Exact Sciences Corporation

Senior Analyst, Business Analytics

Job Locations US-WI-Madison | US-Remote
Req No.
Business Analytics
Regular Full-Time

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Senior Analyst, Business Analytics is responsible for analyzing the performance of the brand and the execution of the commercial channels that propel the brand, by developing key strategic initiatives, and aligning on KPIs.  The tasks include strategizing, processing, and organizing data, synthesizing data, and performing descriptive and predictive analyses, and creating reporting dashboards. This role will provide key insights to business partners within commercial organizations to inform business decisions. The team deploys a variety of exciting analytical software and techniques that the analyst will be able to simultaneously use and learn.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use descriptive and advanced analytics methods to generate actionable insights from large quantities of third party and/or enterprise data.
  • Create and communicate the story through the data, using appropriate visualizations.
  • Lead cross functional partnerships to understand business requirements, transform the requirements into analytical frameworks, and articulate the results in an actionable, cogent fashion to drive decisions.
  • Collaborate with Commercial team members to identify performance KPIs and create automated reports to track those KPIs.
  • Consistently build effective relationships with team members and clients; ability to influence directly and indirectly.
  • Lead improvement efforts for reporting and tracking mechanisms (tools and processes) to support effective, accurate data analysis.
  • Contribute to and support data management efforts that enable data to be used for business reporting and analytics. 
  • Process and synthesize complex data and ensure data integrity and accuracy.
  • Proactively anticipates needs of the customer and delivers quality results independently.
  • Actively coaches and mentors junior team members.
  • Independent and objective thinking to properly evaluate, communicate, educate, influence, and gain cooperation in reaching consensus, decisions, and action.
  • Results orientated and strong initiative; convey a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure.
  • Ability to positively contribute and adapt to change and operate in a dynamic organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientation.
  • Strong analytical skills, business intuition, and ability to build consensus across functions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to operate in a matrixed cross-cultural and cross-functional environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to present to, and communicate with, Senior Leadership.
  • Adaptable, open to change and able to work in ambiguous situations and respond to new information or unexpected circumstances.
  • Creative and proactive problem-solving abilities.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.
  • Ability and means to travel between Madison locations.
  • Ability to travel 5% of working time away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 3+ years of relevant business experience, or advanced degree, or professional certifications.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; especially Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply qualitative or quantitative business analysis while leveraging primary or secondary data.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and leverage multiple data sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Biotech or Pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Experience working with or within a Commercial Organization.
  • Working experience with the following platforms:
    • Visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI etc.).
    • Data preparation / processing tool (e.g. any of SQL, Alteryx, Tableau Prep etc.).
    • Statistical tool (e.g. any of R, SAS, Python etc.).
  • Relational data models.
  • Experience developing and reviewing surveys.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.


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