Senior Forecast Manager - Market Analysis and Strategy

United States, California, South San Francisco

The Forecast Manager/Senior Forecast Manager will support strategic decision making by providing business, sales, demand performance and forecast insights to brand leadership and partner groups. This individual will: 

  • Act as lead and primary brand contact for assigned franchise(s) and any special (ad hoc) projects
  • Leverage market knowledge, primary and secondary data, KPIs to develop narrative about brand performance, outlook, and prepare forecast recommendations
  • Present objective insights, communicate recommendations in a compelling way and influence decisions made by a variety of partners up to and including Franchise and Business Unit Heads.
  • Collaborate with partner groups to deliver integrated business insights that are actionable and relevant, while considering a holistic view of the brand and franchise performance.
  • Advise Commercial leadership on business drivers affecting performance and forecasts
  • Guide organization in managing Net Sales and Demand risks by facilitating discussions about risks and opportunities and quantifying them in an objective way
  • Partner with brand and other stakeholders to provide insights to help inform, shape and influence business strategies and plans
  • Support (and lead, if applicable) implementation of department wide initiatives & goals