Assoc Dir, Global Forecasting and Analysis

Irvine, California
Jul 02, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About Allergan Aesthetics
At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit

Roles and responsibilities

  • Supports ongoing new product commercial and strategic analysis alongside GCD marketers across all new product development to drive overall commercial, portfolio, franchise and product strategy
  • Partners with market research, Finance (Regional, R+D), downstream marketing and operations, to develop robust inputs that inform new product forecasts and to support the Long Range Plan
  • Builds, manages, and leads, new product forecasts as part of annual pipeline prioritization and new opportunity elevation (all stages)
  • Works hand in hand with GCD marketing to connect strategy to Financial value across all stages of the new product development cycle
  • Lead analysis of respective market and asset opportunities alongside GCD marketing; connecting key segment value drivers, growth opportunities, target product profiles and product positioning to the financial (and revenue) potential to maximize the asset
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically, identify key issues, opportunities, and value drivers, and effectively translate strategic insights into appropriate forecasts to drive business decisions
  • Work closely with regional marketing and finance teams, understanding key challenges and opportunities in the trading environment of those countries to inform and validate assumptions.
  • Ability to understand market research and business intelligence is critical to discovering and quantifying financial impacts of marketing initiatives and competitive events
  • Ability to solve business problems through the proactive identification of issues and subsequent collection, analysis, and interpretation of related data
  • Ability to triangulate a wide variety of data sets and analytics to inform forecasting in a clear and concise way


  • Facial:  Global (Fillers and toxins franchises)
  • Body Contouring and Plastic RM:  Global


The candidate:

  • Solid understanding of analytical quantitative methods in information management and forecasting techniques
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Demonstrated ability building detailed forecasting models and managing them
  • Proven track record integrating market data and manipulating large, complex multiple sources to support business decisions
  • High proficiency in using Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic planning cycles
  • Work collaboratively across multiple groups towards an outcome
  • Connect strategy to financial value
  • Highly flexible, adapting to change and a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work both autonomously and in a team-based environment
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or medical device sector
  • Drive, energy, and passion to advance AbbVie’s mission

Demonstrate a high degree of proactivity to maximize value-add to the business

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably with a degree focused in business, marketing, sciences or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience in analytics, forecasting, and/or financial planning and analysis

International or global experience in forecasting is desirable

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 25 % of the Time
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About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.