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Indegene looking for Forecasting Lead




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Indegene looking for Forecasting Lead

We help biopharmaceutical, emerging biotech and medical device companies develop products, get them to the market, and grow their impact through the life cycle in a more effective, efficient, and modern way. We bring together healthcare domain expertise, fit-for-purpose technology, and an agile operating model to provide a diverse range of solutions. These aim to deliver, amongst other outcomes, a personalized, scalable and omnichannel experience for patients and physicians. It’s what drives our team and our purpose to enable healthcare organizations to be future ready.

Post : Lead - Forecasting

Job Description
• Forecasting will involve supporting significant growth and ongoing sophistication
• Building new forecasts and continuously improving existing forecast models using data and outcomes from past engagements
• Building forecasting capabilities and proprietary assets within the group to help identify and size new business opportunities that Indegene can pursue
• Defending the validity of the forecasts before clients and internal stakeholders based on competitor insights and revenue forecasts
• Work in analogue analysis, analysis of promotional spend, scenario planning, and opportunity assessment of the brands for clients
• Valuation of clinical trial opportunities and provide revenue standpoints for decision points
• Working with a cross-functional team of data scientists, sales teams, and marketing to deliver high quality analyses and recommendations to Indegene’s clients
• Monitoring industry trends and implementing best practices to improve in-house capabilities

Candidate Profile
Education : MBA/Post Graduation (M. Pharm), BTech / MTech in Engineering from the premier institution, or equivalent education and experience  
Experience : Minimum of 6-8 years relevant experience. 3+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and forecasting space
• Strong thought leadership and strategic thinking skills, with a demonstrated ability to identify business issues/opportunities and to frame business questions
• Consultative problem-solving approach, customer orientation, and strong collaboration skills
• Exceptional analytical skills with demonstrated experience extracting valuable insights from complex data-sets
• Ability to work on Forecasting, Business Analytics, Analog Analysis, Strategic Planning, Pipeline Analysis, Business Development, Market Research,
• Experienced with analysis of secondary data and syndicated databases.
• Proficient with analytical tools such as, MS Excel/VBA and MS PowerPoint. Good to have SAS, R, Python
• Ability to translate data and information into actionable insights and business recommendations
• Persuasive and credible communication and interpersonal skills
• Understanding of the market dynamics of the pharmaceutical industry

Domain Experience
• Deep experience in forecasting for clients in the pharmaceutical industry:
• Forecasting for in-line/ pipeline / launch brands/ generics/ branded generics etc.
• Forecasting to support business development and licensing activities in pharma
• Patient level and trend-based forecasting
• Forecast model development using Excel and VBA
• Forecast management for inline brands
• Data sources/data marts expertise (Ex-factory, IMS, Kantar, Euromonitor, DR, etc.)
• Analog analysis for product pricing, market shares
• Sound in secondary desk research and Epidemiology research with hands-on experience on syndicated databases; primary market research experience would be an advantage (well versed with PubMed, and other related websites)

Additional Information
Experience : 3+ years
Qualification : MBA/Post Graduation (M. Pharm), BTech / MTech in Engineering
Location : Bangalore, KA
Industry Type : Pharma/ Healthcare/ Clinical research
Functional Area : Forecasting
End Date : 30th June 2024

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