Director, Head of Project Services

Sanford, North Carolina, United States
Oct 14, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Reporting to the Head of Pfizer Global Supply (PGS) Capital Projects Delivery, lead the Project Services function within Global Engineering accountable for project services and project controls on all major projects across the PGS capital portfolio.



  • Lead the Project Services function within Global Engineering accountable for project services and project controls on all major (>$10M) projects across the PGS capital portfolio ($1.5B - $2B annual spend).
  • Provide Safety leadership within the network, working collaboratively with EHS, to set expectations within project delivery teams, including 3rd party providers.
  • Develop and execute a plan to expand the Project Services function through recruitment of key individuals and appointment of strategic partners to support the PGS capital portfolio.
  • Develop a best-in-class Project Services function covering all aspects of project controls including risk management, contract management, estimation, schedule/planning, cost control, governance & reporting, etc. Own the business processes and operating model within the Project Services function.
  • Create and champion implementation of best-in-class Project Services Standards, Processes and Procedures that bring efficiencies and consistency to capital project delivery.
  • As change agent and advocate, effect a transformation in the extent to which Project Controls methodologies are adopted throughout the network through education, visualization of value-add and demonstration of business benefit.
  • Partner with the Director of Portfolio Management to develop and deliver accurate, timely and value-adding metrics & KPIs for the portfolio of major capital projects across the Pfizer Global Supply network.
  • Assure that the site project services and project controls teams maintain strong subject matter expertise in project controls functions including risk management, scheduling/ planning, estimation, cost control, contracts administration, etc.
  • Define long term project services requirements in support of network strategies.
  • Apply new, innovative and untried approaches to achieve targeted performance and results.
  • Communicate across the organization, working with a variety of people and cultures, to foster information and best practices exchange through CoP's, shared forums and new innovative methodologies.
  • Assure that a robust talent planning process is in place in Project Services & Project Controls both within Global Engineering and within the engineering teams across the PGS network.






  • Bachelors Degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, Construction Management or related field required.
  • 15 years of experience in Project Services / Project Controls required, covering all phases of project execution including design, construction, commissioning/qualification and operational readiness. Experience in project delivery in the pharmaceutical or other highly regulated sector is a considerable advantage.
  • 5 years experience with people management.
  • Proven team leader with a demonstrated ability to effectively implement business strategies and adept at working collaboratively within all levels of the organization.






  • MBA
  • Chartered member of professional institution
  • PMP Certification


Other Job Details:




  • Last day to apply to job: 10/21/20
  • Additional location details: This role can be based at a Pfizer PGS site, or is eligible for remote work.
  • This role is eligible for relocation assistance.


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