Senior Director, PDM NCE Rare Diseases Research Unit Head

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Amar Annamalai
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Senior Director, PDM NCE Rare Diseases Research Unit Head

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All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Each position at Pfizer touches and contributes to the success of our business and our world. That’s why, as one of the global leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry, Pfizer is committed to seeking out inspired new talent who share our core values and mission of making the world a healthier place.
Job Focus
•The PDM Rare Diseases Research Unit (RU) Head is responsible for developing and executing on strategic plans and portfolio deliverables agreed with the RU from Idea to Proof of Concept (POC). This leadership position includes managing their PDM TA Liaison Team for PDM representation within the RU and were necessary the Business Unit (BU), to work effectively with core discipline groups in PDM for efficient utilization of PDM resource and to represent PDM on the RU governance body.
•The individual is responsible for developing the strategy and goals for the RU and implementing these within PDM. As such, this individual will be accountable for review/endorsement of key portfolio milestones and PDM contributions to those milestones.
•The PDM operational responsibilities of this role include direct responsibility for operational excellence of their RU’s project-based Matrix Teams including matrix accountability for all PDM efforts through effective partnership with core discipline group members.
•This role is accountable for scientific quality, effective resource utilization to deliver portfolio goals, and successfully engaging the “people” agenda (e.g. colleague engagement, performance management, talent development, & building diversity).
In addition to participation in Global and PDM TA strategy, governance and operations, this person will also be carry a shared responsibility for sustaining a productive environment for PDM colleagues at the site and maintaining strong partnerships with other Research, Development and FSL lines at the site.
Training & Education Preferred:
•Ph.D.or equivalent experience in biological sciences, chemistry or a related field of research
•Education/Training in management and leadership skills

Prior Experience Preferred
•Broad knowledge of the drug discovery and development process and demonstrated ability to lead PDM sciences to advance novel therapeutic concepts gained through extensive experience in Pharmaceutical R&D
•Senior management experience, preferably within PDM or related expertise groups, in leading cross-functional drug discovery and/or development teams with budgetary responsibility and accountability for delivery of goals.
•In depth knowledge of portfolio management from therapeutic idea to late stage development
•A record of managerial and leadership excellence: proven success in talent identification and development, effective change management, effective team building, innovation management, strategic agility and business acumen.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Pfizer in the U.S. In certain circumstances it may be advantageous to Pfizer to support the application(s) for temporary visa classification and/or sponsor applications for permanent residence so that a foreign national colleague can accept or remain in a work assignment in the U. S. For certain classes of temporary visas, the resulting work authorization may be specific to Pfizer and the specific job and/or work site. Pfizer may at its business discretion decide to or refrain from obtaining, maintaining and/or extending the temporary visa status and/or sponsoring a colleague for permanent residency and /or employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified U.S. workers and the colleague’s long-term prospects for securing lawful permanent residence, among other reasons. Employment applicants requiring immigration sponsorship must disclose, when initial application for employment is made, whether or not they are legally authorized to work for Pfizer in the U.S. and, if so, whether that authorization permits them to work in the job they seek. In no case should Pfizer’s support of a colleague’s temporary visa application or sponsorship of a colleague for permanent residence be construed to guarantee success of that application or amend or otherwise invalidate the “at-will” employment relationship between the colleague and Pfizer.

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