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Director, Pfizer Essential Health Communications


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The Director, Pfizer Essential Health (PEH) Communications - Research & Development is responsible for developing and executing an integrated, proactive internal and external communications plan to support Pfizer Essential Health's dedicated R&D organization, a key driver of growth and innovation within the Essential Health business.

The Director will partner closely with the PEH R&D Global President to create a plan that supports R&D work in PEH's growth portfolios (Anti-Infectives, Biosimilars, and Sterile Injectables), builds a strong culture within the PEH R&D organization, and drives Pfizer and the Essential Health organization's external reputation.

The Director will report to the Senior Director, PEH Corporate Communications, and will serve as a strategic communications advisor to the PEH R&D Leadership Team, helping to advance the leadership profile of the PEH R&D organization and achieve its objectives within the context of Essential Health's overall strategic evolution and growth.


+ Minimum 12-14 years of experience and demonstrated skills in developing, managing and delivering communications strategies and activities that advance business goals, as well as hands-on issues management experience to protect and advance the company's reputation.

+ Must have extensive internal communications experience, with a particular focus on culture and change management, and some experience with developing and implementing external communications plans.

+ Must be able to align and integrate communications strategy with business strategy, with demonstrated expertise in communications concepts, practices, strategies and tactics based on understanding of key audiences and corporate objectives.

+ Must possess executive presence and be able to interact with senior leaders confidently to garner trust and offer strategic counsel.

+ Ability to translate complex information into clear and concise messages.

+ Ability to work against tight deadlines, manage multiple projects at once and maintain professionalism under pressure.

+ Strong analytical, planning, and project management skills. Proven experience in researching, developing, delivering and measuring communications strategies and plans.

+ Must possess outstanding verbal and written communications skills.

+ Must be confident, decisive and adept at navigating a fast-paced and evolving environment with competing priorities and stakeholders.

+ Must demonstrate excellent networking and relationship-building skills and the ability to interact with confidence with various levels and functions, including ability to counsel and work successfully with commercial partners.

+ Must be able to work: 1) in a large, complex, matrixed organization, 2) under pressure, 3) both autonomously and in a team environment, and 4) with all levels of the organization as well as external stakeholders.

+ Must be a strategic thinker able to tackle complex issues and develop innovative solutions that protect Pfizer's corporate reputation, underscore the value of the PEH portfolio, and earn the trust of patients, customers and stakeholders.

+ Proven collaborator with an ability to achieve results through teams, exerting influence without direct authority.

+ Should be results-oriented, well organized, highly motivated, innovative and process-driven.

+ Significant experience in healthcare/pharmaceutical communications required; knowledge/background of PEH business and commercial operating environment strongly preferred.

+ Education: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Communications, Journalism, English or related field.

**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.

**Other Job Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: February 14, 2018**

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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