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Pfizer Director of Clinical Pharmacy in Groton, Connecticut


The CRP Director of Pharmacy will lead a team of clinical research and operations pharmacists responsible for providing in the development, management and training of investigational products at a program and protocol level (i.e. Investigational Product (IP) manuals/pharmacy manuals for utilization by clinical sites).

The Director provides input to the strategic direction for Clinical Research Pharmacy organization providing expertise on clinical site/pharmacy operations; aseptic preparation guidelines for injectables; clinical disease state and patient journey reviews.

  • Lead the Clinical Research Pharmacy team in the support and management of clinical studies for all WRDM, GPD as well as Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) customers

  • Member of the CRP LT and management structure with a focus on strategic and operational excellence

  • Provides leadership and coaching for global clinical Research Pharmacy of 15 colleagues and contractors; create and maintain an engaging and agile environment for colleagues

  • Provide strategic leadership of oversight of all GCS clinical site and patient focused initiatives: Ensure patient focus strategy that aligns with Med Sci., PSSM, BTX Pharm Sci, BT, GPD, QA and Pfizer strategies

  • Provide leadership and responsibility for GCS Patient Focused Initiatives

  • Delivers excellence in Clinical Supply by influencing a matrix of leaders across GCS to deliver cost effective, high quality and patient focus clinical supplies according to agreed timelines

  • Develops and leverages resource across GCS functions to implement innovative ideas/processes/tools to achieve GCS long term strategic vision and support the Clinical Research Pharmacy Team.

  • Hires, develops and retains talents to enable the execution of the GCS Culture of Innovation and Patient Focused strategies.

  • Deploys and manages Continuous Patient Focus initiatives that are aligned with GCS strategy toward excellence in quality and Patient focus.

  • Coordinates the deployment of CRP resources to enable the delivery GCS mission with initiatives (e.g. IP Manuals, Central Label Design, Patient dosing cards)

  • Works and coordinate with other GCS eLT members and leaders on the implementation and smooth communication of GCS strategic goals to ensure timely delivery of quality clinical supplies within the budget.

  • Deliver excellence in CRP, including the use of harmonized tools, processes and systems, to deliver cost effective, high quality IP Handling information and training according to agreed timelines.

  • Proactively ensure quality and compliance through CRP risk identification and mitigation plans, strategic planning and execution, and overall design input.

  • Responsible for recruitment, supervision, leadership and management of CRP resources to ensure staff are motivated and developed to their full potential and in line with the needs of the GCS organization

  • Foster the continued development of clinical pharmacy skills, including therapeutic and specialty area knowledge and certifications where applicable (e.g. BCSCS, BCOP)

  • Assist with the management and expansion the Biopharmaceutical Fellowship and student programs


  • A degree in Pharmacy (PharmD preferred) with 7 -10 years of Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience.

  • Hospital pharmacy experience required.

  • Management experience required.


  • Completion of a post-PharmD Industry Fellowship or pharmacy practice residency is desirable.

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.


Up to 10% travel may be required, domestic and international

Relocation support available

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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