Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version

Director, Vaccines Late Stage Pipeline Commercial Development (S. aureus)


Collegeville, PA 19426
Apply on the Company Site
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details


Reporting to the Global Vaccines Commercial Development lead for the S. aureus & C. difficile vaccines, the asset lead drives the strategic advancement, market development and launch readiness of the late stage S. aureus vaccine program. In this leadership role, the asset lead will ensure alignment across the research and business unit, will facilitate Pfizer investment decision making, will lead global market development and launch readiness planning/execution, and will identify and execute franchise initiatives that will drive the Pfizer vaccines portfolio as a whole.


The S. aureus vaccine represents a strong candidate in Pfizer's Vaccines portfolio.

In his/her function as the asset team lead, key responsibilities include:


+ Serves as the asset team lead

+ Serves as a key point of contact for colleagues in research, clinical development, new business, strategy and innovation, scientific & medical affairs, business development, global and regional commercial partners, as well as with other functional groups and business units across Pfizer. The asset lead will serve as the single point of contact in senior management interactions.

+ Ensures team effectiveness, ultimately accountable for ensuring the asset teams are working collaboratively towards achieving goals

+ Serves dual roles as the overall asset lead and also his or her functional role as the commercial lead.

**Commercial Development deliverables include**

A: Drives the asset value assessment to allow for strategic organizational investment decision making

+ Develops, prioritizes and gains endorsement for clinical, regulatory and medical development strategies a as part of Pfizer's Portfolio Prioritization process

+ Leads development of the target product profile including life-cycle strategy

+ Leads the competitive landscape analysis and explores points of differentiation from a vaccine composition and/or target population point of view.

+ Oversees the strategic development and the execution of qualitative/quantitative market research projects to define physician demand.

+ Supports the evolution of the P&R strategy incl. input into access research, assessment of product value vs. standard of care, and monitor changes within the reimbursement landscape to support forecasting scenario development.

+ Ensures key valuation inputs like PTRS, cost, timelines and revenue are developed and scrutinized.

B: Leads Launch Preparation & Market Readiness

+ Ensures the external and internal environment as well as the brand is ready for pre/post approval phase

+ Ensures regional colleagues and markets have all tools on time to successfully prepare for launch

+ Leads the annual strategic and operating plan process incl. asset prioritization process.

+ Develops and manages annual budget.

C: Leads Franchise Initiatives

+ Maximize synergies within late-stage portfolio through execution of strategic initiatives like AMR

+ Providing input to Vaccines Disease area strategy covering all assets of the vaccines BU.


+ 10+ years of pharmaceutical experience required; Early candidate development experience and a solid scientific foundation preferred

+ Minimum Bachelors degree in a healthcare, business or economic field. Masters degree (MSc, MPH) or Doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, ScD) preferred.

+ **Strategic Thinking and Anticipate Customer and Market Needs** : Ability to think strategically in the context of external market and anticipation of customer needs and facilitate and promote broad thinking within and across the organization. Ability to distill complex situations/ opportunities into concise communications, comfort with ambiguity and with the ability to identify and define business questions and issues and develop strategic, analytical and financial frameworks to conduct analysis, creative out-of-the-box thinking with strong intellectual curiosity.

+ **Pharmaceutical / Life Sciences Industry Knowledge:** Understands trends in health care and pharmaceuticals; aware of strategies among pharmaceutical competitors and healthcare customers; knowledgeable of delivery system players in at least one major market and preferably multiple markets; understands the drug development process; understands business objectives of Pfizer and its customers; anticipates impact of developments in science and industry that may influence Pfizer products; uses knowledge of industry and market trends to develop strategies and to quantify business ideas

+ **Research & Analytics:** Demonstrates a mastery of the methods, tools and techniques of business consulting; selects from range of diagnostic methods to design analysis appropriate to each project; incorporates Customer Insights and market intelligence into strategy, planning and execution

+ **Collaboration:** Works effectively within teams and across organizations and enterprise; shares responsibilities and credit; develops self and others through teamwork; helps others take appropriate risks; consistently celebrates and rewards individual and team accomplishments; instills in others a sense of initiative, responsibility and ownership; leads by example; is seen as a role model through demonstration of Pfizer values

+ **Influencing & Communications:** Clearly articulates expectations, capabilities and action plans; effectively demonstrates multiple types of communications (oral, written documents/ presentations); actively listens with the other's frame of reference in mind; clearly communicates business direction and priorities; readily shares information with team members and stakeholders; Strong presentation skills sufficient to Global BU Leadership and ELT level, and to external audiences.

+ **Prioritization:** Ability to prioritize asset/assets priorities, value drivers, and resource allocation required to optimize growth.


+ Ability to travel internationally

**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 15, 2017**

+ **Pfizer Exempt US Grade 016**

+ 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.
Apply on the Company Site
Powered ByLogo

Featured Jobs[ View All ]

Featured Employers [ View All ]