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We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Emerging Markets Medical / Clinical, Global Commercial Access Partnerships Director
The Emerging Markets Medical/Clinical, Global Commercial Access Partnership (GCAP) Director will:
Work with the GCAP Medical Lead to partner with the GCAP Team to develop strategies and activities for the Pfizer portfolio in Emerging Markets as they relate to helping advance patient access to Pfizer medicines and vaccines as part of An Accord for A Healthier World (AAHW) in French-speaking countries and the Pfizer partners working collaboratively to serve vulnerable patient populations especially in lower middle-income (LMICs) countries.
Senior Medical/Clinical Pfizer leader face to non-governmental organizations, United Nations Agencies and relevant civil society organizations to further Pfizer strategy in the French-speaking countries involved with AAHW.
Medical/clinical support of Pfizer Public-Private- Partnerships in development and product access.
Helps to design innovative solutions for improving safe and compliant use of Pfizer products in emerging markets
Supports development of Pfizer position for engaging and influencing multilateral organizations involved in International Public Health and achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The individual will collaborate closely with the Emerging Markets Medical/Clinical GCAP Lead to ensure close collaboration across Pfizer with EM Commercial, Medical, Corporate Affairs, Global Product Development (GPD) and Worldwide Research and Development (WRD) to deliver on the goals of AAHW in French-speaking countries.
Ensures appropriately tailored and feasible development strategies and plans are developed for working with civil society as it relates to safe and medically important uses of Pfizer products in the AAHW program.
Reviews relevant clinical development plans as they relate to emerging market issues related to clinical development and future access to Pfizer products.
Provides timely and insightful development expertise on the use of Pfizer products in vulnerable patient populations in emerging markets.
Ensure strong relationships with key opinion leaders in academia, strategic technical, government, non-government (NGO), business partners and patient advocacy groups to advance and support the interests of AAHW in French-speaking countries.
Support colleagues and programs to operate with the highest standards for development of products for use in vulnerable populations in emerging markets.
Medical/Clinical partner of the Global Commercial Access Partnership Team working on AAHW in French-speaking countries.
Medical support of cross-functional activities related to use of Pfizer products in Emerging Markets focused on access to vulnerable patient populations. This will include medical interactions with civil society, activist groups, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.
Provide an integrated medical view for the EM portfolio as it relates to use of Pfizer products particularly as this relates to institutional buyers, developing world Ministries of Health and non-governmental organizations.
Serve to facilitate and create when needed, a consultative network for advancing Pfizer Public Health and access goals as they relate to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Education and Experience:
MD with Board Certification and license in Medical discipline(s)
Minimum of 7 years medical affairs or clinical drug development experience and expertise. Must have in-depth knowledge of multiple therapeutic area(s), drug development, and regulatory submission pathways – global experience required with particular expertise in emerging markets
Proven track record of medical and clinical trial strategy development and successful execution
Knowledge of clinical development, clinical policy issues, global and regional regulations, ICH/GCP
Demonstrated clinical/medical, administrative, and project management capabilities, as well as effective verbal and written communication skills in relating to individuals both inside and outside Pfizer
Ability to communicate, develop, and manage collaborative relationships with internal and external key stakeholders
Previous recent in-depth experience and relationships with many of the external stakeholders listed above such as NGOs, governments, MOHs in the Africa Union.
Skilled at communicating in French with Ministries of Health in the countries using this language in AAHW.
Medical/Scientific Excellence - Demonstrated understanding of the complexities and recent developments in the principal disease areas; confident discussing scientific / mechanistic aspects of medical affairs and product development, also comfortable in discussing commercial and regulatory issues
Track record of achievement in pharmaceutical development in disease area(s) of relevance; able to independently formulate novel development or lifecycle strategies particularly within the framework of Public-Private-Partnerships.
Clinical Development Skills - Able to review and understand the emerging safety and efficacy profile of products; part of this skill is putting the profile in perspective with clinical practice and regulatory approvals
Presentation and Analytical Skills - Proven scientific writing skills in French and English, with strong inter-personal, written/verbal French/English communication skills, including ability to evaluate, interpret and present complex data
Management Experience - Able to set priorities and manage cross-functional teams and multiple or complex projects to deliver milestones according to set budgets; sets priorities; able to define and manage appropriate resource requirements (budgets and FTEs) both in-house and vendors / contractors
Risk Management – Able to manage risk and uncertainty with track record of good decision-making based on sound mix of analysis and judgment
Networking and Alliance Building - Achieves results through influence in a matrix organization and leverages contributions of colleagues with diverse expertise; builds strong alliances across internal/external stakeholder groups; proactively manages governance
Change agile - Able to drive, anticipate, influence and manage change, demonstrate perspective and poise in the face of uncertainty and effectively get things done amidst organizational change to deliver maximum value for all stakeholders
20% Travel anticipated including international travel