Deputy Director Global Forcasting-Oncology

Bayer U.S.
Whippany NJ
competitive compensation and benefits programs
May 31, 2018
Jul 31, 2018
Medical Director
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Deputy Director Global Forecasting - Oncology

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Deputy Director Global Forecasting – Oncology, are to: 

  • Act as a business advisor to Therapeutic Area (TA) Head,  Strategic Marketing Leadership team  to ensure a robust epi-based fifteen (15) year forecast architecture is established for Larotrectinib and Loxo-195;
  • Lead the production and interpretation of data and models for global brand team forecasts and standard reports (e.g. weekly Key Performance Indicator (KPI) dashboard) using analytic tools to drive assumption-based forecasting and trend based analytics;
  • Ensure strong alignment on forecast assumptions with Oncology Specialty Business Unit (OSBU) leadership, Therapeutic Area Leadership Team (TALT), global brand teams, Finance, Market Access and major regions/ markets;
  • Create analytical models and data visualization for long term forecasts and multiple business scenarios using i2E interactive forecasting platform with MonteCarlo simulations;
  • Prepare and present forecast updates to address specific questions (e.g. Deep Dives or new indications) gap and opportunity analysis;
  • Provide timely, accurate data to support informed decision making;
  • Provide business analyses and summaries of results;
  • Interpret and communicate results and recommendations to brand/business stakeholders;
  • Effectively explain insights driving key assumptions in forecast and data caveats to global business stakeholders;
  • Direct the development of custom market definitions for key therapeutic areas in Oncology;
  • Provide quality control oversight of key data sources;
  • Ensure effective legal and regulatory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are understood and adhered to by vendors;
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and content expertise in advanced analytics to business partners and must win/top 10 markets, including the development of key training programs;
  • Ensure smooth onboarding and integration of temporary Bayer consultants and third parties/agencies retained to support forecasting efforts.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Post-graduate degree (Master’s/Ph.D.) in quantitative field (Statistics, Management Science, Operations Research, Engineering, Finance, etc.) OR Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field combined with M.B.A. from globally leading school;
  • Six plus (6)+ years of commercial healthcare analytics work experience, of which include three plus (3)+ years of recent experience in pharmaceutical industry or health care consulting;
  • Three plus (3)+ years of experience incorporating several of the following: Forecasting, modeling, statistics, promotional response or price modeling, simulation, and/or decision analysis;
  • Fluency with forecasting methodologies, tools (e.g. SPSS) and techniques (Markov); 
  • Proven team and project leadership skills, experience in managing integrated cross-department initiatives;
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills and knowledge with the ability to understand the big picture;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to regularly present concise executive summaries, structured syntheses of insights and business recommendations to senior management;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in matrixed environment within global community;
  • Expertise with relevant pharmaceutical data sources including sales data sources (e.g. IMS, Cegedim, etc);
  • Experience in handling and analyzing various data types (e.g., epidemiologic and patient longitudinal claims data, sales, demand, units, promotional data) and experience with predictive data mining;
  • Proven track record of professional success in an analytics role;
  • Must be able to work with a high degree of autonomy to plan, organize and implement multiple projects within time, budget and capacity constraints;
  • Must set clear priorities and design KPIs for success with brand team;
  • Ability to handle variable workload levels and effectively prioritize.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge or experience in the Oncology therapeutic area;
  • Global experience;
  • Scarsin or ZS experience.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans