Merck & Co., Inc
This is for Potential Future Hires for Summer 2019.
This is an application for you to express interest in a job that will be posted in August 2018
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
Merck’s Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a “patient first, profits later” ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide.
The Commercial Operations Intern role will support the current US
Market’s business needs while gaining experience and understanding for how
Merck’s Operations function manages people, equipment, technology and
information to enable the commercial organization’s achievement of desired
business results. As a member of the US
Operations team, this role will work closely with Operations, Sales and
Marketing leadership on key strategic issues and business challenges. This role will work cross-functionally within
US Operations and across the broader commercial organization (to include
Marketing, Sales, Compliance, Legal, Finance, IT, etc.)
Types of work may include:
Evaluate effectiveness of current Sales Force
Application (SFA) tools and develop recommendations to enhance / transform c
apabilities in alignment with evolving customer engagement strategies
Lead initiative to optimize internal
communications (content, channels, processes, etc.), including virtual engagement capabilities
Gather / analyze primary and secondary research
to evaluate current field sales Incentive compensation plan designs and processes;
Translate insights into action plans to streamline and optimize Merck’s approach across all US field sales organizations
Analyze and synthesize Key Performance
Indicators (KPIs) and other leading indicators to identify opportunities to
optimize marketing investments across brands and channels
Miscellaneous direct support and / or project
management for other US Operations transformation initiatives
Education Minimum Requirement:
BA or BS Degree Required.
Current enrollment in an MBA program.
Candidate must have completed one year of MBA coursework by Summer 2019 and be registered for the Fall 2019 Semester
Required Experience and Skills:
Strong understanding of, and experience with, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong interpersonal, written, verbal and negotiation/influence skills
Strong collaboration, project management and organizational skills; ability to act with minimal supervision, prioritize activities and manage multiple tasks within deadlines
Must be able to begin intern assignment June 2019 and commit for 9-12 weeks
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Business / Data analysis experience
Experience with various Business Intelligence (BI) platforms
Experience in sales and / or marketing
Experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech or related industries
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.
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Website : http://www.merck.com
Merck has a long and rich history of working to improve people's health and well-being. Through the years, our researchers have helped to find new ways to treat and prevent illness - from the discovery of vitamin B1, to the first measles vaccine, to cold remedies and antacids, to the first statins to treat high cholesterol. Our scientists also have helped develop many products to improve animal health, including vaccines and antibiotics. While we are proud of our past, we are enthusiastic about the future of this new company and we are excited to help create a healthier, brighter future for people around the world.