• Meuse-Rhine Gazette

Commercial Insights Manager – Grünenthal Group, Aachen

Updated: Jan 23

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. We’re driven to seek effective, life-changing medicines and solutions for patients with severe diseases and high unmet medical needs. We’re focussing all of our activities and efforts on moving towards our vision of a world free of pain. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to people living with pain worldwide.


As a player in an innovative, fast-paced market, we offer an exciting working environment and wide-ranging individual development opportunities. Our shared values form the basis for the way we work: We embrace diversity, put patients at the centre of our decisions, live entrepreneurship, join forces, drive performance and act with integrity.


Join us at Grünenthal, unleash your full potential and help us change lives for the better.

What the job looks like

Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Facilitates strategic decision making by conducting primary & secondary research and performing quantitative and qualitative analysis to identify key business issues leveraging internal and external data assets; translating the data into insights and make recommendations to key decision makers

  • Links country-level market intelligence and strategy with global portfolio and brand management in the assigned therapeutic areas

  • Employs advanced analytics tools to enhance practical experience gathered in key markets by country-level commercial organizations

  • Responsible for the conception and execution of overarching international market research studies in cooperation with internal clients, affiliates and external service providers

  • Coordinates multi-project management within EDI team (e.g. scoping, development project management and delivery of internal projects)

  • Helps building capabilities in the context of commercial analytics such as e.g. forecasting, quantitative decision support in operative units

What you'll bring to the table

To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • Master or Bachelor Degree in business or science

  • Some years of relevant work experience (in strategic management consulting)

  • Excellent knowledge of advanced analysis and statistical methodologies and strong analytical and conceptional intellectual competencies, as well as empirical primary market research methodologies and tools

  • External data provider market knowledge (e.g. IQVIA) and open data for specialty therapeutics

  • Deep Knowledge of Pharmaceutical market

  • Ability to find out “useful and actionable insight” via selecting or prioritising from various information

  • Strategic thinking, logical thinking, and problem solving

  • Certification of project manager desirable

  • Communication skills (relationship building, presentation, facilitation, negotiation)

  • Fluency in Business English, additional language beneficial

For more information and to apply, click here.


Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 30 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are sold in more than 100 countries. In 2018, we employed around 4,900 people and achieved sales of € 1.3 billion.

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