Pfizer (Senior) Medical Manager in Remote, United Kingdom

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Medical Manager within the regional medical team will be the responsible individual providing input to any allocated medical activities for the Rare Diseases Business Unit within Pfizer Innovative Health (PIH) for their nominated haemophilia brands reporting into the Regional Medical Team Lead for Haemophilia in IDM.

The Medical Manager may provide input on behalf of the Haemophilia Therapy Area within the Rare Diseases Business Unit to any relevant medical groups/meetings and lead in the delivery of allocated medical programs and activities, ensuring, through their contribution to cross-functional team working, that medical plans are successfully implemented to achieve short- and long-term objectives.

The Medical Manager may also contribute to the development of European/IDM regulatory strategy that best supports product commercial objectives and input to the approval process of European/IDM labelling in liaison with other groups including clinical development and Global Health & Value as appropriate in the context of the agreed regional brand strategy.

The individual will play a critical role for the Rare Diseases BU. He/she must have strong collaboration skills and be willing to actively partner with other functions to drive meaningful business results.

SPAN OF CONTROL:

Pfizer Innovative Health - International Developed Markets, Rare Diseases - Haemophilia / Haematology

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

In an environment with a culture of strong medical standards, the individual must bring a high degree of medical professionalism, credibility and astuteness in the following areas of responsibility:

MEDICAL STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION

  • Contribute to the medical strategy for the nominated haemophilia brands and provide medical input into the development of regional brand strategies in IDM, partnering within the regional cross-functional PIH, Rare Diseases (Haemophilia) brand team, country colleagues, and the Global Team.

  • Support the alignment of all medical initiatives with the respective asset strategy

  • Support the execution of the medical plan.

CUSTOMER FACING

  • Work in collaboration with regional and country medical and commercial colleagues, as appropriate, in developing regional customer plans and engaging and building relationships with Regional clinical thought leaders and relevant Regional Organisations in the therapy area to gain insights to feed into medical strategies.

  • Record all relevant customer interactions within the MEDIC tool

  • Act as a therapy area champion for the region, considering impact on key stakeholders (Medical & Scientific societies, regulators, Patient Advocacy groups, etc.) and in support of important national initiatives in collaboration with the country medical colleagues.

INTERNAL COMMUNICATION AND ALIGNMENT ACROSS COUNTRIES/FUNCTIONS

  • Collaborate closely with colleagues in the PIH IDM Rare Disease BU (Haemophilia) countries, global and other functions.

  • Contribute to collaborations with global and European/Regional Clinical Operations, IDM/European Regulatory Affairs and GH&V to support key programs including life cycle management, design and implementation of clinical studies, regulatory and clinical strategies.

  • Establish effective peer relationships and strong cross-functional collaboration and communication.

  • Partner closely with country medical colleagues to ensure alignment and execution of plans consistent with brand strategy.

BUILDING ORGANIZATIONAL CAPABILITY

  • Contribute to building trust among team members and broader stakeholders by setting a clear and visible example for colleagues within IDM in terms of medical excellence and professionalism.

  • Input to development of a team culture that values, recognizes and generates high performance, supports innovation and challenges the status quo.

  • Support a climate of continuous measurement and performance improvement.

  • Share information and experiences, leverage initiatives across countries where appropriate, and enhance productivity of medical activities for the brand and across the business.

  • Support and foster medical and brand knowledge management across the Region.

CREATION AND DISSEMINATION OF REGIONALLY RELEVANT THEARPY AREA RELATED DATA

  • Contribute to the IDM publication & data communication plan in alignment with all relevant internal stakeholders

  • Support the creation of data to address data gaps & demonstrate value of the respective product by supporting a) post-hoc analysis of existing data, b) selected IIRs in key strategic areas and d) focused outcomes research projects.

SCIENTIFIC PARTNERSHIPS, CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT & LEVERAGING EXPERT INSIGHTS

  • Support the sharing of recent data with experts and support the collection of insights that inform business decisions

  • Support medical activities with key experts and key external stakeholders

ENSURING CONSISTENT COMMUNICATION OF DATA & BUILD INTERNAL MEDICAL EXPERTISE

  • Ensure that most recent information & insights are shared and easily accessible for IDM Medical Affairs colleagues and colleagues from other functions

  • Support the development of materials for peer-to-peer communication to facilitate accurate, balanced, and valuable discussions about our drugs and relevant areas with internal stakeholders, our customers and the scientific community

  • Support IDM medical update & training meetings

  • Ensure skilled medical support for other functions (commercial, market access, etc.)

ACCURATE & BALANCED COMMUNICATION ABOUT PFIZER PRODUCTS

  • Ensure that promotional & non-promotional materials, as well as training materials, produced by the regional team and other internal stakeholders and used for internal and external communication about our products are of high quality, accurate, balanced, and up to date and comply with the principles of EU law, the EFPIA Code of Practice and Pfizer global policies and procedures.

  • Ensure timely medical review for all materials according to Pfizer policies and procedures.

  • Ensure appropriate adaptation of materials to local regulatory requirements as needed in close cooperation with country medical colleagues in the context of the promo material development process.

REQUIRED SKILL SET

TECHNICAL:

  • Significant relevant experience in the haemophilia area is required

  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and of the European/IDM health environment including its structure, policy, key members and scientific societies, preferably including knowledge of regulations for approval, reimbursement and usage of drugs.

  • Good knowledge of the relevant and applicable Codes of Practice, SOPs, regulations and guidelines across Europe/IDM

  • Knowledge of pharmacovigilance

  • Basic knowledge in study protocol design and execution

  • Bilingualism is preferred, fluency in English required

MANAGERIAL:

  • Demonstrated track record of high performance.

  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate open discussion and debate among key stakeholders and build internal and external relationships through partnering, anticipating needs, fulfilling expectations

  • Ability to analyze, define and convey complex concepts and strategies in verbal and written communication to very demanding internal and external audiences

  • Ability to function effectively in a complex, changing environment, and the professional maturity to deal with ambiguity and lead others through influence

  • Well-organized with the ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands and function effectively in a matrix organization

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to provide support and mentorship to other medical/team colleagues

CERTIFICATION / EDUCATION:

  • Medical degree, PhD, Pharmacy or other equivalent healthcare-related degree

EXPERIENCE:

  • Proven relevant experience in the clinical and/or pharmaceutical field

  • Track-record of working successfully in international, virtual teams

  • Business management experience in a Medical role with good strategic skills including creativity and effectiveness in identifying and addressing major strategic challenges and the ability to balance short-term needs with long-term vision.

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