Sr. Director, Team Lead Dermatology (Digital) -MD

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
October 08 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
The I&I Field Medical, Dermatology, Team Leader possesses deep Therapeutic Area knowledge and is responsible for managing and developing a team of I&I Field Medical, Dermatology colleagues.

I&I Field Medical, Dermatology, Team Leader Role Responsibilities
  • Perform all I&I Field Medical, Dermatology responsibilities in order to lead, manage, develop, and coach a team of I&I Field Medical, Dermatology colleagues with Dermatology and Pfizer medicine expertise
  • Guide work prioritization and resource allocation within team, and authorize expenditures for team related to travel, training, supplies, and other miscellaneous expenses
  • Conduct HR-related issues for assigned team (such as performance appraisals, salary planning, new colleague selection, colleague development plans, colleague retention, team culture, and conflict resolution) and manage concerns in a timely and compliant manner
  • Ensure team activities are conducted in compliance with all policies, guidelines, and regulations, and that team members complete all assigned trainings within the specified timeframe
  • Collaborate and partner effectively with Medical Governance team as appropriate
  • Partner with administrative professional staff to ensure effective support is provided to the I&I Field Medical, Dermatology team
  • Assist the Dermatology HQ Medical Affairs team with the strategic planning, development, inclusion of Field Medical insights, and execution of team Medical plan for Dermatology, including budget planning
  • Support the Dermatology HQ Medical Affairs team in the assessment and roll-out of major above-brand strategic initiatives
  • Ensure that communication and collaboration between HQ Medical Affairs and I&I Field Medical, Dermatology and commercial functions are effective, appropriate, and compliant
  • Take accountability for the Medical Review Committee approval process within Dermatology, ensuring appropriate approval of Medical content for I&I Field Medical, Dermatology use in accordance with Pfizer Medical policies and SOPs
  • Serve on I&I Field Medical, Dermatology and/or cross-functional committees and teams as requested by Medical Affairs leadership
  • Serve as a Medical resource to HQ Medical Affairs, other Field Medical colleagues, and external Therapeutic Area investigators and researchers as appropriate
  • Interact with investigators and other HCPs as appropriate in clinical and research activities
  • Understand, communicate, and adhere to current FDA and other US regulations and guidance that impact interactions with and delivery of medical information to external HCPs
  • Anticipate and lead team to effectively adopt new digital technology, on-demand, and other related offerings that improve the efficiency of I&I Field Medical, Dermatology communications and activities and that enhance the overall Medical customer experience
  • Remain up to date on scientific and medical literature and developments within Dermatology

  • MD / DO degree required
  • 10 or more years of relevant experience required
  • Demonstrate 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
  • Demonstrate leadership skills with the ability to inspire, motivate, develop, and lead a team in a complex, changing environment that is focused on generating a positive Medical customer experience while embodying the Pfizer Core Values
  • Possess strong strategic, analytical, self-awareness, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently while demonstrating flexibility and organizational awareness, adapting to changes within short timeframes
  • Demonstrate ability to
  • Manage a diverse team of geographically dispersed professionals
  • Manage a significant volume of projects developed in a remote environment, while exhibiting the ability to prioritize, successfully implement, and demonstrate excellent judgment skills and work in a continuous improvement environment
  • Work within a matrixed, multi-disciplinary team to foster strong Pfizer/customer professional relationships which are aligned with Pfizer Medical objectives
  • Effectively manage through and lead change in an ever-changing and evolving external health care environment
  • Demonstrate change agility; be flexible to new opportunities (e.g. new therapeutic areas) and adaptable to organizational change
  • Problem-solve and network enterprise wide as appropriate to identify solutions
  • Collaborate effectively and demonstrate leadership and teamwork with peers, internal stakeholders and external customers that inspires alignment and partnership on a shared vision or strategy
  • Be a self-starter, be accountable, and have a sense of urgency in delivering results that have medical impact and yield a positive customer experience
  • Be decisive but exercise good judgement in decisions
  • Maintain self-awareness and continually choose behaviors and responses based on how it impacts one's own and others' performance and engagement
  • Demonstrate clinical and technical skills
  • Rapidly adopt and utilize new digital technology and other resources with medical customers and record medical interactions
  • Operate a Pfizer company car and regularly fly on airplanes (i.e. attend HCP/customer meetings; attend NYHQ meetings, etc. required; proximity to airline 'hub' city); maintain flexibility to travel approximately 50% of time

Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with internal/external SOPs/Rules/Regulations regarding Pfizer/customer interactions and relationships, etc.
  • Previous Field Medical experience

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Last Date to Apply for Job: October 15, 2021

Additional Location Information : This position can be based anywhere in the U.S (Pfizer site or remote)

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