AbbVie

Immunology Forecasting Manager – Dermatology

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Posted
Jul 25, 2021
Ref
2110461
Discipline
Science/R&D, Immunology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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 www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Immunology Forecasting Manager – Dermatology

Job Description

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 www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn.

The Immunology-Dermatology Sales Forecasting Manager will lead the analytical sales forecasting process for HUMIRA, RINVOQ, and SKYRIZI within the Dermatology Franchise. The position is responsible for developing accurate/timely projections of commercial product volumes for all Plan, Update, LBE, LRP, Portfolio and Actual submissions. The individual builds and maintains knowledge of the business through close communication across a variety of cross-functional partners including executives, Marketing & Sales Management, Marketing Analytics and Business Insights and Commercial Finance.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage and develop accurate product sales projections to be utilized in Plan, Update, LBE, LRP and Portfolio submissions (including market and competitive landscape forecasts) – using sound analytical assumptions and effective communication of rationale/methodology with close collaboration and guidance from the Associate Director of Dermatology Forecasting
  • Manage and support the launch readiness of RINVOQ and SKYRIZI Dermatology indications and the transition of pipeline asset forecasting from GCD within the Dermatology Franchise
  • Manage and support month-end actual close process including the preparation of Price, Pipeline and Demand variance and Close commentary.
  • Operate independently to prepare, create, and enhance sales reporting/key metric Forecasting Packages.
  • Manage and support the communication of monthly actual sales results/future period volume forecasts to Commercial VP’s and General Managers
  • Work directly with Commercial, Pricing, Finance and Market Analytics and Business Insight teams to address various business issues and provide solutions through analytical problem solving.
  • Manage and support ad-hoc analytical support on various business needs including product launch scenarios, channel/product mix impacts and other key business drivers.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in Analytics, Mathematics/Statistics, Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Operations, or Marketing
  • A minimum of six years combined experience in analytics, forecasting, and/or financial planning and analysis is required.
  • Must have strong analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills, along with good interpersonal skills to effectively work with all levels of management.
  • Ability to triangulate a wide variety of data sets and analytics (e.g. market research, competitive events, prescriptions, epidemiology, patient flow, etc.) to inform forecasting and financial impacts
  • Agility to prioritize and quickly understand issues and assess data integrity is critical due to challenging deadlines.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and financial modelling skills are required; strong PowerPoint skills are preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and self-starter, supporting the business and forecasting leadership in variety of locations.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Previous pharmaceutical and forecasting experience is preferred

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
M
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.