Senior Forecast Manager - Market Analysis and Strategy

South San Francisco, California
United States

Job ID: 00435806

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The Position

The Forecast Manager/Senior Forecast Manager will support strategic decision making by providing business, sales, demand performance and forecast insights to brand leadership and partner groups. This individual will: 

  • Act as lead and primary brand contact for assigned franchise(s) and any special (ad hoc) projects
  • Leverage market knowledge, primary and secondary data, KPIs to develop narrative about brand performance, outlook, and prepare forecast recommendations
  • Present objective insights, communicate recommendations in a compelling way and influence decisions made by a variety of partners up to and including Franchise and Business Unit Heads.
  • Collaborate with partner groups to deliver integrated business insights that are actionable and relevant, while considering a holistic view of the brand and franchise performance.
  • Advise Commercial leadership on business drivers affecting performance and forecasts
  • Guide organization in managing Net Sales and Demand risks by facilitating discussions about risks and opportunities and quantifying them in an objective way
  • Partner with brand and other stakeholders to provide insights to help inform, shape and influence business strategies and plans
  • Support (and lead, if applicable) implementation of department wide initiatives & goals

Who You Are

  • Minimum: BS/BA with business, finance or science concentration preferred
  • MBA or other related Graduate-level Degree is preferred
  • 4 or more years' work experience in strategic consulting or other analytical work in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or other industries
  • Experience in revenue forecasting, including trending and uncertainty analyses (e.g., Monte Carlo)
  • Experience developing and using Excel-based models as well as other quantitative and qualitative resources to perform analyses
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding objectives and goals
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven track record of developing strong and collaborative relationships in a fast-paced, matrix environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks to conclusion, on time, and without compromise to quality of work
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal


Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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