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(Director) Oncology GSSO Resourcing Manager

La Jolla, California, United States;United States - Washington - BothellCollegeville, Pennsylvania, United States;
Closing date
Mar 14, 2024

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Life Sciences, Oncology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Manager, President/CEO/Director/VP
Organization Type
All Industry, Pharma
This is a DIRECTOR level role

Why Patients Need You
Pfizer's Worldwide Medical and Safety colleagues play a key role in connecting evidence based medical decision support with colleagues and stakeholders to enable better health and treatment outcomes. Whether you are creating framework necessary to ensure our evidence is scientifically sound, providing unbiased, medically necessary expertise or investigating how to close gaps in data, our mission is simple. Empower healthcare decisions regarding the safe and appropriate use of medicines for patients.


  • Accountable for the allocation of critical resources and maintaining optimal resourcing capacity for the Global Site and Study Operations (GSSO) team within Oncology Clinical Development & Operations (Oncology CD&O).
  • Through this, s upport the seamless delivery of a diverse portfolio of studies and trials, ensuring that the right expertise and workforce are available at the right time.


  • Responsible for overall resource management within Oncology GSSO to scale the organization to meet the growing demand for oncology clinical trials and research projects.
  • This role will need to have strong leadership and partnering skills, working closely with Oncology GSSO functional lines and supporting platform lines, GSSO Area Heads across the region s and other teams in CD&O such as Resource Planning and Manage ment Team within Oncology Unit Management Office to bring consistency to resource management and budget tracking.
  • Accountable for making sure that both internal and external resources are effectively allocated across the trial portfolio by implementing a resource planning and forecasting approach to match supply (availability, skills) and demand to fulfill study/project needs.
  • Lead the data / analytics process and reporting to support effective resource management and planning, define and ensure reporting on functional performance KPIs and resolve any quality issues e.g., utilization , data completeness, accuracy of capacity reporting, time-allocation across projects.
  • Partner with Pfizer Oncology Scientific Affairs and Strategic Partnerships (SASP) teams to ensure that GSSO use cases and needs are included in the AI / digital innovation work undertaken by SASP
  • Accountable for the Pfizer Oncology resourcing algorithm for CD&O, partnering with PRD counterparts to develop and enhance a Pfizer enterprise resourcing algorithm and tools to enable resource reporting, forecasting supply / demand, meeting resourcing needs and load balancing.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement in resource management processes and to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of tracking time and cost allocation.
  • Utilize internal & external talent acquisition processes to support workforce planning and the recruitment pipeline to maintain an adequately skilled workforce.


  • Bachelor of Science degree minimally , with 14 + years ' experience
  • Strong quantitative skills and a strong understanding of basic finance principles is crucial to effectively manage the financial aspects of resource allocation.
  • Strong understanding of clinical development operations
  • Resource management and understanding of algorithms to support resource forecasting and planning .
  • Organization and communication skills.

Optional requirements :

  • 5+ years included people management / leadership (note. This role does not have direct reports currently , but effective delivery of responsibilities related to Oncology CD&O resource management will benefit from the incumbent's experience with managing their own teams previously . The role will need to demonstrate strong people management skills to lead resource management across a matrixed and large organization. )
  • Creative thinking in finding innovative solutions to resource allocation challenges.
  • Problem solving to manage changing needs .
  • Ability to work in a multi- geography , matrixed organization .

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $149,200.00 to $248,600.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 20.0% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of 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. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.


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