1+ months

Senior Manager, Forecasting

Parsippany, NJ 07054
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Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
Job Description

Lead the development of robust and data-driven forecasts for multiple therapeutic areas in support of the US Specialty organization. Accountable for driving an objective view of demand and sales outlook for the business through robust analytics, data informed event sizing and epidemiological based forecasting where applicable, while incorporating inputs from market research, healthcare systems, Competitive Intelligence (CI) and other stakeholder insights.

This position requires strong communication and influencing skills with direct accountability for developing and implementing new forecasting platforms and ensuring accurate and timely forecasting deliverables and clear documentation of assumptions. Role requires strong consultancy orientation with ability to effectively and efficiently communicate to key brand stakeholders in the organization.

 

  • Manage all forecasting work streams for the franchise with a focus on model development and outputs
  • Inform the analytical approach to inform forecasts for each brand in the portfolio
  • Ensure key levers and market events are rigorously assessed and included in the forecast
  • Standardize, automate and embed sensitivity analyses into forecasting process
  • Lead the forecast reviews with the Brand and Franchise; create/author robust presentations of forecast inputs/outputs that effectively drive decisions and outline the risks and opportunities associated with the recommended forecasts and documentation of forecast assumptions
  • Partner with marketing and market insights to identify market research and CI activities to be explored as an input to informing forecasts
  • Cultivate meaningful internal partnerships, adding value and insights for the organization; being insight driven to uncover important unmet needs
  • Maintain long range strategic forecasts; includes tracking internal and external pipeline activities (new product introductions, label expansions, life-cycle management initiatives, etc.), timing and impact of events
  • Deliver SKU level product forecasts monthly, product level financial forecasts quarterly and long-range strategic forecasts during the organizations annual planning process

 

Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in one of the following fields: Business Administration, Math, Statistics, Engineering or Finance.
  • 5+ years in Pharma/Biotech required.
  • 2+ years of work experience in Forecasting, Commercial Analytics, Business Analysis or Marketing Science
  • Strong communication and influencing skills with direct accountability for developing and implementing new forecasting platforms, ensuring accurate and timely forecasting deliverables and clear documentation of assumptions.
  • Role requires strong consultancy orientation with ability to effectively and efficiently communicate to key brand stakeholders in the organization
  • Demonstrated experience in building sophisticated models to support short-term and long-term strategic forecast requirements
  • Understanding of forecasting and S&OP processes
  • Strong understanding of the Forecasting relationship across a broad set of stakeholder (i.e., -Market Research, Business Analytics, Marketing, Sales, Healthcare Systems, Finance, etc.) to effectively develop and deliver forecasts
  • Excellent communication/negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of various Forecasting approaches and secondary databases
  • Advanced Proficiency in Excel, Forecasting Tools, and MS Office

 

Function
Marketing
Sub Function
Market Research/Intelligence
Reports To

Sr. Director, Specialty Forecasting and Global Pipeline

Tevas Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment
Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

Posted: 2019-09-02 Expires: 2019-11-03

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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