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Director Business Operation and Planning


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Job Title Director Business Operation and Planning

JobID 1612761

Location: New York, NY

Description Role Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President of Strategy development for Pfizer Global Supply (PGS) The Director, Business Operations will be responsible to lead PGS strategic initiatives, own and develop the core strategy development & knowledge management processes, and provide operations support for business processes within the PGS Strategy Development team. The incumbent will bring a combination of strategic, analytic, planning and program management skills to initiatives important to advancing PGS priorities.


Manage / develop and support the development and deployment of the PGS strategy development process.

Lead and/or support PGS strategic initiatives as assigned with in the strategy development team.

Works in partnership with Strategy development and analytical lead of needs definition for data v information needs.

Develops standard work process both within the strategy development and team, partners within PGS team and functions, such as capital planning, product portfolio management and others in support of an integrated and robust strategy development process.

Defines new, redefines existing process for strategic planning and governance and provides greater efficiency and overall robustness of the strategy development process.

Utilizes process based assessment and tools in achieving a robust and efficient strategy development process

Facilitates and runs the strategic planning council for PGS team members and other cross function partners

Develop analytic recommendations and present conclusions clearly to senior management

Drive full alignment across PGS and commercial on network strategies and defined

Ensure regular, transparent communications with stakeholders on PGS strategic initiatives

Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers

Drive back office capabilities within the PGS Strategy Development group, such as standard work processes

Develops, owns and maintains an ongoing knowledge capability with the PGS organization and strategy development team

Lead the communication strategy to assist and support PGS Leaders in communicating the PGS strategy in a meaningful way to the colleagues in their organizations

Represent PGS on corporate strategic projects as defined by business priorities.

Instill a culture of ownership, leadership and management excellence. Keep a high level of engagement through open communication/dialog and empowerment

Delivers up a process that ensures alignment and partnership with critical PGS enabling function such as external supply operations, engineering, technology functions and others within PGS


Bachelor's degree is required, advanced technical or business degree is preferred.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a diverse experience within the pharmaceutical industry, with deep understanding of industry and/or PFE procedures, policies and culture. 10-15+ years of experience preferred with directly related experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Center support.

+ University degree required. Advanced degree preferred.

+ Demonstrated experience in development of business processes, utilization of tools in support of that goal

+ Effective leadership, planning, and motivational qualities to work with in a complex matrix environment.

+ Strong leadership, program/project management and organizational skills. Enthusiasm, confidence, ability to work across multiple businesses, and drive consensus in a large organization.

+ Demonstrated ability to deliver on commitments, align multiple work streams and work successfully with senior level PGS and Corporate leaders.

+ Ability to drive timelines and ensure successful development and endorsement of strategies.

+ Capability to balance competing priorities and to rapidly deliver high quality results in a dynamic environment.

+ Demonstrated ability to successfully build positive working relationships within PGS and with corporate functions/divisions.

+ Proven skills working with and influencing cross-functional teams to align around a shared vision.

+ Ability to bring strategy and analysis to a tactical, executable level; results-oriented.

+ Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills in English.

+ Excellent presentation and facilitation skills required.

• Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation communication skills in English

• Ability to travel 20% of working time.(depending on location)

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: September 22nd**

+ **This job is Pfizer Exempt US/PR Grade 16** Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.

All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the bio-pharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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