The Demand Analyst provides a specialist service to the Demand Data Analytics Manager and the Regional Demand Forecasting lead.
The purpose of the job is to ensure the most appropriate use of statistical models and other inputs to develop a robust, un-biased and comprehensive baseline sales forecast across an assigned Therapy / SKU portfolio.
The Demand Analyst prepares analyses, reporting, and KPIs for own and across all Therapies to provide to the Demand Data Analytics Manager(s).
These activities are performed across multiple markets that are managed from the relevant virtual or physical Demand Forecasting hub.
The Demand Analyst is responsible for driving improvements in baseline forecast accuracy and contributing as a result to improved customer service and lower working capital.
Education & Experience :
Bachelors degree with a specialization in statistics / mathematics / analytics
Minimum 1-2 years practical experience in running Demand Forecasting and / or analytical processes, ideally in a Pharmaceuticals environment including interaction with Commercial Sales / Marketing operations.
Experience of an FMCG environment is beneficial.
Key Responsibilities :
Also responsible for documenting these assumptions.
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