• Associate Director , Medical Information Jobs in United States Of America - 23820243

  • Pfizer Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:


Pfizer is excited to present an Associate Director, Medical Information open position Medical Information (MI) is a global customer-focused group within Worldwide Medical and Safety that is responsible for responding to unsolicited inquiries regarding Pfizer prescription products and/or devices Expectations of this role include, but are not limited to, researching and preparing responses for medical inquiries, as well as interfacing with and supporting the Oncology Business Unit(s)/Product(s)/Therapeutic Team(s) and global colleagues by providing medical information, product training, and analysis of inquiry trends to support departmental and company objectives The scope of responsibilities is Local, Regional and Global Additionally, an Associate Director/Senior Manager is expected to actively participate in and potentially lead relatively complex projects/initiatives


Serves as the subject matter expert for MI on responsible Oncology product(s)
Exhibits advanced knowledge of MI work and processes as well as comprehensive understanding of other internal stakeholders
Researches and analyzes scientific information to answer escalated MI inquiries taking into consideration labeling differences between countries
Creates, maintains and optimizes local, regional and global MI document collections by ensuring that responses are medically and scientifically accurate, timely, fair balanced, and meet customers needs
Ensures the availability, accuracy, and maintenance of medical content via digital channels such as the MI country websites, Apps (PfizerMeds App), and Medication Pages, as well as performing website search optimization for ease of content identification by customers
Proactively seeks collaboration with Global colleagues to ensure we have a global view of product information, business intelligence and best practices and to achieve efficiencies Interprets and communicates trends and business insights based on inquiry analysis to the Product(s)/Therapeutic Area cross-functional team(s) and proposes course of action when relevant
Actively participates and interacts with medical colleagues and cross-functional team members to ensure sharing of insights and data and significantly contributes to the management of product issues/crisis
Establishes strategic partnerships with internal stakeholders where applicable to identify opportunities for MI to bring value to Pfizer business
Drives new innovative solutions to improve MI processes and responses and to resolve problems based on comprehensive business knowledge
Ensures that the frontline personnel have the necessary training and resources to appropriately meet customer needs and expectations
Facilitates the development and maintenance of formulary-related documents in support of improving access to state Medicaid and managed care formularies in the US Provides guidance in the revision process for regulatory changes in Part III of the Product Monographs for Canada Serves as a core member of Medical Review Committee in US and CA for assigned product(s) to ensure alignment and consistency of proposed medical communication materials with MI content provided to external parties (eg, Scientific Response Documents) and identify the need for new MI content or updates to existing content
Provides guidance for the appropriate use of scientific evidence by reviewing materials developed by external compendia (eg, Medical Letter, MediSpan, treatment guidelines)
Actively participates or lead/co-lead Regional and/or Global projects/initiatives that have an impact beyond the function and/or the country Acts as a resource for other MI colleagues locally, regionally or globally
Participates in mentoring, coaching and training of new and existing colleagues
Takes the lead at resolving issues related to the day-to-day work, proposes recommendations and drives implementation of required changes, new processes, etc
Supports key scientific conventions/congresses through participation in meetings preparation or post-congress involvement with cross-functional teams, as well as staffing of MI booths during congresses
Maintains compliance with country, regional, and global training requirements on standard operating procedures (SOPs) and local laws, regulations and marketing practices
Provides an MI perspective on the development and revision of SOPs, implementation guidelines (IGs), and Work Instructions (WIs) as necessary
May act as a back-up medical reviewer of promotional material in Canada


Bachelors degree in science or health care-related discipline
At least 5 years of experience in the provision of medical information to health care professionals
Possesses advanced skills at critically evaluating literature
Possesses advanced skills at writing/summarizing clinical and scientific data
Demonstrates excellent relationship management skills and the ability to influence and negotiate outcomes
Exhibits strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates strong analytical skills
Highly proficient in recognizing needs, prioritizing work, and taking initiatives on projects/assignments
Effectively deals with ambiguity, embraces change and adapts quickly to change
Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills with local, regional and global colleagues
Demonstrates initiative and works independently on complex projects
Creates an environment where innovation is standard and takes appropriate risks to advance innovative processes
Able to effectively work and collaborate in a virtual work environment
Proficiency with computer and software applications (ie, Microsoft office), experience with MI systems used for information requests and content management, and skilled at utilizing medical literature and drug information databases


BS in Pharmacy, BPharm, Masters, PhD, PharmD, or MD
Post-doctoral training (Fellowship) in Medical Information, Medical Affairs, or comparable industry experience
5 or more years of pharmaceutical Medical Information experience preferred
Oncology experience strongly preferred

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 14th Apr 2020

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