Does data speak to you in narratives? Can you discover the essential insights that inform strategic choices? If you’re ready to make a difference in healthcare insights and strategy, AXON welcomes you to our team. We need a skilled Vice-President to guide our Insights and Strategy team to new heights of creativity and effectiveness. Work with us to design powerful strategies that connect with our healthcare clients!

AXON is seeking an experienced Insights and Strategy Lead who will be the linchpin in providing high-quality, evidence-based analysis to develop cutting-edge strategies for our clients. With your deep understanding of healthcare, scientific knowledge, and analytical expertise, you will synthesize insights, identify unmet needs, and drive strategic initiatives across AXON.

As the Insights and Strategy Lead you will:

  • be accountable for delivering a robust, evidence-based synthesis of findings from disparate sources to ensure high quality insights and turning those insights into a targeted strategy.
  • leverage your expertise to analyze market trends, gather competitive intelligence, and provide data-driven recommendations to guide our business decisions.
  • Build strong partnerships with other internal Leads to share best practices and learn from challenges to further embed the end-to-end insights process.

We are looking for a dedicated individual that combines natural curiosity with sound reasoning to strengthen AXONs resolve to transform healthcare.


  • Champion standard research approaches, frameworks, and analytics methods to uncover true patient/HCP insights to assist in the development of robust, credible, and meaningful strategies/initiatives.
  • Define, plan, and execute certain types of structured/unstructured data analysis as needed such as qualitative and/or quantitative research, findings from voice of customer sources using analytic tools/technology to dig deeper into opportunities or specific findings, and industry trend reports.
  • Drive the evolution of findings into insights by facilitating discussions to uncover globally relevant motivations, beliefs, and needs (including recommending additional analyses to supplement findings).


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field (science, sociology, marketing, business, statistics, anthropology, etc.). Advanced degree preferred.
  • 7-10 years’ experience in primary or secondary market research role or insights at a global agency, in insights consulting, or client side. Experience in healthcare, medical devices, or pharmaceuticals preferred.
  • Experience demonstrating excellence in quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and demonstrated ability to drive insights into actionable recommendations through compelling story telling.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously; has experience in and enjoys fast paced environments.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams towards common goals.


As well as the basic salary, great social events, and a culture of continual learning, our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Competitive annual vacation allowance
  • Private medical insurance (for you and your family)
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection
  • Travel insurance (for you and your family)
  • Discretionary Exceptional Performance Bonus Plan
  • An annual “wellness” benefit
  • Paid sabbaticals after 5 years’ service
  • Competitive location-based benefits


If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume in confidence. We thank you for your interest in AXON; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. If you require a special accommodation, please advise the Human Resources Manager or Hiring Manager during the hiring process.


AXON is a global healthcare communications agency that ignites change in healthcare. Through the power of life-changing communications, we contribute to medical advances that improve lives. At the core of every scientific innovation and advancement, there is a simple and compelling story to be told. We know how to tell that story, how to use the right tools to reach the right audiences at the right time, to provoke meaningful change.

We specialize in advising clients on medical affairs, clinical studies, real-world evidence, marketing, advocacy, and communications, all underpinned by insights and creative strategy. AXON has an international reach, with offices in Copenhagen, London, New York, and Toronto, and a worldwide affiliate network. Established in 2002, we have a deep heritage and expertise in healthcare strategy and communication, and we continue to learn and grow in the fast-changing healthcare sphere. AXON is proudly an AVENIR GLOBAL company.

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