Price Forecast Scientist - Fasp Coe

Required languages

EnglishIntermediate

Seniority

Mid level

Company

Medtronic

Location

Prague

Type of job

Full-time

  • Bonuses
  • Meal vouchers or meal contributions
  • Company catering

Medtronic employs more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in approx. 160 countries. The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to take healthcare Further, Together. At Medtronic, we value what makes you unique. Be part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress and deliver meaningful innovations.

 

A Day in the Life

Working as part of the Global Pricing Forecasting Center of Excellence (FASP COE) is essential in our role towards our customers & patients and our commitment to the Medtronic mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. As a Data Scientist, you are part of a team that is responsible for the forecasting prices that eventually drive the financial planning process and determine where MDT should invest in product innovation.

 

Your main responsibility is to own the Pricing Engine that runs the forecast ASP (average sales price) process. You will work in a quantitative environment, analyzing the quality of forecasts at detailed level and reviewing user inputs for quality and consistency. Your technical work will support the COE Price Forecast Analyst that run the reviews with the pricing strategists in the businesses and regions. You will need to understand the needs for further enhancements in review screens and reporting, search for solution and develop them in collaboration with IT.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Run, Test and correct Quantitative Price forecasts
  • Understand the complexity of Pricing environments and the end-users' concepts, and find ways to connect forecasting models to reality and to the review process
  • Consolidate / Review User Inputs / Pre-Load analysis
  • Define & prioritize user-interface enhancements, working with IT
  • Gather and evaluate new sources of data for quantitative forecast

Must Haves

•               Technical mind, experienced with Predictive Analytics

•               Strong attention to details and accuracy and can-do attitude with continuous improvement

•               Experience in drawing and framing logical conclusions

•               Problem solving & decision-making skills

•               Ability to work under tight deadlines without sacrificing quality or accuracy

•               Team player with curiosity, proactivity & passion for data analysis

•               Fluent English (written and spoken)

•               Fluent MS skills, especially Excel & PowerPoint

•               Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, IT, Mathematics or equivalent

•               Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

 

Nice to Haves

•               Experience working in a Multi-national environment and/or working in a project-oriented team

•               Knowledge of Programming, SAP, Business Object, databases incl SQL

•               Experience with Visualization tools (Tableau, Spotfire, Power BI)

•               Experience in the Medical Device Industry

 

Your Answer

Is this the position you were waiting for? Then please apply directly via https://jobs.medtronic.com/jobs/price-forecast-scientist-fasp-coe-97525

 

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 86,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 2,000 employees.



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