Director of Pipeline Forecasting and Commercial Analytics Oncology in Zion, IL

AbbVie   •  

Zion, IL 60099

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

The Director Global Forecasting & Commercial Analytics – Oncology is responsible for coordinating the development / maintenance of forecast models specific to pipeline compounds and on market product lifecycle projects across the oncology therapeutic areas. In addition, he / she is responsible for coordinating and / or leading the forecasting / commercial analytics aspects of any strategic initiatives associated with the oncology therapeutic area.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain forecast models to inform long-range planning, milestone decisions, and strategic decisions
  • Lead the design and implementation of model updates and/or new forecast approaches
  • Develop and maintain extensive knowledge of business conditions and marketing strategy for the oncology therapy area
  • Integrate with the asset or brand team and provide a data driven point of view on the strategy and value of the assets in the oncology therapeutic area
  • Coordinate with Business Intelligence to identify data gaps and develop market research to help inform those gaps
  • Commercial analytics to inform key forecast assumptions, or to provide a data-driven point of view on the impact of marketing strategies on the value of the asset
  • Lead and coordinate the forecasting and commercial analytics support for any commercial strategic initiatives relevant to the oncology therapeutic area
  • Coordinate and quality control the generation and deliver of presentation content specific to forecasting / commercial analytics work product for Executive level governance committees.
  • Serve as a credible and strategic partner to all the stakeholders of this role including marketing, forecasting, business development, and clinical
  • Provide real-time decision support via close coordination and collaboration across multiple stakeholders within GCD and other AbbVie partners including L&A, R&D, HEOR, Market Access, Finance, Regulatory, Medical, Global Marketing, and Area & Affiliate Commercial organizations
  • Independently identify areas for further analysis and identify approaches to solve the issue
  • Championing the GCD Mission and Vision and the broader AbbVie Leadership Attributes




Key Qualifications:


  • 8+ years of relevant business experience with a focus on the pharma/bio-tech industry.
  • Experience in with new product development and demand estimation in areas with significant uncertainty.
  • Self-motivated and experience managing multiple projects across multiple teams while delivering results on-time
  • Demonstrated ability to influence decision making in cross-functional and cross-cultural environments
  • Experience integrating primary market research and secondary data into a cohesive, data-supported point of view.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel experience
  • MBA or advanced STEM degree is preferred

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Preference for experience in oncology
  • Strong analytic and communication skills
  • Strong skills as both a team player and team leader in a highly matrixed organization
  • Strong strategic thinking skills and demonstrated ability to influence


Valid Through: 2019-11-12