Advanced Analytics (R/Python)-Consultant



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Software Engineering, Data Science
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Position Purpose:

  • To handle commercial analytics projects, specifically marketing mix, forecasting, segmentation & decision tree, customer and brand performance analytics projects with proficiency in Python, R and SAS

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work across projects such as promotional return (ROI analysis), Resource and price optimization analysis, Physician / patient profiling
  • Develop a good understanding of consumer offerings, proprietary databases, and analytical approaches to effectively guide and support client-facing stakeholders across globe mainly in Europe and US
  • Handle small and large datasets on projects efficiently and figure out the right technology for processing the data (e.g. Excel, SAS, Python etc.,). Be a champion on analytics technologies within the team
  • Present findings and recommendations to stakeholders in business point of view
  • Specialized Skills Required:
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and work independently and efficiently to meet scheduled deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team and coordinate with team members in performing QC for the delivery of projects with tight turnaround time
  • Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in the absence of detailed instructions
  • Proficiency in MS office applications such as Excel and Power Point proficiency in SAS, R, Python are mandatory will be plus, if experience id data visualization platforms like Tableau, Power BI
  • Ability to perform advance analytics analyses such as Hierarchical model, Bayesian Hierarchical model, Linear & Non-Linear Optimization Techniques, RNN,CNN etc.

What’s in it for you:

  • 1. Impacting change at scale for leading global pharma clients
  • 2. Exposure to multiple analytics domains including patient analytics, advanced analytics, profiling etc.
  • 3. Working on exciting new ways of deriving insights from large data sets
  • 4. Working in a highly dynamic environment with exposure to learning across analytics domains and technology (including AI/ML!)
  • 5. Autonomy and ownership of your workstream and engagement including a chance to lead your own team/(s)
  • 6. Opportunity to grow project and accounts by building new tools/service lines/capabilities by working with senior leaders globally
  • 7. Significant opportunities to grow as a part of a global analytics organization
  • 8. Opportunity to travel internationally on a need basis

What we’re looking for:

  • Total experience:
  • 5-10 years for Consultants (team management experience is a plus)
  • Experience working in analytics projects in the pharma domain deriving actionable insights and implementing them
  • Experience in patient data, IQVIA (ex-IMS Health) data sets, pharma consulting, advanced pharma analytics, forecasting, and/or performance reporting
  • Should have an intermediate to strong MS Excel and PowerPoint knowledge
  • Experience in SQL and any of the following - SAS/Python/R/Excel-VBA/Tableau/QlikView/Alteryx
  • Creative and business focused approach, with experience in thinking through the lens of end client objectives
  • Ability to come up with data methodologies that efficiently manipulates huge data sets (multi-million record complex relational databases)
  • Proven ability to effectively and appropriately present meaningful summary displays of large amounts of multi-dimensional data
  • Articulate communicator handling challenging situations with structured thinking and solution minded focus. Leading communication with internal and external stakeholders with minimal supervision
  • Proactive in identifying potential risks and implementing mitigation strategies to avoid potential issues downstream
  • Exposure to project management principles – breaking up approach into smaller tasks and planning for the same across resources (Consultant)
  • Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment
  • Successful experience working in a global environment an advantage
  • Previous experience in Healthcare analytics is a plus.

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