Manager, Program Manager
This role resides within the Pfizer Digital R&D Creation Center, and works under the direction of the Drug Safety R&D(DSRD)/Comparative Medicine (CM)/ACD Creation Center Lead to deliver key Digital solutions to DSRD/CM business lines. This Program Manager is responsible for delivering technical solutions in a regulated space. This role requires strong collaboration across the team of other program managers, client partners, engineers, support staff, analysts and business subject matter experts. It also requires the ability to work independently with a focus on high quality deliverables and a strong sense of accountability. This role will require a strong desire for continuous learning to stay current with the rapidly evolving technology landscape.
This role is responsible to manage and deliver technology solutions supporting Drug Safety R&D/CM in partnership with Client Partners, other Digital Teams, service providers, team members and stakeholders.
The primary responsibilities critical for this role are as follows:
Manage medium to large programs comprised of multiple projects such as Pristima, Savante and OneView
Partner with internal and external teams to define and implement technical solutions that improve Pfizer processes and end user experiences
Manage and facilitate the validation and deployment of new and upgraded software to support various business processes in DSRD/CM, helping to overcome technical challenges as needed
Manage, facilitate, and assist with the diagnosis and restoration of applications, infrastructure, networking issues, etc. for critical systems used for day-to-day operations for DSRD/CM, understanding the escalation path and when to use it
Evaluation of new and existing systems to determine regulatory, data integrity, security requirements and opportunities to provide a technical solution to improve processes
Establish strong relationships with key partner organizations (including but not limited to Digital Client Partners, Architecture, Castles Support Team, DSRD Systems Enabling and Business Stakeholders)tostrengthen delivery of cross-functional solutions
Manage technical work activities of contingent worker resources to support enhancements and continuous improvements to systems, applications, and/or services
Manage relationships with vendors especially those involved with hosting solutions for DSRD or CM
Participate in Informatics Boards meetings for both DSRD and CM providing Digital guidance for Use Cases presented to the boards to ensure limited funds are spent on projects that provide the biggest positive impact to the business
Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
5+ years proven relevant project management experience delivering medium to large projects in a regulated environment
Technical experience with infrastructure including but not limited to: Operating Systems, Databases, Security and Networking Technologies
Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively
Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary
Excellent oral and written communication skills, consensus building, facilitation, negotiation, and the ability to readily learn a new business area
Proven relevant experience as an information technology professional in one or many roles such as a software developer, systems administrator, project manager, computer engineer or support specialist
Demonstrated competency in Software Development Lifecycles
Demonstrated competency in Software Validation for regulated environments
High level of awareness of internal and external technology trends
Managing technology resources to meet goals across multiple solutions or projects
Demonstrated experience in vendor negotiations and sourcing models with cited impacts to strategic direction and in-line production products
Proven experience working and building relationships across matrixed organizations
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Expectations around travel will be minimal
Digital is a 7x24x365 endeavor. This role may require physical or virtual participation on a weekend, holiday, or after normal business hours
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