General Information

Job Advert Title: Associate Director, Commercial Forecasting

Location: Nihonbashi,Tokyo

Division: Commercial Capabilities

Employment Class: Permanent


【募集の背景 / Purpose & Scope】

This position will own the creation a maintenance of the commercial forecast model for key brands, make recommendations to advance the sophistication of sensitivity analytics, predictive analytics, and assessment of risks and opportunities.

【職務の内容 / Essential Job Responsibilities

- Develop and maintain the tactical and strategic forecasts for priority brands and established products based on inputs from the brand teams and the brand Commercial Insights colleagues

- Support brand team discussions and quarter business reviews by clearly articulating the current forecast assumptions, risks, uncertainties, and sensitives. Provide analytics and insights to support Global and local brand team strategic decision-making regarding forecast submissions and investment decisions

- Establish best practices in forecasting methodologies

- Coordinate with other functions (Pharmaceutical Technology, Corporate Strategy, Portfolio Strategy, Finance) for forecasting deliverables and timelines

- Recommend and design appropriate analytics to illustrate sensitivities, risks, and opportunities within the brand forecasts and provide recommendations on approaches for scenario planning

NOTE: This position will work on the more complex models, differentiating it from the AD roles in the same group.

【応募要件 / Qualifications

<必須 / Must

BA/BS; MBA or other advanced degree

8 years experience in commercial insights or forecasting related field

Progressive business experience with emphasis on forecasting, sensitivity analytics, commercial insights, decision sciences

Proven leadership skills

Language fluency: both native-level Japanese and business-level English

【応募書類 / Application Documents】


Both Japanese and English Resumes are needed

【勤務地 / Location

東京都中央区 アステラス製薬 日本橋事業所 本社

Nihonbashi, Tokyo

【勤務開始日 / Start Date


Will be decided according to the candidate's flexibility

【契約期間 / Contract Duration


Not limited to specified period

【試用期間 / Probation Period


No probation period in principle

【給与 / Salary




①Base salary: will be decided by the candidate's experience, skill and capability.

②When Discretionary Work System is applied: Discretionary work allowance will be paid.(50,000~100,000yen, based on the Grade)

③When Flextime System is applied: Overtime allowance will be paid for time worked in excess of prescribed working hours.

【昇給 / Salary Raise


Once a year

【賞与 / Bonus


Twice a year (July, December)

【諸手当 / Allowance

裁量労働手当、住宅手当、通勤手当 等

Discretionary work allowance, Housing allowance, Commutation allowance, etc.

【勤務時間 / Working Hours




Flex-time system or Discretionary Work System

【休日 / Holidays


Weekends(Sat and Sun), holidays, May 1st, summer vacation, New Year holidays

【休暇 / Vacation Leave

年次有給休暇、育児休業制度、介護休業制度 等

Annual paid leave, childcare leave system, nursing care leave system, etc.

【福利厚生 / Welfare

雇用保険、労災保険、厚生年金、健康保険、共済会制度、社宅制度、持株会制度、財形貯蓄制度 等

Employment Insurance, Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance, Welfare Pension Insurance, Health Insurance, Mutual Aid Association System, Company Housing System, Employee Shareholder Association System, Property Accumulation Savings System

【お問い合わせ / Contact

アステラス製薬株式会社 採用担当 / Japan Recruiting team, Astellas Pharma Inc.


"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."