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Medical Director, Hospital Products and Sterile Injectables, non-MD

New York City, New York
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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Health Sciences, Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Organization Type
All Industry, Pharma

The Medical Director Hospital Products and Sterile Injectables is an integral member of the Specialty Care Hospital medical affairs team reporting to the VP, Global Medical Affairs Hospital.
  • Drives the medical strategy and planning for the assigned Global Hospital Products and SI Portfolio with focus on the glucocorticoid and hospital branded portfolio in partnership with other Global Medical Affairs Leads.
  • Works closely cross-functionally with other relevant partners including Regional Medical Affairs Leads, GPD, Safety Risk Management, Global Medicine Product Evaluation (GMPE), Regulatory Affairs, External Medical Engagement, Commercial teams, Commercial Development, Business Development as well as other Platform functions.
  • Works with the other Medical Affairs Leads to ensure medical input in the Innovation Engine and other Business Development activities responsible for identifying breakthroughs to change the standard of practice and addressing challenges customers face for the Hospital and SI Portfolio.
  • Accountable for delivery of the assigned Hospital Products and SI Portfolio asset plans for glucocorticoid portfolio and for all knowledge/insight generating activities on the disease area assets - including innovation, medical lifecycle planning and execution and identifying growth opportunities and accountable for medical leadership.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all processes & activities are fully aligned with local, regional and Specialty care priorities, strategies and needs, as well as, in compliance with corporate policies & guidelines. S/he is expected to lead and display an innovative approach to the unique challenges of the glucocorticoid and hospital Products portfolio. Strong teamwork and the ability to work effectively in a matrix environment are essential to the success of the role. Ability to travel is a requirement.
  • Combines the medical expertise, awareness of the patient's care and physician's point of view for the specific treatments used in the hospital setting.
  • Creates environment for colleagues to understand and exhibit customer-focused medical professionalism with honor and integrity.

  • Lead HP/SI strategy and portfolio activities in alignment with Country, Cluster, and Regional activities for the assigned HP/SI Portfolio development, planning and medical insights with focus on the glucocorticoid portfolio and prioritized brands.
  • Understand the assigned HP/ SI Portfolios and lead the formulation of the concept/strategy for multi-source, value-added and novel products and how it relates to the customers' needs.
  • Lead Medical Science Committee (MSC) strategy and meetings and serves as scientific expert for the assigned portfolio. (Specific focus: glucocorticoids and prioritized hospital brands)
  • Contribute to the medical input and decision making in the Internal Hospital Innovation Engine, which is responsible identifying breakthroughs to change the standard of practice and addressing challenges customers face.
  • Contribute to GMTs (Global Medicine Teams) as core member.
  • Impact the development of lifecycle initiatives including combination products and the application of technology/digital
  • Monitor global trends to identify opportunities for specific assets in the glucocorticoid and Hospital portfolio.
  • Develop and support the dissemination of accurate, current medical and scientific knowledge (e.g.: disease states, product label, statistics interpretation), including competitive medicines, for internal and external stakeholders and customers.
  • Work with Regional, Cluster and Country Medical Leads and Medical Excellence to generate Medical Insights (i.e., patients' and physicians' voice and concerns). Effectively and proactively bring Medical Insights to development efforts, to cross-functional and other teams, while considering the needs of customers, including payers.
  • Support the Real-World Evidence (RWE) initiatives for the sterile injectable portfolio with analysis of the clinical, pharmacoeconomic and the real-world impact.
  • Coordinate global external experts' interactions and activities across the portfolio.
  • Lead the Scientific publications committee (SPC) to plan and implement appropriate publication strategy and tactics in accordance with Pfizer policy.
  • Support other Global Medical Affairs Leads on appropriate working/governance groups in a professional, inclusive manner encouraging open discussion as related to assigned activities and specific roles, while demonstrating respect for all people.
  • Embed medical professionalism and enhances the formation of a medical community across Hospital portfolio. Embeds quality and compliance in all the activities. Includes Pfizer Values in all activities.


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.
  • PharmD/PHD with preference for US, EU/UK qualifications. ICU/Surgical/Critical care/Emergency care experience desired. Experience in hospital setting and sterile injectable products preferred and minimum 6 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and medical affairs experience.
  • Masters with a minimum of 8 years; Bachelors with a minimum of 10 years experience

  • This position requires an initiative-taking, pragmatic, flexible person with excellent leadership qualities, strategic thinking, communication and presentation skills, broad expertise in medical affairs and strong experience with regulatory, innovation, and/or safety risk management issues
  • Advanced understanding of medical concepts of the disease and extensive knowledge of current standard treatments in the disease area and apply in patient-oriented approach (medical experience).
  • Post -graduate patient-care experience preferred
  • Regulatory knowledge: Familiarity with global regulatory guidance especially International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) relevant to clinical and safety data and clinical development and labelling.
  • Medical Writing skills: Excellent scientific writing skills, including an ability to summarize and interpret complicated data effectively, concisely, and persuasively. Demonstrated ability to present scientific data, plans, and arguments clearly and accurately to relevant audiences
  • Analytic skills: Ability to examine data, formulate reasonable hypotheses, and design and execute analyses to evaluate them.
  • Oral presentation skills: Strong oral presentation skills, including ability to present, explain and defend data analyses before internal and external (including Regulatory Authority) audiences.
  • Language skills: High fluency in written English and strong functional fluency in spoken English.
  • Personal skills: Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • People skills: Effective influencing and negotiating skills, including when appropriate an ability to guide decision-making for document content strategy. Ability to work well with all levels and roles in cross-functional, global teams and external stakeholders.
  • AI: Previous experience with AI principles commonly used to generate, present, and analyze data.
  • Epidemiology: Broad familiarity with epidemiologic principles and concepts is desirable.

  • Reports directly to Vice President, Global Medical Affairs Hospital
  • Works closely with other Global Medical Affairs Leads and cross-functional teams.
  • Interacts with Regulatory, Commercial, Safety, PGS and Medical Affairs colleagues at local, regional, and Global level.

Medical Experience:
  • Experience in care of patients in hospital setting
  • Ability to objectively interpret and analyze medical and scientific data.
  • Ability to define and convey complex concepts.
  • Strong strategic thinking and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Well-organized with the ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands.
  • International experience a plus, Regulatory experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated history of high performance and producing outstanding results.

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $161,600.00 to $269,400.00. 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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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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