1+ months

Director/Associate Director, GCMC China Vaccine Lead

Pfizer
Beijing
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**Job Summary**



+ Serve as a LT member within GCMC China and contribute to set & deliver the group objectives.

+ Apply technical, functional, and industry knowledge to shape strategic direction for multiple markets and therapeutic areas. Indepedently develop and provide robust regulatory strategies and high quality regulatory assessment, deliver expeditious and efficient regulatory submissions for projects across all aspects of drug development or manufacturing lifecycle.

+ Lead the maintenance of the expansive combination of CMC product information, market registration details, component level dossier content and compliance of an integrated regulatory change management process to provide a comprehensive and compliant view of the CMC registered details of all products in all markets.

+ Cultivate sustainable & effective relationships with local & global internal partners, e.g. GCMC, China RA, DC and PGS. Build strong relationships with regulatory authorities and network with pharmaceutical industrial associations to improve Pfizer's regulatory success and enhance Pfizer's image. Participate in activities with industrial associations in China (e.g. RDPAC, DIA, ISPE, AAPS) for external influencing, regulatory intelligence and network building.

+ Potentially manage a team of colleagues within GCMC China, as well as resource and budget within GCMC China and track progress and metrics.



**Job Responsibilities**

Responsibilities include:



+ Serve as a LT member within GCMC China and contribute to set & deliver the group objectives.

+ Lead collaboration within & across divisions, working with other scientific & technical leaders, to establish aligned approaches to regulatory strategies and/or policies;

+ Deliver project deliverables as well as guide direct reports (if any) to

+ Take CMC lead to support products at various stages including clinical trial application, NDA and post approval variations;

+ Contribute to assess regulatory risks & development plans and help to develop China regulatory strategies for programs. Leverage both technical & regulatory knowledge, to mitigate risks.

+ Ensure high quality CMC submissions in compliance with China regulations and guidelines.

+ Manage regulatory issues, maintain submission information in relevant GCMC systems, tracks regulatory commitments & timelines for specific projects/products/markets.

+ Execute regulatory policies and operational processes.

+ Demonstrate ability to manage project activities, present and articulate issues for resolution and execute as a scientific/technical resource for assigned projects.

+ Collaborate with departmental and cross-functional colleagues (eg. G-CMC, WSR, WRO, and PGS) to leverage and share both technical & regulatory knowledge, align expectations and manage planning and monitoring activities to mitigate risks.

+ Continued pursuit of developing an understanding of regulatory conformance & compliance with external regulatory requirements & internal quality procedures.

+ Assure product compliance through timely and accurate maintenance of CMC submission documentation and product knowledge in Regulatory systems.



+ Serve as a primary CMC lead on a core project(s) demonstrating ability to manage project activities, assess regulatory risks & development plans to develop global regulatory strategies for programs in accordance with regulatory, scientific & technical criteria.

+ Serve as a technical and scientific resource within own work group/discipline and provides guidance for completion of difficult and complex projects. Mentoring colleagues within focus area of expertise.

+ Cultivate sustainable & effective relationships

+ Develop effective internal relationships with local & global partners, e.g. GCMC, China RA, DC and PGS.

+ Exercise & maintain engagements / relationships with regulatory authorities serving as liaison with regulatory agencies (directly or in conjunction with Regulatory Affairs) for specific & limited topics to improve Pfizer's regulatory success

+ Build strong relationships with regulatory authorities and network with pharmaceutical industrial associations to improve Pfizer's regulatory success and enhance Pfizer's image.

+ Participate in activities with industrial associations in China (e.g. RDPAC, DIA, ISPE, AAPS) for external influencing, regulatory intelligence and network building.

+ Potentially manage a team of colleagues within GCMC China, as well as resource and budget within GCMC China and track progress and metrics.

+ Providing guidance & direction for direct reports, managing resource capacity along with prioritizing workload appropriately.

+ Conduct performance-management & training related activities, encourage & support a healthy work/life balance, support roll-out of HR policies, assist recruitment & hiring vacancies, provide guidance & facilitate opportunities for individual development, encourage colleague participation in cross-disciplinary forums & learning opportunities, demonstrate & model adherence to all Pfizer behaviors & values, embrace & comply with GCMC Principles of Integrity.

+ Fostering & actively developing GCMC talent

+ Execute training related activities (e.g. compliance-related, HR policies...), individual development plans, participate in cross-disciplinary forums & learning opportunities, engage in Straight Talk & Listen exchanges, demonstrate & model adherence to all Pfizer behaviors & values, embrace & comply with GCMC Principles of Integrity.



**Technical Skill Requirements**



**Technical and/or other job-related skills:**



+ Demonstrated commitment & dedication to scientific & regulatory integrity & quality compliance.



+ Knowledge of the CMC business as it relates to drug development, and partnering organizations and systems is required.

+ Experience with CMC regulatory submissions, process development and/or GMP manufacture of clinical and/or commercial products.

+ Strong understanding of CMC change management processes and CMC CTD content/structure.

+ Understanding of identifying and mitigating compliance risks through proper management of CMC product content



+ High level of knowledge and solid understanding of the development & commercial activities and cGMP's required to assess technical, scientific & regulatory merits of CMC information, commitments and data to lead teams and/or project(s).

