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Senior Manager, Associate Director, Forecasting

North Chicago, IL
Start date
Apr 8, 2024

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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us Follow @abbvie onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,YouTubeandLinkedIn.

Job Description

The Pipeline Commercialization & Strategy (PCS) organization leads the development of the commercial strategy for key assets in AbbVies pipeline. The role of the Sr Manager / Associate Director, Pipeline Commercialization & Strategy (PCS) is to partner with the Director, CNS, Eyecare and Specialty Pipeline Forecasting in the planning, execution, and delivery of forecasting and commercial analytics work in support of AbbVies pipeline. The key responsibility of this role is to develop commercial forecasts in support of strategic decisions related to the pipeline and lifecycle projects, as well as AbbVies ongoing financial processes. This role will also serve as a point of contract for commercial analytics support related to Pipeline Commercialization & Strategy (PCS) strategic initiatives.

The Sr Manager / Associate Director, Pipeline Commercialization & Strategy (PCS), is responsible for developing commercial forecasts specific to pipeline compounds and on-market product lifecycle projects. In addition, he / she is responsible for coordinating and / or leading the forecasting / commercial analytics aspects of any strategic initiatives associated with commercial development.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Integrate with Global Commercial Leads to provide a data driven point of view on the value of the assets in the therapeutic areas.
  • Lead and coordinate the forecasting efforts relevant to the specific therapeutic areas.
  • Plan relevant market insights work to support forecasting insights in conjunction with the marketing analytics group.
  • Develop and maintain forecast models to inform long-range planning, milestone decisions, strategic decisions, and business development opportunities.
  • Lead the design and implementation of model updates and/or new forecast approaches.
  • Provide real-time decision support via close coordination and collaboration across multiple stakeholders within PCS and other AbbVie partners including US Commercial & Finance, R&D, Decision Sciences, Marketing Analytics & Business Insights, HEOR, Global Epidemiology, Global and US Market Access and Pricing, Finance, Regulatory, Medical, Global Marketing & Commercial Operations, and Area & Affiliate Commercial organizations.
  • Champion the PCS Mission and Vision and the broader AbbVie Leadership Attributes



  • 7+ years of relevant forecasting, market analytics, or finance experience within the pharmaceutical, biotech, or life sciences consulting industries.
  • Experience in providing marketing analytics and forecasting analyses for specialized therapeutic areas
  • Experience building forecast models and conducting analyses for decision support
  • Demonstrated experience in the incorporation and communication of analytics (primary and secondary data) for strategic decision support.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence decision making in cross-functional and cross-cultural environments
  • Self-motivated and experience managing multiple projects across multiple teams while delivering results on-time
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel experience
  • MBA or advanced STEM degree is preferred

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Preference for experience in pipeline forecasting for specialized therapeutic areas
  • 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 stakeholders
  • Comfort with ambiguity, and ability to Decide Smart & Sure even when information is limited or incomplete.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believesingood faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position.Individualcompensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we mayultimatelypay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick),medical/dental/visioninsurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of payis considered to bewages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, anddeterminable.The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensationand benefitsthat are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless anduntil paid andmay be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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1 North Waukegan Road
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