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Senior Associate Financial Planning & Analysis - Netherlands  

Amgen (company)


Posted on : 01 May 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. 
  • We provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and pioneering spirit that marked our early days as a biotechnology innovator. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities such as this job opportunity:

Accountabilities (for what and to whom)
  • To the Sr Manager Finance and Sales & Marketing Effectiveness
  • Delivering analyses and plans in a manner consistent with agreed commercial processes
  • To Brand Team Lead(s) (and their brand team):
  • Delivering market and financial analysis in support of audience and product needs to maximize market value

Responsibilities (what does this role do)

As a member of the Finance and Sales & Marketing Effectiveness team:
  • Develops and maintains best practices and shared approaches and coordinates across audiences and products
  • Prepares and submits forecast conform to agreed planning and analyses processes
  • Performs periodic analyses of spends
  • Manages & optimizes P&L of the brand(s)
  • Builds company’s capability in market analysis and planning

As a member of the Brand Team, 
  • Develops, at the direction of the BTL (proactive and reactive) and in collaboration with the other team members, market and financial analyses in support of the product strategy. 
  • Develops an appropriate forecasting model and prepares with the other team members the proposed Budget / LE (sales & opex)
  • Evaluates opportunity and risk of different product strategies, programs and tactics (e.g. evaluates lifecycle opportunities)
  • Coordinates with RBLs and BTL/PM to ensure that marketing assumptions are appropriately linked to sales performance metrics and targets (e.g. support SAP and SIP) Maximizes the utilization of the available primary and secondary data sources/systems & quantitative competitive data in support of audience/products

Minimum Requirements
  • Masters Degree (or equivalent based on gained experience) in Economical or Financial Sciences with at least three years of relevant experience, or Bachelor degree with minimum 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both in oral and written communication. 
  • Strong Excel knowledge & financial acumen
  • Preferred Requirements
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Required skills
  • Forecasting and demand management.
  • Product & market
  • Time management.
  • Conducting Effective meetings
  • company IS applications.
  • company  Values, culture, policies and business processes
  • MAP training