommended solutions in a succinct manner to Global, Senior and Executive Management on a frequent basis

  • Recommend and monitor spend for project budgets


  • Fluent Japanese & High Level Business English

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Marketing, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 10+ years of relevant Insights and Analytics leadership experience

  • Project management qualification or equivalent experience preferable


  • Domestic Travel of up to 5% may be required from this position.


Tokyo, Japan

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