Director, US Portfolio Acceleration Oncology

New York City, New York
Oct 05, 2021
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Why Patients Need You

Pfizer’s business development and strategic planning acts as our corporate representative in all important negotiations impacting our ability deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives.  We need dedicated colleagues like you who can embrace challenges and develop breakthrough solutions to achieve our mission.

What You Will Achieve

Your leadership skills and innovative ideas with drive the growth of the business development team at Pfizer. As an advisor and an expert, you will be entrusted with developing Pfizer’s strategic mission by advancing high impact strategies for a portfolio of products and projects.

In your role, you will be involved in determining customer requirements and translating them into organizational plans. You will work with teams across the organization to review and guide budget status, workforce level, equipment availability, and other company capabilities. Your collaboration and negotiation skills will be leveraged to build meaningful relationships across the organization to evaluate and guide new market initiatives. Your performance driven insights and innovation will help you build constructive relationships across the organization to achieve your division’s goals and objectives.

Through your expertise and extensive knowledge, you will be able to foster a culture that promotes innovation and thrives on doing better for patients and healthcare.

How You Will Achieve It

The prospective colleague will be responsible for supporting several Oncology commercial teams to anticipate their business needs, determine scalable and customizable strategies, and develop solutions to drive business outcomes. This includes having a thorough understanding of a brand’s environment, proactively conducting analyses to address opportunities and barriers by leveraging data and analytics, and rapidly implementing innovative solutions that speed decision making and drive business impact by increasing competitive advantage. Furthermore, the colleague will be responsible for identifying and scaling solutions across Oncology so other tumor areas can seize growth opportunities.

Role Responsibilities:

•        Lead US Oncology’s local-based strategy, primarily for Breast Cancer portfolio

•        Proactively identify and lead development of high impact innovative opportunities

•        Seek opportunities to scale across brands, as appropriate

•        Provide strategic thought partnership and analytic support to BC and other teams as appropriate

•        Develop and maintain tools, resources and reports for HQ and field facing colleagues to support business performance, brand strategies and executional excellence

•        Identify novel go-to-market opportunities and execution strategies

•        Identify novel data sources, drive data generation and explore novel analytic approaches


  • BA/BS required, MA/MS/MBA preferred
    • Minimum range of years experience: 5 - 10 Years
    • Knowledge and deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, broader trends in healthcare landscape and economics. Experience in oncology preferred
    • Excellent analytical skills, including strategic thinking, ability to frame problems and opportunities using supporting data, problem solving and measuring impact

  • Deep understanding of pharma data environment. Data science knowledge preferred.

  • Demonstrated proficiency at leading complex multi-faceted projects and managing cross-functional teams

  • A thought leader and self-starter, proactively identifying the need for specific analyses and programs, and marshaling the resources to evaluate and resolve the most challenging, strategic issues

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to lead change and influence without direct authority

  • Ability to influence and establish good working relationships with senior executives

  • Excellent communication skills, including presentations, PowerPoint/written, meeting

  • Knowledge of US Oncology business desirable

  • Master's degree

  • Expertise in biopharmaceuticals

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.

Additional Job Details
Last Date to Apply for Job: October 12, 2021
Eligible for relocation package: No
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes


Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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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.

Bus Dev & Strategic Planning