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Job Title Director, Oncology Portfolio Field Medical

JobID 1045073-1852

Location: Minnesota, USA

Description *About Pfizer*

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 biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

*Role Description*

The Oncology Portfolio Field Medical Director (OncFMD) is a field based medical colleague responsible for providing medical support for the Oncology therapeutic area in the assigned region focusing on the inline and peri-launch oncology portfolio. The OncFMD role is to enhance medical communication between Pfizer and national, regional and local health care providers to support the safe and appropriate use of Pfizer Oncology medicines. The OncFMD will, primarily, be responsible for providing information on Pfizer's oncology products as well as tumor specific, disease state and MOA information to oncologists and related health professionals in academic medical centers, integrated health systems and large group community practices. The OncFMD will work with medical leaders in the region including academicians, clinical physicians and medical directors. The OncFMD will respond to medical questions regarding Pfizer products for the oncology portfolio and other Pfizer medicines; and may be involved in presentations to payers, managed care organizations, formulary decision makers and regional medical advisory boards in accordance with the US Oncology medical strategy established by Medical Engagement and Medical Affairs leads. The OncFMD will also facilitate communication between regional medical leaders and headquarters Medical Affairs colleagues and contribute to the development of brand medical strategies as appropriate. The OncFMD will facilitate both Pfizer sponsored and investigator initiated research activities in their regions, as determined by the HQ Medical teams and in accordance with guidance.


* The OncFMD will, primarily, be responsible for providing information on Pfizer's oncology products to oncologists and other healthcare professionals supporting oncology patient care as determined by Pfizer US Oncology leadership in Medical Engagement and Medical Affairs.* Keep abreast of medical and scientific developments in general oncology and tumor-specific areas by continuously reviewing literature in the field, monitoring competitor activities, networking with experts and attending conferences.* Contribute to the medical planning for tumor- and MOA-specific and asset team projects and activities, and work with medical leadership to develop and implement the OncFMD team medical plan to support Pfizer Oncology products.* Maintain effective and appropriate communication and collaboration among headquarters medical colleagues, medical information and other Pfizer Oncology colleagues. Serves as tumor specific or asset lead for the field team as assigned by Medical Engagement leadership.* Serve on medical and/or disease area and asset cross-functional committees, as appropriate.* Ensure compliance with all internal/external SOPs/Rules/Regulations* Serve as a conduit and resource for customer insights pertaining to disease areas and Pfizer assets.* Serve as conduit and medical resource to oncologists, other HCPs and researchers, as appropriate.


Education / ExperienceDoctoral degree (M.D., Pharm.D., Ph.D.) with 5 or more years of experience following the last stage of training, including 2 or more years of experience in clinical and/or health services research (preferably in the pharmaceutical industry). Experience in oncology is highly desirable.Skills* Excellent oral and written communication skills required.* Excellent and demonstrated interpersonal skills: ability to understand and respond to multiple external and internal customers' demands, manage and handle conflict constructively required.* Demonstrated ability to- Manage a significant volume of projects developed in a field-based environment, while exhibiting the ability to prioritize, provide oversight, demonstrate excellent judgmental skills and work in a continuous improvement environment.- Work within a matrixed, multi-disciplinary team to foster strong Pfizer/customer professional relationships and which support Pfizer business objectives.- Effectively manage through and lead change in an ever-changing and evolving external health care environment.- Flexible to new opportunities (e.g. new therapeutic areas) and adaptable to organizational change.- Ability to problem-solve and network throughout the organization to identify solutions.- Collaborate effectively and demonstrate leadership and teamwork with peers, internal stakeholders and external customers that inspires alignment and partnership on a shared vision or strategy.- Be a self-starter, be accountable and have a sense of urgency in delivering results that have medical impact.- Maintain self-awareness and continually choose behaviors and responses based on how it impacts one's own and others' performance and engagement.* Demonstrated clinical technical skills.* Familiarity with internal/external SOPs/Rules/Regulations regarding Pfizer/customer interactions and relationships, etc.NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS * Flexibility to travel 60-80% of 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.

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