1+ months

Associate Director, Forecasting - Specialty Forecasting

Parsippany, NJ 07054
Company Info
Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
Job Description

The Associate Director, Forecasting provides forecasts, analysis, and actionable insights that lead to the achievement of strategic and financial goals.  Working cross-functionally with Finance, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and Marketing Research, this role provides forecasting support for a product portfolio and other pipeline products.  This includes developing quarterly forecasts, long-range plans, and supply plans.  Provides forecast inputs for sales quota setting and incentive compensation development. 


  • Develops models for sales trending, forecasting, business planning, and long-range planning for marketed and pre-launch/pipeline products
  • Provides forecast outputs to Finance, Marketing, Sales Operations, and Supply Planners for use in official financial forecasts, sales quotas and incentive comp, and supply plan forecasts.
  • Serves as the Forecasting lead on product data and reporting teams in order to leverage  all relevant data to provide insights into forecast assumptions
  • Works closely with associates in Customer Insights team to use existing market and competitor insights to inform forecasts and collaborate on forecast activities
  • Leads cross-functional teams to determine appropriate forecast model designs, formulate key assumptions, and align with business partners
  • Monitors Company and market sales, analyzing relevant data sources to explain variances
  • Collaborates with Trade Relations and Market Access to ensure relevant distribution and rebate agreement impacts are incorporated into forecasts and plans
  • Uses quantitative analytics in support of tactical and strategic decision making.
  • Proactively identifies forecasting and marketing research needs, develops plans, and provides input into business development, business planning, and budgeting processes for key activities
  • Anticipates and evaluates information needs of internal partners
  • Collects, analyzes, and integrates primary research and secondary data with other market knowledge to draw inferences and conclusions
  • Fosters an environment of teamwork and good communication among associates within and outside the US
  • Provides forecast support for business development opportunity assessments
  • Bachelor's Degree required; MBA or other Advanced degree preferred.
  • 7+ years pharmaceutical industry experience
  • 3+ years experience pharmaceutical brand forecasting (preferably a mix of operational & strategic)
Sub Function
Market Research/Intelligence
Reports To

Sr. Director, US Specialty Forecasting and Global Pipeline

Tevas Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment
Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-02-08

Join us at the forefront of pharmaceutical research and production. With state-of-the-art facilities, highly skilled colleagues, and a high-powered organizational culture, Teva offers you countless possibilities to make a real difference in people's lives and add value to your career.

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Associate Director, Forecasting - Specialty Forecasting

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Parsippany, NJ 07054

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