The Sr Director, DSRD Strategic Initiatives will be a member of the Strategic Business Operations (SBO) Group, dedicated to implementing large and small scale strategies to achieve excellence across DSRD. This colleague will be responsible for providing the technical, organizational and program leadership required for the development and implementation of global training and the strategic planning, metrics and education development for the Pfizer Safety and Advisory Councils (SAC) and their sub teams.
The role of the Strategic Initiatives Group (SIG) Lead is to :
Provides strong program leadership required for:
Perform all regulatory responsibilities in compliance with applicable regulatory standards as well as oversee the following key sets of responsibilities:
Lead and sponsor global teams to provide strategy and leadership in planning, development and optimal delivery of organizational development activities and business and strategic initiatives.
Provide consultative services (business solutions), program management, project execution and delivery (e.g. project schedule, resources, budget, issues, and risks etc), change management, communication, and operations strategy
Support DSRD leadership to seek opportunities to find new and innovative ways to transform the DSRD business with focus on cost, speed, and quality
Drive prioritization process to review all identified business initiatives, understanding of dependencies, and ensure adequate support if required (internal or management of external resources depending on initiative)
Develop and maintain standardized processes for data collection and reporting out on strategic initiative portfolio that meet the needs of the business
Build DSRD foundations for change management; leverage advanced methodologies and systematic approaches to engage colleagues as agents of change
Provide portfolio cost savings and return on investment calculations in partnership with finance
Exhibits a high level of business knowledge and understanding of the external marketplace and anticipates DSRD and customer requirements
Interpret strategy to establish priorities, contribute to the development and execution of long term strategies
Leads facilitation of core leadership and management development programs, global business face to face meetings, synchronous/asynchronous e-learning, and soft-skill courses
Member of SBO leadership team
Education and Performance Enhancement
As the educational program lead for projects, works with stakeholders to establish support levels, strategy, and operational educational programs for departmental and enterprise level training initiatives
Leads research, design and implementation of new best in class learning initiatives, and enhancements to existing global learning programs. Manage deliverables according to endorsed plans, budget, and timelines across multi-functional teams
Manage development of courseware strategy including course design, development, and deployment
Partner with associated business line and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to proactively identify training needs and development and deployment of global training programs
Develop processes, as needed, and monitor activities related to compliance oversight of training programs
Ensure programs and projects are evaluated for effectiveness and customer satisfaction and that feedback is shared and utilized as part of the continuous improvement process
End-to-End Safety Collaborations
Development of metrics and performance measures, reporting and analysis to meet business needs, and regulatory requirements
Partner with associated business line and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to proactively identify current Council needs.
Drive strong relations with GPD Regulatory Intelligence and Regulatory Affairs groups to enhance knowledge of DSRD and ensure effective monitoring of the nonclinical safety issues
Budget management; develop and manage budget for SIG projects. Drive budget leverage in the SIG space
Liaise and promote positive working relationship with key representatives from DSRD functional lines and other DSRD customer business lines, as appropriate
Lead the development of an engaged and high performing workforce in DSRD through focus on culture, talent development and business excellence
Accountable for managing critical business operations and strategic planning at a senior level maintaining consistency across DSRD to meet portfolio and strategic priorities
Collaborative working relationships and close alignment with other Pfizer business lines as appropriate
Additional Posting Information
The last date to apply: May 31, 2023Work Location Assignment: Flexible
Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.
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