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Sales Force Effectiveness Analyst

Requisition ID:  763

Deerfield, Illinois, US


At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health so every person can be their best. Headquartered in Copenhagen with a U.S. home office in Deerfield, Ill., Lundbeck is the only global pharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. Our legacy in neuroscience goes back seven decades and we have a long heritage of innovation. Lundbeck has developed and commercialized some of the world’s most widely prescribed therapies for psychiatric and neurological disorders. Today, we remain uncompromisingly committed to improving the quality of life for people impacted by brain disorders.  Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation.  We have a deep and productive pipeline, and we continue to bring forward symptomatic therapies to help people live better lives, while simultaneously pursuing disease-modifying treatments.


The Sales Force Effectiveness Analyst will play an integral role in supporting initiatives to drive sales force effectiveness and business acumen and provide timely and accurate in-depth analytics to enable strategic business decisions related to and in support of the field sales teams. This role requires communication and coordination with home office functions and field sales personnel.  The individual will educate and train field personnel on frequent questions and field sales operations systems. 



  • Coordinates and leads analytic efforts in support of sales related activities including but not limited to call planning, incentive compensation, Business Intelligence (BI) reporting, field sales communications and training materials
  • Responsible for creation and distribution of a monthly Field Sales Newsletter
  • Provides accurate and in-depth analysis to support strategic sales force initiatives, targeting and incentive compensation program
  • Reviews and updates field sales training materials for work streams such as call planning, Incentive Compensation and field sales reporting; delivers live training as needed
  • Supports meetings through effective meeting planning including building agendas, preparing presentations and documenting key decisions and follow up
  • Creates and maintains knowledge documents for the field sales teams based on Frequently Asked Questions
  • Responsible for identifying and tracking key dates and deliverables for the Sales Planning & Execution team
  • Supports the Sales Planning & Execution team as needed



  • Accredited Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of relevant analytic work experience
  • Strong ability to effectively analyze and interpret data and present recommendations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical subject matter experts
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills with proficiency in other MS Office applications, such as Word and PowerPoint



  • Proven ability to take initiative and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven ability to build relationships and work cross functionally
  • Project Management
  • Experience in Field Sales Team Analytics, Incentive Compensation, Database Architecture and Project Management preferred
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience working with Business Intelligence reporting tools (Qlik, Tableau)
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical data (i.e. retail/ non-retail, specialty pharmacy, payer, claims, etc.)



  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 10% domestically. International travel may be required.

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. 

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with brain diseases and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.

Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind.
Our approximately 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programs and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research center is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 18.1 billion in 2018 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.8 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.