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Senior Director Business Development

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Pfizer Inc

New York City, NY

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ROLE SUMMARY The Worldwide Research & Development Business Development (WRD BD) Lead for Vaccines, Oncology and Immunology & Inflammation will be a key leader within the WRD BD team. She / he will be responsible for building external relationships with potential partners and executing preclinical/early stage transactions for Pfizer. A team of experienced BD colleagues will report to this role. The individual in this role will be responsible for understanding the RUs' priorities, aligning with category strategy, Triad/Tetrad leadership, and partnering closely with Pfizer colleagues responsible for deal sourcing activities and for later stage transactions in these areas. When early stage transaction opportunities are identified, this individual will ensure appropriate prioritization and resourcing of projects, oversee professional development and deal leadership opportunities for her / his team, and lead execution of BD transactions. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES * Lead and oversee the execution of preclinical and early science BD transactions, including M&A, licensing, option, research collaboration, academic, and co-development/co-commercialization deals across the Vaccines, Oncology, and I&I RUs * Partner with the relevant Chief Scientific Officers (CSOs) and RU leaders to understand RU strategies and priorities, ensure communication with and feedback from category leaders, provide input from the external landscape, and establish clear goals and priorities for preclinical BD opportunities * Partner with the Pfizer Innovative Health (PIH) BD Group Leads in Vaccines, Oncology and Immunology & Inflammation to ensure alignment, prioritization and resourcing of key projects * Manage team of highly experienced and independent colleagues, ensuring professional development and leadership opportunities for team members * Work with and guide the WRD BD Centralized Agreement Team (CAT) on agreement requests as needed * Manage and streamline deal governance process and ensure compliance with corporate procedure; establish process and timelines to manage execution of transactions in a timely manner * Partner closely with External Science & Innovation (ES&I) colleagues to oversee cross-functional due diligence teams, monitor external opportunities that are aligned with business priorities, and ensure new data is reviewed as it becomes available * Knowledgeably represent Pfizer in discussions with current and potential partners or other external audiences; demonstrate collaboration, creativity, and responsiveness with all potential partners; maintain, cultivate, and build relationships with companies and broadly within the biopharma community * Build and manage collaborative relationships across the Pfizer organization and create internal alignment * As an integral leader within WRD BD, actively participate in and support the WRD BD Leadership Team * Lead and support initiatives to manage and continually improve the Worldwide Business Development (WWBD) function and develop its colleagues and culture QUALIFICATIONS * Preference for advanced science/medical degree, legal degree and/or MBA/equivalent; bachelor's degree required * Prior experience required working closely with, advising, and presenting to senior leaders on business development and/or strategy * Minimum of 10 years related business experience, including experience leading and/or significantly contributing to collaboration, licensing, partnership, M&A, or other relevant transactions * Prior experience presenting the business and scientific case of biopharma deal opportunities to cross-functional leaders * Innovative, independent, clear, and critical thinker; highly resourceful; creative problem solving skills * Strong relationship building skills * Strong negotiation capabilities; ability to persuade/influence and effectively gain agreement/consensus * Strong and effective verbal and written communication capabilities * Demonstrated ability to deliver quality results within tight time constraints * Experience managing teams of experienced/independent colleagues preferred * Experience in vaccines, oncology and/or immunology and inflammation therapeutic areas is preferred but not required OTHER REQUIREMENTS Ability to travel 25% or more NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Currently located in Cambridge MA, New York NY or willing to relocate is highly preferred. Frequent presence in New York headquarters and Cambridge MA required; periodic presence in La Jolla CA and Pearl River NY required; ability to travel 25% or more 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. 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.

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* Last Date to Apply for Job: 11/17/2017 * This job is Pfizer US Grade: 19 Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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Good health is vital to all of us, and finding sustainable solutions to the most pressing health care challenges of our world cannot wait. That's why we at Pfizer are committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to provide access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them.

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