Vacancy at Pfizer for a Commercial Pharmacovigilance (CPV) Analytics and Vendor Oversight Lead

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Pfizer is recruiting to fill the job position below:

Job Title: Commercial Pharmacovigilance (CPV) Analytics and Vendor Oversight Lead
Job ID: 1039891
Location: Nigeria
Full-Time: Regular
Role Description

  • The CPV Analytics and Vendor Oversight Lead will be the single
    point of contact for all data and insights pertaining to Customer
    Engagement Programs (CEP) and Customer Interaction Tools (CIT), holding
    accountability for compliance surveillance and data analysis pertaining
    to CEP/CIT processes, as well as for all CPV Center of Excellence
    related systems operations and service delivery while maintaining the
    integrity of the information. 
  • The role will be responsible to inform the status and trends of
    CEPs /CITs worldwide with focus on improving quality of operations and
    compliance. The lead will also manage oversight of CEP/CIT vendors.
  • Customer Engagement Programs (CEPs) are programs sponsored by
    BUs and Divisions, at the global, regional or country levels, in which
    there is the potential for two-way communication between Pfizer or a
    vendor acting on Pfizer’s behalf and customers (e.g. patients, HCPs)
    through which Adverse Events and /or other reportable safety information
    may become evident
  • Customer Interaction Tracking (CIT) tools are broadly defined as
    any structured electronic collection of (HCP) interaction records used
    by more than one commercial customer facing colleague.   
  • What is the CPV Function: Global Commercial Operations (GCO) is a
    platform that unifies Pfizer’s commercial services into one global
    organization, driving common standards of excellence and efficiency,
    while creating new channels for innovation and greater partnership
    across Pfizer. 
  • In response to the evolving commercial model, and with our focus
    on patient safety, GCO is implementing the Commercial Pharmacovigilance
    (CPV) team, which will provide commercial colleagues with end-to-end
    process support on CEP* programs and CIT** tools. The CPV team has been
    designed to complement the services that safety and medical already
    bring to CEP programs and CIT tools. GCO is uniquely positioned to
    enable commercial colleagues to own compliance with safety reporting by
    leveraging their commercial acumen and training expertise. 
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CPV Operations and Management:

  • Manage CPV CoE Analytics and oversight activities
  • Design and implement the harmonized and efficient processes
    required to ensure regional and local contributions, the validity and
    timeliness of content with fast, easy access
  • Identify, track and manage queries and issues that arise in the course of CEP/CIT operations

Systems: Line of Sight, CEP Inventory and Resource Center Platforms, Global CIT Inventory:

  • In collaboration with Safety, govern, manage and maintain the
    CEP and CIT platforms (e.g. CEP Inventory System, Resource Center, LOS,
    etc.) to: ensure its continuous operation, maintain the integrity of the
    data, answer user questions
  • Lead BT development and maintenance in support of CEP / CIT inventory and workflow processes in collaboration with Safety
  • Liaise with Business Technology in regards to issue resolution, platform updates and identify improvement opportunities
  • Lead continuous improvement of CEP Resource Center quality and effectiveness for colleagues in collaboration with Safety

Metrics and Surveillance: Data Reports and Key Performance Indicators:

  • Accountable to monitor, collate, analyze and report all relevant
    CEP/CIT compliance data (e.g. global dashboard) in support of
    inspection readiness oversight
  • Maintain the status of CEPs and CIT Tools in Pfizer across regions for the CoE
  • Communicate CEP / CIT performance to CEP / CIT governance bodies and key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand trends and opportunities for process enhancement

Vendors: Oversight and Management:

  • Collaborate with Procurement and Knowledge & Operations
    teams to ensure efficient usage of Service Excellence Agreement (SEA)
    methodology within the CPV organization and its applicable vendors.
  • Define the requirements for vendor training and management, develop the corresponding material and update it as necessary
  • Work with Regional CEP Leads and Line of Sight platform to
    monitor, report and remediate vendor performance and source
    recommendations for active vendors
  • Collaborate with Safety and MQO on understanding vendor performance trends and opportunities to enhance vendor management   
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  • Bachelor’s degree is required and Master’s degree is preferred
  • 15+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in managing global shared services operations, preferably in Pharmacovigilance or Safety functions
  • Proven ability in vendor management
  • Strong collaboration/relationship-building skills and ability to
    engage across multiple functions, including technical and business
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to respond with professionalism in verbal as well as written communications
  • Deep understanding of Pfizer’s pharmaceutical business operations and products
  • Understand the fundamentals of drug safety and risk management
    (e.g. AE reporting), as well as CEP processes, policies and procedures
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience demonstrating an ability to carry
    out data management functions proficiently, with high quality and on a
    timely basis

Skills and Knowledge:

  • High level of strategic and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in complex, cross-functional and cross-regional initiatives
  • Ability to synthetize problems and develop innovative solutions and strategies
  • Ability to drive execution of strategies, acting independently and/or in collaboration with other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Proficiency in common technical tools, information architecture and complex database management
  • Ability to understand complex processes and comply with detailed technical directions
  • Ability to take initiative within strong team-oriented environment
  • Ability to anticipate issues/needs and to work proactively to address them
  • Ability to work at all levels, from local managers up to and including Regional Presidents
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with Commerce Pharmacovigilance Organization
  • Ability to work flexible hours (early AM, overtime, etc.) when needed
  • Ability to engage and collaborate effectively with stakeholders from different areas and in complex organizational environments
  • Ability to communicate, persuade, influence and operate effectively across business functions and organizational levels
  • Excellent judgment as well as the ability to work with confidential documents and information and excellent follow-up skills
  • Proven ability to understand requirements and impacts from both technical and business perspectives

How to Apply

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