Director – Commercial Analytics and Forecasting
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Axsome Therapeutics Inc

201-500 employees

Develops novel therapies for central nervous system conditions.
Company Overview
Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. stands out as a leader in the biopharmaceutical industry due to its dedicated focus on developing novel therapies for central nervous system conditions, an area with limited treatment options. The company's commitment to creating products that significantly improve patient lives demonstrates a strong, patient-centered culture. Its unique approach to treating CNS conditions through the development of therapeutic options with novel mechanisms of action showcases its technical innovation and competitive edge in the industry.

Company Stage


Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Power BI
Business & Strategy
Sales & Account Management
Data & Analytics
  • Bachelors Degree required. Advanced degree in related field preferred (MBA, or MS)
  • Minimum 7 years pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience in Commercial Analytics/Forecasting or Sales Analytics roles
  • Previous product launch experience
  • Ability to work on site Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
  • CNS research experience preferred
  • Ability to run statistical analyses, contribute to new analysis methodologies, and engage with Analytics/statistical modeling experts
  • Experience with pharmaceutical data sources (e.g., IMS, SHA, Syndicated data sources)
  • Experience working with CRM data systems like Salesforce, Veeva, etc
  • Experience with data visualization and business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Database querying skills (SQL, SAS etc.)
  • Demonstrated exceptional strategic / critical thinking abilities and business acumen
  • Demonstrated analytical skills-understands the advantages and limits of different analytical/quantitative approaches
  • Familiarity with launch and pre-launch planning, tracking and measurement
  • Demonstrated ability to dig deep and the uncover the “why” beneath observations
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with ability to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and workstreams simultaneously
  • Generate analytics-based insights by leveraging various pharmaceutical data sources (longitudinal patient data, HCP prescribing data, payor data, national and subnational data on key metrics like patients, prescriptions, sales etc.)
  • Collaborate closely with other commercial analytics and insights team members to ensure insights from secondary data analytics are appropriately integrated with insights from other sources
  • Update and maintain brand forecast models to reflect the latest competitive intelligence landscape, customer research and insights from claims data
  • Create short term and long term forecasts and effectively communicate them to various stakeholders at Axsome (Commercial, Finance, Supply Chain etc..)
  • Translate commercial analytics results to help deepen our understanding of market opportunities and customer behaviors
  • Turn unstructured business issues/requests into appropriate analytical action plans and projects that result in high quality, meaningful and actionable deliverables
  • Provide accurate and in-depth analyses to commercial leadership teams and serves as an integral part of the commercial team
  • Support initiatives by leveraging expertise in drawing insights from large data sets
  • Manage multiple complex pieces of data analysis and translating that analysis into actionable commercial insights
  • Identify, evaluate, and manage relationships with best-in-class analytics vendors