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Jitender Verma

Expert in sharing commercial and R&D insights

Works remotely from Frankfurt

  • 50.041821
  • 8.584764
  • Suggested rate €900 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Part-time, 4 days per week

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Location and workplace preferences

Frankfurt, HE, Germany
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


Business sector
  • Biotech
  • Pharmaceuticals industry
Company size
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people


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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • German


  • Hindi

    Native or bilingual

  • French



Skills (7)

Jitender in a few words

• +12 years of experience in leading projects and providing tailored insights to global
R&D and commercial teams.
• ≈3 years of experience in Merck in Insights & Analytics team.
• Dual competency in education: Executive MBA; MSc. in Project Management and
Bachelor’s in Pharmacy.
• Trained in various project management methodologies: PMI, Prince 2, Project
Financing, Organizing projects etc.
• Certified in Principles of Pharmaceutical market research (University of Georgia,
US, 2018), certification in Clinical Design and Interpretation.
• Certification in Tableau (Ongoing, 2022).
• Working experience with cross functional team in global matrix organization with
teams such as: Commercial brand teams, R&D, regulatory, Finance, clinical
operations, marketing and senior management.


Merck Group - Merck España

Pharmaceuticals industry

Project operation and Data Lead

Darmstadt, HE, Germany

November 2021 - Today (10 months)

- Lead cross functional team to automate complex reports for Governance team.
- Lead reporting of quality and accuracy indicator to identify the quality issues in drug development project planning tool.
- Responsible for executing change request in planisware – generate new reports, automate existing reports etc.

Merck Group - Merck España

Consultant (Finance and project planning)  - As a freelancer

Darmstadt, Germany

June 2019 - July 2021 (2 years and 1 month)

- Prepare the performance slides for the Sr. R&D management.
- Lead projects in a matrix team (planning and analysis projects) and provide insights to Sr. management.
- Participate in various ongoing project management and financial projects in R&D operations team.

CSL Behring

Senior Business Analyst


February 2012 - April 2019 (7 years and 2 months)

Competitive Intelligence: Responsible for Competitive Intelligence in a $ 7 B company with expertise in Hematology, Immunology, Specialty. Provided competitor insights to support launch of 4 molecules AFSTYLA®,HAEGARDA®, Hizentra® and IDELVION®.
•Partnered with therapeutic area teams to understand business needs; developed KITs & top priorities and detailed surveillance plan.
•Prepared comprehensive quarterly competitive intelligence report meant for senior executives to make informed project review decisions.
•Collected and synthesized report on competitor's pipeline, finances, M&A, strategy etc from primary research at congresses and secondary research from investor events, analyst reports & databases.
•Provided threat assessment to teams on potential impact of disruptive therapy (Hemlibra on CSLs inhibitor/ non inhibitor business) by using primary and secondary research. Thus helping team in making the go/no-go decision for its pipeline products.
•Expert in providing competitive Landscape for new disease. Helped team in selecting the 5 new indications for business case out of total 20 indications by providing a comprehensive competitive landscape.
•Performed quantitative analysis of competitor products to better understand the sales & usage trends using IMS sales data.
•Managed external vendors productively to complete primary and secondary market research on time and within budget. Commercial Analytics: Experienced in leading and managing market and commercial analytics.
•Business case/ Opportunity assessment: Adept at providing inputs to the commercial assessment of new opportunities: situational analysis, pipeline analysis, epidemiology, treatment flow, diagnosis rate, unmet need & building epidemiology based forecasting model for new molecules. Market Research: Experience in conducting Market Research projects and giving insights to product strategy team. Experience in sharing insights from qualitative and quantitative opportunity research.


Strategy Analyst

Paris, France

January 2011 - July 2011 (6 months)

_Identify, analyze & recommend new business opportunities to expand Product portfolio
-Conduct market research on Septicaemia with help of market research team and external consultants agency
-Lead the external consultant teams on Hepatitis, Anti-septic and Cardiovascular disease evaluation
-Prepared presentation and recommendation for top management to impact their decision
-Develop analytical model to assess the market size, segmentation , growth rate using IMS database
-Support Senior Director in Launch and promotion activities of cardiovascular drug- Otamixaban.
-Collaborate and influence other cross functional teams on strategic projects e.g. portfolio expansion
-Identify and prioritize product development opportunities by collaborating with internal management team
-Create, manage, validates, and refines forecasts for new cardiovascular and TB drugs

GE Healthcare - GE Healthcare

Strategy Analyst

July 2010 - October 2010 (3 months)

-Analysed the Market, competition and Product mix for medical diagnostics Portfolio
-Participated in preparation and execution of Strategic Market Growth Plan and marketing plan
-Performed market research for procedures and trends in clinical studies
-Coordinated with the Finance team to make annual financial cash flow and sensitivity analysis
-Created product brochures and templates for the sales team
-Coordinated in event management of Odyssey,2010 (Marathon)

Estee Lauder, EMEA

Assistant Marketing Manager

November 2009 - May 2010 (6 months)

-Market research - Competing Analyses and of positioning price - Follow-up of launchings.
-Quantitative Analysis (CA and flows of the market) and qualitative (sales outlet, pub, Internet) on the 3 axes: skin treatment, make-up and perfumes - Analyses Media, Promotions and Trade
-Consolidation of statistical data for decision making strategic - Multi-source competing Day before (Internet, press, etc…). Projects Handled: Launch of Super Luxury product Re-Nutriv in EMEA.
-Rationilization of product portfolio in EMEA
-Launch of Parfume and skincare products in EMEA
-Product positioning and pricing of Product

Saurav Chemicals Ltd.

Marketing manager

November 2006 - August 2008 (1 year and 9 months)

-Formulated and implemented marketing strategy for Europe and Latin America for API sales
-Market Research: Collected and analysed market information for Latin America and assisted in launching of Active pharmaceutical ingredient Clopidogrel Bisulphate in Mexico and Brazil market
-Coordinated in planning, scheduling and data management between various departments for instance R&D, Production and Finance department
-Promoted products in international market and assisted in launching of products in new country
-Collected secondary data about the market and competition e.g. market potential, customers, competitors, products, and strategy to penetrate market.
-Supervised summer internee in market research and trading of drugs

Enmax Pharmaceuticals

Sales associate

July 2006 - October 2006 (3 months)

-Promoted regional sales and distribution of the formulation in north India
-Planned and implemented strategies to increase the sales of vitamins
-Coordinated between the team manager and the ground sales person
-IT skills:Experienced MS Office- Power point, word, excel, project and Outlook, Internet explorer