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Associate Director, Global Forecasting

Reference Number: 3918
Location: NJ

Our client is a global, specialty-driven pharmaceutical company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for an Associate Director, Global Forecasting.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Creates forecasting tools, models, and vision while providing leadership and guidance across global stakeholders.
  • Delivers year-over-year improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of the forecast results and process.
  • Ensures cross functional alignment.
  • Provides expertise in Forecasting and Business Planning.
  • Develops professional training and ensure continued capability development.
  • Ensures data integrity across all global and local stakeholders.
  • Owns and manages platform post roll-out.
  • Identifies business issues and growth opportunities ahead of business reviews.
  • Identifies possible solutions and areas of improvement for countries in data reporting and quality.
  • Automates manual data collection process.
  • Coordinates with external vendors to manage data.
  • Ensures rigorous improvement efforts are undertaken when key metrics are not met.
  • Develops and implements optimal processes tools for forecasting patient flows and outputs to clearly reflect source of business, competitive landscape, as well as, patient and market share forecasts.
  • Owns the technical aspects of forecast and model development.
  • Aligns forecasting process to business reviews.
  • Ensures data integrity across TAs by setting market definitions and reviewing global/country data purchase.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of forecasting and financial modeling experience within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Requires global work experience, collaborating closely with Country Commercial teams.
  • Must bring an independent perspective to drive results and transparency on business performance.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3918.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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