Celgene Senior Manager, Market Research & Forecast in Bavaria, Germany


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer,

better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.

We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence

in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Under the direction of the Associate Director Financial Business Partnering & Market Intelligence this individual will be responsible for the compilation and the timely preparation of country sales & production forecast plans for all relevant products (incl. competitor products). As well, the individual will be involved in the development of new and/or adjustment of existing forecasting models, both on a national and an international level.

In addition, the individual will be responsible for the design, implementation and management of assigned marketing research projects and activities that support the commercialization of current products, as well as the development of pipeline compounds. The Manager / Sr. Manager Forecasting & Market Research acquires and implements the relevant data resources, makes business analysis on a national level, provides regular reports and gives input for strategic planning. The individual is also involved in international Market Research projects.

He/she is also responsible for competitive intelligence, which includes gathering, processing and reporting all relevant competitive information coming from the German hematology/oncology/immunology market.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Is responsible for plan, design, implementation, and management of market research projects including both primary research and secondary data analysis in the support of new and established products in hematology/oncology/immunology and other therapeutic areas.

  2. Operationally manages all marketing research activities in the German market and takes leading role in analyzing, interpreting, and presenting study results to all relevant parties within the organization.

  3. Works with Marketing, Finance, Medical Communication, Sales, Clinical Development, and other Celgene departments in order to evaluate parameters and obtain input for strategic forecasting.

  4. Is accountable for development of strategic marketing forecast templates and methodology, and conduction of scenario analyses under the direction of the German Management Team. Creates strategic forecasts for decision-making in go/no-go product development decisions, resource allocation, and strategic/tactical planning.

  5. Establishes and provides regular data reporting (dash boards) of relevant market data from internal and external sources on a national level to Marketing, Sales, and other Celgene departments as necessary. Analyzes data and evaluates the success of strategies, tactics, product themes and positioning of Celgene and competitor products.

  6. Analyzes and systematically documents activities of competitors and developments in relevant markets, and the impact on product marketing.

  7. Supports market research projects and segmentation/forecasting efforts within European Business Development Teams.


Strong identification with Celgene’s values.

MS, MA or similar degree required; biological science degree helpful but not required.

MBA preferred.

Previous sales analyst / market research and forecasting experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry – at least 4-5 years.

Hematology/oncology/immunology market knowledge and experience (at least 3 years) preferred.

PC literate including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SFA software.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Strong analytical skills.

Organizational skills and follow-up ability.

Oral and written communications skills.

Excellent oral and written command of English.

Ability to work with all levels of personnel and establish positive working relationships.

Independent self-starter with organized project management skills.

Strong business acumen.



Senior Manager, Market Research & Forecast

Location: Bavaria, Bavaria, DE

Job ID: 16001778