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Associate Director, Demand Planning - Hybrid role

CSL Behring
Summit, New Jersey
Start date
Mar 23, 2023

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Job Description

HYBRID Work Arrangement - This role is considered a hybrid position that is within a commutable driving distance to the Summit, New Jersey office to work onsite 1-2 days per week and attend occasional in person meetings / events as required.

The Opportunity 

An ideal candidate for this role is someone who possesses strong leadership, project management and problem-solving skills, has the ability to work with diverse groups of people from within various departments and levels of the organization including senior leadership, and uses experience and good judgment to deliver solutions that add exceptional business value. The Associate Director of Demand Planning, reporting to US Commercial will be responsible for creating, measuring, and tracking key business performance metrics for the Seqirus portfolio, including support for future launches. This individual will be an integral partner to Supply Chain, Commercial Operations, Sales and Marketing teams. Key components to this role will include monitoring KPIs, highlighting issues, investigating and interpreting data, and communicating findings to leadership to drive strategic and operational decisions.

The Role 

Support, create and implement the strategic direction for the business

  • Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders, including customers, sales, supply, distribution, and operations, to ensure alignment of demand planning processes. Promote a culture of collaboration and teamwork across the organization.

  • Collaborate and influence Sales and Marketing team to understand key forecast drivers, track and communicate demand changes and reduce forecast error.

  • Accountable for support and generation of Demand Planning KPI’s providing key insights for various levels of the organization.

  • Responsible to review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, and evaluate variances versus actual demand.

  • Develop, examine, analyse, and present a variety of customer data points, deriving insights to help guide strategic initiatives

  • Research risks to the portfolio, communicate and escalate to senior leadership for resolution.

  • Manage adherence to regulatory requirements, corporate policy, and industry standards.

  • Executes the US business to ensure product availability and delivery performance to meet customer contract commitments within the Customer Operations organization prioritizing product shipments.

  • Support adherence to performance standards.

Manage fast-paced environment and team, with the ability to set and balance competing priorities

  • Lead/manage several projects with multiple deliverables simultaneously

  • Superior ability to anticipate and de-escalate difficult situations and conversations.

  • Elevate and improve dashboard reporting to key stakeholders and the leadership team

  • Assist in validation of effectiveness of Inventory Management results, expanding and scaling capabilities in this area.

  • Industrious relationship builder undertaking and assisting with a variety of tasks associated with Demand Planning.

  • Liaison with Finance in communicating demand forecast assumptions.

  • Perform varied analysis for “what if” scenarios to support demand assumptions

Identifiy education or training opportunities for direct reports.

  • Manage direct reports by planning, assigning, and directing work.

  • Act as a thought leader; place emphasis and value on innovative solutions and calculated risks

  • Collaborate with the Director of Demand to help identify and develop talent while establishing a solid succession plan; build bench strength for critical roles

  • Ensure superior and consistent team quality and productivity results are delivered

  • Collaborate on continuous improvement projects challenging status quo for Demand Planning.

Your skills and experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or Operations Management.  Minimum of 10 plus years of relevant Demand Planning, and/or Commercial Analytics role supporting commercial operations.

  • Experience in the following areas is strongly preferred: Power BI, SAP, and IQVIA. APICS training recommended.

  • Excellent project management skills with demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects and priorities

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, and PTO available from your first day of hire.

About Us

Our Benefits

Seqirus is committed to attracting and retaining world-class employees who are valued for their contributions to achieving business objectives. Learn more about some of the benefits you can participate in when you join Seqirus.

About Seqirus

Seqirus is part of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL). As one of the largest influenza vaccine providers in the world, Seqirus is a major contributor to the prevention of influenza globally and a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness. Learn more about Seqirus.

We want Seqirus to reflect the world around us

As a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Seqirus.

Do work that matters at Seqirus!


As the third largest global biotechnology company with employees in more than 35 countries, CSL Behring is focused on serving patients with serious and rare diseases, including coagulation disorders, primary immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema, respiratory disease and neurological disorders. We collaborate with patient and biomedical communities to improve access to therapies, advance scientific knowledge and support future medical research. 

CSL Behring's dynamic environment fosters innovation and attracts the best and brightest who share a commitment to helping save lives. People here are free to live their Promising FUTURES where they can fulfill their individual career aspirations and realize their potential. 

CSL Behring is committed to diversity and inclusion, both of which underpin our Values of patient focus, innovation, collaboration, integrity and superior performance. We believe that by harnessing and honoring the unique capabilities, experiences and perspectives of our people, we are better able to serve our patients.

CSL Behring operates one of the world's largest plasma collection networks, CSL Plasma. The parent company, CSL Limited, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, employs more than 27,000 people, and provides its life-saving medicines in more than 70 countries. 
For more information visit Help us deliver on our promise to save lives and protect the health of people around the world. Promising FUTURES start at CSL Behring!

Stock Symbol: CSL

Stock Exchange: Australian Securities Exchange

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