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Pfizer Innovation Program Manager in New York City, New York

The Innovation Program Manager role is an opportunity to innovate brand marketing and go-to-market models to extend competitive advantage and achieve our aspiration to be the best marketers of science and technology and to make Pfizer the most trusted brand. This role within Biopharma, reports into the VP, Global Development Center Patient Engagement , and is responsible for project management of sprints to prototype innovation and rapidly test in pilot markets . Success in this role will include the successful scaling of proven disruptive innovation.

The ideal candidate will adapt quickly,embrace ambiguity, interact comfortably with seniorleadership, demonstrate strong projectmanagement skills, and foster creativityand different ways of working.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide ongoing facilitation and coaching from initiation through release that enables the team to excel at Agile development

  • Facilitate discussions leading to collective decision making, goal setting, and conflict resolution within the team

  • Actively manage risks and external dependencies drawing in team members as appropriate

  • Create and maintain the appropriate channels for open communication with the team

  • Continuously seek to improve team performance by promoting joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues

  • Assist Product Owner in shaping road-map and vision

  • Act as a key enabler in building a strong culture and driving the CMOs disruptive innovation agenda

Required Qualifications

  • Experience (7+ years) using Agile methodology in the role as a Scrum Master

  • Knowledge of Human-Centered Design and Lean Start-up

  • Knowledge of Agile software development process (e.g. XP, Kanban, Scrum, etc.)

  • Knowledge and/or experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Paired Programming, Automated Testing, Agile Games

  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team

Required Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Deep understanding of the healthcare ecosystem

  • Role model for the PFE Values (Courage, Excellence, Equity, Joy)

  • Lead cross-functional and cross-business projects and initiatives, identifying risks and removing roadblocks to enable the teams to achieve successful delivery

  • Strong writing, presentation and influencing skills

  • Discretion and trustworthiness in dealing with confidential information

  • Ability to manage and coach cross-functional teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Agile Certifications

  • Experience working as a Scrum Master/Agile Coach is highly preferred

  • Experience with innovation in a customer-centric industry such as consumer packaged goods or technology

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.

Work Location Assignment:Flexible

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job : 02/07/2023

  • Eligible for employee referral bonus


The annual base salary for this position ranges from $113,900.00 to $182,400.00. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus with a target of 17.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans. Salary range does not apply to the Tampa, FL location.

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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