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Resource Management Associate


Groton, CT
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The Resource Management Senior Associate supports the delivery of value-add business operations and resource management support services, including reporting and analysis, to help enable the effective running of operations and planning & forecasting of organizational resources for the Global Product Development (GPD) and/or Worldwide Safety & Regulatory (WSR) organizations.

**Role Responsibilities**

+ Contributes to a variety of essential business and resource management support services in support of the GPD and/or WSR business lines to enable effective management of operations.

+ Maintains and manages resource capacity, FTE tracking and resource forecast data for applicable business customers. Provides input and supports data quality improvements to ensure resource attribute information is complete/accurate for resource management purposes.

+ Contributes to business objectives associated with the FTE Tracking Program and Activity Tracker (AT) time-tracking system. Ensures time-tracking system meets the resource information needs of business customers. Resolves access issues and responds to customer requests concerning proper time coding practices.

+ Under the supervision of the Resource Management Team Lead partners with applicable GPD and/or WSR functional line business representatives and Resource Model Support (RMS) group to support development and maintenance of FTE estimating assumptions (algorithms) for use in preparing resource demand forecasts in Planisware system for business planning purposes.

+ Provides input to supports business customers with annual Operations Planning activities, including delivery of complete/accurate demand forecast data to inform on resource and budget requirements.

+ Contributes to the maintenance of resource cost rate information in the Planisware system to facilitate accurate demand forecasting for business/resource planning purposes.

+ Delivers regular and ad-hoc resource reports, including FTE actual utilization and forecasted resource demand. Supports business customers with resource variance analyses through the delivery of Closed Loop reports.

+ Proactively surfaces potential resource related issues to business stakeholders based on analysis of resource data..

+ Maintains workforce data in central SharePoint repository (i.e., Headcount Tracking Database) for assigned business customer line and delivers requisite reports. Provides resource staffing analyses that explains business drivers for monthly changes, trends, etc. in resource staffing levels.

+ Contributes to the consistent use of data standards for estimating resource requirements and costs to support near and long term resource planning activities.

+ Contributes to continuous improvement/evolving the resource management capabilities though the delivery of robust business tools, processes and data


+ Bachelor of Science degree preferably in business is required. Advanced academic qualification or degree (e.g., MS or MBA) is a plus.

+ Prior experience of 1 -3 years in pharmaceutical industry in a business or program management support capacity.

+ Solid understanding of the drug development process and familiarity with the Pfizer operating model a plus.

+ Experience supporting the management of resources and/ or budgets for a large organization or department.

+ Familiarity with processing, managing and reporting business information.

+ Demonstrated ability to establish strong partnerships and working relationships with customers; strives to understand and meet customer requirements.

+ Experience working in a collaborative team environment as well as an individual contributor, dependent on business situation and need.

+ Has basic knowledge of the principles, concepts and theories in the business operations discipline, including resource and budget management.

+ Working knowledge of relevant business and resource information systems and processes to accomplish job duties.

+ Working knowledge of relevant reporting systems and applications (e.g., Business Objects, Spotfire, etc.). Ability to assimilate and summarize large data sets into consumable information for business customers.

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, Outlook, etc.).

+ Acts with customer in mind; is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of business customers; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

+ Manages own time to meet objectives; forecasts and plans resource requirements (e.g., people, financial, technology) for work assignments and projects. Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects to meet timelines; sets objectives and goals.

+ Uses a variety of communication tools and techniques to inform difficult concepts. Possesses ability to communicate business information and analyses to a variety of audiences, including senior leaders.

+ Uses logic and standard methods to solve basic problems with effective solutions; probes all relevant sources for answers.

+ Takes appropriate risks to advance new concepts and methodologies that are moderately complex.

**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 16, 2018

+ Additional Location Information: Peapack, NJ,

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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