Data Analyst, Business Intelligence - Entry level

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Updated: October 18, 2019
Location: Somerset, NJ, United States
Job ID: 5733

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You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.
You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 23,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.



Position Description:


This client facing role will be responsible for any analytical and reporting needs for assigned client(s).  They contribute to new endeavors which enhance the usability of information by customers; this includes designing tools and reports for the field and sales management teams to enhance productivity and provide information to measure the impact of sales force details, and other promotional activity. Acts as point person for the quality in delivery of all such information. Strategic special projects are also part of the job function.  This position is responsible for program management around business information acquisition, analytics and reporting.  This role can also provide training to internal and field based teams.

 In this role you will work with advanced Excel (VBA is a plus).  You must be able to code an SQL query and exposure or experinece with SAS is a plus.  Experience with IMS or Symphony dta is also a plus.

Key Job Responsibilities:

(Duties may include, but not limited to all or some of the following)


    Key Job Responsibilities:

    (Duties may include, but not limited to all or some of the following)


    • Gathering specifications for, developing, and maintaining recurring and ad hoc reports, analyses, KPIs, scorecards etc. at the request of clients and sales management
    • Provide direction and perform quality control functions on all deliverables including standard and ad hoc reports.
    • Lead design of new reporting initiatives.
    • Periodically collect and disseminate sales force information and data from sales and client services managers as needed.
    • Work independently to process information and data to create reports on activities, trends, and projections regarding performance, efficiencies, and possible improvements.
    • Act as Business Intelligence Reporting Liaison in client presentations. 
    • Meet with Sales Management and Clients to establish, monitor and review performance.
    • Other projects as deemed necessary by Management.


Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

We will consider entry level candidates with a relevant degree.  

Job Qualifications: 


Required: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience, preferably in computer science, statistics or data analysis or related  




  • Minimum of  1-3 years related  technical experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Veeva,, BI Tools.
  • Experience with pharmaceutical reporting and analysis.
  • Experience across multiple reporting tools, data sets and proficiency with data manipulation tools like SQL, MS Excel, etc. including formulas, expressions and charting.
  • Strong analytical, mathematical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management in a variety of functional areas including sales, marketing, and sales systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact across all organizational layers.
  • Strong attention to detail. Able to multitask, work under deadlines, manage customer expectations and execute timely deliverables.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong client relationship management skills.
  • Knowledge of sales and marketing function with ability to anticipate needs, make recommendations and respond to ad hoc requests quickly and appropriately.
  • Experience with Visual Studion and SSRS is needed 



  • Strong statistical knowledge, training and presentation skills.
  • Prior experience in pharmaceutical and/or medical device sales, sales operations, sales support or information management.
  • Experience with IQVIA, Symphony Health, or other pharmaceutical data (DDD, OneKey etc.)
  • Experience with SAS



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Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled)

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