Amgen Inc. Thousand Oaks , CA 91360
Career CategorySales & Marketing OperationsJob Description
The Global Forecasting Director will lead the development and communication of forecasts for: 1) key bone, inflammation and nephrology pipeline products and 2) life cycle management opportunities for bone, inflammation and nephrology marketed products.
Specifically, this person will:
Develop the forecast models based on key assumptions and in collaboration and agreement with global marketing and product strategy teams
Lead collaboration and partnership with brand leadership; regional forecasting teams; access, pricing and reimbursement teams; R&D/epidemiology and other cross functional teams who provide data and/or assumptions for the forecast
Perform analyses and assessments of market size, penetration, market dynamics, etc that lead to potential worldwide forecasts
Synthesize and incorporate findings based on triangulation of multiple sources
Ensure translation of key insights, patient journey and other critical information into product forecasts
Ensure implementation, collaboration and communication of global forecasts to all key functions and regions impacted by the forecast
Present forecasts to product strategy teams, review boards and senior management
Identify and communicate key risks and uncertainties of forecasts
Engage actively with global marketing leadership to ensure best forecasting practices are followed
Translate and elevate forecasts at senior levels and push back on thinking where appropriate, given robust understanding of forecast drivers
Develop forecasting team capabilities via training and mentorship
Doctorate degree and 4 years of forecasting and/or analytics experience
Master's degree and 7 years of forecasting and/or analytics experience
Bachelor's degree and 9 years of forecasting and/or analytics experience
Experience with quantitative techniques including smoothing, regression, time series analysis, and simulation
Bone, inflammation or nephrology disease area experience
Strong oral, written and presentation skills; able to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences
Strong project management skillsable to organize and complete multiple projects efficiently and on time
Demonstrated analytical skills combined with a client service orientation
Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment
Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional teams
Good understanding of the latest developments in the biopharmaceutical industry, and unmet medical needs and opportunities in the assigned therapeutic area
Broad, working knowledge of commonly used biopharmaceutical industry databases
Demonstrated ability to think strategically to support key business decisions
Background and demonstrated understanding of global markets
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.