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Senior Manager, Specialty Forecasting

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!


Around 200 million people worldwide take one of our medicines every day. In the United States, where Teva is the leading generic pharmaceutical company, one out of every nine prescriptions is filled by a Teva product. In the both the UK and Canada, it is one out of every six.  In addition, many prescription medications made by other companies include active pharmaceutical ingredients produced by Teva


Job Description

The Senior Manager, Legacy Product, Tools and Technology Forecasting provides forecasts, analysis, and actionable insights that lead to the achievement of strategic and financial goals.  Working cross-functionally with Finance, Marketing, Sales, Insights, Supply Chain and Marketing Research, this role provides forecasting the basket of Legacy products (Includes Copaxone).  There is significant forecasting for Copaxone and cross functional alignment is required. This includes developing forecasts, long-range plans, and supply plans.



  • •Develops models for sales trending, forecasting, business planning, and long-range planning for pre-launch/launch/pipeline products
  • Provides forecast outputs to Finance, Marketing, Sales Operations, and Supply Planners for use in official financial forecasts, sales quotas and incentive comp, and supply plan forecasts.
  • Serves as the Forecasting lead on product data and reporting teams in order to leverage  all relevant data to provide insights into forecast assumptions
  • Maintain and enhance our US Forecasting database that houses all US forecasts for LRP, AOP, and Quarterly Forecasts.
  • Develop new forecasting tools and optimize existing models for US Business. Shared and engage with IM and EU regions best practices in Forecasting.
  • Works closely with associates in Customer Insights team to use existing market and competitor insights to inform forecasts and collaborate on forecast activities
  • Leads cross-functional teams to determine appropriate forecast model designs, formulate key assumptions, and align with business partners
  • Monitors Company and market sales, analyzing relevant data sources to explain variances
  • Collaborates with Trade Relations and Market Access to ensure relevant distribution and rebate agreement impacts are incorporated into forecasts and plans
  • Uses quantitative analytics in support of tactical and strategic decision making.
  • Proactively identifies forecasting and marketing research needs, develops plans, and provides input into business development, business planning, and budgeting processes for key activities
  • Anticipates and evaluates information needs of internal partners
  • Collects, analyzes, and integrates primary research and secondary data with other market knowledge to draw inferences and conclusions
  • Fosters an environment of teamwork and good communication among associates within and outside the US
  • Provides forecast support for business development opportunity assessments


What you will bring to the role:

• Bachelor's Degree required
• 5 plus years pharmaceutical industry experience

• MBA or other Advanced degree preferred.

 2 plus years’ experience pharmaceutical pipeline and brand forecasting (preferably a mix of operational & strategic)
• Intellectual curiosity to go beyond the numbers. Bring strategic ideas and insights.
• Strong Technical skills to build forecasting tools, leverage secondary data (IQVIA, Decision Resources) and rollout to Regions
• Expertise in Technology tools such as Excel, Powerpoint, Power BI and Qliksense  




Sub Function

Market Research/Intelligence

Reports To

In process of validation

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