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Senior Director, Market Research and Business Analytics

Company: CRISPR Therapeutics AG
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

CRISPR Therapeutics is a leading gene editing company focused on developing transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases using its proprietary CRISPR/Cas9 platform. CRISPR/Cas9 is a revolutionary gene editing technology that allows for precise, directed changes to genomic DNA. CRISPR Therapeutics has established a portfolio of therapeutic programs across a broad range of disease areas including hemoglobinopathies, oncology, regenerative medicine, and rare diseases. To accelerate and expand its efforts, CRISPR Therapeutics has established strategic collaborations with leading companies including Bayer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and ViaCyte, Inc. CRISPR Therapeutics AG is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, with its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, CRISPR Therapeutics, Inc., and R&D operations based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and business offices in San Francisco, California and London, United Kingdom.

Job Summary

The Senior Director Market Research and Business Analytics is a newly created role that will report directly into the Chief Commercial Officer and will be responsible for building and leading the market research, data analytics, promotion analytics and forecasting functions for U.S. and ex-U.S. markets. This individual will lead CRISPR's acquisition and analysis of customer, competitor and market data to generate insights and support business decisions. This individual will be a member of the commercial leadership team and partner closely with other commercial functions to drive business performance.


  • Lead the development of the US and Global Market Research and Business Analytics strategy for CRISPR's portfolio of breakthrough Gene-Based Medicines
  • Build an entrepreneurial and innovative market research and data analytics team with diverse top talent
  • Plan and oversee the execution of market research, the acquisition of secondary data and the collection of competitive intelligence to generate key insights and support commercial decision-making
  • Lead forecasting for in market and pipeline assets
  • Partner with IT services to establish required systems and platforms for data management
  • Partner with IT services to develop omni-channel data analytic systems and platforms
  • Support deployment of appropriate CRM tools thus enabling field and customer facing roles to effectively receive, report and communicate with customers

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in Oncology/Hematology market research and data analytics, including 2 years managing direct reports
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in bio-pharma analysis, market research, sales or marketing
  • Strong people and functional leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and innovative mindset
  • Demonstrated cross-functional collaborative approach
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent project management skills with demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to think strategically about key priorities and about implementation at a detailed level
  • Strong presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA/Master's degree in Business, Finance, or related discipline
  • Experience in a start-up, biotech environment, particularly building and leading a Market Research and Analytics function
  • US Commercial experience with cell or gene therapies

CRISPR Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law.

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