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Associate Director, New Product Planning Commercial Assessments and Forecasting



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023

Associate Director, New Product Planning Forecasting


The Associate Director of Forecasting for New Product Planning will be responsible for analyzing the internal and external opportunities of strategic interest to Sanofi Specialty. This person will be an integral partner to the leadership as a key component to this role will be determining the commercial value of internal and external assets across the business, and in that role will be integral to helping develop and execute the business strategy for the commercial organization.


  • Manage patient-based forecasts projecting units and revenue for early PIII, PII, and earlier stage products in the Sanofi Specialty Portfolio

  • Collaborate with commercial leadership, new product planning (NPP), finance, and business development (BD) to define and assess opportunities and determine the overall fit and value to Sanofi Specialty Care

  • Be a key leader/contributor to the Strategic Portfolio reviews and Strategic Planning processes, in addition to supporting scenario-based analyses to guide business decision-making for pipeline assets

  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to develop the information and analytic toolbox to produce accurate revenue projections for existing assets and new market opportunities (market research, landscape analyses due diligence on external opportunities, etc.)

  • Lead the process of synthesizing relevant market research and competitive data into insights guiding commercial assessments

  • Produce executive-level presentations with strong, logical, data-driven analyses


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

  • 2 to 3 years of experience in Commercial Assessment/Forecasting within Biopharma or life science consulting required with a medical/scientific advanced degree or without an advanced degree, minimum 5 to 7 years of overall experience in biopharma industry

  • Strong proven thoughtful leadership, analytical, and communication skills required

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed environment with many cross-functional partners; interact and communicate with all levels in the organization

  • Ability to understand and guide the decisions of senior management by assessing and presenting relevant insights, drivers, and barriers

  • Proactive in nature, detailed and structured thinker, and self-motivated

  • Excel skills (including pivot tables, filtering, lookups, and index/match)

  • Promotes a good working relationship with supervisors, co-workers, and staff; ability to self-manage time and to meet deadlines


  • Master Degree, MD or PhD

  • Experience in one or more of the following; Immunology, Neurology, Rare Diseases, and/or Oncology

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