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Director, IO Early Portfolio Commercial Strategy


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Job Title Director, IO Early Portfolio Commercial Strategy

JobID 1618374

Location: New York, NY

Description **ROLE SUMMARY:**

Immuno-oncology is an exciting and dynamic area and a key priority for the Pfizer Oncology organization. This role has the ability to help set the future vision for Pfizer's IO portfolio and to help make a significant difference in patient's lives.

The Director, IO Early Portfolio Strategy is responsible for working with the development teams to drive decision-making for the early-stage IO pipeline and leading commercial planning for these assets. This role will be responsible for a range of early assets and technology platforms.


The candidate must be a self-starter who is able to multitask in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and support the team through key strategic decisions for Pfizer's IO portfolio as well as be able to understand the operational complexities required to execute the early stage portfolio.

He/ she must be mature, self-driven, have exceptional learning agility and a high degree of comfort with ambiguity.

In addition, the successful candidate must excel at:

+ Strategic Thinking - ability to grasp issues quickly, understand the big picture and translate it into specific insights for Pfizer's IO portfolio

+ Relationship Development & Management - build a robust interactive relationship with cross functional stakeholders across commercial and R&D organization Organizational Management - ability to independently facilitate complex processes/ programs with senior leaders across WWCD and WRD and marshal an organization in an aligned direction to specific timelines

+ Influence - Ability to influence without direct authority

Key responsibilities include:

+ Partnering with R&D, Medical, BD and other key functions to facilitate execution of asset plans and supporting asset progression through governance stage-gates

+ Leading commercial / strategic assessments and driving commercial planning to support development of asset / technology platform business cases including:

+ Evaluating and maintaining a comprehensive view of the dynamic IO competitive landscape

+ Leading comprehensive analysis of the market trends, pricing/access landscape; treatment trends across regions; evolving standard of care and competitive developments

+ Providing commercial input to the development strategies to optimally commercialize oncology assets

+ Work with Business Development to assess potential candidates for in-licensing / partnership

+ Develop tumor / LOT strategy for the early portfolio as required


+ Pharmaceutical, Biotech and /or Commercial pharmaceutical Industry background with demonstrated leadership experience.

+ Demonstrated ability to work cross-function/BU in structured and efficient manner

+ MBA or advanced degree in a related field preferred

This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, in particular the ability to work across the commercial and development in a positive and constructive manner at all levels of the organization.

Self-starter with ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders and exercise judgment, attention to detail, interest in developing new and improving existing processes, where appropriate. Ability to proactively and independently execute on action items is critical. Specifically:

+ Demonstrated leadership of cross functional matrix teams.

+ Ability to gain alignment.

+ Communication skills.

+ Experience managing a team in a matrix environment without direct management control in multi-disciplinary positions.

+ Experience progressing assets through stage-gates (POC, DP3 etc) and presenting asset business cases to a senior management audience

+ Experience with commercial planning and decision-making for early stage assets

+ Strategic Thinking.

+ Scientific Acumen.

+ Financial Acumen.


+ 25% travel

**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: November 6, 2017

+ Pfizer Exempt US Grade 016

+ Additional Location Information: Only internal candidates will be considered for locations outside of New York Headquarters

+ Eligible for Relocation Package

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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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