+ Knowledge of the CMC business as it relates to drug development, and partnering organizations and systems is desired.

+ Possesses sound understanding of business expectations across divisions

+ Ability to present and articulate issues for resolution, communicating regularly with key stakeholders to ensure alignment, provide consultation as a scientific/technical resource for assigned projects, mentor and share experience with colleagues.



+ Deep understanding of China, US and EU regulatory requirements & expectations, criteria for submission & approval globally & experience of interactions with regulatory authorities for projects.

+ Applies technical, functional, and industry knowledge to shape strategic direction of assigned project(s), reduce regulatory burden & improve regulatory flexibility commensurate with business needs.

+ May serve as Subject Matter Expert in specific relevant disciplines or recognized as a regulatory CMC resource for specific pharmaceutical science projects and/or specialized expert in specific regulatory domains

+ Demonstrates sound understanding and advanced knowledge of the principles, practices and concepts of a regulatory CMC/ policy/ publishing discipline and a working knowledge of the principles, practices, concepts and operations in other relevant disciplines.

+ May participate in Due Diligence exercises with supervision.

+ May participate in limited interactions with regulatory authorities to respond to direct requests either directly or in conjunction with Regulatory Affairs.



+ Advanced skills in written & oral communications in both Chinese and English are mandatory.

+ Computer literacy with Microsoft Office Suite and Documentum-based applications highly desired.

+ Skills in document manipulation and electronic document maintenance (e.g., Word, Excel, Adobe, Documentum, dossier workflow tools) and other data management tools

+ Experience engaging in the external regulatory & pharmaceutical environment is preferred.

+ Prior experience managing projects is required.Able to independently execute the completion of complex projects to reduce regulatory burden & improve regulatory flexibility commensurate with business needs.



**Qualifications (i.e., preferred education, experience, attributes)**

**Education:**



+ BS, MS or PhD degree in chemistry, biology, or related scientific disciplines; Advanced degree is preferred.



**Experience** **:**



+ Technical discipline with 10+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with relevant technical experience (QA, Technical Services, Operations, Manufacturing or R&D) and 5+ years pharmaceutical regulatory experience are required.

+ Managing a team of colleagues within GCMC China

+ 2+ years management & supervisory experience with technical projects &/or staff preferred



**Desired / Required Competencies:**



**G-CMC Specific Responsibilities, Expectations & COMPETENCIES**



**Decision Making**



+ Acts Decisively



+ Applies experience & operates independently to resolve complex issues.



+ **Impact of Decisions**

+ Decisions impact multiple Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Units mid-term objectives

+ Significant or long-term decisions are reviewed by senior management



**Risk Mgt**



+ Ability to recognize and address risks across projects and programs.



+ Manages regulatory risks & ambiguous situations under limited supervision.



**Innovation/ Creativity**



+ Investigates novel and unconventional approaches to address issues and solve problems.

+ Identifies existing process/product improvements

+ Develops innovative, advanced new concepts that improve processes / products across own and related disciplines

+ Takes appropriate risks to achieve desired results



**Scientific & Regulatory Leadership**



+ Ability to develop and/or lead projects or team initiatives to support short-term operational goals.

+ Ability to think globally across zones and divisions.

+ Ability to influence at the work group/discipline project team level.



**Knowledge Breadth and Depth / Sharing**



+ Provides technical / functional leadership to teams

+ Leverages technical/functional expertise across own and related disciplines.

+ Demonstrates comprehensive industry knowledge. Exhibits business expertise and an understanding of the external marketplace and customer requirements.



+ Actively shares knowledge with others across multiple Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Unit through existing knowledge sharing processes/systems

+ Encourages others to share knowledge across the organization.

+ Contribute to the development of organizational knowledge management process/systems.

+ Uses knowledge of industry,customer requirements and general business environment to adapt and impletment strategic options



**Teamwork/ Collaboration**



+ Ability to contribute to effective teams & implement change.

+ Aptitude for customer service, facilitation, and conflict resolution, approaching all situations with enthusiasm and integrity, despite demanding workload, technical barriers and changing deadlines and requirements.



**Communication**



+ Communication & Negotiation skills

+ Uses communication to help ensure alignment within and outside of Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Unit

+ Creates and delivers presentations to direct reports and other internal stakeholders across Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Unit.

+ Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills



**Vision, Strategy, and Business Alignment**



+ Establishes operational activities/projects that support mid-term goals and set direction for the Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Unit.



**Influencing Others**



+ Manages teams that execute direction for the Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Unit

+ Provides input to senior management decisions that may have an impact on business direction within the Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Unit



**Managing Change**



+ Prepares for and manages change that impacts the Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Unit.



**People Management**



+ Recognizes others' need for development and collaborates with individuals to create a development plan

+ Is accountable for general effective people management and development.

+ Guides direct reports on relevant experiences to meet career objectives.

+ Develops a talent base and anticipates development needs within the area of responsibility.

+ Manages performance of direct and indirect reports and support Sub Business Unit/Sub Operating Unit objectives through goal setting, ongoing assessment and coaching and performance evaluation.



Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.



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Posted: 2020-04-03 Expires: 2020-06-04
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