Global Labeling Lead, Senior Manager

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Posted
Sep 29, 2021
Ref
4826548
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Global Labeling Lead (GLL) has overall accountability for the initial creation and relevant updates to labeling documents for their assigned products. This includes guiding the Labeling Team to develop and maintain Core Data Sheets (CDS), United States Package Inserts (USPI), Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) for products registered in the EU via the Centralized, Mutual Recognition or Decentralized Procedures, and their associated Patient Labeling Documents.

The GLL will drive labeling strategy by guiding and advising the Labeling Team on internal labeling guidance and policies and will raise awareness of important factors to consider when revising the label. The GLL will keep up to date with labeling guidelines and regulations as they pertain to the development/maintenance of US and EU labeling and will advise the Labeling Team on the application of these labeling principles. The GLL will also be knowledgeable on key labeling requirements worldwide. The GLL will ensure that downstream impact on Country Labeling Documents (CLDs) is considered during Labeling Team discussions. The GLL will advise the Labeling Team on the content of other labels in the same therapeutic class, including competitor labeling, to help guide the team in developing labeling text.

The GLL provides project management to the Labeling Team throughout the entire process, from the request to update a CDS/USPI/SPC through notification to stakeholders, in order to ensure that these documents are produced in a timely manner according to internal SOPs and external regulatory requirements. This includes setting clear targets and prioritization plans, ensuring that Labeling Teams are aware of the required timelines and following up with Labeling Team members throughout the process so that deliverables remain on target to meet internal and external deadlines.

The GLL serves as the GLM primary point of contact for Labeling Team members (e.g. Regulatory Strategist, Safety Risk Lead, Functional Line SMEs, Labeling Justification Document/Clinical Overview author) and will provide day-to-day direction to Labeling Operations Managers so that labeling can be prepared and managed appropriately throughout Pfizer processes and systems. The GLL also interfaces with Hub Labeling Managers and Pfizer Country Office (PCO) colleagues to support timely and quality submissions globally.

The GLL will support the use and development of current and new tools, technologies and processes to support efficient global label development and worldwide submissions and approvals.

  • Utilize regulatory, labeling and project management expertise to oversee and support the development, review and delivery of CDS, USPI, SPC (for products registered in the EU via the Centralized, Mutual Recognition or Decentralized procedures) and their associated Patient Labeling Documents. Manage complex labeling projects (e.g., development labeling for NCEs and NMEs) with some oversight.

  • Engage in and contribute to Labeling Team discussions around content and format of the above mentioned documents, as well as downstream impact on CLDs worldwide.

  • Act as a reviewer and approver of labeling documents ensuring that content complies with regulatory requirements and guidelines and company policies and procedures and that the label content can be incorporated into CLDs worldwide.

  • Prioritize Labeling Team activities and set clear targets using effective project management. Follow up with Labeling Team members to secure their contributions so that internal and external deadlines are met. Identify and assist teams to overcome barriers in achieving quality and compliance.

  • Ensure all actions taken within role follow applicable SOPs and associated documents so that high quality delivery of outputs and compliance is maintained. Ensure appropriate tracking of labeling projects via defined procedures and optimal use of systems.

  • Contribute to the development of continuous improvement of business practices associated with processes and tools. Advocate for new labeling initiatives to immediate labeling stakeholders (e.g., Labeling Teams).

  • For deliverables in scope, support responses to inquiries from Pfizer colleagues related to inspection activities and regulatory agency questions. Member of teams tasked with development of continuous improvement of business practices associated with processes and tools.

  • Advocate for new labeling initiatives to labeling stakeholders within Therapeutic Area or Business Unit.

  • Will train and provide guidance to other Global Labeling Leads as needed.

Qualifications:

Must-Have

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree with 9 years experience in related degrees

Experience and Attributes:

  • At least 8 years of pharmaceutical labeling experience

  • ‘Hands on’ pharmaceutical labeling experience associated with content development and maintenance within Regulatory Affairs (Human Medicinal Products); Perspective from HQ, Country office and/or Regional Regulatory Strategy (at a global/multi-national pharmaceutical environment) necessary. Experience at the country level important and advantageous.

  • Proven understanding of the dynamics and purpose of company Core Data Sheets (CDS);experience in reviewing and understanding of implications of the CDS.

  • Possesses advanced knowledge of external labeling guidelines and regulations and internal labeling policies and procedures.

  • Proven ability to successfully understand regulatory implications of product strategy with regards to the product label, assessment and practical management of associated impacts.

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply global and local regulatory guidance around labeling and associated supportive documentation, both in the pre-approval and post approval (maintenance) stages.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong and positive working relationships across multiple cultures and within global environment.

  • Knowledge of global/regional regulatory guidelines and requirements important.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills essential.

  • Complete fluency in English Language.

  • Proven strength in logical, analytical and writing ability essential.

  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail required.

  • Proven ability to negotiate, influence and problem solve.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master's degree with 7 years of experience

 
Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

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Last Date to Apply for Job: 10/14/21

Additional Location Information: United States - Pennsylvania - Collegeville; United States - Connecticut - Groton; United States - New Jersey - Peapack; United States - New York - New York City
    NO Relocation Package 
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus 

   

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