8 Jun '21
Insights & Intelligence Manager (Vaccines)

Medical, Nigeria Nigeria

market - related

A Global Pharmaceutical Company has a vacancy for a Insights & Intelligence Manager within their Vaccines division.

The Insights & Intelligence Manager, Vaccines, Africa region will have responsibility for providing the Vaccines Team with deep consumer & healthcare professional insights, landscape intelligence and actionable recommendations, derived from best-in-class market research and landscape analysis. This will inform strategies that strengthen vaccine confidence in Africa. The preferred candidate for this role will be based in Africa or has significant insights and market research experience on the continent, in the Consumer sector, public health or broader healthcare space. This individual will have the opportunity to play a key role in the collective effort to help end the COVID-19 pandemic, support their Ebola efforts and strengthen public confidence for future vaccination programs.

Key Responsibilities:

Insight Generation & Project Management:

  • Works closely with Vaccines cross-functional members to capture the key business questions and translate them into learning plans, identify optimal methodologies and select vendors to partner with in delivering these plans.
  • Manages the day-to-day research projects and is the key liaison between external partners and internal functions to deliver projects in a timely fashion, utilizing internal processes and compliance requirements.
  • Synthesizes research findings and delivers succinct insights and recommendations to Vaccine Teams stakeholders to address key business questions and drive strategic decisions.

Internal Strategic Partner Relationships:

  • Collaborates with internal partners and acts as the Vaccines insights integrator, collating and synthesizing insights from primary research, desk research and landscape intelligence.
  • Provides a holistic view of consumers & healthcare professionals and develops recommendations for potential programmatic actions.
  • Acts as the resident expert in research design and interpretation, as a business partner not just as a market research specialist.
  • Manages complex business issues and helps the team set strategic direction.
  • Connects internally within the broader GPH team as well as across other organizations and functions to tap into all relevant resources and team capabilities needed.

External Partner Relationships:

  • Assesses the supplier landscape and engages with external research vendors or academic institutions to identify new vendors that can enhance understanding of the Africa continent.
  • Brings optimum methods & novel approaches to enhance the quality of insights and maximizes the impact of the Consumer-Centered Strategy & Innovation team.

Requirements and Competencies:

  • Required education is a bachelor’s degree.
  • Master’s degree with focus on social sciences, statistics, marketing is preferred
  • Preferred Area of Study: Social Sciences and Public Health
  • Preferred Related Industry Experience: Healthcare / Public Health / Africa Region
  • Insights experience in Africa is strongly preferred.
  • Insights experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry, healthcare or public health is preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of work experience in consumer and/or healthcare professional insights, market research or related roles
  • Well-rounded technical market research and analytical expertise, conversant in a range of quantitative and qualitative research techniques.
  • Ability to utilize and customize quantitative and qualitative research methods that feed into the development of deep human insights to support strategic planning, value creation propositions, product positioning and communication, communication campaign tracking and segmentation.
  • Ability to think analytically to understand complex, ambiguous problems.
  • Outstanding communication skills with an ability to convey complex knowledge in a clear and concise fashion
  • Ability to influence cross-functional partners and senior leaders to impact decision-making, with confidence to share your opinion, backed by data and evidence, in all types of interactions
  • Proven track record of driving business impact as a direct result of insights and analytics support
  • Ability to work 100% remotely, however have the flexibility as being office based


Candidates that meet the criteria may submit their applications via this portal or via vacancy link on www.mnarecruitment.com

Should you receive no feedback within 7 days, please accept your application as unsuccessful.


Ad Visible Until: 30 July 2021
Ref: DBN002913/SS

Vacancy Type: Permanent