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Sr. Analyst/Manager, US Pipeline and Launch Strategy
Ref No.: 18-06489
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/04/2018 to 09/03/2019
Under supervision of Associate Director;
New product optimization: Owns subset of post-submission assets and determines value-maximizing product strategy (launch strategy incl. launch date, inventory build, prioritization, IP strategy, regulatory and D&R strategy)
New product forecasting: Oversees collection of fact base (single source of truth) for a portfolio of new products (focus on post-submission) including commercial, IP, RA, SCM, market/investor and other public information. Forecasts all new products in her/his responsibility for different purposes (e.g. new product selection, launch at risk & litigation settlement, CAR, product reprioritization, 5YSP, Retail Company, LO).
Launch Execution: Together with Commercial Operations lead the go-to-market commercial execution for launches to ensure optimal launch performance
Launch analytics: Conducts standard launch analytics (~24-6months before launch). Reviews launch analysis and provides recommendation to Senior Management for value-maximizing launch strategies (e.g. launch dates, inventory building decisions, resourcing decisions).
Cross-functional strategy alignment: Partners with IP, Finance, Project Management, and Portfolio Management to develop and systematically apply a methodology to maximize new product value with settlements.
Executive Management reporting: Reports the updates and progress of product portfolio to the executive team in a concise, clear and fact based recommendation wherever applicable

Minimum of 0-5 years of experience in Commercial Operations with experience in Forecasting (process and system) and Launch (process, analytics, project management) in a complex multiproduct environment.
Must have experience in forecasting and modelling for generic products (Injectable market preferred)
Forecasting and modelling for branded and branded generic products preferred
Excellent command of MS Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience in working with cross-functional / cross-divisional teams.
Ability to understand multi-functional targets, incentives, and viewpoints and to determine strategies which maximize the asset value for the entire company.
Good understanding of the US IP system.
Prior experience in a healthcare company, preferably Brand, large or specialty pharmaceutical, on portfolio, commercial or market access functions is preferred. Experience in a large food or consumer goods organization will be considered.
Ability to critically analyze a Company’s launch portfolio and make recommendations to management on improvement/enhancement strategies.
IMS and other pharmaceutical industry tools