Pfizer is the world’s premier biopharmaceutical company taking new approaches to better health. We discover, develop, manufacture and deliver quality, safe and effective prescription medicines to treat and help prevent disease for people. We also partner with healthcare providers, governments and local communities around the world to expand access to our medicines and to provide better quality health care and health system support. At Pfizer, colleagues in more than 90 countries work every day to help people stay happier and healthier longer and to reduce the human and economic burden of disease worldwide.
HOW WE IMPACT PATIENTS
The Medical Affairs Data Expert (MADE) plays an essential role and is primarily responsible for leading and advancing the generation of real-world evidence with as single purpose to improve and accelerate the impact of our medicines and vaccines on patients and society.
HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE
The Medical Affairs Data Expert (MADE) plays an essential role and is primarily responsible for leading and advancing the generation of real-world evidence.
The MADE supports and works in close cross-functional collaboration with Regulatory, H&V, safety, and other medical affairs teams.
The MADE works with global digital, as well as local H&V and the Category medical affairs teams to understand evidence needs and enabling them to develop and execute their medical RWD (Real World Data) strategies. Together with the H&V RWE expert focusing on the data needs for reimbursement dossiers MADE will enhance the existing RWE Centre of Excellence within Pfizer Belgium.
The key responsibilities in this role include:
Leads the medical collaboration with HEOR/RWD roles and supports planning, set-up and execution of local medical RWE projects within or across Categories in alignment with product (throughout lifecycle) and pipeline strategies.
Plays a key role in the X-Category early lifecycle strategic prioritization, planning and execution with the early lifecycle team, Category MA and other internal stakeholders with a focus on data gap analysis
Facilitates identification and supports partnerships with appropriate external databases (local and other including GDL) to address prioritized clinical data gaps and the needs of HCPs, HTA and patients, in close collaboration with H&V, Digital, Category medical and insights from strategic healthcare partner (SHP)
To inform about Analytics and Medical RWE studies, generates credible and high-quality, protocol-driven Medical RWE, supports relevant publications in collaboration with Global Digital, local H&V, MA and (* Worldwide Medical & Safety, ** Business process outsourcing)
Develops tactical plans for the assigned categories, co-author NIS protocols, applies high quality analytical methods and innovative designs (including novel patient focused digital outcome measures, and other RWD solutions into registries and NIS).
Identifies opportunities for in-house solutions through interactive data visualizations, and co-develop meaningful RWE based content with a collaborative team
Contributes to development of department level standards, tools and templates and leveraging ‘best practices’.
WHAT WE EXPECT
MD, Master or PhD in Life Sciences with background in epidemiology/biostatistics and experience in working with healthcare data, registries and outcome research
Commitment to work in the best interest of patients within the required compliance and regulatory framework
Project management experience with examples of delivering high quality work
Critical and creative thinker with ability to analyze complex data/datasets, create and execute value-based data generation strategies and plans (including novel data-generating technologies: trackers, wearables, app-based collection)
Knowledge of national data sources and policies regarding secondary use of health data.
Ability to translate analyzed data results to clinical practice and outcomes
Fluent in English, with strong presentation skills and ability to deliver scientific and strategic messages and communicate epidemiological data.
Pharmaceutical industry experience
Good knowledge of drug development and clinical trials, especially NIS
understanding of methodologies for robust data generation, with knowledge/experience of RWE methodologies and observational study planning/execution.
Good knowledge of the national healthcare system, including reimbursement/funding system.
Knowledge of health economics and the impact on medical decision making
This role requires strong technical expertise, analytic ability, creativity, and impactful communication skills.
Growth mindset, solution driven and quality orientated
Ability to work independently with high accountability
Strong business acumen and ability to build strategic partnerships with cross-functional teams
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
At Pfizer, we invest in creating an environment which unleashes the power of our people. Some of our key drivers:
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Everyone has something to offer. We believe that a diverse and inclusive organization is crucial to building a successful organization. Pfizer is committed to celebrating this in all it's forms ensuring we are as diverse as the patients and communities we serve.
When you grow, We Grow! - All colleagues are empowered to unleash their full potential, delivering on our company purpose through non-linear career paths, made of a diverse set of experiences.
Health & Wellbeing– We empower our colleagues to better care for themselves and make new investments to help them manage their mental and physical well-being. Ensuring an environment where colleagues can unleash their power and bring joy at work is one of our focus areas.
At Pfizer we are a patient centric company, guided by our four values: courage, joy, equity and excellence. Our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives. Pfizer's open-door policy is an integrated part of our culture across all levels of seniority.
We offer possibilities for working from home (up to 3 days per week) and flexible working hours.
Competitive salaries and benefit packages : meal vouchers, DKV hospitalisation, outpatient, dental, pension plan, phone, public transport reimbursement,...
Unparalleled opportunities for career growth: trainings, possibilities for internal mobility, temporary assignments…
We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to building a successful business. As an employer, Pfizer is committed to celebrating this, in all its forms – allowing for us to be as diverse as the patients and communities we serve. Together, we continue to build a culture that encourages, supports and empowers our employees.
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Pfizer discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes medicines and vaccines. Pfizer wants to contribute to better health and wellness for everyone, at every stage of life. Pfizer works with the government and other health partners to provide quality and accessible healthcare. The patient is central to this story.
Pfizer has four offices in Belgium with which it supports its Belgian and international activities: 1) Anderlecht, where the Pfizer Clinical Research Unit is located. This is a fully equipped phase 1 research center. With that of New Haven (US), it is one of two Phase 1 Pfizer research centers in the world, 2) Elsene_, the Belgian headquarters, 3)_ Puurs_, Pfizer's production and packaging site, and 4) Zaventem, the international Pfizer's Logistics Center._
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