Bridgewater Township, New Jersey

Company Description

About Insmed:

Insmed is a growing global biopharmaceutical company powered by our purpose to deliver life-altering therapies to small patient populations experiencing big health problems. Our most valuable resource is our employees, and a patients-first mentality guides everything we do. Today, we are building a world-class team of talented individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo, solve problems, and work collaboratively and with a sense of urgency.

Come join us if you are ready to roll up your sleeves and be recognized for your efforts while working alongside team members who share your passion for serving patients and their families.

About the Role:

A unique opportunity for an inquisitive, curious, excellence-driven, and strategically oriented individual charged with developing actionable insights from market research. Come join a fast paced, innovative, biotech company focused on rare diseases. This position will be located at our Bridgewater, NJ headquarters location.

The Associate Director, Market Research will have the responsibility to design and execute strategic and tactical customer insight projects and shape commercial strategy through those insights. Reporting to the Director, Customer Insights, this role will be a key member of the Customer Insights team, and will partner and collaborate closely with Commercial Excellence, Marketing, and Market Access colleagues.

The overall objective of the role is to lead the design and execution of primary research that spans multiple products and indications as a contributor for the Customer Insights team. He/she will be responsible for delivering high quality business insights for Insmed's current and future product portfolio decision making. This individual will work closely with marketing teams to design strategic research plans to address business questions, inform strategy development and support portfolio planning. Responsibilities include vendor management, development, planning and management of primary market research studies, integration of secondary data insights and presentation of insights to cross-functional teams. She/He will serve as an internal consultant to marketing by providing meaningful and actionable strategic insights, thereby helping key internal stakeholders make informed strategic decisions. This individual will partner closely with key internal stakeholders (Marketing, Sales, Commercial Effectiveness, IT, Patient Services, Legal, Compliance) to accomplish the responsibilities of this role.

Vaccine Mandate: Subject to applicable law, Insmed requires that all U.S. employees and new hires are fully vaccinated (meaning that it has been 2 weeks post 2nd dose for Pfizer/Moderna or 2 weeks post 1st dose for Johnson & Johnson) against COVID-19.

Additional representative responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:
  • Collaborate with marketing to identify and anticipate business questions that will provide actionable insights to the commercial business
  • Conduct, design and execute on primary qualitative and quantitative market research projects, including defining the research objectives, framing critical business questions, defining the market research approach, study management, analyzing and interpreting the outcomes (e.g. narrative analysis, factor analysis, perceptual mapping) and communicating the results with clarity
  • Integrate primary market research insights with supporting secondary data findings to build a comprehensive and holistic understanding of the marketplace and key business issues creating value-added insights
  • Develop expertise in relevant therapeutic areas, related commercial products, and assets in development to ensure accurate data interpretation; become a trusted strategic partner to key internal stakeholders
  • Synthesize research findings into a highly visual form that tells a "story" by outlining key insights and critical conclusions that will inform marketing strategies and portfolio planning
  • Ensure cross-functional communication and alignment to maximize impact of insights on business strategy


About You

  • BS/BA degree in business, marketing, statistics, or related field is required; MBA, MS or other advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in market research for a pharmaceutical industry is required
  • Ability to identify and understand the business needs and develop a research project plan that will provide meaningful and actionable insights with clarity
  • Ability to manage multiple competing projects across brands and across multiple indications
  • Ability to dig deeper into the insights and identify the 'why' behind the data and trends, and synthesize this into a clear and concise output
  • Ability to effectively present meaningful business opportunities and challenges in strategic terms
  • Excellent collaborative, consultative and solution minded approach working across multiple functions to lead, influence and persuade, without direct authority, through compelling oral and written communication anchored in sound business logic and evidence
  • Strong project management experience with ability to maintain good time management while prioritizing and delivering against multiple deadlines
  • Strong and agile team player able to adapt and execute based on evolving business needs
  • Rare disease experience preferred

Travel Requirements
  • Up to 10% travel.
Additional Information

This role is to be filled outside Colorado.

Insmed Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Unsolicited resumes from agencies should not be forwarded to Insmed. Insmed will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes through this source. Insmed will only pay a fee to agencies if a formal agreement between Insmed and the agency has been established. The Human Resources department is responsible for all recruitment activities; please contact us directly to be considered for a formal agreement.

Please note that we review every submission, and we will keep all submissions on file for six months.

Bridgewater Township, New Jersey

Insmed is a global biopharmaceutical company on a mission to transform the lives of patients with serious and rare diseases. The Company is dedicated to developing and bringing to market therapies that make a real difference in patients’ lives, while striving to understand and enhance the entire patient experience, from diagnosis and treatment to everyday living. Headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, we are a rapidly growing company with offices in seven countries

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