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AbbVie Director/Associate Director - Forecasting Analytics (Global Commercial Development) in North Chicago, Illinois

Director/Associate Director - Forecasting Analytics (Global Commercial Development)

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Requisition #2002384

The Global Commercial Development (GCD) organization leads the development of the strategic marketing direction of key assets in AbbVie’s pipeline. The role of Global Pipeline Forecasting & Commercial Analytics is to serve as the primary source of forecasting & commercial analytics services within GCD. The objective of this support is to help evaluate the commercial assessments in support of strategic decisions related to all oncology pipeline products and on market product lifecycle projects. This role will also serve as a primary point of contract for commercial analytical support related to GCD strategic initiatives related to the oncology, specialty, and immunology therapeutic areas.

The Associate Director/Director, Forecasting Analytics role is responsible for developing and recommending data capabilities and forecasting data libraries to support commercial assessment activities within GCD. He/she may also be involved in projects related to forecasting assessments.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Analyze large prescription,clinical, and medical databases to harness insights and data trends to informcommercial assessments for pipeline and BD opportunities.

  • Determine source(s) and understand,at a high level, methodologies in the construction and reporting of data fromavailable internal and externally sourced data, including claims data,electronic health records and other healthcare data

  • Develop methodologies to harnessdata and provide insights on key therapeutic areas

  • Lead the design and implementationof model updates and/or new forecast approaches

  • Develop and integrate variouscommercial analytics to inform key forecast assumptions and to provide adata-driven point of view on the impact of product and market events on thecommercial opportunity

  • Independently identify areas forfurther analysis and identify approaches to solve the issue

  • Championing the GCD Mission andVision and the broader AbbVie Leadership Attributes

  • 4+years of relevant business experience within the pharmaceutical, biotech,or life sciences consulting industries (Associate Director), 8+ years ofrelevant experience (Director)

  • Experienceanalyzing large datasets using SAS, R, or other data analysis/statisticalsoftware tools

  • Demonstratedexperience in the incorporation of analytics (primary and secondary data)for strategic decision support

  • Experiencein with new product development and demand estimation in areas withsignificant uncertainty.

  • Self-motivatedand experience managing multiple projects across multiple teams whiledelivering results on-time

  • Proficiencyin Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel experience

  • AdvancedSTEM degree is preferred in Quantitative Sciences, Computer Science,Statistics, Economics, or Mathematics

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Preference for experience inoncology

  • Strong analytic and communicationskills

  • Strong skills as both a team playerand team leader in a highly matrixed organization

  • Strong strategic thinking skills anddemonstrated ability to influence

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: D