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CDnA - Global Forecasting Manager, General Medicine

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Jun 17, 2024

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Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

CDnA - Global Forecasting Manager, General MedicineLive

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will need to skillfully influence and challenge a diverse set of stakeholders from Commercial, R&D, Medical, Finance, Manufacturing, Access, and Pricing/Contracting, while proficiently understanding the nuances of the particular disease area of interest and markets they support.

This role reports to the Director of Forecasting and operates within the broader framework of Commercial Data & Analytics (CDnA).

Flexible Commuter role to Thousand Oaks office. You will work on-site 3 days a week.

Advanced Forecasting Techniques:
  • Ability to build detailed and advanced forecast model (patient, Rx, sales, Rx Based, etc.) projecting units and revenue for Amgen products by indication/regions
  • Use advanced simulation models (e.g., Monte Carlo analysis, statistical trending) to quantify uncertainty
  • Leverage diverse pharmaceutical data sources and their nuances to improve forecasting approaches and methodologies
Market Analysis and Competitor Intelligence:
  • Analyze competitors and market dynamics to inform forecasting models and strategic decisions
  • Develop an objective brand strategy by integrating insights across multiple functions and capability areas
Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Act as the key point of contact for global brand leads, engaging them in forecasting deliverables
  • Facilitate discussions and build consensus among stakeholders to establish clear and rigorous worldwide sales expectations for pipeline assets
Strategic Insights and Recommendations:
  • Support leadership in identifying actionable strategies to improve Commercial potential, prioritizing risks and opportunities
  • Provide informed recommendations on product development continuation or discontinuation based on market conditions, financial projections, and strategic goals
Communication and Presentation:
  • Develop and deliver clear presentations that articulate key variables in the forecast, ensuring comprehensive understanding for decision-makers
  • Apply communication and interpersonal skills to influence leadership on recommended courses of action
Collaboration with CD&A:
  • Collaborate with the broader CD&A organization to integrate comprehensive insights and analytics knowledge into forecast development
  • Improve the depth and accuracy of forecasts by using a broad spectrum of insights across the organization
Process Optimization:
  • Drive productivity and efficiency by streamlining forecasting processes where possible

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The forecasting professional we seek is a relationship builder with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of Pharma/Biotech forecasting, demand planning, and supply chain management experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of Pharma/Biotech forecasting, demand planning, and supply chain management experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Pharma/Biotech forecasting, demand planning, and supply chain management experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Pharma/Biotech forecasting, demand planning, and supply chain management experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with and influence ED/VP level staff
  • Knowledge and experience working with industry internal and secondary data sources; experience doing analog and uptake curve analysis
  • Proficiency in advanced forecasting techniques, statistical modeling, and data analysis.
  • Highly skilled in working collaboratively in a team-based environment and gaining alignment across an organization
  • High level of proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex data and insights to both technical and non-technical collaborators
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data trends, identify patterns, and make data-driven decisions
  • Experience in giving to the development of long-term business plans based on forecasting insights

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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