Senior Manager, mRNA Commercial Strategy & Innovation

Pfizer Inc.

New York City, NY

Job posting number: #7250270 (Ref:pf-4912617)

Posted: May 31, 2024

Job Description

ROLE SUMMARY

The mRNA Commercial Strategy & Innovation team is responsible for mRNA pipeline assets and to shape and deliver the future global strategy for mRNA investments.

This role will work closely with asset leads to manage multiple mRNA pipeline assets from early stage (pre-clinical / phase 1) to late stage (phase 3). Depending on asset and stage of development, the role creates value for Pfizer by assessing the value of assets and optimizing the value of assets from definition of target product profile to launch excellence preparation during later development stages.

The colleague will need to demonstrate the ability to work independently in a large matrixed environment and demonstrate agility to prioritize and pivot based on asset and market needs.
 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Portfolio Definition

  • Working with asset leads, facilitate the development and regular refresh of Pfizer’s mRNA pipeline.

  • Lead forecast modeling including defining key assumptions (market share, price, competitors, etc.) for assets under consideration and a part of the portfolio.


Business Development Support

  • Maintain an understanding of external mRNA assets in development, and non-mRNA assets for assigned disease areas.

  • Conduct commercial assessments during the due-diligence process by building a commercial perspective on target assets (e.g., market potential, possible peak sales and ramp up in various scenarios).
     

Asset Development (early, medium, and late stage)

  • Working with asset leads, identify value drivers and relevant target populations for late pre-clinical and early clinical assets based on an understanding of the epidemiology / burden of disease, health economics, patient flows, current standards of care, etc.

  • Working with Business Assessment, develop early forecast scenarios and provide initial asset value for the internal portfolio prioritization process.

  • As asset progresses to mid/late stage, refine initial understanding of value drivers as identified during early development.

  • Define and execute market research projects to validate forecasts as appropriate; evaluate competitive landscape and explore points of differentiation from mRNA vaccine composition and / or target population point of view.

 

Launch Preparation and market readiness

  • Support marketing team by driving pre-launch preparation for assets to ensure launch excellence:

  • Market development (e.g., disease awareness, epi-data generation, building of access enablers).

  • Product positioning, branding, and segmentation.

  • Detailed launch planning and tracking.

  • Facilitate a cross-functional commercial sub-team to align around key insights and inputs to inform commercial assessment and recommendations.
     

General

  • Support the annual strategic and operating plan process.

  • Conduct analyses supporting inputs into the mRNA disease area and investment strategy.
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA or BS required; MBA preferred.

  • 7+ years pharma experience, less with advanced degree.

  • Prior experience with US and/or global product launch excellence planning. Preference for pharma industry and business knowledge: trends in healthcare and pharmaceuticals; customer and stakeholder landscape, competitive dynamics, regulatory and access environment, delivery systems, channels, and sources of business in the US and/or developed markets.

  • Research & Analytics: Demonstrates understanding of analytic tool/methods, ability to generate strong customer insights and market intelligence. Effectively links insights to implications to inform strategy, planning and execution.

  • Collaboration: Works effectively within teams and across organizations and enterprise; shares responsibilities and credit; take appropriate risks; celebrates/rewards accomplishments; demonstrates and instills in others a sense of urgency and ownership.

  • Project Management: Strong project management, coordination skills across large groups of cross-functional teams and country teams; Demonstrated matrixed leadership.

  • Agility: Builds broad accountability, trusts, and empowers and adapts own style to fit needs of the situation and individual.

  • Encourages experimentation: activity uses test, learn, adapt, and iterate to improve outcomes.  Insists upon sharing and cross-pollination of ideas.

  • Openness and inclusiveness: Engages easily across all levels, actions demonstrate that he/she seeks out and values diverse perspectives and withholds own judgement to create open environment.

  • Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop, and coach others, oversee, and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
     

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • US (NYHQ, Collegeville, Cambridge) based role with international travel of up to 30%

  • Work Location Assignment: On Premise
     

Last date to apply: June 5, 2024

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $117,300.00 to $195,500.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 17.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations.  These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

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 work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.  Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.  This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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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 work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.


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Job posting number:#7250270 (Ref:pf-4912617)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
New York,New York
United States
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