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Director Insights and Analytics - Neurology

Requisition ID:  3339

Deerfield, Illinois, US

Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!



The Director of Neuro Insights is responsible for managing the Neuro Insights team which includes the functions of Market Research, Marketing Analytics, and Payer Analytics.  This position manages a team of four that along with the help of an analytics staff augmentation vendor delivers specific insights for the brand Vyepti.  This position will work closely with brand leadership as well as other Insights & Analytics functions (i.e., forecasting, sale force effectiveness) to align on brand strategies and drive results for the brand.  This leader will oversee the research budget while following Lundbeck’s invoice process to ensure timely vendor payments.  The Director of Neuro Insights reports into the Vice President of Insights & Analytics.



  • Manages team of four including three direct reports to ensure the Neuro Insights team is delivering insightful, action-oriented, and timely analytics/research for Vyepti
  • Provides strong people management to their team including helping with workload, career progression, and continuous actionable feedback
  • Delivers strong partnership to the I&A team as well as working closely with brand leadership to ensure alignment with business goals and strategies
  • Leads the development and evolution of performance reporting for the brand including weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting with an eye for integrated insights across research and analytics (marketing and payer)
  • Leverage multiple data sources to gain a deep understanding of the migraine disease area as well as infusion space which covers national/sub-national areas, cohorts, and diverse stakeholders
  • Serves as a key liaison for the Neuro business unit which includes key events such as brand planning, performance reviews, and preparation for quarterly investor or Executive Management presentation
  • Willingness to step in and lead research or analytics projects as needed which includes working directly with vendors or conducting analysis internally
  • Collaborates cross-functionally with Market Access, Commercial Innovations and Solutions, and Global counterparts to support the delivery of insights and integrated action plans to the business unit
  • Drives appropriate vendor management along with invoice management to ensure best-in-class market research and analytics is delivered to the brand
  • Acts as a key member of the Insights & Analytics leadership which includes weekly meetings, larger org planning, and searching for opportunities to support the overall team



  • Accredited Bachelor of Art or Bachelor of Science degree
  • 8+ years of commercial analytics or market research experience
  • Deep understanding of both research and analytics, with an expertise in at least one of them
  • 6+ years of pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device or healthcare experience
  • Experience with Pharmaceutical data (i.e. Prescriber and Account Level Rx, Sales and Profile information) and understanding of how to work with large datasets
  • People Management Experience (preferably within an Insights function)
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationship and consensus, and influence others
  • Experience managing projects to completion
  • Able to work effectively independently or within a team
  • Demonstrated ability to work in ambiguous situations
  • Demonstrated ability to delegate to team members and/ or cross-functional partners
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products, namely Word, Excel, and PowerPoint    
  • Able to identify best practices and contribute to continuous improvement
  • The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation.



  • Advanced degree, including MBA, MS, or Pharmacy degree
  • Relevant disease experience (e.g. CNS)
  • Knowledge of secondary data sources


  • This position will be based in the Deerfield location



  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 20% domestically. International travel may be required.

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Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time? 


Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.



Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.


Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

About Lundbeck

About Lundbeck

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best

With too many people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work tirelessly to change the outcome for these people. We are a community of specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

Our global footprint

Our approximately 5,300 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged across the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for brain diseases for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 16.3 billion in 2021 (EUR 2.2 billion; USD 2.6 billion).  

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate website, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck  and via LinkedIn