Position Description

Analytics Strategist
Location Headquarters (Carmel, IN)
Employment Duration Full-Time
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Analytics Strategist


Title: Analytics Strategist      

Business Unit: Central Services                                       

Department: Research and Analytics

Reports to: Vice President

Classification: Exempt


Summary of the Job

Avant Healthcare is a leader in peer-to-peer marketing for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, creating comprehensive communication strategies and plans that deliver superior medical and health education to healthcare professionals across multiple channels.

Reporting to the Vice President of Research and Analytics, the Analytics Strategist will partner with Client Services to understand the client’s strategy and then work with Senior Analytics team members to provide insightful analytic solutions. He or she will have excellent problem solving, analytical, and quantitative analysis skills.

Additionally, he or she will consult with key decision makers and senior leadership regarding upfront analytical strategy development, analysis review, and insight creation. The Analytics Strategist will need a deep understanding of Avant Healthcare’s core business, products, and key industries, in order to tailor analytic solutions that provide accurate, data-driven insights.


Essential Functions

  • Develop and apply analytic solutions that help our clients understand dynamic issues

  • Apply mastery of analytics tools like SPSS, Visual Basic, SAS, or Excel to optimize spend on peer-to-peer programming

  • Support leadership in development and measurement of program assessments

  • Synthesize and communicate analytics results and key insights to internal and
    client teams

  • Develop recommendations to Client Services team based on key analytic insights

  • Improve data visualization on critical internal and client reports and dashboards

  • Explore and test new tools and platforms for data collection, measurement, and analytics

  • Collaborate with critical team members to effectively deliver analytic solutions within the broader context of the cross-functional team

  • Mentor junior team members to bring innovative solutions to broader client
    services team

  • Take immediate responsibility for analytic project deliverables


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required with strong record of academic success in quantitative and analytic coursework such as operations research, mathematics, management science, data science, statistics, econometrics, or engineering
  • Demonstrated proficiency in analytic tools in addition to Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access
  • Ability to work in and synthesize primary and secondary pharmaceutical data sets



  • Business Ethics and Integrity: A commitment to conducting business according to the highest ethical standards as demonstrated by a superior knowledge of industry legal compliance guidelines, organizational ethics, and demonstration of personal ethics and integrity
  • Communication: Ability to communicate effectively as demonstrated by strong verbal skills, writing skills, presentation skills, and a strong ability to influence and impact others through data
  • Continuous Quality Improvement: Applies the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to achieve continuous quality improvement as exhibited by excellent accuracy, problem solving and quality management
  • Professionalism: Behaviors and qualities of a professional and a lifelong commitment to professional development as demonstrated by a superior ability to manage time, work in a collaborative way, adapt to change, act in a professional manner, manage stress, and demonstrate a service orientation
  • Project Management: Strong project management skills, including the ability to apply applicable methodologies to manage all project stages to deliver high-quality output to partners
  • Technical Expertise: Advanced technical expertise and high level of skill in analytic, data manipulation/visualization, and presentation tools
  • Industry Expertise: A wide range of healthcare-related industry expertise, including an intermediate understanding of pharmaceutical data sources