As a Forecast Analyst, the person will be responsible for modeling forecasting problems, discovering insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical & visualization techniques.
You will need to collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams to analyze forecast variances, identify opportunities to improve operational efficiencies, and deliver successfully.
The candidate should be able to apply tools, data sources and analytical techniques at hand to answer a wide range of high-impact business questions and present the insights in concise and effective manner.
Additionally, the candidate should be an effective communicator capable of independently driving projects and communicating end to end with the internal team as well as the client team.
Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical skills and attention to detail
Proficient with MS Excel and VBA
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentations
Strong team player with experience working in project-team environments
Ability to multi-task on multiple project types effectively
The candidate should have prior experience in global pharma analytics setting involving variety of work streams such as commercial analytics, forecasting, etc.
Must Have :
Should manage tight delivery timelines and work in matrix reporting environment
Should have previous work experience in handling structured a semi structured commercial data sources pertaining to sales / volume / price / promotional / patient data enabling to connect the dots and use the data effectively in supporting / validating the hypothesis
High proficiency in Excel, VBA and automation
Setting up data model in Excel
Excel dashboard design thinking through KPIs at a client level
Good to Have :
Should have in depth knowledge of various forecasting methodologies and thorough understanding of complexities involved good to have
Should have structured thought process to create proper scope or defining problem statement and communicate effectively to the stakeholders must have
Should be able to demonstrate critical and innovative thinking in ways of working