Allergan Business Analyst - Targeting/Analytics in Jersey City, New Jersey

Business Analyst - Targeting/Analytics

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States at

Oct 11, 2016Post Date

149660Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

This position will assist in developing and maintaining physician-level target panels for entire office-based sales organization (2,800 sales representatives). It will require the ability to synthesize direction from multiple Product Management teams, as well as from Sales Management teams. This position will also be responsible for providing insights and analysis regarding targeting, which include physician evaluations and business rules development. This position will be required to work closely with programming teams and analysts from multiple groups, including Marketing Science and Business Intelligence. The ability to analyze and to effectively articulate and implement results is essential for this position.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update quarterly field sales target panels

  • Develop new target panels that reflect changes in tactics

  • Implement business rules for management of target panels

  • Ability to design & develop predictive statistical models using regression models in SAS

  • Synthesize direction from Product Management in regards to physician coverage requirements, and implement direction through target panel development

  • Communicate all work effectively to Sales and Marketing teams.

  • Work closely with various cross functional departments to integrate their findings/insight into target panel development.

  • Support all ad hoc analysis/reporting requirements of Sales Planning & Analytics


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • 1-3 years of analytical experience in Pharmaceutical Sales, Market Research, or related consultancy strongly preferred.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate.

  • Self-motivated and creative thinker.

  • Strong database management skills (MS Access/VBA, Oracle and/or SAS preferred).

  • Excellent analytical and cognitive skills.

  • Clear written and oral communication of technical and statistical language to peers and managers.

  • Ability to meet critical deadlines and multi-task. Comfort using all primary components of MS Office.


  • Bachelor’s Degree necessary. Majors in Mathematics or Engineering preferred.