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Associate Director, Program Manager - Vaccines Development

Pearl River, New York
Closing date
Jun 6, 2024

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Health Sciences, Vaccine Research
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Manager, President/CEO/Director/VP
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Why Patients Need You

Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best - in - class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

In your role, you will be at the center of Pfizer's operations and you will find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. Your work will help Pfizer in the critical area of portfolio management for our Research and Development (R&D) function. You will work as part of a team which designs and implements business processes to enable product research and development, portfolio prioritization, resource allocation and risk management.

As Associate Director, your advanced knowledge of the principles and concepts of project management and comprehensive knowledge of other vaccine research and development disciplines will enable you to lead complex projects across the division. Your ability to develop and manage plans will facilitate achieving objectives, interpreting internal and external business challengesand recommending best practices for improvements. While managing complex project environments, you will be able to anticipate and troubleshoot roadblocks and influence teams to achieve targets for the division.

It is your hard work and leadership that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe

How You Will Achieve It
  • Develop ideas and support complex projects acrossthe division.
  • Develop and manage plans to achieve objectives.
  • Support Program Leader(s) and Program Director to develop program plans that encompass the overall strategy for the development of vaccines andtherapeuticsin all indications ensuring alignment among the overall strategic, operational, and line plans.
  • Interact closely with scientific staff to understand everyday facility challenges.
  • Manage vaccine research and development projects by providing scientific perspective.
  • Applytechnical, team, and line knowledge along with comprehensive scheduling knowledge to contribute to the achievement of program team deliverables.
  • Supporttranslation of team's strategic objectives into operational plans; provide insight into operational feasibility of proposed strategies
  • Support delivery of development plans in alignment with the program team strategies.


  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) and 7+ years of experience .
  • Experience with relevant project management tools .
  • Proficiency in the use of word processing, Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills .

  • Master's degree (MA/MS/MBA) and 7+ years of experience .
  • Doctorate (PhD/PharmD/JD) and 4+ years of experience.
  • PMP or similar Project Management Certifications .
  • Knowledge of vaccine development, serology, clinical operations, protocols and development budgets .
  • 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.

Relocation support available
Work Location Assignment:On premise

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $117,300.00 to $195,500.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 17.5% 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.

Sunshine Act

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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