The primary responsibility for this role is strategic leadership on the US Medical Rare Hematology/Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) team to deliver the medical operating plan in coordination with Global Medical Affairs deliverables across the therapeutic area. The Senior Medical Director brings his/her leadership skills, technical expertise and an in-depth understanding of medicine development and lifecycle to bear on all US Medical/SCD-related activities. Coordinating with Global Medical Affairs and cross-functional colleagues, he/she provides medical leadership to support successful product development, medical launch and product commercialization, while putting the patient first within the spectrum of the Pfizer Core Values and Behaviors. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
- Leads the development and execution of the rare hematology/sickle cell disease medical affairs operating plan
- Provides Medical leadership as appropriate on cross-functional teams supporting clinical and commercial development plans
- Establishes new and growing existing critical external relationships with US thought leaders and professional societies in the SCD TA
- Represents US Medical Affairs on SCD-related cross-functional teams
- Develops and execute US medical strategies for phase IV research including RWE and data generation plans
- Leads data generation/analyses and ensure the medical and scientific accuracy of manuscripts and abstracts/posters
- Ensures seamless and coordinated partnership with SCD Field Medical leadership to achieve integration of insights into strategy development and execution
- Ensures timely and appropriate management of the US SCD Medical budget including project spend
- Provides medical input on US labeling and regulatory interactions
- Leads and executes successful Medical advisory boards, congress-related symposia and congress planning
- As appropriate, participates in Medical Subcommittee (MSC) consisting of cross-functional medical colleagues including outcomes research
- Develops and maintains HCP engagement plans for HQ medical affairs
- Provides Medical leadership in all SCD-related BURC discussions
- As appropriate, provides Medical leadership in US Commercial initiatives in support of the SCD portfolio including brand positioning, promotional materials, and digital projects
- Serves as the voice of US Medical and ensures US Sickle Cell Disease/Rare Hematology needs are considered and represented in Global Medical strategies
- Collaborates as appropriate with US external partners to further scientific insights and data generation
- Mentors and coaches other colleagues, as appropriate
- Builds trust among team members and broader stakeholders by setting a highly visible example of medical integrity and excellence
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Other Job Details:
- PhD or PharmD professional degree required
- 8+ years of relevant work experience; experience in Medical Affairs with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership preferred
- Deep understanding of HCP informational needs and what is required to support these needs
- Extensive knowledge of patterns of medical practice and healthcare delivery and current and evolving landscape will be required
- Candidate will need to demonstrate credibility and presence based on their knowledge of all aspects of Medical Affairs
- Advanced influencing skills to enable productive collaboration and alignment between business units
- Highly motivated with demonstrated track record of high performance and producing outstanding results
- Proficiency in building and managing relationships with stakeholders, including Senior Leaders, ensuring appropriate stakeholders are included in deliberations and decision-making
- Proven ability to facilitate open discussion and debate among key stakeholders and build internal and external relationships through partnering, anticipating needs, fulfilling expectations
- An ability to lead and manage in a matrixed structure and in a collaborative team environment
- Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically
- Demonstrated record of sound judgment and intelligent decision-making
- Fluency in written and spoken English required, with excellent communication skills.
- Last Date to Apply for Job: December 16, 2022.
- Eligible for Relocation Package: No
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.
For roles based in New York City: The annual base salary for this position ranges from $178,700.00 to $297,700.00. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus with a target of 22.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.
Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.Sunshine Act
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