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Asset Team Leader

La Jolla, CA 92037
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**Position Purpose** The Asset Team Leader position is accountable for developing and driving the Early Oncology Development strategy for asset(s) in the EODCR group within ORD, a division of WRDM, in alignment with the overall EODCR and Pfizer portfolio strategy.

The Early Development Asset Team Leader (ATL) leads the Asset Team (AT) and is accountable for the seamless execution of all project deliverables from candidate selection and IND enabling deliverables leading to First in Subject/Patient and up to the time the drug asset may transition to the appropriate late phase development organization. The ATL will be responsible for, endorsing and integrating line function strategies, and is the single point of accountability for the seamless execution of program deliverables and decisions for each asset. The ATL leads presentations to relevant Governance committees and is ultimately responsible for the development and approval of program and/or project plans from the Asset Team.

The Early Development ATL applies Scientific Knowledge, Clinical and extensive Drug Development experience to ensure the Research and Development strategies of the AT can address clinical unmet need / improve the current standard of care for target oncology indications in alignment with Pfizer Commercial strategies. The ATL will also be responsible for interfacing with external scientists as well as with internal Pfizer experts to assure the swift identification of new early development opportunities to continuously optimize and refine the Development strategy. Together with the Asset Team Clinical Lead, the ATL will determine the clinical development plan that supports key deliverables and timely go-no go decisions to the next stage of development.

**Organizational Relationships:** O RGANIZATIONAL, CLINICAL and SCIENTIFIC,

Reports to VP, Early Development Group Asset Team Leader

+ Leads matrixed global Asset Teams directly

+ Together with Project Managers, manages timelines, team meeting agendas, scenario and risk mitigation planning, budget(s) for drug development programs and FTEs/PLM

+ Acts as lead "voice" of the Asset Team and the program at internal Governance and with external Advisors

**Primary Duties:**

+ Oversees clinical portfolio development from pre-FIH through to transition to late development

+ Leads cross functional Asset Team(s) composed of the following standing member line functions: Clinical lead, Clinical Operations Program lead, Research Project Lead, Project Manager, Translational Oncology Lead, Commercial Lead and Pharmaceutical Sciences Team Lead

+ Endorses and integrates line function strategies into a consolidated Asset strategy

+ Is accountable for developing projects that are cost-effective and looks to de-risk the candidate and investments as early as practical (clinical portfolio level)

+ Establishes cross-functional relationships with leaders from key cross-functional lines (e.g., ORD (CSOs), Pharmaceutical Sciences, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Operations, Commercial, GPD, Program Management, etc.

+ Leverages those relationships to manages key interdivisional interfaces on project issues including but not limited to Research, Development, Commercial, Medical Affairs, Manufacturing and Competitive Intelligence

+ Contributes relevant Asset information to Pipeline & Prioritization Analyses

+ Is accountable for ensuring that the projects are managed appropriately per budget

+ Is accountable for ensuring that the necessary resources are available to the projects to support their success

+ Is accountable for the quality of Asset deliverables to external authorities

+ Promotes a culture of innovation within Asset Teams in order to bring forward creative development plans that maximize the potential of the asset.

+ Partners with Commercial leads to develop the "commercial case" for Asset development.

+ Partners with other ATLs to assure alignment of strategic and tactical approaches for AT oversight

+ Leverages functional line expertise to achieve the team goals

+ Acts as point of contact and project representative to governance and other decision-making bodies, including information dissemination and the resolution of critical project issues

+ Serves as the Asset champion by negotiating and influencing key internal stakeholders

+ Creates a motivated, committed and engaged project team

+ Models and expects effective team behavior to achieve the project goals

+ Serves as a coach/ mentor to Asset Team members

+ Ensures the Asset Team adheres to relevant GXP requirements

+ Collaborates with other ATLs to ensure consistency of processes across Asset Teams

**Training, Education and Experience:**

**"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."**

Candidates with MD or PhD with post-graduate clinical training/development and experience in clinical medicine and drug development with the following skills:

+ Minimum of 10 years of relevant post graduate experience in the pharmaceutical, academic and/or medical research environments having successfully executed a major component of a development program(s)

+ Strong understanding of all the elements of oncology drug development pre-clinical and clinical programs and experience in their design and execution.

+ Demonstrated experience in review, filing and defense of IND's, CTA's and full dossiers

+ Demonstrated experience in successfully leading teams:

+ Running them effectively, efficiently and on target in alignment with Departmental and Corporate goals and budgets

+ Capable of recognizing when team interventions are required to enhance team effectiveness

+ Knowledgeable of the Commercial and Environmental issues that drive drug development projects

+ Demonstrated experienced in managing budgets and demonstrated fiscal responsibility

+ Demonstrated experience working in a matrix environment in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company.

+ Demonstrated experience in GXP (especially GCP, GLP) and experience working in a regulated environment dealing with Regulatory Inspection Readiness

**Other Job Details:**

+ Eligible for Relocation Package

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

+ \#LI-PFE

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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.

Posted: 2020-03-04 Expires: 2020-04-04

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