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Exciting position in an innovative biopharmaceutical company
Orphazyme views its employees as the unequivocal ingredients to success. Every employee is an integral member of the Orphazyme team, contributing to the shared goal of improving lives. While expectations of employees are high, there is an equal commitment to ensuring that contributions are recognized and rewarded. Orphazyme seeks exceptional individuals to join them in its mission of bringing innovative therapies to patients with rare, serious diseases.
The Director of Business Planning & Forecasting provides forecasts, analysis, and actionable insights that lead to the achievement of strategic and financial goals for Europe and the rest of the world, except the US. Working cross-functionally with Management, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and Marketing Research, this role provides forecasting support for Orphazyme’s pipeline products. This includes developing forecasts, long-range plans, budgeting and supply plans for pipeline evaluations.
With direct report to Chief Financial Officer.
Your main tasks are:
Your qualifications are 5 – 7 years of experience with forecasting, financial modelling, valuation, and/or decision analysis from the pharmaceutical industry. Moreover, you have experience with pharmaceutical pipeline and brand forecasting (preferably a mix of operational & strategic) together with mastery of relevant forecasting, analytical, and market research concepts and framework.
You have a relevant Master’s Degree, MBA or other advanced degree preferred.
You are a person with a strategic mindset but can also focus on tactical and operational issues and you can influence senior leaders on critical decisions. You are comfortable rolling up your sleeves to get things done and the next moment being part of deeply complex strategic discussions. You have extensive knowledge and use of both primary research and secondary data. Moreover, you manage ambiguity by questioning data and/or stakeholders for further nuanced information together with the ability to operate on less than perfect data, by having a sound logical framework. You can develop new ways of thinking about a problem in order to provide an effective solution. You can defend a position when necessary, particularly around forecast assumptions, and you are persuasive in negotiations (especially as it relates to senior/executive management). You must possess strong leadership skills and be able to communicate clearly with a wide range of constituents, across multiple geographies. It is essential that you demonstrate a continuous commitment to the quality process to ensure quality of deliverables meets or exceeds the team’s standards. Finally, you must have solid communication and relationship building skills.
Orphazyme offers a unique opportunity in a company with an exciting pipeline and a positive and informal environment. Orphazyme is growing rapidly and the rate of change is high and hence the opportunities to contribute and influence are many.
Travelling: 20 – 30 days per year.
Domicile: Ole Maaløes Vej 3, DK-2200 Copenhagen N.
For more details about the job or the company please contact CEO Jørn Duhn, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 21 75 19 25 or Research Consultant Elisabeth Haun, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 28 90 33 88. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.