Global Senior Project Manager, Respiratory/Switch
Global Senior Project Manager, Respiratory/Switch
Org Marketing Statement
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare (PCH) is among the largest over-the-counter (OTC) health care products companies in the world, with a global footprint of operations in more than 90 countries. We maintain leadership positions in many markets and sell two of the top 10 global brands (Advil and Centrum). PCH develops, manufactures and markets leading non-prescription medicines, vitamins and nutritional products. We strive to bring new and better solutions to market that help consumers around the world support their health and enhance personal wellbeing.PCH drives growth through major global brands including Centrum (the world's #1 multivitamin), Caltrate (the world's #1 calcium supplement) and Advil (the world's #1 ibuprofen analgesic brand). The division's major categories consist of Pain Management, Dietary Supplements, Respiratory and Personal Care.
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Global R&D team based at our HQ in Madison,NJ. This role will support PCH's respiratory (Robitussin, Advil cold products) and R&D Switch initiatives.
Accountable for delivering assigned Global and Regional projects for their assigned therapeutic categories (Respiratory and switch) and projects across other categories where applicable.
•Drives & owns with limited guidance all issue resolution for their assigned projects with strong ownership and oversight to ensure delivery of their franchise projects.
•May lead other department initiatives including, but not limited to Portfolio Project Management process refinement/development, new business technology solutions, or other department initiatives.
•Serves as a role model and ensures that all assigned Projects and Teams leverage PCH tools, processes, cultures and behaviors.
•Supports continuous improvements in Project Management (efficiencies and consistency). Implements best practices and facilitates lessons learned and new standards for the department.
•Acts with limited guidance in managing several cross functional project teams and oversees the key deliverables and project milestones of their assigned project teams. Provides end of year performance feedback on team members.
•Serves as the PM Leader for a complex portfolio of projects primarily from within assigned therapeutic area but with occasional project from other areas.
•Anticipates project issues, business, technical, and regulatory and recommends project, process, or product improvements that address project issues or emerging risk.
•Has strong knowledge in the Project Management profession and personally leads multiple global, complex projects that are critical to delivering innovation and growth to their assigned therapeutic area.
•Manages the execution of the key functional deliverables within the project plan by leveraging core and extended project team members throughout each development stage through launch.
•Ensures their assigned projects meet key deliverables within project scope, timing and budget and meets project success criteria. Ensures project scope change requests are elevated promptly via Change Requests.
•Tracks projects and provides timely/relevant project status updates to project sponsors.
•Drives resolution of project issues (e.g. potential delays) & risks for assigned projects by engaging the global/regional franchise team or project sponsors to drive resolution as needed
•Proactively identifies any potential or actual delays and proposes prevention and mitigation plans
•Accountable for project budget management and forecasting for assigned projects in assigned Therapeutic Areas
•Reports directly to the Sr. Director/Director of Portfolio and Project Management
•Dotted line reporting relationship to Global Project Management Director(s)/Sr. Director(s) for any assigned projects outside of their therapeutic area.
•Liaises closely with Global Finance and Portfolio Strategy organization to ensure project risks and issues are identified and leads/owns issue risk resolution with their cross functional teams.
•6-9 years experience (or equivalent) in end-to-end Project Management leading development initiatives in OTC, medical device, Rx or regulated consumer goods development projects.
•NDA experience required; Rx-to-OTC switch experience highly preferred.
•BS/BA in one of the following disciplines preferred: Science, engineering, business, or supply chain discipline
•MBA or MS strongly preferred
•Demonstrated experience in leading and motivating cross-functional global teams in a matrixed environment required.
•PMP professional certification highly desirable or requirement to attain within one year of assuming role.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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 employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must be authorized to work for Pfizer in the U.S. at the time of the commencement of employment. Foreign national applicants who will need employer immigration sponsorship to obtain or continue work authorization must disclose that fact as part of the application process. Pfizer may consider in its sole discretion sponsoring a foreign national applicant for work authorization and/or permanent residence (green card) depending on its business needs.
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