• Director , Enterprise and Business Architecture Practice Leader Jobs in New York City

  • Pfizer Inc.
  • New York City
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  • 10 - 13 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Provides Enterprise and Business Architecture Services to all aspects of Pfizer business, requiring a broad understanding of pharmaceutical & healthcare industry, digital business technology capabilities, and architecture concepts Create insights and perspective into how the Pfizer business model and Pfizer operating model are able to more fully leverage digital solutions, capabilities and connectivity

The leader of this organization is responsible for developing an organization and architecture services operating model that fall into the following key areas

Engaging Stakeholder and Delivery Organizations
Planning & Oversight
Governance & Process Excellence
Talent Acquisition, Management and Skills Development

Engaging Stakeholder and Delivery Organizations

Accountable for creating operational and strategic views of the business that facilitate improved decision-making, coordinate diverse initiatives, leverage common capabilities, and accelerate the pace of change
Assemble teams of architects and matrixed personnel that work closely with new demand customers to ensure applications, data and technologies are developed and maintained within the context of the overall enterprise architecture and standards
Accountable for building consensus on approach and providing high level technical execution oversight on delivery of solutions Identify and mediate conflicting requirements Arbitrates disagreements among solution stakeholders and makes decisions/proposals as needed
Proven technology management leadership skills Demonstrated leadership skills, strong written and verbal skills, and ability to operate effectively in a matrixed organization
Contributes significantly to roadmap definition in partnership with Solution Delivery Centers, the Program Management Office, and the Client Partners, Portfolio, Product & Demand Management organization
Will facilitate exploration of difficult problems (trouble shooting)

Planning & Oversight

Understands business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state) and determine corresponding enterprise system designs and change requirements to drive the targeted business outcomes
Interfaces across several business areas and digital solution areas, acting as visionary to proactively assist in defining the direction & feasibility for future projects
Conduct architecture reviews and assessments
Apply Enterprise and Business architecture expertise to oversee execution of the target solution by leveraging and aligning Enterprise Standards
Work with business domain experts to capture current-state business processes and document the business operating model where significant strategic change is desired Align, illustrate, and communicate business processes, value chains and/or customer journey maps in terms of people, processes, information, and technical capabilities
Apply the companys strategic goals and objectives to determine the appropriate digital enablement of future-state processes and customer/partner interactions
Work with Solution Architecture Practices to help lay out the scope of capabilities required for business needs
Perform research needed to fully understand details & applicability of technologies & digital tools being utilized/demanded by enterprise projects

Governance & Process Excellence

Define a catalog of consultative services offered by the Architecture as well as develop templates, practices and procedures for the delivery of the services
Lead and provide oversight on technology life cycles, from emerging technology assessments through to renewal or retirement Define standard methodologies and templates for the exploration of new technologies (aka enterprise technology standards)
Charter and lead the Architecture Strategy & Program Review Board
Build, maintain and govern the execution of the enterprise blueprints, principles, and technology standards
Lead and provide oversight on application and technology life cycles, from emerging technology assessments through to renewal or retirement

Talent Acquisition, Management and Skills Development

Demonstrated ability to cultivate expertise in architecture best practices and techniques
Will demonstrate a high degree of creativity and latitude in motivation, enablement and engagement of highly skilled employees Leads with vision and purpose
Oversee work to create, publish and manage deliverables including but not limited to Value Stream Analyses or Customer Journey Maps
Capability Maturity Models
Business operating models
Enterprise blueprints
Enterprise architecture principle and standards
Architecture governance and review procedures

Coaches, mentors, and delegates to architects and other matrixed colleagues to deliver work products appropriate for these responsibilities and to facilitate their development
Solicits, evaluates and recommends vendor/contractor proposals and manages delivery to augment internal expertise and/or capacity in the delivery of these accountabilities
Perform other duties as assigned


BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or the equivalent work experience required
Minimum 8 years of work experience in software architecture & design, with at least 6 years experience in the Biopharmaceutical Industry
Proven extensive architecture planning, management and governance experience are a must
Must demonstrate following competencies and values agile, innovative, nimble learning, develops talent, builds effective teams, customer focus, communicates effectively, credible and resilient
Location prefer any location with Pfizer Digital engineering, remote w/ frequent travel may be considered
Analytical skills
Expert facilitation skills
Ability to follow verbal or written instructions
Strong conceptual thinker
Exceptional presentation and communication skills
Handling stress & emotions
Making and facilitating decisions
Adjusting to change
Examining/observing details


Advanced degree preferred
10 years of experience preferred


Business travel, as dictated by business/project demands

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 providers 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

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Project Leader/ Project Manager
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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