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Pfizer Corporate Counsel in New York City, New York

Role Summary

The attorney filling this role will serve as counsel for Pfizer clients across various commercial and platform organizations within Pfizer on various supply - related transactions, alliance management, and general counseling. This individual will be accountable for partnering with a wide variety of business clients and Legal colleagues to support the referenced organizations, including colleagues in Pfizer CentreOne (PC1), Pfizer Global Supply (PGS), PGS Sourcing (Procurement), Global Clinical Supply (GCS), Business Development, and Quality Operations. This individual must handle highly complex and critical matters independently and be highly capable and well-suited to working in a fast-paced, matrix environment to optimize client service.

Role Responsibilities

  • Advise and counsel PGS External Supply, PGS Sourcing (Procurement), and GCS on negotiation, drafting, and alliance management for supply - related transactions

  • Support PC1 for full range of commercial transactions, including API, drug development and supply, and business development transactions

  • Support PGS Quality organization on quality issues that may impact supply of product and related work with PGS External Supply on transactional matters

  • Serve as a manufacturing and supply subject matter expert for other Pfizer Legal Division practice groups

  • Participate in template and training teams to develop appropriate documents for supported client groups and drive efficient use of the templates for routine agreements by the clients, with support from legal professionals as appropriate

Must Have:

  • JD plus 7+ years of legal experience, including drafting, negotiation, and alliance management support of life sciences transactions

  • Admission to practice law in US

  • Experience counseling clients on transactional matters relating to manufacturing, quality, and supply

  • Experience with counseling clients on management of significant commercial disputes, including issues impacting manufacturing, quality, or supply

  • Ability to manage complex, fast-paced, high-visibility matters on an independent basis with sound judgment in terms of engaging and briefing leadership

  • 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

Nice to Have:

  • Able to understand and operate effectively in the Pfizer organization, particularly the matrix structure and enabling functions and business units

  • Proven ability to manage high volume workload and resolve pressing needs while tracking progress towards longer term goals

  • Strategic and proactive. Anticipates needs and able to prioritize quickly without explicit guidance. Attentive to detail and sensitive to unable and subtleties

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experiences in communication and interacting with senior leaders and across geographies and cultures

  • Possesses a high energy level, sense of urgency, creativity, decisiveness, and ability to work well independently or in a team and under pressure

  • Demonstrated problem solving, project management and analytic skills

  • Demonstrates sound business judgment and acumen

  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills

Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel or environment requirements

  • Travel required in accordance with business needs

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 5, 2022

  • Additional Location Information: Collegeville, PA; New York, NY; Peapack, NJ; Tampa, FL

  • Work Location Assignment:Flexible

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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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