Pfizer Senior Director / Team Lead in New York City, New York
Pfizer is constantly aiming to advance our business by delivering successful new medicines, forging strong and engaging partnerships with key customers, and investing in new technologies that will add value to our core product offerings and, ultimately, to all stakeholders. Achieving these goals requires a combination of excellent interpersonal, effective planning, and implementation skills, coupled with a clear strategic approach to capital investment. The Portfolio and Decision Analysis group (PDA), part of the Chief Business Innovation Office (CBIO) organization, is uniquely positioned within Pfizer to harness the power of data to drive robust analytical insights that inform some of Pfizer's most critical business questions, to facilitate tough investment and trade-off decisions for the Research & Development (R&D) portfolio, and to serve as an "early warning system" for potential issues that could impact decision-making.
Our dynamic, exciting team of subject-matter experts comes from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including decision analytics, consulting, finance, and investment banking. As a team, we collaborate to turn data into meaningful insights that will have a direct impact on patients' lives and the future of Pfizer as a data-driven organization.
The Competitive Intelligence (CI) Lead is a role on the PDA team that provides Pfizer leadership with industry-leading competitive information curated and crystalized into actionable insights and ensures delivery of ongoing competitive assessment for our early- and late-stage pipeline assets across Pfizer's R&D (WRDM and GPD), Digital, and BioPharma organization
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.
General Competitive Intelligence:
Partner with Executive Leadership Team, Portfolio and Strategic Investment (PSI) committee, Category Triads (leaders of commercial, development, and research organizations), and other key internal stakeholders to deliver competitive insights to support decision-making for key pipeline programs.
Partner with Business Development (BD) teams to evaluate competitive landscape for potential targets for licensing and M&A activity
Proactively partner across PDA and CBIO to integrate competitive insights across key services to categories (e.g., forecasting, corporate strategy, decision-analysis) and support key milestone decisions
Drive thought leadership to evolve how Pfizer engages with CI by exploring new techniques, tools, or processes to advance CI capabilities; Seek and leverage best practices from non-healthcare sectors to evolve CI practices
Manage primary CI research corporate policy in partnership with Legal; Ensure vendors deliver actionable, cost-effective primary intelligence with successful project ROI
Lead a global team (NYC and Poland) of talented CI professionals responsible for delivering ongoing market surveillance and competitive intelligence for assets across Pfizer's Categories and business units
Lead development of annual CI operating plan to ensure appropriate resource allocation and/or to secure additional resources to implement research plan, Guide prioritization of CI activities and efforts across team
Provide quality control for key CI output; Ensure CI findings are translated into clear and actionable insights that can inform strategy development and decision-making via Pfizer's CI Knowledge System (SPYDER)
Lead recruitment, training, and development of CI team members across all levels and global location; Ensure job satisfaction and retention; Serve as career development advocate for CI team members
Serve as an active contributing member of the PDA-LT
Ensure connectivity and integration of CI with the rest of PDA
Contribute to building strong PDA culture
Lead PDA-wide initiatives as needed
Professional experience and educational requirements
10+ years' experience in competitive intelligence, management consulting, investment banking, strategic planning, R&D, commercial development
Advanced Degree in business, decision analysis, medicine, or science
Previous people leadership experience, including demonstrated ability in leading change-agile teams, achieving results through matrix organizations, and developing talent
Exceptional change and transformation leader who can demonstrate a background of thriving in dynamic situations
Strong team player, with ability to maintain robust cross-functional and cross-team ties to influence colleagues outside of direct reporting structure
Experience in budget management and resource allocation
Analytical Thinker: Understands how to synthesize facts and information from varied data sources, both new and pre-existing, into discernable insights and perspectives; takes a problem solving approach by connecting analytical thinking with an understanding of business drivers and how BA can provide value to the organization
Strong Data and Information Manager: Understands and uses analytical skills/tools to produce data in a clean, organized way to drive objective insights
Exceptional Communicator: Can understand, translate, and distill the complex, technical findings of the team into commentary that facilitates effective decision making by senior leaders; can readily align interpersonal style with the individual needs of customers
Relationship Manager: Acts as a thought partner and brings forward recommendations/questions that influences stakeholders; builds robust and long-term strategic relationships with individuals from all levels of the organization, understanding individual goals and objectives to ensure future alignment of the entire portfolio
Influencer: Clearly articulates expectations, capabilities, and action plans; actively listens with others' frame of reference in mind; appropriately shares information with team; favorably influences people without direct authority
Highly Collaborative: Manages projects with and through others; shares responsibility and credit; develops self and others through teamwork; comfortable providing guidance and sharing expertise with others to help them develop their skills and perform at their best; helps others take appropriate risks; communicates frequently with team members earning respect and trust ofthe team
Strong Project Manager: Clearly articulates scope and deliverables of projects; breaks complex initiatives into detailed component parts and sequences actions appropriately; develops action plans and monitors progress independently; designs success criteria and uses them to track outcomes; drives implementation of recommendations when appropriate, engages with stakeholders throughout to ensure buy-in
Role Model : Emulates the behaviors of PDA's core competencies and fosters colleague collaboration to build and/or participate on high-performing teams
Proactive Self-Starter : Takes an active role in one's own and team's professional development; stays abreast of analytical trends, cutting-edge technology, data sources, and strategy
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Expected travel: 5%
Other Job Details
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
Last Day to Apply for Role: 10/29/2021
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