Senior Analyst (Product Management support)

Posted 25 May 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 247394



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Position: Senior Analyst




The position supports the Biology franchise Product Management & Insights activities for Science & Lab Solutions (SLS) organization of Merck.




The position will help SLS Biology Product Management Office to execute various tasks pertaining to Product Insights, Competitor Cross-reference, Research trend Analysis, market analysis, Analytics and the more..





The responsibilities will include, but not limited to-


  • Research and gather product-specific data and information from various scientific databases, peer-reviewed journals, and public repositories to curate content for LSC PDPs and content pages on
  • Liaising with product managers, work on several PDP related activities like bridging PDP gaps etc.
  • Utilizes scientific market experience, peer-reviewed literature, competitor analysis, and vendor input to generate new product ideas.
  • Gather all required data and submit approved product ideas to start the new product launch
  • Be open to receive additional ad-hoc projects with consistent quality
  • Maintain sustained communications with all stakeholders
  • Support product scout, cross-reference, competitive landscaping, and product ideation activities.
  • Generate reports and dashboards based on web analytics/content audit tool and data to identify trends and elicit product performance insights.
  • Contribute to company/department operations and process improvement efforts.






Master’s degree in life science – Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Biopharma/Cell Biology/ Molecular biology or any other Biology domain



  • 1-2 years’ experience in scientific content writing, product insights, product marketing, competitive intelligence, business development, technical support or some combination thereof is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze scientific and market data to gather actionable insights.


Technical Skills / Competencies:                                                     

  • Thorough understanding of theoretical and practical concepts in Biology field with an awareness of current research trends and application areas in life science.
  • Ability to conduct extensive scientific literature reviews to gather product information and to comprehend research ideas and themes.
  • Understand the trending research areas from sources like Google Scholar, high-tier journals and NCBI with minimum guidance
  • Usage/Awareness of SciFinder, ChemDraw tools and PubMed is a plus
  • Use of Google Scholar search leading to original research publications, and fishing out the tools of interest & related ones
  • Quest to read Scientific papers, understand, assimilate, and record the findings in Shared drives (Team)
  • Excellent oral and written communication with members of the team; and with external and internal stakeholders
  • Strong writing skills with a proven track record of producing high-quality scientific content.
  • Good Proficiency in MS Office tools – MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.
  • Basic understanding of digital marketing fundamentals, web analytics and search engine optimization (SEO) is desirable.


Behavioral Competencies:


  • Proficient in interpersonal skills
  • Basic proficiency in problem solving, planning and execution
  • Business acumen and customer orientation
  • Should possess multi-tasking abilities
  • Proficient in high impact communication
  • Imbibe the spirit of Merck culture




This position is office based and operates from Shared Business Services office of Merck, KGAa at our Bengaluru location


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