Career Opportunity at Pfizer

Posted on :

19 Sep, 2016

Category :

Advertising Jobs in Nigeria, Media Jobs in Nigeria

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact. All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Job Title: Brand Curriculum Development Manager
Location: Lagos

Role Description

Reports to Sr Director Brand Curriculum Development  in the GCO Training Center of Excellence.  The Brand Curriculum Development Manager is accountable for the successful design and development of a high quality and valued global customer facing GCO brand training curriculum in line with current and future business requirements.

This position requires extensive instructional design, development and project management skills as well as the ability to work with stakeholders to establish development plans for key training and courses. Prior experience with the design, development and implementation of quality global educational courses, advanced learning program management, technical and communication skills are required.   Ensures development plans utilize diverse and innovative methodologies for delivery and are produced with high quality in support of Inspection Readiness.

Strong ability to manage course development across multiple projects concurrently.


• Lead and project manage the Analysis, Design, Development, Handover and  Evaluation of Brand curriculum development training programs for prioritized therapeutic areas and brands according to business requirements and design principles for CoE projects, or GCO projects.  This includes:
Plans and executes assigned projects, associated budgets, timelines and other project specific deliverables within the scope of the initiative/project
– Monitors, manages and communicates status to multi-disciplinary teams
– Align closely and works collaboratively with other relevant colleagues within GCO Training CoE and learning agencies to support training initiatives.
– Usage of Pfizer systems for document management, purchasing, elearning development and production
– Demonstrate effective project and vendor management capabilities
• Manage deliverables according to endorsed plans and timelines
• Synthesize critical business and market drivers, medical practice patterns and regulatory situations in all major markets around the globe
• Demonstrate knowledge of Global Innovative, Oncology, and Vaccines therapeutic areas and key products; critically assess product differentiators
• Lead engagements with  external KOLs, external vendors and experts to develop global learning assets
• Development of novel training methodologies to increase impact and efficiency
• Capable of driving the overall Training Center of Excellence culture across business units
• Develop processes, as needed, and monitor activities related to Reg 08 compliance of Training programs; ensure programs and projects are evaluated for effectiveness and customer satisfaction and that feedback is utilized as part of the continuous improvement process.


Functional, Business & Technical Competencies
• Project management expertise including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing projects
• Expertise in principles and application of instructional design across multiple delivery methodologies for a customer facing audience
• Expertise in managing the end-to-end process of designing and developing curriculum
• Advanced understanding of business processes and commercial experience in biopharmaceutical products
• Consultative Partnering and Commercial Client management – strong communication and influencing skills at a senior management level
• Ability to learn and master new therapeutic areas and market environments and Knowledge of:
– Institutional account management and selling in community and institutional settings
– Varied specialty therapeutic areas including solid organ and hematologic malignancies,  large molecule and small molecule drug products, administration of injectable drug products, and distribution and payment of specialty drug products and devices
• Vendor Management experience
• Thorough understanding of Pfizer Compliance Guidelines and Review Committee/Local Medical Approval processes
• Project management expertise including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing projects and  ability to use project management tools, presentation tools, elearning development and publishing tools
• Budget management – financial acumen
• Excellent organizational abilities and the capacity to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
• Outstanding presentation, writing, and communication skills
• Required computer experiences: LMS (eg Sumtotal) administration and processing,; proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, course development products (eg CLARO, Articulate, Lectora, Captivate) and survey tools
• Experience working globally with organizations/teams/individuals
• English written and spoken efficiency

Skills and Experience

• 7+ years experience in developing instructional materials for customer facing colleagues
• Bachelor’s degree , Masters degree preferred
• Certification(s) in Instructional Design or Project Management preferred
• Experience in a customer facing commercial function
• Experience with elearning authoring tools and  learning technology
• Experience in evaluating training programs and materials to ensure end-user needs are met
• Training Design and Delivery experience in the pharmaceutical industry
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; has the ability to plan, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities
• Global/Regional understanding of the business
• Cross-functional working  experience and collaboration

Some International Travel may be needed.


Application Deadline
Not Specified


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

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.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should apply below