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Sanofi Group Associate Director Forecasting & Analytics - Global Rare Disease in Cambridge, Massachusetts


The Associate Director, Forecasting & Analytics – Rare Diseases will be responsible for all short- and long-term forecasting activities, for the Rare Diseases portfolio within Sanofi Genzyme. This person will be an integral strategic partner to the Global Rare Diseases commercial leadership team, as a key component to this role will be providing insights on how opportunities/threats may impact performance and to help guide the short- and long-term strategy of the Rare Diseases franchise across multiple indications. This person will also work with the Global Rare Diseases Analytics Lead to support analytics activities. The position will report to the Commercial Excellence Lead – Rare Diseases at Sanofi Genzyme.


  • Support creation of objective patient/volume/revenue outlook and work with country forecasters to support accurate forecasts (Budget, F1/F2, LRP, etc.)

  • Help optimize the Rare Diseases strategy across all indications (Fabry Disease, Gaucher Disease, Pompe Disease, MPS I, MPS II, ASMD) and pipeline indications

  • Collaborate with brand teams, new product planning, and business development to define and quantify the impact of market opportunities and threats across the Rare Diseases portfolio

  • Deliver a monthly Forecasting review deck for commercial and finance leadership

  • Support monthly updates to BUs and leadership – outlook vs. forecast (integrating performance, analytics, market research, CI, etc.)

  • Provide monthly coordination with Supply Chain – near/long term outlook to help ensure appropriate resources remain available

  • Work cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing, Market Research and regional leadership to ensure information and insights are being cascaded throughout the commercial organizations and supporting functions

  • Consolidate and summarize data for ad hoc analysis, e.g. ROI analysis on new tactics and spend

  • Conduct thorough research and analysis of variances to ensure data accuracy

  • Collaborate with the Global Analytics Lead to support the creation and tracking of key patient and commercial performance metrics

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience, preferably within Pharmaceutical Faorecasting/Analytics/Operations, is required

  • Knowledge of secondary data sources (e.g. IQVIA, specialty pharmacy data, etc.)

  • Knowledge of US Payer/Heath Insurance environment

  • Strong proven leadership, analytical and communication skills required

  • Advanced Excel skills (including pivot tables, filtering, vlookup and macros)

  • Ability to self-manage time and to meet deadlines

  • Possess very strong strategic awareness skill set

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed environment with many cross-functional partners

  • Ability to understand and influence decisions of senior management

  • Detailed and structured thought process

  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels in the organization

  • Promotes a good working relationship with supervisors, co-workers and staff

  • Proactive in nature, actively participates and self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • 2+ years of Consulting Experience

  • Experience in Specialty Care

  • Experience with analytical programming languages (e.g. SQL, SAS, Python)

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



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