Manager EU Forecasting - Supply Chain Center of Excellence at ratiopharm

Posted 1 week ago

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

  • Create statistical Forecast for in-scope markets, including:
  • Identify demand drivers, understand causal factors influence and extrapolate to future demand pattern behavior. Perform what-if analysis
  • Perform root cause analysis on the Forecast vs. Actuals deviations and identify actions to be performed to mitigate them
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand Forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning approach with the markets
  • Maintain demand planning system and software
  • Prepare and maintain relevant KPIs and operational reports pertaining to demand planning process
  • Work under a collaborative approach with the market on Forecast Accuracy improvement initiatives
  • Support the different stages of the S&OP process: Forecasting Review Meeting, Market Executive S&OP, Regional S&OP
  • Collaborate with Local, Regional and Global Teams on specific analysis
  • Prepare the analytics required to support market activities – including data upload into the corresponding databases and subsequent data processing
  • Design and development of Business Analytics supporting the Forecasting and S&OP processes at Market, Region and Global level


  • Years of Experience: Three to five years of experience in the Demand planning area
  • Education/Training: University degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics
  • Licenses/Certificates: APICS or other Forecasting Certification preferred
  • Languages: Spanish and English: fluent, both spoken and written
  • Demonstrated proficiency in demand Forecasting with an understanding of their operational impacts over the supply chain
  • Deep knowledge on the Demand Forecasting as well as on Sales and Operations Planning processes
  • Knowledge of Advance Planning/Forecasting Systems (SAP APO, Manugistics, SAS, Oracle Demand Planning, etc.) as well as Business Intelligence system is preferred
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics software (specially QlikView) is preferred
  • This position requires very strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills – hence experience with software packages including Windows and Microsoft Office (xls, ppts) is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the Forecast process – from demand planners to General Managers or Senior Directors from Regional Teams. Good facilitation skills are required


Supply Chain

Sub Function

Supply Chain and Logistics

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