Kansas Works Jobs

Kansas Works Logo

Job Information

Oracle Oracle Life Sciences Forecasting Consultant in Topeka, Kansas

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.


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


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 United States only

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 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

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

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