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Vaccines Medical Manager

San Jose, CA 95123
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+ The purpose of the position is to leverage medical expertise in the assigned therapeutic area(s) and enhance medical leadership in order to significantly contribute to the execution of Pfizer's overall strategic imperativesThis position is to play a leadership role in Medical Affairs in the assigned market(s) by providing valuable medical insight, developing medical strategies, and overseeing the execution of medical initiatives in the designated business unit, therapeutic area or category(s). This position will also actively contribute to the areas of Business Strategy, Policies and Procedures.POSITION SUMMARYThe Senior Medical Affairs Manager (SMAM) is the medical and scientific expert charged to provide medical input and guidance on areas of medical messaging and TA / Category strategy; represent the country TA/category medical affairs to leverage global/regional resources, customize global/regional promotional material content and activities; and design and oversee execution of medical initiatives in the assigned market through close collaboration with the country commercial teams.The SMAM will play a key role as medical and scientific expert in both external and internal stakeholder interactions in the assigned therapeutic area(s) and provide support for Pfizer's various engagement/partnership programs. The TA SMAM has the important role of actively interacting and collaborating with fellow medical affairs colleagues, Regional, and Global Medical Affairs Teams in order to contribute to and leverage on its resources and expertise; share best practices programs, resources and partnerships; and ensure alignment with medical strategies and execution. The SMAM is also responsible for overseeing the Company's adherence to the highest standards of conduct in all its dealings with the healthcare community, patients and governments and other stakeholders. Strategy and Messaging To take a medical leadership role in developing the medical messaging and strategy for the responsible portfolio(s)/ TA/category based on country objectives and customer insights. To work cohesively with commercial teams, providing medical input and guidance in the development of TA/Category strategies (e.g., brand strategic plans, among others), ensuring that the overall country medical strategy is evident, relevant, and sound for the assigned TA. The SMAM will work directly with the regional medical lead for alignment and represent the country in leveraging global/regional resources in the assigned markets.To provide medical input and guidance in the development of TA/ Category strategies (e.g., brand strategic plans) for the assigned TA, as well as developing medical strategies and medical contents for those key brands that are not supported by the global team.Plan and consolidate medical resources to support portfolio/TA strategies and medical initiatives from other countries, region and global medical teams.Act as the medical point of contact for cross functional collaboration and strategic alignment for the TA/ Category.Represent Medical Affairs and play an active role in the Global Strategic Planning Community (SPC) and Global Content Creation Community (CCC) for the respective TA and ensure strategic alignment with TA strategies, stakeholder needs, and regional/global medical teams. Leadership and People Management The SMAM will lead and mentor the medical affairs team (Medical Managers and/or MSL) assigned to the BU / Category/ TA.The SMAM will also lead and have oversight over cross-category / TA medical affairs initiatives such as but not limited to, compliance and quality oversight function, operational programs and strategies, that impacts the whole medical affairs and other divisions of Pfizer. Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and External Stakeholders To develop and lead strategic medical and scientific relationships or partnerships with HCPs and medical societies, the academe and governments for sub-cluster programs or multi-country programs, through close collaboration with the medical affairs teams of other countries.To support Pfizer engagement /partnership programs between governments, Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), HCP Organizations and Academia for country programs in support of the value creating medical affairs strategies. The SMAM will act as medical and scientific expert to provide guidance to country colleagues in their partnership programs as needed.To take the lead in KOL development and engagement plans for the TA/ category or multi-country programs in the assigned TA(s). Research & Publications To establish partnership with key stakeholders (eg. medical academic institutions/ KOLs/ medical societies, public health advocates and government) in data generation programs and building research capabilities in the assigned therapeutic area(s), through close collaboration with other members of the country medical affairs organizations, other country colleagues, regional colleagues and global colleagues.To act as therapeutic area lead within the country/regional/global medical steering committees in the review and approval of research proposals and publication manuscripts to ensure scientific quality and value to patients. The research proposals include real-world data analysis, and Investigator initiated study proposals, etc. Promotional Materials/Activities Review/Approval Provide medical input and guidance in the development, customization of regional and global and medical materials/ activities and promotional materials and/or activities to meet local market needs and in alignment with country strategies. KEY KNOWLEDGE AREAS

+ Advanced knowledge and expertise in own Therapeutic Area(s) (TA), including but not limited to research, competitor's products, customers, regulatory trends and labeling, pharma industry trends and market access.

+ Comprehensive knowledge of related disciplines, to be effective in BU.

+ Recognized as leading expert by opinion leaders in TA, and acts accordingly towards Pfizer management and Senior Leadership KEY FUNCTIONAL AREAS AND PARTNERSHIPS

+ Able to affect and shape TA/category and BU strategies, and influence broader Pfizer medical and business strategies and tactics.

+ Represent Medical Affairs Function and Pfizer to external medical community.

+ Able to develop and implement innovative medical strategies, policies and processes, incorporating appropriate risk taking, and acts as 'change agent'.

+ Proactively recommends effective solutions to challenges affecting customers and Pfizer.

+ Able to demonstrate strong leadership, inspires and holds others accountable within and across Work Teams and Departments.

+ Able to work independently on most assignments using knowledge and work experience, with assignments often being self-initiated

+ Co-/Leads complex projects **QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE** Education

+ Advanced Degree in Health Science or Medical Sciences (e.g. Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Technology, Psychology and other allied health disciplines.)

+ Additional relevant qualification in the therapeutic area(s) preferred

+ Additional training/qualification in leadership or management preferred Experience

+ At least 3 years of experience in Pharmaceutical industry as medical affairs manager or equivalent position independently responsible for the related therapeutic area.

+ Clinical practice experience in the related therapeutic area, working experience in research or medical academy preferred

+ Experience in handling teams or people management preferred

+ Good working knowledge of the Industry Code of Conduct

+ Proficiency in Basic Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and familiarity with use of databases **BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES**

+ Strategic Thinking

+ Communication

+ Strong Interpersonal Skills

+ Teamwork and Collaboration

+ Decision making/Problem assessment and Problem solving skills

+ Technical and Professional knowledge

+ Building business partnerships

+ Customer service orientation


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

Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-23
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