Supply Chain Engagement Associate

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Groton, Connecticut
Posted
Nov 08, 2021
Ref
4830110
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients.  Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.

What You Will Achieve

The Innovative Technology-Business Enablement Solutions team within the Clinical Supply Chain organization is dedicated to supporting the technology solutions that enable the clinical supply chain to operate efficiently while also ensuring a superior level of quality and compliance. There are many critical systems within the digital ecosystem that include highly integrated, multi-functional platforms that support thousands of users across Pfizer and the entirety of the clinical portfolio including grant, expanded/ compassionate access studies and Phase I-III programs. Given the critical nature of this ecosystem and the growth in the clinical portfolio, this position will play an important role in ensuring a high level of customer engagement to understand business processes and requirements.

The Engagement Lead will support the Business Enablement Solutions team by eliciting, analyzing, documenting, and communicating requirements for systems and data related to the clinical supply chain business. The Engagement Lead will analyze business and technical processes to help enhance existing systems, support the GCS Data Marketplace and evaluate any new solutions. This role requires the ability to interpret and document requirements and knowledge of software/system development lifecycle principles.

How You Will Achieve

  • Establish relationships with customers and liaises between the business and technical project team members, ensuring mutual understanding of the customer needs

  • Utilizes specific techniques to elicit requirements from stakeholders.

  • Analyzes, organizes, documents, and validates the resulting requirements, and communicates and secures agreement on the requirements across stakeholders

  • Build, validate and update diagrams, models and other artifacts to describe business processes, conceptual information models, organizational structure, business area context and/or system requirements

  • Establishes inspection-ready requirements baseline and traces requirements throughout the project lifecycle, including managing change in requirements over the project lifecycle

  • Supports the development of the testing plan, supports the execution of UAT testing and ensures that all requirements are met in the final solution

  • Identify areas of risk due to requirements and surface to the project manager and project lead.

  • Partner with the project manager to assess the impact of changes in requirements on the project scope and timelines

  • In partnership with the project lead, plan and communicate the requirements management approach and change management plan to be used for the project. Provide input to the project work breakdown structure and the overall project plan

  • Partner with the project lead to assess the impact of changes in requirements on the project scope and timelines

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and participate on projects that enhance supply chain systems and process.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in computer science, information management, business management, supply chain, or a scientific discipline

  • 1 -3 years of experience or participation in internship involving project level business analysis using standard requirements business analysis techniques such as brainstorming, interviewing, data analysis, process analysis, and use case development

  • Facilitation, organization, presentation and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations

  • Demonstrated skills in analysis and problem solving

  • Strong technical writing skills

Nice-to-Have

  • Familiarity with IIBA Business Analysis Body of Knowledge or IIBA Business Analysis certification desired

  • Familiarity with software/solution delivery life cycles

  • Lean Six Sigma certification desired

  • Relevant experience in Information Technology in the context of the pharmaceutical industry

  • Knowledge and experience in the clinical domain of Health Sciences, particularly in the supply chain

  • Knowledge of requirement development and management systems desired

  • Knowledge of both waterfall and agile software development methodologies

  • Experience working in a GMP/GCP/GLP environment

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • May require occasional after hours support, particularly on software release dates

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: December 7th, 2021

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.

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