Director - GBDM (Data Collection and DCT)

at Pfizer, Inc in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Why Patients Need You


Technology impacts everything we do. Pfizer's digital and 'data first' strategy focuses on implementing impactful and innovative technology solutions across all functions from research to manufacturing. Whether you are digitizing drug discovery and development, identifying solutions, or making our work easier and faster, you will be making a difference to countless lives.


What You Will Achieve


Your technical and business skills will help you represent the GPD organization in all information technology activities. Your leadership skills will help provide a strategic or tactical direction and help plan the resolutions to information technology issues. You will participate in management and development of technology products and service standards which impact the client or business area.

This role resides in the Pfizer Digital GPD Client Partner organization supporting Global Product Development (GPD). This Client Partner will act as the primary point of contact for the Clinical Data Management function within Global Biometrics and Data Management (GBDM) on digital and technology matters and advise on Digital and Technology topics, trends, opportunities and internal Digital and Technology capabilities.


This role is responsible for business engagement & partnership, strategy development, enterprise business analysis, demand management and business case development. This role plays a significant role in driving business adoption of several new technological capabilities that enable complex/alternative study designs, multi-modal data acquisition strategies, Patient Centric Decentralized Clinical Trial paradigms, metadata driven digital data flow across clinical development continuum that aim to fully optimize clinical development cycle times. The individual will work closely across the Client Partner, Product Management, Architecture, Creation Center organizations and different business lines within Global Product Development.


How You Will Achieve It

Establish and foster relationships with GPD/GBDM business sponsors, senior leaders and stakeholders; Advocate and connect business goals and needs with technology stakeholders

Act as the primary Pfizer Digital point of contact for the GBDM data collection functions advising on digital and technology topics and trends, opportunities and internal Digital capabilities. In addition, Serve as advisor to others across GBDM/IM/GPD and the broader Digital organization

Develop strategies, innovative or original ideas and leads/co-leads transformational approaches GBDM/IM/GPD focused on patient-centric Decentralized Clinical Trial portfolio of products and/or projects

Lead business case development with business sponsors and input from appropriate Pfizer Digital groups to meet portfolio needs, and priorities. Work across Digital to identify technology investments, horizontal opportunities for improved ROI and time-to-value, gain governance endorsement, charter and launch programs/projects

Lead governance to prioritize and manage all demand; Influence and communicate effectively in presenting ideas using appropriate tools and techniques to different audiences and levels across GPD and Digital organizations/groups

Make decisions by identifying innovative options and/or multiple solutions and exercising foresight and judgment for highly complex problems; Recommend courses of action with in-depth analysis and reviews and influence management and/or senior leader decisions in GBDM/IM

Provide oversight and facilitate business reviews during program/project execution to ensure risks if any are addressed and business outcomes are achieved as planned and in alignment with the product roadmap.

Anticipate internal/external business and regulatory/compliance issues that impact the Global Business/Operating Unit and build corresponding proactive measures into strategic/portfolio planning

Leverage knowledge of emerging technology, external industry landscape and relevant trends to develop the technology strategy/roadmap in the alignment with business strategy





Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and 10+ years of related pharmaceutical or healthcare experience required; or 8+ years of experience with advanced degree preferred

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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.


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Job Posting: 3099684

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Nov 13, 2021