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Associate Consultant

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Mapa de ubicación: Bangalore, India Full time R1254728

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JD - Forecasting Grade 130 & 140 & 150 Position Title: Assoc Consultant/ Consultant/Sr.Consultant Operational Responsibilities o Participate or lead consulting-based, forecasting projects o Provide detailed reports to the reporting manager on the current projects, progress, risks/challenges, work pipeline, etc., o Perform extensive research to build a detailed forecast methodology for the given forecasting / business problem o Undertake market analysis to include details on the market characteristics (market size and growth, prescriptions, days of therapy, patient types, market share, number of competitors, market trends, market attractiveness); competitor characteristics (product characteristics, competitor marketing strategies, sales force activities, pricing analysis); prescriber characteristics (number of prescribers by specialty, physician prescription activity, desires and unmet needs) as may be relevant to support forecasts o Integrate qualitative and quantitative data and present forecasting results in a structured manner; bring out value-added insights to the clients o Critically think through to answer the ‘so-what’ from a client perspective o Clearly communicate project outputs, identify risks and highlight to relevant stakeholders o Deliver high quality, client-ready output with minimal supervision; identify risks / issues and escalate to the project leads in a timely manner o Deliver modules with complete story boarding as part of larger consulting projects People Responsibilities (for Consultant specifically) o Manage project team(s), provide regular feedback and offer step-up opportunities to develop advanced skills, and manage professional development on projects o Mentor individuals, apart from project teams, in their career and professional aspirations Other responsibilities: o Support Functional Head on staffing and execution plan ▪ Provides inputs on the methodology, schedule, and staffing and closely monitors for any deviation o Guide project team, conduct reviews, and ensure highest quality deliverable o Manage all internal/external communication o Conduct performance reviews – Project team/ Direct reports o Monitor and flag risks related to projects, process, people, and infrastructure o Monitor and report KPIs related to project/ team o Design and conduct skill-based internal training sessions o Plan and take responsibility of knowledge management, quality and process improvement Qualification & Skills • Graduate/Post-graduate Degree in Life Sciences from a premier institute is a must. PG in business administration with a Marketing related specialization is preferred • Minimum of 2-10 years of relevant experience in direct client facing role within Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology/ Consulting/ Professional Services Outsourcing company in delivering forecasting–based consulting projects • Should demonstrate strong fundamentals on domain, project management, client influencing and relationship building skills • Strong analytical, problem solving (qualitative and quantitative), interpersonal, and presentation skills • Understanding of forecasting and S&OP processes • Strong understanding about the healthcare datasets • Strong understanding of fundamental processes across pharmaceutical commercial business, their interaction, and the impact of external/internal influences on effectively develop and deliver forecasts as well as on decision making • Extensive understanding of major pharmaceutical market events such as US drug formulary, pricing, inventory challenges and market access implications • Experience in building sophisticated models to support short-term and long-term strategic forecast requirements • Experience on modeling and incorporation of standard industry datasets and epidemiology databases • Experience in statistical applications like Forecast Pro, @ Risk, Crystal Ball. • Experience in Oncology/Specialty Products/Rare disease is preferred • Strong capability in juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high-quality outcomes • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals • Comfortable with short-term travel and long-term relocation to US

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