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Sr. Manager, Business Intelligence - Medical Excellence & Operations

Company: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Manager Business Intelligence - Medical Excellence and Operations

Alnylam is the world's leading RNA interference (RNAi) company. Founded in 2002, Alnylam was built upon a bold vision of turning scientific possibility into reality by harnessing the power of RNAi for human health as an innovative new class of medicines. We are a growing biopharmaceutical company with three approved medicines and a robust pipeline of investigational medicines focused in four strategic therapeutic areas: genetic medicines, cardio-metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, and central nervous system (CNS) and ocular diseases, including several in late-stage development.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Alnylam employs over 1,500 people in 19 countries and is rapidly growing globally, with additional offices in Norton, Mass., Maidenhead, U.K., Zug, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Tokyo, Japan. Alnylam is proud to have been recognized as one of The Boston Globe's Top Places to Work six years in a row (2015-2020), a Great Place to Work in the U.K. and Switzerland two years in a row (2019-2020) and a Science Magazine's Top Employer two years in a row (2019-2020). Please visit for more information.


Reporting to the Executive Director, Medical Excellence and Operations, the Business Intelligence Analyst will be responsible for business analytics and reporting for Global Medical Affairs.

The main objective of this position will be to mine complex data sets, analyze and quality check the data to identify trends and report the findings in a clear and succinct manner to various stakeholders throughout the organization, including Senior Management.

This role will require a combination of technical and analytical skills in order to build and maintain a comprehensive medical dashboard and produce reports that highlight the impact and value of medical affairs as well as to drive the collection and interpretation of medical insights and translate them into meaningful and actionable intelligence.

The role will also advice on and help drive the multichannel engagement capabilities of customer facing teams worldwide to create a Global Centre of Digital Excellence for Medical Affairs.

Given the importance of medical affairs data analytics and reporting as part of building and enhancing medical excellence and field effectiveness this role represents an incredible opportunity to help shape the future and the value of medical affairs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting the creation and maintenance of a comprehensive medical dashboard based on a Data Warehouse (Data Lake)
  • Mining and analysing complex data sets, including quality checks
  • Identifying trends and reporting the findings throughout the organization, including Senior Management
  • Working cross-functionally to develop detailed reporting, dashboards, databases, knowledge platforms and KPIs at detail and summary levels
  • Implementing new data and text analytics methodologies, including the use of artificial intelligence
  • Performing data profiling to determine anomalies of existing data sets
  • Creating new data procurement initiatives and develop programs to support these initiatives
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures for the collection and analysis of data
  • Working with different teams across Medical Affairs to develop digital engagement capabilities and track key performance indicators which will lead to operational improvement opportunities
  • Performing competitor benchmarking exercises related to field force effectiveness, profiling, KOL engagements, etc.
  • Oversee the collection of medical insights from various EAs and regions, interpret and curate those insights and translate them into actionable intelligence


  • Bachelor's degree in a field such as Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, or a related field preferred
  • At least 4 years of experience in Business Intelligence or Analytics preferably with significant amount of that time spent in pharma/biotech industry. RARE Disease experience is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work independently and drive projects forward in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders are critical
  • Extensive experience in developing and managing "best in class" reports, dashboards and knowledge platforms
  • Proficiency in database utilization (SQL). Ability to mine large amounts of data and have an expert level of data literacy
  • Extensive experience in working with CRM tools
  • Significant experience with BI tools, such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Strong internal customer focus and interpersonal skills preferred

Clear alignment with Alnylam Core Values

  • Commitment to People
  • Innovation and Discovery
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Open Culture
  • Passion for Excellence

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals is an EEO employer committed to an exciting, diverse, and enriching work environment.

Keywords: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cambridge , Sr. Manager, Business Intelligence - Medical Excellence & Operations, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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