Market Research Manager - Life Sciences (REMOTE)

Req ID #:  204672

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 US

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   

Job Summary

Market Research Manager will be responsible for:
•    Perform analyses in the areas of scientific application, scientific validity, market opportunities, trends, potential customers, market size, competitors, penetration and product preferences and make initial recommendations regarding the advisability of adding new product lines, new acquisitions, new facilities or new services or modifications to current product/service offerings.
•    Exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
•    Communicate with internal/external clients to understand and document the business objectives of studies.
•    Update and maintain the integrity of internal intelligence databases. Gather data on competitors and analyze prices, sales and methods of marketing and distribution.
•    Collect and analyze data on customer preferences, satisfaction, and buying habits to evaluate preferences, and to evaluate existing and potential product/service markets, drug pipeline trends and emerging trends.
•    Examine and analyze statistical data to suggest future market trends. Identify those that may impact the business in the short-, mid- or long-term. Fully translate the results of analysis to financial metrics and improved outcomes.
•    Prepare reports and graphic illustrations of findings to present to relevant internal audiences.
•    Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

•    Education:   Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent advanced degree in business, mathematics, science or statistics or related discipline.  MBA preferred.
•    Experience:  Minimum of 5-7 years related experience in market research analysis in a non-consumer (preferably life sciences or biopharma ) industry.
•    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
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