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Pfizer Resourcing Business Partner in New York City, New York

Why Patients Need You

Pfizer's business development and strategic planning acts as our corporate representative in all important negotiations impacting our ability deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. We need dedicated colleagues like you who can embrace challenges and develop breakthrough solutions to achieve our mission.

What You Will Achieve

As a Resourcing Business Partner you will be at the center of our operations and you'll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. You will help Pfizer in the critical area of portfolio management for our Research and Development (R&D) function. Your will design and implement business processes to enable product research and development, portfolio prioritization, resource allocation and risk management.

Your skills and innovative ideas with drive the growth of the R&D team at Pfizer. As an advisor and an expert, you will be able to build and leverage constructive relationships across the organization to achieve your division's goals and objectives. You will be entrusted with developing Pfizer's strategies for a portfolio of products and projects.

Through your expertise and extensive knowledge, you will be able to foster a culture that promotes innovation and thrives on doing better for Pfizer's patients and healthcare.

Role Description

Resourcing Business Partners deliver value-add business operations and resource management support services in support of the Global Product Development (GPD), Worldwide Safety and other WRDM organizations.

The Resourcing Business Partner ensures resource requirements in support of the Research, Development and Commercial portfolios are properly planned and understood to facilitate informed decision-making and allocation of resources based on business priorities for the functional line they support. contributes to the achievement of business strategies and goals by partnering with applicable business leaders across key stakeholder groups to enable and enhance operational performance through effective forecasting, planning and management of organizational resources, both internal and external through Functional Service Providers.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Utilizes business-specific portfolio and project information in the Planisware system to facilitate portfolio and resource planning reviews and deliver the Annual Operating Plan.

  • Delivers holistic view of resource capacity and allocation across business functional areas. Ensures potential resource capacity issues (shortfalls) are surfaced and discussed in a timely fashion

  • Manages resource and cost assessments related to internal Pfizer portfolio optimization opportunities (e.g., project accelerations, PSI buy-ups, etc.) for supported Functional Lines

  • Extracts the full value of established project and resource planning systems and processes to facilitate GPD resource decision-making in support of the Research, Development and Commercial portfolios.

  • Reinforces the value of the FTE Tracking (Activity Tracker), CRIS (Capacity Resource Information System) and Resource Planning & Forecasting (RAPID) programs for the business.

  • Partners with senior leaders and Resourcing Business Partners to ensure organizational resources are optimized and appropriately aligned to business priorities across the business functional areas.

  • Partners with Finance to coordinate development of the annual operating budget for global organization. Partners with Finance to support budget build activities, as required.

  • In partnership with Finance, perform comparison analysis of Planisware demand forecast with financial forecasts of costs ("Latest Estimate") and reconcile business drivers for explaining differences.

  • Support for certain functional area would require assessment of quarterly Functional Service Provider (FSP) Resource Demand Plan keying on relevant business drivers to justify resource projections, summarize changes, performs and delivers analyses summarizing forecast changes and communicates to finance and budgetary stakeholders

  • Proactively surfaces potential resource and cost related issues to key stakeholders and recommends go-forward actions / sourcing solutions.

  • Partners with subject matter experts in business lines on the design, development, and maintenance of resource estimating assumptions (algorithms), drivers, and templates for use in generating algorithmically derived demand forecasts utilizing the Planisware enterprise portfolio project management system


  • Leadership Skills & Thought Partnering: Consistently and reliably demonstrates strong leader behaviors and values. Role models Pfizer's Leader Behaviors with absolute personal integrity and credibility. Serves as thought leader in the resource management and performance area.

  • Network & Alliance Building: Demonstrated ability to be a trusted partner across lines and through tiers of the organization. Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

  • Continuous Improvement: Works with other team members to develop a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.

  • Functional & Technical Skills: Extensive knowledge of relevant business systems, processes and information that is applied to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

  • Planning/Organizing Skills: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects to meet timelines; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.

  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate complex business information and analyses to a variety of audiences in both verbal and written format.

  • Problem Solving Skills: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.


  • Bachelor's Degree plus Minimum 9+ years of experience in business operations, resource management and/or project management discipline

  • Experience in use of project, resource and budget management application systems in a business environment.

  • Knowledge and experience with external best-practices and perspectives to support new approaches and strategies. Demonstrated ability to effectively implement tools and techniques in the project and resource management discipline.

  • Strong influencing and team skills, including demonstrated experience in leading and/or contributing to successful projects.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to be flexible and prioritize multiple demands.

  • Ability to understand and value different customer needs and provide tailored services where necessary; demonstrated customer service mentality and focus to successfully manage a customer-facing role.

  • Proven ability to negotiate, influence and problem solve.

  • Strong portfolio and resource planning acumen; analytical and strategic problem-solving capabilities. Strong analytical and strategic problem-solving capabilities. Experience in the collection, analyzing, interpreting and reporting of business, financial or resource information.

  • Experience using project and/or resource management systems and reporting tools (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Planisware, Business Objects, Spotfire, etc.)

  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal) and experience with preparing and delivering/presenting key messages to senior leaders.

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple and diverse business support work assignments under pressure.

  • Strong team player with the ability to engage functional experts across Global Product Development, and Pfizer Business Categories


  • Master's degree plus 7 years of experience

  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or an understanding of the pharmaceutical drug development process and operating model a plus.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the both the Early and Late stage drug development process portfolio management and resource planning

  • Familiarity with Clinical Trial execution, Regulatory and/or Safety organizations

Other Job Details:

Last Date to Apply for Job: 12/13/2021

Additional Location Information: United States - Connecticut - Groton, United States - New Jersey - Peapack; United States - New York - New York City

NO Relocation Package; United States - Pennsylvania - Collegeville; United States - Remote

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

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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