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Director, Disruptive Innovation


New York, NY
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A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.

All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact healthcare by accessing external innovation and being part of the digital health revolution. As one of the global leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry, Pfizer is committed to seeking out inspired new talent who share our core values and mission of making the world a healthier place.

The Disruptive Innovation Director will be responsible for supporting Pfizer's Innovation initiatives externally and internally. This colleague will engage with potential external partners, VCs and startups, support the design and execution of digital innovation experiments, and help develop Pfizer's External Innovation Hubs

The Team

Pfizer's Corporate Strategy &; Innovation team is a dynamic and collaborative group. The Innovation team in particular is responsible for providing enterprise-wide services and support, including but not limited to culture and capabilities, connections to external innovations and platform development and execution of cross-divisional opportunities.

As a team member your will have an opportunity to:

Be on the front line of Pfizer's enterprise innovation strategies

Get exposure to cutting edge technologies and ideas outside of Pfizer

Join external events with entrepreneurs and innovation communities

Be trained as a Dare to Try Champion and attend Pfizer's exclusive EX Innovation Conference

Support the execution of digital innovation experiments (70%)

In partnership with the business and the research units, identify business needs that intersect with Pfizer's innovation priority focus areas

Source external innovation solutions that could advance Pfizer's position in these focus areas.

Design experiments to test innovative technologies and/or capabilities in partnership with Pfizer internal stakeholders

Project manage experiments, and help drive an enterprise decision on further scale-up

Engage with external innovation and help develop Pfizer's External Innovation Hubs (30%)

Effectively engage partners from academia, technology companies, venture capital, government agencies or other Pfizer units to help build and maintain our external network

Support Pfizer US and Global external innovation hubs as they identify business challenges, source solutions and lead the communication, interactions and engagement plan of scouts across hubs

Serve as an ambassador across the enterprise to create awareness of opportunities for other teams to leverage the scaled-up technologies and/or capabilities


12+ years of experience in healthcare with understanding of R&D driven organizations

BA/BS or equivalent required, MA/MS/MBA strongly preferred

Entrepreneurial / startup experience is a plus

Experience in professional network development, particularly externally

Quick learner and able to hit the ground running on a new project

Results oriented and self-motivated

Good oral and written communication skills

Business case development experience

Strong project management skills with the ability to manage dependencies and drive team together toward a successful product completion and roll-out

Strong team player with the ability to engage and influence functional experts from a wide range of functional areas Education


Ability to work effectively via telecons/email

Ability to travel to conferences and partner meetings up to 25% of the time

**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.

**Additional Offer Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: 11/15/2017**

+ **This job is Pfizer US Grade: 15**

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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