Pfizer Senior Director, Scientific Affairs in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Work with a talented, cross functional team to develop a compelling and balanced narrative on Pfizer's innovative Research and Development portfolio and efforts for the investor community
Provide senior-level scientific, strategic and operational support to Pfizer's Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) and President of Worldwide Research, Development and Medical (WRDM) and to the Vice President of WRDM Operationsrelated to effective creation and communication of the scientific narrative to the investor community related to COVID-19 programs, mRNA and broader R&D priority areas and programs
Monitor WRDM strategy and performance across a broad spectrum of measures and assess peer strategy/performance to help inform the strategic narrative to the investor community
Coordinate rapid, thoughtful responses to content-related requests of the Pfizer CSO/ President of WRDM related to the investor community
Ensure Pfizer's CSO/President of WRDM is properly briefed and well prepared at all times for key meetings and presentations related to the investor community
Leverage knowledge of science & business to develop presentations for Pfizer's CSO/President of WRDM to the investor community including at Pfizer Quarterly Corporate Performance meetings.
Conduct rapid analyses related to the narrative for the investor community for Pfizer's CSO/President of WRDM, as requested, e.g., quick portfolio/pipeline analyses, benchmarking summaries, summarizing reports for briefings
Ensure creation of compelling scientific narrative to the investor community on COVID-19 programs, mRNA and broader R&D priority areas and programs in collaboration with Investor Relations (IR) and Communications team
Lead the development of Pfizer's CSO/President of WRDM's presentation, Q&A and talking points for Pfizer Quarterly Corporate Performance meetings (in partnership with the IR and Communications teams)
Support addressing requests (in collaboration with Investor Relations) for information, analyses, actions and decisions from the CEO, Pfizer's executive leadership team (ELT) and other key stakeholders related the investor community
Partner closely with key scientific leaders at Pfizer such as the CSOs for various therapeutic areas (TA) to develop a compelling narrative within and across TAs for the investor community
Proactively create a watchlist of key programs and R&D themes to highlight to the investor community as well as a plan for when and how to communicate them (in partnership with the IR and Communications teams)
Manage an efficient process to gather scientific information and create a compelling narrative for the investor community
Periodically support Pfizer's CSO/President of WRDM monthly 1:1's with the CEO by preparing discussion and background materials related to the investor community
Attend key external conferences and events to gauge key trends and peer strategy and performance in order to inform Pfizer's scientific narrative to the investor community
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.
PhD in Biology, Chemistry, or other scientific discipline, or equivalent required
10+ years of relevant BioPharma experience including preferably 5+ years in R&D
5+ years experience in management consulting, communications or equity analyst experience required
3+ years experience in crafting scientific presentations for executive audiences required
Highly skilled at Microsoft Office applications, especially PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to multitask and deal with a large volume of requests / deliverables on a regular basis
Ability to quickly/effectively prioritize and balance competing tasks in real-time
Bringing a strong and advanced scientific mindset and knowledge to work on scientific initiatives and presentations for the Pfizer CSO/President of WRDM
Willingness to take on and deliver against important tactical / operational tasks on a day-to-day basis
Ability to work independently and own deliverables from end to end and at the same time, being able to accept/respond to specific guidance from manager to support near-term or urgent tasks
Ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders
Sound business judgment and business acumen to ensure that the thinking and recommendations are grounded in reality and in the best interests of the business
Ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships with and influence key WRDM leaders (WRDM-LT and LT-1) and earn their trust - to facilitate easy communication and allow quick access to information needed for the President of WRDM
Ability to develop a broad, big picture understanding across WRDM units/lines so that this can be appropriately reflected in the Pfizer CSO/WRDM President's communications, presentations, briefings, etc.
Having a strong presence and interpersonal skills to operate/interact effectively with key Executive-level audiences when needed (e.g., ELT, BOD, CEO's office, Senior external partners, etc.)
Individual contributor with ability to work effectively in a matrix environment
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Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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