Pfizer Director, Pfizer Consulting & Execution, North America in New York, New York
The Pfizer Consulting & Execution (PCE) Director will be responsible for leading and delivering on global and US regional operational management consulting projects of varying complexity and scope. Depending on the project the colleague will provide project and program management, leadership to project teams, and thought partnership with regional leadership. Typical projects include leading business transformation, designing and implementing new operating models and governance, building new capabilities, increasing business efficiency efforts, and leading program management efforts for global projects. The colleague will need to develop strong relationships with senior leaders across the organization and work across leadership to prioritize projects to maximize impact. The colleague will also be managing project teams composed of both internal colleagues and external contractors. The PCE Director will need to be highly proactive, work collaboratively with other groups, have strong attention to detail along with written, verbal and listening skills, presentation skills, teaming, facilitation and relationship building skills. In addition, the PCE Director will be responsible for developing PCE talent while on projects
The PCE Director uses management consulting skills, business knowledge, processes redesign skills, change management, and continuous improvement methodologies, measurements, and tools to analyze issues, drive alignment and achieve operational improvement solutions for the business units. Typical projects include transformations such as restructuring components of the business, developing and implementing new operating models and governance, improving business processes, building new capabilities, etc.
Projects may be global or regional in nature and often involve multiple divisions and/or BU's at Pfizer. The PCE Director provides project and program management leadership and is a critical partner with the sponsor of any project.
*Travel dependent on current projects.
Bachelor's degree required; MA/MS/MBA degree or other advanced degree preferred
8+ years management consulting experience, preferably from a management consulting firm
8+ years in-house experience at a pharmaceutical/biopharm/biotech firm, preferred
Demonstrated experience in managing projects teams, programs, or workstreams of varying levels of complexity
Extensive experience with aligning stakeholders, facilitating conflict, and communicating information in a way that enables leaders to have transparency on the underlying issues and potential solutions in varying settings including workshops, small group sessions or one-on-one meetings
Commercial experience (sales, marketing, commercial operations, etc.) preferred
Able to interact and partner with executives with comfort and ease
Acts independently on self-managed projects
Exercises foresight and judgment in making complex decisions
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence others in spoken and written English
Technical Skills Required
Experience with operations management consulting methodologies and frameworks
Experience with change management methodologies, organizational design, business process reengineering, various operating and business models
Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
Fluent with technology solutions to manage projects, including Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Sharepoint)
Intermediate understanding of corporate finance
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Additional Offer Details:
Last Date to Apply for Job: August 18, 2017
Grade: 01 5
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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