Pfizer Manager, Global Clinical Supply Project Manager in Collegeville, Pennsylvania
As a Global Clinical Supply Project Manager (GCS-PM), you will support the end-to-end oversight of clinical supply chain activity. Your knowledge of project management and execution in a highly matrixed team environment will be critical for the progression of clinical supply activities and initiatives to advance Pfizer's robust and diverse clinical pipeline.
Reporting to the Senior Director of GCS Strategic Initiatives and Organizational Management (SIOM), the Global Clinical Supply Project Management (GCS-PM) provides comprehensive project management for GCS teams to ensure alignment and execution of initiatives/projects in support of business lines/functions, standing committees and strategic and operational objectives.
The GCS-PM oversees GCS strategic and operational initiatives from development through successful execution under guidance of the GCS-LT and/or GCS Functional Line Heads. Responsibilities encompass facilitating strategic and scenario planning, establishing project charters, deliverables and execution plans, team effectiveness, resource management, risk management, and information/communication management.
The GCS-PM attends GCS Tetrad meetings to establish continuity across GCS Tetrads; including establishing meeting agendas, ensuring minutes, action items and decisions are documented in the CST share point sites and/or shared across tetrads.
The GCS-PM needs to have comprehensive understanding of the GCS governance process, strategic and tactical planning, and the foundational tools that support planning, communication, and continuous improvements in the areas of operational delivery. They will facilitate the development of agendas, minutes, risk/decision logs and Microsoft project plans for team and high-level management use.
This is a highly collaborative role may have significant exposure across the pharmaceutical and clinical development spectrums. A successful GCS-PM will utilize their skills in leadership, influence, negotiation, strategic planning, and project management to thrive in a matrixed environment, with the goal of delivering the highest GCS projects that are patient-focused, risk-adjusted and cost effective for the overall advancement Pfizer's first-in-class clinical pipeline.
Work independently to facilitate end-to-end development, execution, and implementation of GCS strategic initiatives inclusive of project scoping, chartering, project plan development, meeting and communication management, and sponsor updates.
Facilitate GCS Tetrad meetings to ensure continuity of information; includes agendas, minutes, action items, decision documentation and ensures information is shared across GCS Tetrads when applicable
Apply cross-functional leadership to drives decision point planning and the associated deliverables across all functions of the team and contributes to the strategic planning process for the project.
Recommends, and implements new processes, approaches, or tools to manage the program or team. Works across GCS-PMs to identify new tools and develops and implements data visualizations.
Provides timeline and budget updates for prioritization process and strategic review and approval.
Collaborate with the SIOM team to evaluate and prioritize individual initiatives within the overall GCS strategic plan.
Training & Education:
MBA, MA/MS, or Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Mastery of project management skills and product development.
5 or more years of relevant experience
Professional PM Certification (Project Management Professional [PMP] or equivalent) desirable
Strong track record of performance on cross-functional teams and results through effective implementation of project management methodology, tools, and techniques.
Strong leadership, negotiation, interpersonal, communication, and meeting facilitation skills.
Experience with stakeholder management, governance management, and communicating key messages to senior-level stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to utilize project management tools and techniques (such as developing integrated project plans, critical path management, project change control, project risk management, and decision analysis).
Extensive hands-on experience using Microsoft Project or equivalent project planning system to create and manage project timelines (Planisware and Snapshot experience highly desirable).
Familiarity with clinical trial execution, supply chain management, working with contract research organizations, budget management, and related areas highly desirable.
Track record for delivery against challenging personal and team goals.
Proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced, challenging and complex matrix team environment.
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