Market Research Manager, Healthcare

Location: Hoboken, NJ
Vacancy Number: US1226

Are you seeking an analytically challenging market research position in a global team? Do you have a strong quantitative background and a passion for healthcare? Do you have at least 4 years of experience applying your quantitative skills in a healthcare market research environment? Do you have endless curiosity about what and why people do what they do? Are you really good at what you do? Join us as a Manager on the Healthcare team!

Your role

Within our global team, you, as the Manager of the Healthcare team, will manage market research projects with a focus on quantitative research and strengthen existing client relationships and, in the process:

  • Discuss strategic business problems with healthcare clients, and maintain client relationships and accounts
  • Manage, supervise, and partly execute all phases of market research studies: proposal, design, programming, questionnaire preparation, analysis, report writing and presentation in line with strategic business issues
  • Design and execute complicated quantitative research studies to answer the client’s business question, including methodologies such as conjoint, forecasting, and MaxDiff, among others
  • Ensure that the assigned projects are optimally carried out and deadlines are met
  • Participate in/lead account management and business development initiatives
  • Supervise the work of junior team members and contribute to their development
  • Maintain independent management of client contact during day-to-day project management
  • Contribute to the improvement of our services and products

Your profile

You are able to demonstrate a passion for and understanding of medical, clinical, pharmaceutical or epidemiological areas. You are adept at quantitating marketing issues and solving marketing/business issues in the context of the healthcare industry (pharmaceuticals, devices, and diagnostics).

We are looking for an entrepreneurial, dedicated, enthusiastic team player who has:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Biomedical/Bioengineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Market Research, Marketing or Business Administration or studies related to Medical, Clinical or Epidemiological areas
  • At least 4 years work experience in healthcare market research and in-depth experience in account management
  • Strong affinity with the healthcare industry
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills, with demonstrated experience working with quantitative methodologies, preferably on forecasting studies/market potential studies
  • Nice to have: proficient in languages such as javascript, HTML, Perl, and/or CSS
  • Nice to have: experience using SSI Web software and/or SPSS
  • Passionate about managing and building client relationships
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Internationally-minded
  • Entrepreneurial and pro-active attitude

Our offer

SKIM is an equal opportunity employer and offers a flexible working environment. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package that includes the following:

  • Annual performance-based and profit sharing bonus
  • Employer-paid medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 4% match on 401(k)
  • Regular team outings and events
  • Annual team-building day
  • High value placed on taking initiative and ownership
  • Open, communicative work environment
  • Flat organizational structure
  • Work / life balance
  • Casual dress code
  • Great, passionate colleagues
  • Active training programs in place, many of which are guided on-the-job training

At SKIM we understand that our employees are our most valuable asset; we are committed to their future development and provide the opportunity to create a career that fits the aspirations of each individual.

Please note that only completed applications, consisting of a resume and cover letter, written in English will be considered.