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Oracle Oracle Life Sciences Forecasting Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

The successful candidates must meet these requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, advanced degree (e.g., PhD) a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in forecasting role(s)

  • Possess clear understanding of forecasting methods utilized in pharmaceutical industry

  • An understanding of the oncology market a plus

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • Excellent organization and problem solving skills

  • Successful business development and/or sales experience

  • Ability to participate in and facilitate client and project team meetings to communicate and explain analysis results

  • Capable of developing cross-functional relationships within an organization

  • Fully proficient in software applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills that facilitate building of forecast models

  • Basic understanding of market research methodology employed in the pharmaceutical industry, advanced understanding is a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Confidence to defend analyses, forecast assumptions, and recommendations to educated audiences, including internal colleagues and external clients

  • Consistent demonstration of maturity and diplomacy in the work environment

  • Strong business acumen

  • Willingness to collaborate internally with colleagues and externally with clients.

Responsibilities

Job responsibilities include:

  • Business Development (35%) – Selling Oracle Life Sciences Products and Services

  • Network internally with Client Partner Team to target existing client contacts for new business opportunities involving external forecasting support

  • Identify new client contacts for business opportunities involving external forecasting support among pharmaceutical manufacturers and other healthcare oriented companies

  • Engage onsite or remotely with clients to ascertain their need for external forecasting support.

  • Advise clients on options for forecasting solutions aligned with client’s business needs

  • Prepare and deliver proposals and presentations to capture new engagements and extend existing engagements

  • Serve as a client liaison for other products and services offered by Oracle Life Sciences

  • Deliverable Development (35%) – Creating models, tools, and forecasts

  • Develop forecast models for pharma and biotech products utilizing proprietary software and methodologies

  • Design custom forecasting models, tools, and other deliverables

  • Prepare market reviews, integrating epidemiology, current and future treatment practices, current and future competitors, anticipated future events, and integrating primary marketing research results

  • Provide recommendations to the client on appropriate actions or decisions based on the results of the engagement

  • Establish excellent working relationships with client engagement teams to ensure client satisfaction and operational excellence

  • Project Management (20%) – Leading Projects or Participating on Project Teams

  • Manage multiple engagements, balancing client expectations, workload, and timelines.

  • Ensure successful design, implementation, tracking and revision of project plans for assigned engagements.

  • Responsible for on time, on-budget provision of client deliverables for assigned engagements.

  • Ensure appropriate and timely communication on engagement-related matters with the internal project team.

  • Administration (10%) – Reports and Participation in other Activities

  • Complete Timesheets in timely manner

  • Complete Expense Reports in a timely manner

  • Complete periodic training on company policies and procedures

  • Plan travel, as appropriate for Business Development and Billable Client Meetings

  • Attend periodic internal business meetings, as requested

  • Stay current on email communications

Disclaimer:

Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $70,600 to $141,300 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.

Disclaimer:

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer

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