Are you a leader in Commercial Insights and want to be part of a World-class capability center that drives and supports Forecasting? If yes, this Director Forecasting (Vaccines) role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…
Establish and maintain forecast for Vaccines brands and products, based on industry-best practices, using industry-standard tools for enhanced efficiency and reliability, and in close collaboration with Finance, Market Intelligence, and other functions. This role requires strong quantitative/ financial modelling skills, sound methodological and conceptual understanding, as well as experience in forecasting, market intelligence, and finance.
Establish, document, and maintain USP Forecast/ Latest Estimate, Long-Range Forecast, as well as Consensus forecast and Commercial forecast
Maintain SKU level forecasts for all brands across portfolio (including Puerto Rico)
Support the Core Commercial Cycle (CCC) through the monthly LE process and CERPS loads
Ensure accuracy of forecasts through industry standard accuracy and bias metrics; identify corrective actions as appropriate
Articulate and document assumptions and risks in suitable repository and for select stakeholder information and alignment; lead forecast and projection efforts for launch planning
Support US financial submissions and quarterly earnings call, as needed
Collaborate with other staff within the Forecasting & Marketing Mix Analytics function in modeling, visualizing, and pressure-testing scenarios, projections, and assumptions
Potentially develop and lead small team of forecasting professionals to be recognized as top-tier in the industry; Provide hands-on coaching and direction to forecasters
Collaborate and partner effectively with various stakeholders across the enterprise, including Marketing, Sales, Payer, Digital, Finance, and Technology teams; respond to senior management requests
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
Graduate degree in Business (MBA), in Science (M.Sc) – incl. Statistics, Computer Sciences and Operations Research, or in Finance/ Economics (M. Econ.) or related. BA/BS considered with appropriate applicable work experience.
5+ years of professional experience, full-time employment, of which the most recent three years at GSK, in a peer company of GSK’s, or in leading global management consulting firm, with focus on Forecasting, Finance or other analytics role
Methodological hands-on proficiency of relevant financial and analytical approaches and models
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Understanding of the business impact of diversity & inclusion
Knowledge and experience in Vaccines
Strong communication and presentation skills as evidenced through impactful senior management presentations, conference presentations, and/ or publications
Proven and advanced collaboration skills, and cultural sensitivity
Strong business acumen
Demonstrated ability to influence senior commercial leadership and confidently defend informed recommendations
Ability to work effectively across a matrix environment and influence without formal authority
Ability to lead through change and inspire agility/flexibility amongst team
Experience fostering personal development of direct reports
Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
Agile and distributed decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk
Managing individual and team performance.
Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
Implementing change initiatives and leading change.
Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams.
Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally.
Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen.
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