Associate Lead- Global Forecasting

Category:  Commercial Marketing

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Department – Commercial GBS (Global Business Services)

Location - Novo Nordisk GBS, Bangalore


Are you passionate about forecasting and market insight generation? Do you want to make a difference in the commercial department of Novo Nordisk? We are looking for an Associate Lead-Global Forecasting to join our team and contribute to decision-making and strategy development at a brand, portfolio, and corporate level. If you are ready for a challenging and rewarding career, read on and apply today for a life-changing opportunity.


About the department

The commercial department at Novo Nordisk is a dynamic and fast-paced environment where we are dedicated to defeating serious chronic diseases. With a strong legacy in diabetes, we are expanding our commitment and reaching millions of people around the world. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with talented professionals and make a difference in the lives of patients. Join us in our collective effort to go further and be part of something life changing.

The position

As an Associate Lead-Global Forecasting at Novo Nordisk, you will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Lead the preparation of high-quality forecasts for key products on a regional and/or global level, including Long Term Forecast (LTF)
  • Take specific responsibility for the Diabetes therapeutic area
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to prepare best-in-class market analyses and long-term market projections for strategic and operational decision-making
  • Maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders, including CS&CA, Regions, Top-10 affiliates, Commercial Finance, and Product Supply (PS), to ensure alignment and successful attainment of common targets
  • Drive and optimize key processes in the department, such as forecasting or guidance processes
  • In this role, you will lead the preparation of high-quality long-term forecasts, develop key scenarios to analyze value drivers, provide decision-making support to brands and senior management, establish, and maintain business partnerships, and mentor colleagues colleagues.



To be successful in this role, we are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • Strong experience in forecasting and market insight generation within a global organization.
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in business, engineering, or sciences,8+ years of experience in the industry and/or as a consultant.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven ability to drive and optimize key processes.
  • Mentorship and coaching skills to support the development of colleagues.


Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world, and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we are working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it is a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we are life changing.



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20 May 2024



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At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.