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Pfizer Inc. Associate Director, R&D Project Manager (Hospital Business Unit) in New York, New York

ROLE SUMMARY

Pfizer Global Product Development (GPD) supports clinical and late stage
development of medicines to deliver breakthroughs that change patients'
lives.
The Hospital Business Unit (HBU) is focused on lifecycle management of
hospital based products via Value Add, new product developments &
extension of geographic reach for on market hospital-based products.

As a Project Manager (PM) within HBU you would be responsible to lead
cross functional project teams of extremely varied scopes, from
confirmation of an early concept through to product launch in hospitals
around the world.
Imagine the satisfaction of leading diverse teams with scopes ranging
from new molecular entities, differentiation of established drugs
through technologies, formulations, or changes in routes administration
that change the standard of practice and improve the standard of care.
As the PM and Medicine Team Lead (MTL) you are responsible to provide
comprehensive project management and team leadership to ensure alignment
and execution of research, development, medical and commercial strategic
and operational objectives.
You would be leading internal & external pharmaceutical developments,
including drug-device combinations, through internal manufacturing sites
& external CMOs, to deliver breakthroughs to change patients' lives.
Additional opportunities for personal growth & development will be
encouraged, through exposure to organizational business improvement &
operational initiatives inside & outside of the HBU.
These expanded opportunities will ensure continued personal development,
enhancing your skillsets to progress your personal development towards
industry leading PM capabilities.

Medicine Program Development, Strategy, and Planning
HBU PMs are Medicine Team Leads, responsible to lead development of
integrated program plans and timelines, ensuring alignment between
strategy and functional contributions, which may span from lead concept
development to LOE.
Building on your project management background, the HBU PM Associate
Director is skilled at leading teams to integrate both commercial and
development strategies.
They are adept at encouraging a team to think differently, helping
deliver breakthroughs by challenging the status quo and inspiring a team
to achieve what sometimes may seem impossible.
Further enhance your leadership & project management skills by, at
times, partnering with a seasoned Director level PM, to progress
development of a complex, multi-faceted development program.
The HBU PM drives stage gate / decision point planning and participates
in the strategic planning process for the project.
In partnership with the Finance Lead and Partner Line representatives,
the PM is accountable for developing and maintaining an integrated
budget and updated forecasts.
Designs, recommends, and implements new processes, approaches, or tools
to manage the program or team.

Project Planning & Execution
HBU PMs lead critical path development, using creative thinking to take
the advantage of speed and accelerate the availability of the resultant
medicine.
Once developed, the HBU PM monitors progress to plan while proactively
addressing any emerging challenges and opportunities to optimize
delivery of the plan.
Negotiates allocation of functional partner line resources to support
endorsed strategy.
Maintains project budget, working with the team to optimize resource
utilization and maximize return on investment. Reviews or approves
operational activities and costs.

Risk Analysis and Management
Leads the team in the development, execution & maintenance of integrated
risk management plans.
Partners with team and stakeholders to identify options to de-risk
project plans and capitalize on opportunities.
Provide assessment of timing of investment triggers & Go/NoGo decision
points.

Information and Communication Management
Responsible for the development and management of the communication plan
for the program.
Ensures effective, accurate, and timely communication of program /
budget information to the medicine team, stakeholders / governance &
within Pfizer reporting systems.
Participates in representing the medicine team in governance
presentations, Operating Plan reviews, stakeholder discussions, and
other venues.

Team Effectiveness
Utilizes negotiation, facilitation, meeting management, and conflict
resolution skills to enhance cross-functional team performance.
Leads team chartering process & periodic assessment of team health.
Identifies team member performance issues & partners with team
leadership to recommend & develop appropriate actions.

OVERALL QUALIFICATIONS
Demonstrates knowledge of pharmaceutical development, medical and
commercial issues that drive late stage development and life cycle
management.
Demonstrates emotional intelligence with a breadth of diverse leadership
experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and
collaborate with peers, building an Ordinary project team into an
Extraordinary team, capable of achieving breakthrough results; the
ability to seamless transition between high level leadership to detailed
focus on issues resolution, as needed.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and
capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with
peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other
colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

Bachelor's degree in one of the disciplines related to drug development
or business.
7 or more years of relevant experience within the pharmaceutical
industry.
Proven track record that demonstrates project management skills leading
drug development.
Strong track record of performance leading cross-functional teams that
achieve results in challenging, fast-paced, and complex matrix team
environments.
Leadership, negotiation, interpersonal, communication, and meeting
facilitation skills.
The ability to manage stakeholders and drive difficult decisions through
governance.
Demonstrated ability to utilize project management tools and
techniques.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Advanced degree (PhD, PharmD, MBA).
Professional PM certification (Project Management Professional \[PMP\]
or equivalent).
Familiarity with clinical trial operations & working with contract
research organizations highly desirable.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing and drug-device delivery
systems.
Candidate has the ability to be on site at one of the additional
locations.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Occasional travel required.

Other Job Details:
Last Date to Apply for Job: May 19, 2021
Additional Locations: Groton, CT, Peapack, NJ, New York City, NY or
Collegeville, PA
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES

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EEO & Employment Eligibility:

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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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