Pfizer Undergraduate in Walton Oaks, United Kingdom

Department Overview

We are the European team of a global department of management consultants committed to helping Pfizer's leaders address their most critical issues.

Typically, PCE supports Pfizer colleagues across the business, to drive increased revenue, reduce costs, mitigate risk and build capabilities through a variety of projects .

Being internal enables us to quickly partner with our clients within the business, to understand and solve business challenges , execute strategy , and implement high-value initiatives with added Pfizer know-how.

What can I achieve and what will I be responsible for whilst completing a placement at Pfizer?

Working with PCE will provide you with valuable insight into many areas of the Pharmaceutical Industry, enable you to work across different business units within Pfizer and give you an opportunity to develop consulting skills while working on a range of projects throughout the year.

As a member of the PCE Europe team, your major duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Working with PCE colleagues to partner with clients and drive key projects:

  • Developing and pursuing project plans

  • Conducting primary and secondary research (interviews, surveys, focus groups and desk research)

  • Analyzing data

  • Developing recommendations and solutions for business critical issues

  • Actively participating in team or client meetings (eg. facilitating workshops)

  • Developing and maintaining tools, systems or frameworks to support PCE projects

  • Providing ad-hoc project support to PCE colleagues both regionally and globally

What other opportunities and benefits does Pfizer offer?

While working with the PCE team, previous undergraduates have

  • Visited and worked at different Pfizer sites (including research, manufacturing and packaging sites)

  • Received Lean Six Sigma training and secured Yellow Belt qualifications

  • Attended off-site training and team-building events

  • Attended key Pfizer conferences

  • Joined the Pfizer Event planning committee

  • Been actively involved in volunteering (incl. attending local school careers fairs, science days and conducting consulting projects with local businesses) When can I start? Placements will start on 2nd September 2019 and will run for 12 months. PERSON SPECIFICATION Type of person we are looking for, in relation to ' Skills ', ' Knowledge ' and ' Motivation ':

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Personal confidence, pro-activity and enthusiasm

  • Ability to learn and develop on the job

  • Ability to work effectively both alone and in a close-knit team environment

  • Ability to problem-solve; question, analyze and propose innovative solutions

  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients and voice constructive opinions to Senior Management

  • Excellent planning and organization skills, including the ability to manage time effectively and multi-task between competing assignments

  • IT competent

Please note that we only accept application forms. Please do not send over your CV or cover letter as they will not be considered.

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Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.