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Head of Analytics, Center of Excellence (ACE) - India



Data Science
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

About Prospection

At Prospection, we are on a mission to transform healthcare by delivering patient-centric intelligence to life sciences companies that connects patients with the right treatments at the right time. To achieve this, we rely on the power of data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover deep insights from real-world patient data, working with customers around the world. To grow our capacity to do that, we are establishing an analytics Center of Excellence (ACE) in India, a strategic move that will help us deliver on our vision.

Role Overview

We are looking for a highly experienced analytics professional to take up the challenge of guiding the creation of the ACE, setting it up to quickly become core to our delivery of patient-centric intelligence to customers.

As the Head of Analytics for the ACE, India, you will lead a team of highly skilled analysts and data scientists, leveraging cutting-edge analytical techniques and artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover deep and impactful insights from real-world patient data. You will expand your global footprint by working on complex healthcare analytics problems across multiple markets, including the United States, Japan, and Australia, dealing with the unique constraints and characteristics of each market's healthcare system. Your strategic acumen, data wisdom and hands-on approach will be instrumental in shaping the future of healthcare analytics for the life sciences industry and beyond.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership

  • Develop and execute the strategic vision for the ACE, aligning it with Prospection's global objectives and ensuring the delivery of high-quality, actionable insights to life sciences companies across the United States, Japan, and Australia.
  • Integrate and align analytics initiatives through close collaboration with cross-functional teams, including product development, local analytics teams, commercial operations, and client solutions
  • Identify and capitalize on emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in healthcare analytics and AI to maintain Prospection's competitive edge.

Analytics Excellence

  • Oversee the development and implementation of advanced analytics solutions, leveraging Prospection's flagship product, Prospection AI, and other cutting-edge technologies.
  • Deliver high-quality, actionable insights that enable life sciences companies to make informed decisions, improve patient outcomes, and drive commercial success.
  • Identify and address complex analytical challenges in partnership with cross-functional teams, leveraging the team's expertise and innovative problem-solving skills to provide genuine solutions in the challenging field of health data analytics.

Analytics Product Development

  • Act as the in-field R&D group, nurturing a product mindset within local analytics teams
  • Design and develop analytics products, in partnership with local analytics, product and engineering teams, that address common challenges faced by multiple customers.
  • Leverage your deep understanding of customer needs and pain points to guide the development of user-centric, high-impact analytics products.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the unique characteristics and constraints of multiple healthcare markets, becoming an expert in delivering solutions that address the specific needs of each market.

Hands-on Approach

  • Actively participate in analytics projects, problem-solving, and customer engagements alongside the team, demonstrating technical expertise and leadership.
  • Lead by example, setting the standard for excellence in analytics delivery and customer service.
  • Roll up your sleeves, and provide hands-on guidance, mentorship, and coaching to team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Maintain a strong connection to the day-to-day operations of the ACE, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives and customer needs.

Team Management and Talent Development

  • Build and lead a high-performing team of analysts and data scientists, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.
  • Attract, retain, and develop top talent in the field of healthcare analytics and AI, creating a compelling employee value proposition and growth opportunities.
  • Provide strategic guidance, mentorship, and coaching to the team, ensuring their professional development and enabling them to deliver exceptional results.

Stakeholder Management and Collaboration

  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, including Prospection's global leadership team, clients, and industry partners.
  • Grow collaboration and knowledge-sharing with Prospection's global teams, contributing to integration and alignment of analytics initiatives across regions.

Domain-Specific Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in healthcare analytics working alongside life sciences companies, with a proven track record of leading and delivering successful analytics initiatives.
  • Master's degree or higher in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge of advanced analytical techniques, machine learning in healthcare, coupled with an understanding of the challenges and complexities involved in providing genuine solutions in this field.
  • Proficiency in programming languages and data analysis tools commonly used in healthcare analytics (e.g., Python, R, SQL, Tableau, etc.).
  • Knowledge of healthcare regulations, data privacy, and compliance requirements in the United States.

Working Style

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to inspire and develop teams, foster collaboration, and drive innovation.
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking, with the ability to translate analytical insights into actionable recommendations that drive business value.
  • Ability to thrive in a challenging environment where problem-solving requires a combination of considerable talent, advanced technology, and a deep understanding of the complexities of healthcare analytics across multiple markets.
  • Experience working in a global, cross-functional environment, with a deep understanding of diverse markets and cultural contexts.

Apply Now

This is a unique opportunity to join a pioneering company at the forefront of healthcare transformation. If you are passionate about leveraging data and analytics to drive meaningful change and improve patient outcomes, and you’re looking to lead the creation of a strong and successful analytics group, we want to hear from you.