Senior Manager, Liver Disease Forecasting

Location: Foster City, California US

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Job Number: 1795

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Job Description
At Gilead, we are driven to develop lifesaving products that make a difference for patients around the world. Everyday, we to transform the promise of science and technology into breakthrough, innovative therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. As a research-based bio pharmaceutical company, we are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing medicines to patients in the areas of unmet need including HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases. When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.

Making an impact on a global scale

For over 30 years, Gilead has been a leading innovator in treating and preventing HIV, but this expertise is just a foundation for our ambitions. As we continue to expand our scope into new disease states and new markets, we are investing in our global commercial capabilities. In this role, you will support the development and implementation of global market access strategies and value propositions for inflammation assets for gastroenterology that maximize product potential and patient access for all markets.

The Liver Forecasting team within Gilead's Commercial Operations organization will be responsible for accurately forecasting Gilead's US inline and launch products in the 0 - 3 year window in the Liver Therapeutic areas including Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B. This role will report to the Director, Liver Forecasting. This role will interact frequently with senior and executive management.

The individual in this role must leverage a broad and deep skill set (functional expertise, therapeutic area knowledge, communication skills, leadership and influencing, executive presence, etc.) to help drive the success of the Liver Forecasting team's work across a variety of key stakeholders - including business unit and brand marketing leads, peer functional leads within Commercial Operations, Finance, Manufacturing, and executive leadership.

This position will be based in the Foster City, CA office.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Support Gilead's quarterly Latest Estimate (LE) revenue forecasts for in-line and launch brands in Liver. Oversee, set agenda, and provide support and guidance to team in:
• Designing, developing, and executing US forecasting models for marketed and launch products to inform critical short- to medium-term LE forecasts for the company that form the basis of near-term corporate revenue and earnings projections
• Developing forecast scenario analyses including key risks and opportunities to clearly characterize forecast uncertainties and key drivers for executive leadership
• National-level performance reporting and diagnostics, including reconciliation with forecasts
• Tracking forecast accuracy and driving continuous improvements in forecast models and the forecasting process
• Analyzing primary research data and secondary data sources (script data like IMS, audit data like Ipsos, epidemiology data like NHANES, claims data, etc.) to glean insights and understand implications for our forecasts.
• Partnering with Finance to lead key business processes in support of Operating Reviews and Budgeting processes
• Regularly communicating with senior executives and strategic partners to report analytical findings and projections related to forecasting, inventory management, and key performance metrics/diagnostics
• Collaborating within Commercial Operations on key forecast inputs with Commercial Strategic Insights on market research and with Sales Analytics and Operations (SAO) on field-force assumptions
• Collaborating with internal partners - e.g., brand marketing leadership, Managed Markets, Competitive Intelligence, Long-Range Planning - to ensure all relevant insights and inputs are considered in the development of forecast inputs and scenarios

Knowledge, experience, and skills:
• BS degree or higher in life sciences or medicine (or equivalent); Advanced degrees desirable
• Minimum of 8 + years of experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company is desirable; relevant experience in biopharmaceutical-focused marketing consulting would also be considered
• Prior experience managing a team, and project leadership (interaction with cross-functional partners, conflict resolution, and consensus-driving) and project management (planning, prioritization, objective setting, meeting management, and plan execution) is ideal
• Strong communication/influencing skills and executive presence required
• A foundation of experience in one or more of Gilead's key therapeutic areas (HIV, liver disease, oncology, inflammation) is desired
• Strong prior experience in biotech/pharma revenue forecasting, marketing analytics, tactic measurement, and marketing mix is preferred
• Proven experience communicating complex analyses in a simple and clear manner to senior management
• Deep understanding of biotech/pharma market trends, best practices to enable forward looking plans
• Proven history of working and delivering on multiple projects simultaneously, with tight deadlines and changing priorities
• Strong ability to use Microsoft Office (specifically PowerPoint and Excel) to present quantitative data in a clear and effective manner
• Passionate about the function

At Gilead, we are driven to develop lifesaving products that make a difference for patients around the world. Everyday, we to transform the promise of science and technology into breakthrough, innovative therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. As a research-based biopharmaceutical company, we are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing medicines to patients in the areas of unmet need including HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases. When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.

Making an impact on a global scale

For over 30 years, Gilead has been a leading innovator in treating and preventing HIV, but this expertise is just a foundation for our ambitions. As we continue to expand our scope into new disease states and new markets, we are investing in our global commercial capabilities. In this role, you will support the development and implementation of global market access strategies and value propositions for inflammation assets for gastroenterology that maximize product potential and patient access for all markets.

G ilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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