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Manager Strategy and Analytics - pharmaceutical ad agency

Purohit Navigation Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Our one-of-a-kind healthcare strategy and marketing firm has an excellent opportunity for a Manager, Strategy and Analytics - a strategic practitioner with a solid understanding of their client’s business - who can use critical thinking to distill research and data analytics into meaningful insights and strategic recommendations.

The Position

The successful candidate will:

· Utilize analytical skills to rapidly synthesize large quantities of information, bring forward critical observations, and ensure that strategic conclusions are grounded in data

· Structure and conduct primary and secondary research projects in support of client objectives and strategy

· Source data creatively to fulfill project/analytical objectives and generate client-ready deliverables

· Translate findings into insights that form a complete and compelling story

· Work side-by-side with account and creative teams to identify client needs and provide data-driven recommendations that address client strategic objectives

· Participate in client meetings as needed, including presentation of developed strategic deliverables

· Maintain flexibility and adapt quickly in response to changing project specifications

· Serve as a subject matter expert, helping translate scientific/clinical implications to non-technical audiences both to internal copy/creative team and to external clients

· Assist in development of persuasive, profitable proposals and estimates with clearly articulated, compelling background information, research objectives, and methodology recommendations and rationale

· Effectively manage project workload through efficient project planning and/or delegation to direct reports

· Maintain high level of proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel, including serving as internal consultant for agency staff as needed

The Person

We are looking for a candidate who is smart, creative, and able to see the “big picture” to elicit impactful key insights, while maintaining Purohit Navigation’s reputation for attention to detail and quality. The successful candidate will have:

· An advanced degree

· 2+ years of experience in strategic planning and communications; advertising agency experience a huge plus

· Extensive experience within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry

· Experience conducting, analyzing, and reporting on qualitative, quantitative, and secondary research in support of strategy development

· Excellent oral and written presentation skills

· Highly proficient in PowerPoint and Excel

· The ability to prioritize and focus time effectively to meet multiple client-driven objectives

· Storytelling and persuasive presentation skills

· The ability to manage up, down, and across

· Comfortable working both independently and as part of highly collaborative, multidisciplinary teams as needed

· Experience communicating complex scientific and clinical concepts to non-technical audiences

As Navigators, we’re committed to a high level of quality and innovation. We share these core values:

· Passion for work at all levels

· High-quality work that is strategically grounded

· Superior level of client service

· Culture of trust, empowerment, and commitment

· Collaborative and team-oriented spirit (no ego)

If you meet the qualifications for the Manager, Strategy & Analytics role and share our firm’s values, we encourage you to submit your application. Please email your resume and cover letter to or fax to 312.341.1768. Refer to MSA in the subject line.

Purohit Navigation offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical insurance, a 401(k) plan, company-paid employee dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance coverage.

Purohit Navigation

Purohit Navigation ( is a unique full-service healthcare strategy and marketing firm. For nearly 35 years, the firm has combined groundbreaking insights with strong creative expertise to achieve behavioral change. Current and former clients include companies in the pharmaceutical (including genetic and rare diseases), diagnostic (molecular and plated media), medical device, hospital product, and disease awareness areas, giving Purohit Navigation extensive experience with more than 200 brands in 60 therapeutic areas.


233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
Chicago, IL