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Associate Director, Pipeline Forecasting

North Chicago, Illinois Req ID 2210502 Category Finance Division AbbVie

The Global Commercial Development (GCD) organization leads the development of the commercial strategy for key assets in AbbVie’s pipeline.  The role of the Associate Director, Global Pipeline Forecasting & Commercial Analytics, Oncology is to partner with the Dir, Oncology Pipeline Forecasting in the planning, execution, and delivery of forecasting and commercial analytics work in support of AbbVie’s Oncology pipeline.  The key responsibility of this role is to develop commercial forecasts in support of strategic decisions related to all Oncology pipeline and lifecycle projects, as well as AbbVie’s ongoing financial processes. This role will also serve as a point of contract for commercial analytics support related to GCD strategic initiatives in the Oncology Therapeutic area.

The Associate Director, Global Pipeline Forecasting & Commercial Analytics, Oncology, is responsible for developing commercial forecasts specific to pipeline compounds and on-market product lifecycle projects for the Oncology portfolio.  In addition, he / she is responsible for coordinating and / or leading the forecasting / commercial analytics aspects of any strategic initiatives associated with Oncology commercial development. 

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Integrate with the Global Commercial Leads to provide a data driven point of view on the value of the assets in the Oncology therapeutic area
  • Lead and coordinate the forecasting efforts relevant to the Oncology therapeutic area
  • Plan relevant market insights work to support forecasting insights in conjunction with the marketing analytics group
  • Develop and maintain forecast models to inform long-range planning, milestone decisions, and strategic decisions, and business development opportunities
  • Lead the design and implementation of model updates and/or new forecast approaches
  • Provide real-time decision support via close coordination and collaboration across multiple stakeholders within GCD and other AbbVie partners including US Commercial & Finance, R&D, Decision Sciences, Marketing Analytics & Business Insights, HEOR, Global Epidemiology, Global and US Market Access and Pricing, Finance, Regulatory, Medical, Global Marketing & Commercial Operations, and Area & Affiliate Commercial organizations
  • Champion the GCD Mission and Vision and the broader AbbVie Leadership Attributes



  • 7+ years of relevant forecasting, market analytics, or finance experience within the pharmaceutical, biotech, or life sciences consulting industries.
  • Experience in providing marketing analytics and forecasting analyses for Oncology or specialized therapeutic areas
  • Experience building forecast models and conducting analyses for decision support
  • Demonstrated experience in the incorporation and communication of analytics (primary and secondary data) for strategic decision support.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence decision making in cross-functional and cross-cultural environments
  • Self-motivated and experience managing multiple projects across multiple teams while delivering results on-time
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with advanced Excel experience
  • MBA or advanced STEM degree is preferred

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Preference for experience in pipeline forecasting for specialized therapeutic areas, such as oncology 
  • Strong analytic and communication skills
  • Strong skills as both a team player and team leader in a highly matrixed organization
  • Strong strategic thinking skills and demonstrated ability to influence

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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