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Data Science Business Lead

Andover, Massachusetts
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Aug 12, 2022

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Why Patients Need You

At Pfizer, our mission is to inspire a best-in-class culture of continuous improvement and project management that empowers colleagues and enables simple, effective processes. Whether you are managing projects or liaising with others, your contribution in this team will help in making our work easier and faster so that we can deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives.

What You Will Achieve

As the Data Science Business Lead for Biotherapeutics Pharmaceutical Sciences (BTxPS) you will lead data science enablement efforts that support the development of biological therapeutics in partnership with the Digital Sciences team and the extended BTxPS digital core team. You will serve as the BTxPS Transformational Technology business lead for the systems supporting analytics, data science, and data visualization and as such will be the primary contact for the business performance and data workflows associated with these systems. You will partner with colleagues across BTxPS to identify opportunities, achieve alignment, and execute implementation plans. Additionally, you will be expected to partner with other BTxPS digital focus area leads to develop a comprehensive data science enablement strategy that is scalable and sustainable. Outside of the BTxPS organization you will collaborate with the larger Medicinal Sciences Organization, Pfizer Global Supply, Pfizer Digital, and external partners as necessary.

It is your hard work and dedication that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

Successful candidate will demonstrate 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.

  • Apply business knowledge to deliver on workflow optimization goals in alignment with BTxPS Digital Strategy and GMP requirements (as necessary).
  • Manage the implementation of analytics, data science, and data visualization solutions by working with Pfizer Digital, Business Lines, and Vendors to develop and execute plans for development, maintenance, and enhancements of said solutions.
  • Manage the implementation of individual applications (e.g. use cases) built using the foundational components of the analytics, data science, and data visualization systems/platforms.
  • Document and communicate processes and best practices to optimize value and achieve compliance with business rules
  • Develop and propose resource and investment plans to sustain analytics, data science, and data visualization solutions, tools, and related business operations
  • Represent business system operations in the support of all Quality (QTS) investigations for analytics, data science, and data visualization solutions in partnership with the business compliance lead.
  • Develop a customer experience network for analytics, data science, and data visualization systems to ensure business needs are prioritized and met for supported systems
  • Partner with the BTxPS Master Data Management lead to develop and leverage data standards to optimally scale analytics, data science, and data visualization solutions.
  • Partner with PGS and other external stakeholders (e.g. CRO/CMO) to optimize the exchange of knowledge & data with BTxPS
  • Use technical and business line knowledge to assess needs and propose strategies for the implementation of solutions in partnership with the BTxPS extended digital core team and Pfizer Digital.
  • Develop and manage training strategies for analytics, data science, and data visualization systems and solutions.
  • Manage external vendor relationships and ensure agreed upon objectives/services are achieved.
  • Manage a network of external technology consultants to analyze, develop, and validate individual analytics, data science, and data visualization solutions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, data science, computer science or related field with 7+ years’ experience in the life science industry or a Master’s degree in related field with 5+ years’ experience
  • Understanding of biologics development and the various systems and platforms required for the development of biologic therapeutics
  • Knowledge of work processes and workflows within a Pharmaceutical Sciences organization
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and track record of delivering solutions for multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work across business lines, evaluate complex business requirements, and develop harmonized business plans
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience delivering analysis results using various visualization software solutions, such as R, Spotfire, Tableau, etc.
  • Solution Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC) experience
  • Experience partnering with and managing vendor consultants/contractors
  • Working experience developing and deploying analytics, data science, and data visualization solutions following data science lifecycle.
  • Experience identifying opportunities for model enhancements and opportunities for new models to create value in the biologics development space.
  • Experience with databases and data management strategies
  • Experience establishing analytics and data science training programs
  • Interest in driving advanced analytics adoption in life sciences space.
  • Experience with deploying GMP and non-GMP solutions including cloud-based solutions in a regulated environment


  • Occasional work outside business hours to accommodate other Pfizer sites, partners and manufacturing schedules.
  • Up to 10% travel to BTxPS sites (Andover, MA; St Louis, MO; Durham, NC; Cambridge, UK ).

Other Job Details
Work Location Assignment:Remote

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.

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 provider’s 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.

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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Join world-class scientists and leaders who are dedicated to bringing therapies that will significantly improve patients' lives.

As one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we're driven to discover the cure --driven to significantly improve the lives of everyone...everywhere. If you're similarly driven, you'll find there's no better place to begin --and continue --your career than at Pfizer.

Science is the foundation of our company.  This is why it's no surprise that the most driven scientists in the world choose to carry out their life's passion at Pfizer.  We arm them with the resources, technology, and facilities they need to solve some of the world’s most complex health challenges. This combination empowers our scientists with expertise in vaccines, small-molecule medicines, biotherapeutics amongst many others, to collaborate on breakthrough science, including the world's first mRNA-Based Covid19 vaccine.  Our colleagues advance science and technologies into the therapies that matter most.

Join us and you'll partner with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and abilities who contribute to all aspects of what we do. Great things happen when people come together with one shared goal. If you're driven to discover the cure- ensure it has the latest technology to make it a reality or help improve the lives of others- join those who are similarly driven at Pfizer. The future of medicine is happening here.

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