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Manager, Strategy & Forecasting

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs. Position Summary: Accountable for the end-to-end demand and net revenue forecasting process, leveraging primary and secondary data to construct accurate and actionable forecasts. Collect input and assumptions from various teams within the organization, including sales, marketing, trade, finance, and market access. Define opportunities and risks associated with the forecast. Use the latest forecasting tools, technologies, and methods to improve forecast accuracy. Track weekly performance against the forecast and lead insight calls highlighting areas of risk and opportunity.Success in this position will require problem-solving, data analysis expertise, and the ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team. The ideal candidate will have proven success in managing multiple complex pieces of data analysis and translating that analysis into actionable insights that can be quantified in a forecast.Responsibilities:

  • Create annual brand forecasts and monthly updates for the latest best estimate of business performance
  • Closely track actuals against key forecast assumptions and determine reasons for variance
  • Forecast 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
  • Identify and communicate strategic levers to address deviations in business performance
  • Run Manage Care contracting models to determine optimal rebate rates
  • Lead weekly insights call to inform the business of current performance versus forecastQualifications and Skills Required:
    • BA/BS in Analytics, Business, Economics, Statistics, Math or other quantitative disciplines
    • Master's degree preferred
    • 5+ years of experience in forecasting, finance, data analysis, strategy consulting, or other quantitative fields
    • 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 holistic view of the business in order to ensure efficiencies and alignment with cross-functional stakeholders
    • Forward-thinking, with a 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 but not required
    • Direct experience with forecasting is a plus
    • Expert at: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Proficiency in: SQL, SAS, or other analytical / reporting toolsHorizon Core Values & Competencies: Growth
      • Manages Ambiguity
      • Strategic Mindset
      • Demonstrates Self-awareness
      • Cultivates Innovation
      • Develops Talent Accountability
        • Drives Results
        • Ensures Accountability
        • Decision Quality Transparency
          • Courage
          • Collaboration
          • Instills Trust Horizon requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated, as a condition of employment, with either Pfizer (fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration), Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (currently granted emergency-use authorization by the FDA). "Fully vaccinated" is defined as two weeks after your final dose of the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Horizon will provide medical and religious accommodations as required by law. Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Arlington Heights , Manager, Strategy & Forecasting, Executive , Deerfield, Illinois

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