Senior Manager, Forecasting
Purdue Pharma L.P. - Stamford, CT

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Working with the Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, and the Sales departments, incumbent is responsible for formulating and projecting product valuations, modeling, and recommending resource allocation. Incumbent will conduct ad-hoc analysis in the marketing sciences in response to senior executive and director-level needs. Incumbent will be involved in project teams, timeline management, liaising with various departments, resource analysis, and the development of metrics.

Principal Accountabilities:
Incumbent's primary responsibility is to provide accurate, supportable, well documented forecasts for our in-line products for use in monthly production requirements and corporate financial planning
Develop and evaluate models and algorithms that lead to strategic decision making in the following areas:
Current or proposed promotional tactics for in-line product profitability
Ad-Hoc requests at the discretion of Company executives
Potential product acquisitions and internal new product development. Analyze and track potential profit contribution of products in various therapeutic categories.
Liaise between outside business consultants and Company executives over strategic decisions involving analysis.
Identify best practices and issues, to deliver verifiable information on organizations within and outside the pharmaceutical industry.
Report, evaluate, and make recommendations based on short-, mid-, and long-term growth plans.
Clearly support each assumption with primary and secondary data. Recommend primary and secondary market research to support assumptions for which new data are required.
Present assumptions and forecast steps/methodology in clear and concise matter.

Educational Requirements

Undergraduate degree required, advanced degree preferred

Required Experience & Technical Requirements

The knowledge requirement for incumbent to be effective is broad based and extends into Sales and Marketing functional areas. Three to five years experience in pharmaceutical forecasting role required.

Understanding of strategic implications resulting from variations in promotional sensitivity, product pricing, managed health uptake
Working knowledge of budget planning and corporate financial reporting
Epidemiology and basic medical science
Understanding of forecast methodologies
Understanding of market research to support forecast as well as key secondary databases
Understanding of market behavior and global dynamics in the pharmaceutical market.

In total, incumbent requires the highest level of problem-solving skills. This skill must be constantly developed to keep pace with the industry. A commitment to learn about the field of marketing science and the markets both within and outside of our core competencies are a must to be successful.

Brief Description/Overview:
Purdue Pharma L.P. and its associated U.S. companies are known for pioneering research on the principal cause of human suffering: chronic pain. Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, it is one of the fastest-growing pharmaceutical companies in the world today. Purdue Pharma has led the battle against inadequate treatment of pain by developing long-acting pain-control medications that are prescribed by healthcare professionals around the world. As the sponsor of Partners Against Pain, the company provides community outreach and educational programs to encourage the therapeutic alliance of patients, their families, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

Benefits: Purdue offers a wide range of competitive benefits to all full-time employees. Our benefit package includes a variety of benefit programs to provide for the health, welfare and financial security of our employees and their families.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, M/F/D/V. Corporate standards require pre-employment drug testing and background investigation.

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