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Amgen Commercial Forecasting Manager in Illinois

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Commercial Forecasting Manager – Rare Disease

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What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for Life Cycle, Forecasting and Forecasting analytics. Accountable for the end-to-end demand and net revenue forecasting process, using primary and secondary data to construct accurate and actionable forecasts using epi-based incidence/prevalence forecast models. Collect input and assumptions from various teams within the organization, including sales, marketing, trade, and market access. Define opportunities and risks associated with the forecast. Use the latest forecasting tools, technologies and methods to improve forecast accuracy.

Success in this position will require a problem-solving orientation, data analysis expertise, and the ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team. The ideal candidate will have shown success in managing multiple complex pieces of data analysis and translating that analysis into actionable commercial insights that can be dialed into a forecast.

  • Create annual brand forecast and quarterly/monthly updates for latest best estimate

  • Closely track actuals against key forecast assumptions and determine reasons for variance

  • Working with multiple stakeholders to provide epi, incidence, prevalence, and other data & assumptions for the data-driven forecast model

  • Forecast any potential life cycle management activities

  • Ensure Tech Ops and Supply Chain teams have accurate quantities to manufacture

  • Effectively communicate results of forecast, assumptions and rationale for decisions to senior leadership and investor relations

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What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will require a problem-solving orientation, data analysis expertise, and the ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team. The ideal candidate will have shown success in managing multiple complex pieces of data analysis and translating that analysis into actionable commercial insights that can be dialed into a forecast.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate Degree OR Master's Degree and 2 years in forecasting, analytics, finance, data analysis, or strategy consulting experience

Or

Bachelor’s degree and 4 years forecasting, analytics, finance, data analysis, or strategy consulting experience

Or

Associate’s degree and 8 years of forecasting, analytics, finance, data analysis, or strategy consulting experience

Or

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of forecasting, analytics, finance, data analysis, or strategy consulting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in analytics, business, economics, statistics, math, computer science or other quantitative discipline is preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically, identify key issues, opportunities, and value drivers, and effectively translate strategic insights into an appropriate analytical framework to drive business decisions

  • Ability to prioritize decisions and activities, ensure efficient use of resources, and take a comprehensive view of the business in order to ensure efficiencies and alignment with cross-functional partners

  • Forward-thinking, with strong ability to influence multi-disciplinary teams

  • Ability to work well with all levels of employees and demonstrate strong teaming and partnering skills

  • Experience in biotech / pharmaceuticals preferred

  • Direct experience with forecasting is a plus as well as knowledge of epi-based incidence-prevalence forecast models, patient funnel models, experience with epi & patient-level data for forecasting

  • Expert at: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Proficiency in: Excel, SQL, SAS, Access, and other forecasting / analytical / reporting tools

Thrive

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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