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Senior Director, PCE N. America

Pfizer


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
09/26/2017
2017-09-262017-10-25
Job Code:
1611264
Pfizer
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Job Title Senior Director, PCE N. America

JobID 1611264

Location: New York, NY

Description Do you want to join one of the largest, dynamic and most innovative biopharmaceutical organizations and be part of an energetic, fun-loving global group of smart people who work on critical projects that drive high impact across the company and with patients around the world? Are you passionate about the business side of research and development and bringing new medicines to market? Are you motivated to be a key member of a leadership team where we pride ourselves on being a talent greenhouse for Pfizer with an opportunity to grow your skills and knowledge of the industry?



An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Pfizer Consulting & Execution as a Senior Director with a focus on Research and Development. This unique role is critical for leading our R&D consulting engagements which range from strategy, R&D productivity and innovation within the R&D space. You will be expected to challenge the status quo, navigate complexity and ambiguity and lead a team to drive impact across a global team. You'll work closely with the Vice President of the group and senior R&D leaders in addition to being a main point of contact for global R&D leaders. You'll leverage high learning agility and industry knowledge to drive strategic thinking while partnering with our clients. **Role Summary:**

Do you want to join one of the largest, dynamic and most innovative biopharmaceutical organizations and be part of an energetic, fun-loving global group of smart people who work on critical projects that drive high impact across the company and with patients around the world? Are you passionate about the business side of research and development and bringing new medicines to market? Are you motivated to be a key member of a leadership team where we pride ourselves on being a talent greenhouse for Pfizer with an opportunity to grow your skills and knowledge of the industry?



An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Pfizer Consulting & Execution as a Senior Director with a focus on Research and Development. This unique role is critical for leading our R&D consulting engagements which range from strategy, R&D productivity and innovation within the R&D space. You will be expected to challenge the status quo, navigate complexity and ambiguity and lead a team to drive impact across a global team. You'll work closely with the Vice President of the group and senior R&D leaders in addition to being a main point of contact for global R&D leaders. You'll leverage high learning agility and industry knowledge to drive strategic thinking while partnering with our clients.



**Role Responsibilities:**

**Lead High Impact Engagements**

The Senior Director uses management consulting skills, R&D knowledge, innovation frameworks, processes skills, change management and continuous improvement methodologies, measurements & tools to analyze issues, develop and implement strategies and solutions to complex problems within our R&D organizations. Typical projects include leading organizational transformation, building new capabilities, materially improving R&D productivity, shaping and leveraging new technologies (e.g. artificial intelligence, digital, etc.) to advance how our R&D organizations operate. The colleague will need to develop strong relationships with senior R&D leaders, including executive leadership team members, across multiple organizations and work across those leaders to prioritize projects to maximize impact.



**Thought Partnership in R&D**

The Senior Director will keep a pulse of advancements and trends within the industry, including contract research organizations, to bring strategic ideas and thought partnership to our R&D leaders. This external perspective and understanding of various types of benchmarks will aid in strategic discussions about how to advance R&D at Pfizer, and enable the senior director to identify and bring concrete opportunities for our senior R&D leaders to consider.



**Team Management and Talent Greenhouse**

The Senior Director will be a member of the PCE leadership team which is collectively responsible for managing the organization. This will involve providing leadership for key internal initiatives and participating in divisional-level initiatives across the Strategy and Commercial Operations (StratCO) division. In addition, the Senior Director will play a key role in identify and develop talent to further enabling PCE to be a talent feeder to the rest of the larger organization. This will include mentoring, coaching and aiding in developing and delivering consulting training which is a responsibility of all leadership team members. In addition, the senior director will be lead a team of 3-5 people and projects teams of varying sizes.



The Sr. Director will need to be highly proactive, work collaboratively with other groups, have strong attention to detail along with written, verbal and listening skills, presentation skills, teaming, facilitation and relationship building skills. Also the colleague will need to have a demonstrated understanding of the business.



**Qualifications:**



+ Undergraduate degree required; PhD and MBA degree preferred.

+ 7-10 years R&D experience in-house at a pharmaceutical firm.

+ A minimum of 10 years management consulting experience, either internally or in external consulting organizations, with a primary focus on life sciences R&D.

+ Prior position at a global external consulting firm desirable

+ R&D experience either in research or clinical development

+ Demonstrated strength in managing multiple projects and/or programs (i.e., collection of sub-projects) and business analysis.

+ Extensive experience with aligning stakeholders, facilitating conflict, and communicating information in a way that enables leaders to have transparency on the underlying issues and potential solutions in varying settings including workshops, small group sessions or one-on-one meetings.

+ Able to interact, partner and provide thought leadership for executives with comfort and ease.

+ Experience managing projects within matrixed organizations

+ Strong business sense and high degree of learning agility

+ Experience with consulting methodologies and frameworks including strategy, analysis, expertise in operating models, governance, visual storyboarding methodologies, change management and process re-engineering

+ Strong interpersonal and influencing skills including ability to maintain productive dialogue and pushing back on senior management as appropriate

+ Excellent oral and written communications capabilities

+ Strong presentation and facilitation skills

+ Basic understanding of finance and budgeting

+ Must be able to manage large teams across multiple functions and have a working knowledge of each function

+ Fluent with technology solutions to manage projects including appropriate Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio) and also SharePoint

+ Must be fluent in English



**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: September 30th** , 2017

+ **Grade: 019**

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus



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



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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