Director, Scientific and Operational Initiatives
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Pfizer
The Director, Scientific and Operational Initiatives, will work as part of a team of R&D business and operations professionals. This team is responsible for leading select scientific and strategic initiatives within Pfizer's Worldwide Research, Development and Medical (WRDM) organization. As part of this team, you will work directly with senior leaders, including the President of WRDM, to develop a roadmap for the organization and drive change.
Drive select scientific and strategic planning initiatives within WRDM and liaise with corporate Strategy & Consulting team.
Play key role in defining strategic goals for WRDM and driving organizational accountability.
Play key role in identifying opportunities across emerging biological pathways, modalities and technologies.
Support the WRDM due diligence process.
Support integration PMOs to ensure that WRDM maximizes value from acquisitions.
Maximize the effectiveness of the President of WRDM on key internal and external deliverables.
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.
Robust knowledge of the biopharmaceutical industry, science & technology trends, and business environment (4-7 years' experience (including in R&D) at a biopharma company, top-tier management consulting firm, or equity research firm).
Expert in strategic planning and change management leadership (4+ years' experience from top-tier management consulting firm or in-house strategy team at biopharma company).
Demonstrated ability to synthesize, analyze, and communicate complex information succinctly.
Track record of individual contribution as well as the ability to lead cross-functional teams.
Advanced scientific degree (PhD, MD etc.).
Familiarity with the Pfizer organization, particularly R&D/Business Units/Corporate Strategy