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Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative new medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, MA, Vertex today has research and development sites and commercial offices around the world in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.

The Global Insights, Analytics and Commercial Operation (GIACO) team’s mission is to build best-in-class commercial capabilities to drive sustainable growth in the International region for Vertex. 


The Commercial Excellence placement will support and execute projects focused on our Customer Relationship Management system, Field Metrics, and drive engagement of KAMNET our collaboration portal for our Key Account Managers. This also plays an active role in supporting our Commercial Excellence Council. During the one-year placement, the Commercial Excellence Intern will work closely with the Commercial Excellence Manager/Associate Director and a cross-functional team on project delivery.

Required qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a business or mathematics-related university qualification (e.g. Data Science, Marketing, Business Management, Economics)
  • Interest in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Must be independently motivated and a strong team player
  • Evidence of project management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, demonstrated analytical abilities
  • Excellent MS Office skills including Excel and PowerPoint expertise
  • Confidence in using/managing large databased and spreadsheets
  • Ability in presentation design and delivery

Role Duration

September 2024 to August 2025

Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at ApplicationAssistance@vrtx.com.