Director, Category Management - Data & Analytics

Pfizer Inc.

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7250366 (Ref:pf-4912011)

Posted: May 31, 2024

Job Description

Why Patients Need You

Creating value though procurement processes is keeping our products in production and our innovators innovating. Whether you are part of negotiating contracts, managing vendors or forecasting requirements, your role is critical to getting our medicines in the hands of the people who need them most, faster and more efficiently than ever before.

What You Will Achieve

Working with a dynamic team of procurement experts, you will play an important role in negotiating contracts with suppliers for the procurement of goods, services and supplies. You will facilitate category management, purchase goods and services for ongoing operations and manage corporate services. You will be responsible for achieving year-on- year improvement in cost/value, quality, service, process and/or innovation. You will partner with business owners, operating units and enabling functions to develop and implement transformational business and supplier strategies that drive increased value in a financially constrained environment.

As a director, you are a subject matter expert and leverage your knowledge of industry, customer requirements and general business environment to adapt and implement strategic actions for the division. Your ability to interpret your division’s strategy will establish business priorities that support and set long-term direction for the division. Your managerial skills will help us manage and lead people, technological and financial resources within the division.

It is your problem-solving ability and leadership that will make it possible for customers and patients to receive the medicines they need when they need them.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Set objectives and manage multiple projects using your knowledge of industry, customer requirements and general business environment to implement strategic actions for your division or business unit.
  • Manage and lead people, technological and financial resources within the Global Business Unit/Global Operating Unit.
  • Lead Global Procurement’s annual opportunity assessment for the next fiscal year’s goal setting, providing processes, tools and templates for collecting and summarizing input for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Ensure that appropriate analytics solutions are developed through a customer centric approach to understanding the adapting needs of Global Procurement teams
  • Manage spend analysis (including supplier diversity spend), savings tracking and associated metrics and reports/dashboards/scorecards
  • Lead the strategic procurement category management and develop category strategy and plans to continuously improve through innovative solutions the value, quality and service received by Pfizer within the assigned spend area
  • Guide teams focused on developing Global category strategies as well as implementing category strategies locally across a portfolio of categories supporting Pfizer’s commercial efforts
  • Use Procurement and Finance systems, associated Business Intelligence and Data Visualization tools for opportunity analysis, issue resolution and performance monitoring
  • Provide coaching and support to ensure that direct reports initiate, develop and prepare a high-quality Global Procurement Opportunity Analysis for their assigned spend areas and projects in a timely manner
  • Work with Sourcing colleagues to understand requirements to help improve the delivery of procurement processes and tools
  • Ensure adherence to Pfizer’s global policy, procedures and systems
  • Provide customer relationship management to key stakeholders
  • Drive innovative thinking and encourage teams to take calculated risk
  • Support Pfizer's Diversity and Inclusion objectives as applicable to strategic category management within Procurement

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES 

The key tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead, manage, direct, develop, and coach direct reports focused on global external spend categories with suppliers of goods and / or services to major internal stakeholders / functions
  • Provide clarity, focus, direction, set priorities and objectives, and through effective leadership, enable direct reports to deliver upon category specific objectives and team targets
  • Assure direct reports develop, align and maintain meaningful regional category strategies and execution in alignment with global guidance which deliver and enhance value / benefits to Business Units, Operations, and key stakeholders
  • Provide Procurement sourcing and category leadership expertise to direct reports and colleagues in market while assuring excellence in all phases of the category management and Global Procurement sourcing process, including project identification and start up, data collection and analysis, option development and recommendation preparation, implementation, supplier management and savings capture
  • Provide guidance, coaching and support to assure direct reports initiate, develop and prepare a high-quality Global Procurement Opportunity Analysis for their assigned spend areas and projects in a timely manner; this includes challenging hypothesis, driving innovative thinking, encouraging calculated risk taking, and encouraging thorough and inclusive idea assessments with Procurement and other colleagues
  • Provide customer relationship management to key stakeholders, assuring enabling procurement support is aligned with stakeholder interests and business needs, and providing key and objective insights to assure optimized procurement approach and decisions are made for Pfizer. Includes providing insight, information and influence to senior leaders on sourcing process, approach and considerations
  • Build and maintain strong relationships and collaborate with Business Engagement colleagues and ensure effective linkages with local and regional colleagues. Develop and /or sponsor Category Coordination where global alignment will increase value of supplier strategy  
  • Strengthen and continuously improve market expertise and maintain acumen in assigned spend categories and remain current on supply market trends, business economics and best sourcing practices that impact the supply market and/or supplier economics
  • Serve as key escalation point for critical supplier contract negotiations
  • Ensure team members pursue continuous development of sourcing, procurement and category management skills and competencies as well as other professional development tools to continuously improve their capabilities
  • Support Pfizer’s Diversity and Inclusion objectives, as applicable
  • Effectively assure adherence to Pfizer’s global policy, procedures and systems

Leadership

  • Strong and proven leadership, communication and interpersonal / relationship management skills, including senior level interactions within the company and with external suppliers.

Build Teams

  • Establishes teams by building morale, open dialogue, and shared vision.

Influence Skills

  • Understands other peoples’ unspoken, as well as explicit concerns.  Adapts own behavior and approach to be more effective, inclusive and to have positive impact on others. Develops trust from stakeholders and suppliers. Aligns people behind ideas and concepts.

Change Focus

  • Demonstrates perspective and poise amidst ambiguity and change, and guides others with direction, focus and energy

Strategic and Innovative Thinking

  • Management skills in assessing business issues influence of internal and external forces on supply base, cost, and source strategy

Sourcing Principles and Methodology

  • Expertise in developing procurement and sourcing strategy, applying and executing sourcing process and methodology, and conducting sourcing events; includes opportunity analysis through implementation.

One Pfizer

  • Models a personal alignment with Pfizer’s mission and vision, and behaves consistent with culture and values.

REQUIRED BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree: MBA preferred
  • 10 years’ work experience in procurement roles
  • People management experience
  • Previous experience in managing Strategic Sourcing in a complex environment
  • Sound experience in managing indirect categories of spend or Commercial stakeholders and sourcing categories
  • Demonstrated knowledge of procurement systems, processes and procedures
  • CPM/CPSM or equivalent accreditation preferred
  • Experience in leading highly skilled professionals

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree and relevant pharmaceutical experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge of procurement systems, processes and procedures
    • Establishes teams by building morale, open dialogue and shared vision
    • Certified Professional in Supply Management CPSM or equivalent accreditation

    Other Job Details

    • Last day to apply: June 7, 2024
    • Must be able to work in assigned Pfizer office 2-3 days per week, or as needed by the business
    • This is not a remote role

    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.

    The annual base salary for this position ranges from $161,600.00 to $269,400.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 20.0% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided applies to the Tampa, FL location only. The salary range provided does not apply to any other United States location or locations outside of the United States.

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

    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.  This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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    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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    Job posting number:#7250366 (Ref:pf-4912011)
    Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
    Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
    New York,New York
    United States
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